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  1. 1 charged, victim identified in Marion Co. homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    One person is in custody, and the victim has been identified i n a Marion County homicide. The victim has been identified as Marcus Christopher, 50, of Columbia according to Marion County authorities.


  2. Columbia dialysis unit destroyed in 2014 tornado reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It was rebuilt on the site of the old unit, which was destroyed when an EF-3 tornado struck on December 23rd, 2014. "It's great to be back here, from the standpoint of the staff, from the standpoint of the patients, who've been having to drive to Tylertown or Silver Creek or Hattiesburg to have their dialysis treatment, now they're able to have it back at home," said Jon Thornton, nephrologist with Hattiesburg Clinic.


  3. Qualicum Beach Museum gets travelling exhibition from Royal B.C. MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... the end of March. The museum's winter hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. The exhibition, titled British Columbia's War , is aimed at educating British Columbians about the contributions of their ancestors in the First World War. The ...


  4. Clark Talks podcast looks at I-5 Bridge centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Columbian

    This week's episode of Clark Talks, the Columbian's podcast, dives into Vancouver's past, then looks ahead to the city's future. In this episode, hosts Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti, reporters for The Columbian, chat with a historian about the century-old Interstate 5 Bridge that stretches across the Columbia River.


  5. Cougars, Lady Lynx Battle in Amc Game of the WeekRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | PressReleasePoint

    ... trying to stay in the mix for home court advantage, while being separated by only a half-game in the standings. The Columbia College Cougars (18-4/12-4 AMC ) play host to the Lindenwood University-Belleville Lady Lynx (15-6/11-4 AMC) on Thursday ...


  6. Clark Talks focuses on Lou Brancaccio, weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Columbian

    In this week's episode of Clark Talks, Columbian reporters Dameon Pesanti and Katie Gillespie sit down with retiring Columbian editor-in-chief Lou Brancaccio. Brancaccio announced his retirement last week, and will now take on a role as editor emeritus, contributing a monthly Press Talk column and sitting on the Columbian's editorial board.


  7. Troy Lee McMILLANRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    ... two daughters, Tamara "Tami" McMillian Cassani (Henry Miller), of Frink, FL, and Sharon "Sherry" Byrd (Bill), of Columbia, MS; The love of his life, Juacinta Copeland, of Bristol, FL; two sisters. Viki Montford (Harold), of Blountstown, FL, Frankie ...


  8. Workers finding space at shared officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This photo taken Jan. 16, 2017, shows Tim and Ewa North working remotely from their computers at Columbia Collective on Main Street in downtown Vancouver, Wash. There are more than 50 members at Columbia Collective, now in a 1,500-square-foot space at 810 Main St. Members pay a monthly rate to access a place they say is more conducive for work than the library or their homes.


  9. Nevada deemed one of worst states to raise a familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... education and child care, affordability and socioeconomics. The website ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and only four came in with lower overall scores than Nevada (Louisiana, District of Columbia, Mississippi and New Mexico). ...


  10. Mid-Missouri Showdown Takes Court as Amc Game of the WeekRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The American Midwest Conference women's Basketball Game of the Week is slated for Monday evening, and it will feature a showdown in the heart of the Show-Me State. In a matchup that was originally slated for Saturday afternoon, but was delayed by the weather, the NAIA #12 Columbia College Cougars will make the short trip over to Fulton, Missouri to take on the William Woods University Owls .


  11. Blue Jays rally behind minor-league prospect caught in tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... helping to raise money in support of Anthony Alford, a top prospect for the Toronto Blue Jays whose family home in Columbia, Miss., burned to the ground just after Christmas. "A lot of people from this city came together, some people came from ...


  12. Jays prospect's childhood home destroyed in fireRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Major League Baseball

    The holidays are usually a time when some of the best memories are made, but when it comes to Anthony Alford and his family, they will be trying to do everything possible to forget about the end of 2016. During the wee hours of Dec. 28, the Alford family's home in Columbia, Miss., burned to the ground for reasons that have yet to be determined.


  13. #12 Cougars Battle #1 Lady Lions in Amc Game of the WeekRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    For the second straight week, the American Midwest Conference women's basketball Game of the Week features a battle of teams in the top-15 in the current NAIA Division I women's basketball rating. On Thursday night, the #12 Columbia College Cougars will head south to Henderson Tennessee where they will attempt to become the first team this season to knock off the #1 Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions .


  14. 'I'll just keep the faith and keep on going': Toronto Blue Jays ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 |

    Early on the morning on Dec. 28, Alford's family home in Columbia, Miss. - where the outfielder's mom, Lawanda, dad, Anthony Sr., and younger sister, Ayanna, lived - burned to the ground.


  15. MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Minot Daily News

    The following people were issued a marriage license by the Ward County Recorder in Minot and have been united in marriage: John Joseph Gilles and Crystal Ann Halseth, Dustin Lee Person and Judith Melody Miller, Tyler Michael Brooks and Jamie Lynn Cross, Brady Leroy Nelson and Beauty Nolwando Ntlabathi, Christopher Ryan Clesher and Ashley Nicole Jones, Gregg William Skaug and Karly Ann Zink, David Gregory Cox and Lindsey Rae Erickson, Jeremy Lynn Melchert and Amber Lynn Moen, Benjamin Bede Morris and Michelle Noelani Mei Lin Lee, Charles Andrew Wierson and JoAnn Shanade Thongphet, all Minot; Gary Alan Hoff and Svitlana Vasko, both Upham; Dustin Lee Johnson and Melissa Mae Andersen, both Voltaire; Luke Matthew Jeanfreau, Columbia, Miss., and Megan Noelle Briggs, Purvis, Miss.


  16. 2017 predictions for B.C., Canada, the United States, and the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | The Georgia Straight

    ... lot more about softwood lumber in 2017 as the Trump administration demands greater concessions from Canada. British Columbia has long been accused of subsidizing its forest industry by offering it cheap publicly owned timber. According to the ...


  17. Obituary: Albert "Gene" DuniganRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Williamson Herald

    ... by closet friend and loving wife, Debra Hawkins Dunigan of Franklin, Tenn.; daughter, Ashley (Brad) Anderson of Columbia, Miss.; grandchild, Cole Williams; brothers, Danny (Denise) Dunigan of Vicksburg, Miss.; Billy (RaeAnn) Dunigan of Millington, ...


  18. Jiben Roy: In the time of ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... families in Bangladesh. I met many priests there. One I didn't meet in Bangladesh, but met early in 2016 in Columbia, Mississippi was Thomas Thurman, who lived 35 years in Bangladesh. Reverend Thurman is still active at 85. For our visit his wife, ...


  19. Columbia residents remember 2nd anniversary of deadly tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "There were hundreds of people we helped weeks and months after the initial disaster, through picking up debris, carrying it to the road, getting it ready, and then when they would come by and pick up the debris, we would go by and rake it up again," said Nik Ingram, former volunteer coordinator for Columbia Strong, a group that was formed to help the city recover. "It's amazing, considering what looked like two years ago," said Kim Cox, a clerk at Keith's Superstore on Highway 98. "Everything was just flattened.


  20. Crown Health Care expanding operations in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Crown Health Care Laundry Services is expanding its operations in Columbia, adding 50 new jobs over the next three years. "It's wonderful to work with a company like Crown," said Lori Watts, project manager for the Marion County Development Partnership.


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