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  1. Billboard telling 'liberals' to leave Texas gains attention on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Victor Kirksey was taken into custody Monday night after an hours-long search that ended in a shootout with police. WDAM has been in contact with Victor Kirksey's family following the officer involved shooting, Monday.

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  2. Forrest County board approves paving projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The projects include a stretch of Jackson Road that runs from Rawls Springs Loop Road to near the Longleaf Trace Jackson Station and another at Sullivan Kilrain Road North of Highway 11, which extends all the way to the railroad tracks at the Lamar County line. "50 percent of the road and bridge taxes that are collected gets split between the county and the city," said Forrest County Board President David Hogan.

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  3. Hearing set for former MS teacher accused of running away with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A hearing has been set for a former Forrest County school teacher who was at the center of an investigation involving a missing Hattiesburg teen. The motion hearing for Nicole Jackson is set for July 2 in Circuit Court after turning herself in on June 14. Jackson is behind bars at the Forrest County Jail charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and contempt of court.

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  4. Sara Monfra, a part-time zoo keeper at the Hattiesburg Zoo, shows off "Cookie,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    You may come across one of our most feared and misunderstood reptiles, as they warm themselves in the sun or hide away in a dark place to stay cool. Snake experts say most of the more than 50 species in Mississippi are harmless, but there are six venomous snakes you should avoid.

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  5. Condition of suspect in Hattiesburg police shooting remains unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Victor Kirksey was taken into custody Monday night after an hours-long search that ended in a shootout with police. Kirksey was injured in the shootout and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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  6. USMTransit.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi and the City of Hattiesburg are bringing a new Hub City Transit route to the Hattiesburg campus. Hub City Transit is getting a few upgrades - including, the "Gold Route" which encompasses the Hattiesburg campus of @SouthernMiss and all faculty, staff and students riding HCT buses anywhere in the city at no cost to them.

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  7. 'I cannot believe he did this': Grandmother of suspect in police shooting speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After hours on the run, Victor Kirksey, the man police say shot and wounded a Hattiesburg police officer Monday morning, is in custody. He is charged with at least three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer with possibly more charges coming.

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  8. William Carey's Geoffrey Kipchumba has gone the distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "Geoffrey [Kipchumba] was, without a doubt, one of the most talented athletes that we've ever dealt with," said William Carey track & field coach Blake Hegstrom. With nine NAIA individual national championships in four seasons, Geoffrey Kipchumba is arguably the most-decorated athlete in William Carey history.

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  9. A pair of Pine Belt athletes commit to SEC programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The four-star defensive end, who stands at 6-foot-5 and 280 pounds, returns for his senior season with the Bulldogs this fall. Over the weekend, Oak Grove senior John Rhys Plumlee committed to play both baseball and football at the University of Georgia.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "I would never have thought Victor would do anything like this," Edwards said. "I cannot believe he did this.

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  11. Thunderstorms in the forecast for Thursday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Thunderstorms will continue across the area this afternoon. Some could be strong to severe, but the main concern is heavy rain, frequent lightning, gusty wind and hail.

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  12. Firefighters battle early morning blaze in LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Lance Chancellor with the Powers Fire Department, the blaze sparked in the 150th block of Jordan Drive just before five, Monday morning. No word yet if anyone was in the home at the time of the fire.

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  13. Fire destroys Laurel family's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Lance Chancellor, with the Powers Fire Department, the blaze sparked in the 150 block of Jordan Drive around 3:30 a.m. Initial calls indicated the fire was in a mobile home, but it was later confirmed to be a wooden home. Chancellor said the woman and her daughter who lived in the home were not there when the fire broke out.

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  14. Retired colonel appointed new MEMA directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Retired Col. Gregory S. Michel is the new director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

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  15. Police: Suspects used social media to lure robbery victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A meeting between a man and woman organized through social media ended up being a set up for an armed robbery Sunday night in Hattiesburg. Moore said the victim told police he had been in contact with a woman through social media and agreed to meet her in person.

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  16. Mississippi Royalty. Courtesy: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state's first female football team in the Women's Football Alliance.

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  17. Taylorsville's Billy Hamilton makes superhuman catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Taylorsville native tracked down a line drive to center, dove horizontal to make an unbelievable catch on the warning track. Hamilton covered 77 feet at 30.6 feet per second and had just a two percent probability of making the catch, according to MLB Statcast.

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  18. Claiborne and Festival South host "A Salute To Fathers"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Claiborne and Festival South teamed up with the Alzheimer's Association to host "A Salute To Fathers" celebration Sunday, June 17 at the Claiborne Retirement community in Hattiesburg. Artistic Director of Festival South, Mike Lopinto says it's always an honor to host events these and honor fathers who've served in the military and those who're just everyday fathers.

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  19. The Film Expo will last until June 23.;Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Executive Director Miles Doleac says this year they are celebrating Mississippi's literary legacy in film. Doleac says each day of this year's festival they will be screening a different film based on the work of a Mississippi author such as Tennessee Williams, Willie Morris, Beth Henley and several others.

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  20. Hattiesburg track and field program reflects on historical seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The wait was long for the Hattiesburg High boys track and field program. But, after winning its first state title last month, the victory was that much more sweeter.

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