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  1. Man shot Monday night in Hattiesburg diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict tells The Hattiesburg American 48-year-old Madison Sims was taken off life support Thursday morning.

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  2. Man jailed for impersonating a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    TV reports 21-year-old Joshua Hernandez, of Birmingham, was arrested Wednesday by the Mississippi Highway Patrol along Interstate 59 near Hattiesburg. MHP officials say Hernandez allegedly flashed a badge to a woman and tried to pull her over.

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  3. Man Found Guilty in Death of Former USM Basketball PlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Forrest County jury has convicted 30-year-old Jairus Collins for a second time in the December 2011 shooting death of Ebony Jenkins. The Hattiesburg American reports the 27-year-old Jenkins, a former Southern Miss basketball player, was found dead in a wooded area.

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  4. World Lupus Day: Efforts To Start A Local Lupus Awareness ChapterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Today is World Lupus Day. If you're like many people, you probably don't know what lupus is, or perhaps you know very little about it.

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  5. Judge Blocks Mississippi Ban on Gay AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan, in a preliminary injunction issued Thursday, ruled for the couples who had sued, saying the ban is unconstitutional after recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions legalizing gay marriage and benefits for gay couples. He ordered John Davis, executive director of the Department of Human Services, to stop enforcing it.

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  6. Meridian Regional Airport: Fastest Growing Airport in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian is now home to the fastest growing airport in the state of Mississippi. Two years ago Meridian Regional Airport was one of three in Mississippi that underwent a major shakeup when Silver Airways announced that it was leaving those sites.

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  7. Mississippi Lawmakers Honor DahmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi lawmakers honored Vernon Dahmer Sr., 50 years after the civil rights leader was killed when Ku Klux Klansmen firebombed his family's home near Hattiesburg. Dahmer's widow, Ellie, and several relatives received a standing ovation Friday in the state Senate.

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  8. UMMC Jousts with Other Helicopter Operators over ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center plans to add two medical helicopters, doubling its current fleet, but some other medical helicopter operators are protesting the plan. The medical center plans to place one helicopter in southwestern Mississippi, possible in McComb, and one to the north of Jackson, possibly in Starkville.

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  9. Predawn Storms Cause Damage, No Injuries in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Officials are reporting downed trees across a highway and a roof blown off a house from an early Monday storm northwest of Hattiesburg. Covington County Emergency Manager Greg Sanford says the damage happened before dawn near the town of Seminary, about 20 miles from Hattiesburg.

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  10. Ex-Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A 42-year-old former teacher at a Mississippi school has been arrested after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an 11-year-old student. Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Tuesday charged Allison Evans Slonaker with one count of gratification of lust and one count of exploitation of a child.

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  11. Three Solar Plants Approved by Mississippi PSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved three solar projects. The Clarion-Ledger reports the three plants will produce 105 megawatts of electricity for Mississippi Power Co.'

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  12. Forrest County Receives Reimbursement for Voting MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Forrest County is finally getting reimbursed for replacing 233 voting machines that were damaged in the February 2013 tornado that ripped through the area. During Monday's Forrest County Board of Supervisors meeting, The Hattiesburg American reports board members acknowledged a copy of a check in the amount of $245,000 in full and final settlement of property claims made in connection with the tornado.

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  13. Oregon Jury Convicts Mississippi Man of MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Register-Guard newspaper of Eugene reports jurors deliberated for less than an hour Thursday before convicting 26-year-old Jonathan Folks of Hattiesburg. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 2. Folks testified he strangled Donna Perry last November because he believed a demon had taken over her body.

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