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  1. Updated Traffic: Drivers urged to avoid icy roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | WIS-TV Columbia

    At 8:30 p.m. Friday MDOT said I-20 East was closed at Norrell Road in Hinds County . Officials say the bridge is covered with ice making it impassable.

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  2. Father killed, son shot; JPD officers recovering at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Three JPD officers were injured in separate car wrecks while responding to a shooting that left one man dead and his son injured on Center Street near Oak Park Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 37-year-old Horatio Hunt Sr. shot multiple times.

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  3. Father killed, son shot; JPD officers recovering after wrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Three JPD officers were injured in separate car wrecks while responding to a shooting that left one man dead and his son injured on Center Street near Oak Park Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 37-year-old Horatio Hunt Sr. shot multiple times.

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  4. Chemical spill scene secured, roads back openRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Hazmat crews are still on the scene of a chemical spill on Industrial Parkway in Laurel, but has now been contained to one area. According to Caleb Worrell, Public Information Officer for the Jones County Fire Council, the chemical spill scene has been secured to just the property of Baker Hughes.

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  5. Chemical spill clean-up ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to Caleb Worrell, Public Information Officer for the Jones County Fire Council, 6,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid leaked into the air at the corner of Indian Springs Road and Boots Smith Road near Howard Industries. According to Worrell, units from Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department were the first to respond, followed by several other emergency services from across the state.

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  6. 7 admit sham marriages and crime reports in immigration scamRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Tarunkumar and Sachin Patel wanted to find a way so that more of their friends and business associates from India could get permanent legal status to remain in the United States. But they admitted Monday their plans were federal crimes.

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  7. 2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The two nuns, from different orders, ... . Area residents, patients of the Lexington Medical Clinic, relatives, and other people pray at a vigil for Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Lexington, Miss., Sunday, Aug. 28, 201... .

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  8. Memorial Mass for 2 nuns killed in their Mississippi homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The two nuns, from different orders, ... . Area residents, patients of the Lexington Medical Clinic, relatives, and other people pray at a vigil for Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Lexington, Miss., Sunday, Aug. 28, 201... .

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  9. Donald Trump rally at Mississippi ColiseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Trump is set to roll into town Wednesday afternoon to attend a $1,000 a ticket private fund raising event. Jackson police say the street closures will last from midday through Trumps departure tonight.

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  10. Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FILE - In this June 15, 2014 file photo, David Goodman, the brother of Andrew Goodman, one of three civil rights workers killed in the "Mississippi Burning" case of 1964, laughs during a commemorative service for the ... . FILE - In this June 15, 2014 file photo, Rita Schwerner Bender is photographed outside the Mt.

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  11. Police: 19-year-old Joshua Dukes defined as "serial killer"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    On Monday, Joshua Dukes was bound over to the Grand Jury and denied bond. 19-year old Dukes is being charged with the robbery and murder of 85-year old James Hankins on February 13th.

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  12. LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    More than 300 people attended a March and rally Sunday,... . Protestors march seeking repeal of a Mississippi law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples, transgender people and others.

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  13. Corrosion mystery solved, but Flint's struggles continueRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Shortly before this poverty-stricken city began drawing its drinking water from a local river in a cost-cutting move nearly two years ago, officials huddled at the municipal water treatment plant, running through a checklist of final preparations. Mike Glasgow, a plant supervisor at the time, says he asked a state water quality official at the meeting how often his staffers would need to check the water for proper levels of phosphate, a chemical added to prevent lead corrosion from pipes.

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