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  1. Developer working to move AL passenger train project forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | WTVM

    Now, the developer on the project is shedding new light on their timeline and their efforts to set up a headquarters office in Montgomery. Alabama has been seeking more passenger train service for years.


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

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WTVM

    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.


  3. Almost half of heart attacks are silent; they're still riskyRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | WTVM

    Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women. It's one of the biggest studies to examine so-called silent heart attacks, and to also explore them across racial and gender groups.


  4. Mayor of MS capitol had prayers answered in 'pothole blitz'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WTVM

    A Mississippi mayor may have had his prayers answered - and his haters shaking their heads - following a public service announcement about his city's pothole problem. Following up from a 2015 tweet that invoked prayer to fix the numerous potholes in his city, Jackson, MS Mayor Tony Yarber released a PSA about his "pothole blitz" campaign to fill the city's numerous road holes.


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    May 1, 2016 | WTVM

    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. 2 comments

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    Apr 6, 2016 | WTVM

    A young girl holds a Human Rights Campaign equality banner at a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., as several hundred people call on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they say ... . Protesters call for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which they says will allow discrimination against LGBT people, during a rally outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, April 4, 2016.


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

    Mar 30, 2016 | WTVM

    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.


  8. Prom night turned into a nightmare for Callaway seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | WTVM

    A Callaway High School student says prom night was a nightmare after a classmate was stabbed during the height of the festivities. "We were upstairs actually dancing and then all of a sudden we heard the deejay say 'Oh crap, run'," said a Callaway senior.


  9. Grammy Museum opens in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WTVM

    The second and only official Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles open... . In this Wednesday, March 2, 2016 photo, Grammy Museum Mississippi curator Nwaka Onwusa shows off one of four interactive recording studio pods in the Cleveland, Miss., facility.


  10. President Bill Clinton stumps for wife Hillary in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | WTVM

    Former President Bill Clinton urged people to vote Saturday, March 5 in Louisiana's Presidential Primary and vote for his wife Hillary. He praised Hillary's abilities and attributes during a speech at the LiUNA Local 99 headquarters Thursday night.


  11. Parents take issue with being blamed for teenager's alleged crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | WTVM

    The parents of a Jackson teenager arrested in connection with a recent rash of armed robberies are speaking out about the charges. Ivan Eatmon's mother and father say they are good parents who should not be blamed for their child's alleged crimes.


  12. Source: Hinds CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | WTVM

    The discovery was made by a Hinds County K9 Unit, when he pulled over a 2015 Toyota Corolla on Fortification Street for careless driving. Authorities say the vehicle was occupied by two men who were headed to Jackson from Atlanta.


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    Jan 19, 2016 | WTVM

    The public display o... . Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups parade on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.


  14. Sheriff Lewis speaks against statements made by Councilman StokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | WTVM

    At a press conference Sunday at 2 p.m. Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes said "Race is a factor for blatant disregard for public safety of innocent children/elderly citizens in unlawful chases." Sunday afternoon Sheriff Lewis contacted our newsroom to set the record straight regarding a chase his family was involved in.


  15. Source: WSFA 12 NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | WTVM

    Troopers Justin O'Neal, Delvylon Williams, Richard Pittman and JT Morrow were recognized for their good deeds. From feeding and transporting the homeless and helping struggling veterans, troopers say their colleagues in law enforcement exhibit this behavior every day.


  16. Woman captures act of kindness as trooper helps homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WTVM

    Jenny Gilmore Reed of Alabaster shared the photo on her Facebook page about a trooper who had bought lunch at a McDonald's in the Bessemer area. She thought he was parking to eat his food but realized he had a passenger.


  17. What you need to know about the TenSixtyFive music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | WTVM

    The TenSixtyFive music festival features is free to the public and has nearly 20 acts lined up on two stages over three days. One stage is at Springhill and Washington Street and the other is at Cathedral Square.


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