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  1. Two Charged in Meridian Stabbing DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Two people have been charged in connection with the capital murder and armed robbery of 66-year-old Early Jones of Meridian, who was stabbed to death at his home Sunday. Eric Palmer has been charged with armed robbery and capital murder.

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  2. Injured Store Clerk RecoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Police say a store clerk shot Sunday in Meridian is in stable condition. The MPD continues an investigation to find the person responsible.

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  3. MFD Recruiting FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Meridian Fire Department is currently in a recruitment mode, looking for firefighters to help fill vacant positions within MFD. The Fire Department is looking for men and women who values hard work, dedication, and sacrifice, while helping protect the citizens of Meridian.

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  4. Mississippi Rabies Case: Advice to LocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The state of Mississippi has recorded its first case of rabies in a land animal in more than 50 years. This discovery is causing animal control officials throughout the state to issue important advice to residents.

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  5. MPD Investigates Stabbing Death and ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police are investigating two unrelated violent crimes that happened on Sunday: a fatal stabbing and the shooting a clerk during an armed robbery. Sunday morning around 7 o'clock, Meridian police received a 911 call about a man being stabbed at a home on 41st Avenue.

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  6. Remembering Katrina: American Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Being able to face adversity even in the most trying of times, is what thousands, if not millions of Americans did 10 years ago following the wrath of Hurricane Katrina. Many organizations, with the majority of them being faith based gathered as many resources as they could to help those in need.

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  7. Navy Volunteers Help Clean Up Threefoot BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Navy team from NAS Meridian showed up and went to work cleaning the first and second floor of the vacant 15 story building. The Threefoot Preservation Society says they hope to draw interest to the building and show how much people in Meridian care about it.

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  8. House Vandalism Latest: Crime Concerns In That CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    We brought you a story yesterday about a Meridian woman, who was making a plea to the public about who's responsible for vandalizing her house. We are now learning about other concerns regarding an increase in crime in the area where Carol Samuels lives.

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  9. House Vandalized: Homeowner's Plea for AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Meridian resident is making a passionate plea to the public for information on who's responsible for vandalizing her house. "Just out of pure hatred! Pure hatred," is what 60-year-old Carol Samuels says is the motive for someone breaking into her house at 1614 12th Avenue during broad daylight Tuesday and vandalizing it.

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  10. Parents for Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Supporting public schools is key for a successful community and now East Mississippi has a new ally in helping parents and educators work together to support our public schools. "I was hired seven years ago and I have three counter parts working for Parents for Public School in Mississippi on the ground to work with the parents and communities to try to strengthen and improve their public schools and be advocates for their public schools," explained Sally Gray a Parent Coach with Parents for Public Schools.

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  11. Apartment Complexes Experience Car BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Many cars gone through, items stolen and windows broken. Apartment complexes in Meridian have had a rash of vehicle burglaries.

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  12. City of Meridian: Public Works Budget RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The head of the largest department for the City of Meridian has made his budget proposal to the city council. Out of the almost $34 million general fund budget last year for the City of Meridian, about $20 million of that went to the Public Works Department.

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  13. Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour Holds Book SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    "It looked like a nuclear weapon had gone off in the sound off the Mississippi Coast; and that the hand of God had just wiped away the coast," Former Governor Haley Barbour said, in regards to the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. As the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches Saturday, Barbour has been traveling the state on a book tour of his new book "America's Great Storm".

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  14. CertainTeed Held Job FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Earlier this year CertainTeed reopened its facility in Meridian and now the company is expanding its workforce. Monday morning CertainTeed held a job fair at the WIN Job Center and hundreds of people lined up to apply to one of the open positions.

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  15. Animal Control Change ProposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    As budget talks continue for city leaders in Meridian, the head of the Meridian City Council is calling for more to be done to address animal control issues. "We want to try to have a presence on the weekend, which is when a lot of residents let their dogs a loose," says City Council President Randy Hammon.

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  16. Highland Park Sportsplex Getting the Go AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The 14 million dollar bond issue the Lauderdale Co. Board of Supervisors has been trying to move forward on, has gotten the green light.

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  17. Smoke Alarms Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A simple smoke alarm could mean the difference between life and death if a fire breaks out at home, that is why the American Red Cross hosts a national campaign to help distribute free smoke alarms. "We have a national program and they sponsor the fire alarms, it is totally free to the community all we do is fill out some simple paperwork that includes your name and address to make sure that each home gets tapped into," explained Disaster Program Specialist Khristen Cockrell.

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  18. Downtown Meridian DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    For months Newscenter 11 has reported problems that some businesses have faced due to work that is being done in downtown Meridian. Well, one business is now getting some help, and according to development officials for the area, some other businesses could soon locate in downtown.

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  19. CertainTeed Looking to HireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    CertainTeed is having a job fair at WIN Job Center next week. Its plant, which reopened in May, makes ceiling tiles.

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  20. Meridian Sports Funding ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    As budget talks continue for city leaders in Meridian, concerns about how money is divided between sports have been raised. "I just want more children to have the opportunity to participate in sports," says Ward One City Councilman, Dr. George Thomas.

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