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Friday Apr 11 | NewsOK.com

Judge to look again at releasing Kemper records

A judge will sort out which records about Mississippi Power Co.' s Kemper County power plant should be released to a group that opposes the plant.

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Related Topix: Hinds County, MS

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Father-In-Law Arrested

A Kemper County woman remains hospitalized after being shot by her father-in-law.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WTOK-TV Meridian

Stabbing Arrest Latest

A Kemper County woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend is back at home after bonding out of jail.

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Related Topix: Preston, MS

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Kemper County Woman Airlifted to UMC after Shooting

Kemper County authorities say a local woman has been airlifted to UMC in Jackson after being shot in the face.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Local Residents Closely Watching the Weather

LEMA Director Scott Spears tells Newscenter 11 his team will be watching the weather closely in the overnight hours Thursday and if conditions worsen, the emergency operations center will then open.

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Related Topix: Weather, Meridian, MS, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Power: Kemper construction slows, costs rise

ASSOCIATED PRESS/2012 Mississippi Power has filed a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission saying that weather and workforce issues has caused more delays and a rise in costs for the Kemper County coal gasification plant.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Mon Mar 31, 2014

National Geographic

Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon

In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Local Firefighting Recruits Successfully Graduate

Recruits from Meridian, Lauderdale County, and Kemper County graduated at the Meridian Little Theater Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Lauderdale County, MS, Fire

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Seattle Times

High-tech power plant a bet on future of coal

Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5 billion wager on an energy future that includes coal.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Mar 21, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Mississippi Power Employees Volunteer

Nine members of the company's Community Connection Group from the Kemper County coal plant were eager to step up and do whatever needed to be done at Love's Kitchen.

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