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  1. 1 person killed when tornadoes hit Oklahoma, ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... the ingredients of the violent storms from... It's been about since a tornado swept through Marion County. In Columbia five children were allegedly picked up out of their mobile home by the twister and placed in the woods about 500 feet away. It's ...

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  2. Pearl River Community College. Photo Source WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jerrod Newson of Columbia will be featured in the PRCC Wildcat yeardisk as Mr. PRCC along with Michaela Andrews of Foxworth as Miss PRCC. Sophomore class favorites on the Poplarville campus are Larke Bickham of Poplarville and Adam Smith of Pascagoula.

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  3. Pearl River Community College is located in Poplarville, MS. Photo Source WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jerrod Newson of Columbia will be featured in the PRCC Wildcat yeardisk as Mr. PRCC along with Michaela Andrews of Foxworth as Miss PRCC. Sophomore class favorites on the Poplarville campus are Larke Bickham of Poplarville and Adam Smith of Pascagoula.

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  4. Teen title leads to DominicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The 17-year-old Armstrong hopes to continue on in the pageant world, even if she doesn't win in La Romana, Dominican Republic, starting April 5. "If I don't win, I want to go there next year and speak about my experiences with bullying, how I've overcome it and want to help other people," said Kleef, a Grade 12 student at Vernon's W.L. Seaton Secondary. Kleef currently holds the titles of Miss Teen Western British Columbia, Miss Teen Canada second princess and Miss Teen Canadian Beauty International, titles she claimed in 2014 at a pageant in Toronto.

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  5. MDOT begins Hwy 49 roadway enhancement project at Camp ShelbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    MDOT awarded the $11.5 million project to T.L. Wallace of Columbia, MS. The project will involve increasing shoulder widths in the median and along the outside roadway.

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  6. "Mid-level" Washington Parish cocaine dealer busted, according to State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | NOLA.com

    ... and a Smith & Wesson .40 caliber handgun. Arrested with Decuire was the driver, 50-year-old Alex Fairly of Columbia, Ms.. Decuire was booked with distribution of cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm by a ...

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  7. Some of the items recovered in the drug sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Members of the Marion County Narcotics Task Force and the Marion County Sheriff's Department participated in the county-wide sweep that started Saturday afternoon. During the sweep, a search warrant was served at a house on Wiggins Road in the City of Columbia where three individuals were arrested.

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  8. American Idol's Lindsey Cardinale to Perform in Southwest MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Southwest Mississippi will be getting a taste of "American Idol" this weekend, when one of the show's former semifinalists, Lindsey Cardinale, brings her band to popular nightspots in two towns in the Pine Belt. The Lindsey Cardinale Band will perform at The Other Bar in Columbia on Friday, March 13, from 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., and will appear at The Flying Fish in McComb on Saturday from 8:00 p.m. until midnight.

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  9. City of Columbia employee & 2 others arrested for jail contrabandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Three people are behind bars in Marion County, including a City of Columbia employee, allegedly involved in attempting to introduce contraband into a correctional facility. City of Columbia employee, Lucy Breshears, who works at the Columbia Animal Shelter was arrested and charged with introduction of contraband into a correctional facility, and conspiracy to introduce contraband into a correctional facility.

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  10. Sybil KaiglerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lockhart Post Register

    ... 88, business owner of Kaigler's Ready to Wear, passed away in Lockhart, Texas on March 9, 2015. Sybil was born in Columbia, Miss., on June 27, 1926 to Ed and Leona Thompson McArn. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Kaigler; ...

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  11. Ti'Quan Forbes Scouting ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lone Star Ball

    ... about these players. Ti'Quan Forbes is a 6'4", 175 lb. high school shortstop drafted by the Texas Rangers out of Columbia, Mississippi, with their second round pick in the 2014 draft, #59 overall. Coming into the draft, Baseball America had him ...

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  12. William Carey School of Education host Young Author's Celebration. By Bailey MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... storyteller Diane Williams of Jackson; artist Kim Garraway-Braley of Hattiesburg; author Diane Sauls of Columbia; counselor Ginny Kemp of Columbia; artist Rick Anderson of Clinton; and Carey faculty members Dr. Read Diket and Christy Liverett. An ...

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  13. Older female orcas offer clue to the evolution of menopause, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... by the Washington-state-based Center for Whale Research on resident killer whales off the south coast of British Columbia, Ms. Brent and her colleagues tested the long-held belief that female whales may have evolved that longevity in order to put ...

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  14. Clark County teen breaks classmate's nose with iPad, authorities say; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | OregonLive.com

    A 14-year-old boy in Clark County is facing an assault charge after allegedly hitting his classmate with an iPad. A 14-year-old boy accused of breaking a classmate's nose with a school-issued iPad was in juvenile court on Friday, facing an assault charge.

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  15. Church prepares donations to bring to tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Gulfport church will make a special delivery to tornado victims in Columbia, MS. On Saturday, several members of Forrest Heights Missionary Baptist Church will deliver donations to a distribution center in the tornado ravaged community.

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  16. Katrina Ben Sentenced to Life in Death of LoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NBC Washington

    ... issippi after Somuah's death. A Maryland detective traced the gun through its five previous owners to a pawnshop in Columbia, Mississippi, where it was purchased several years ago by Ben.

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  17. Off-season readin': Walter Payton's AutobioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | BearGoggleson

    ... to earlier moments in Payton's life, one understands what life was like for the youngest son of a truck driver in Columbia, Mississippi during the conflicting era of integration and Civil Rights demands. Being an active young boy who was constantly ...

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  18. St. Martin students go shopping for free prom dressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... on hand to alter the dresses. Her services were also free. Any leftover dresses will be donated to a high school in Columbia, MS, that was affected by the recent tornado.

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  19. Report Predicting 10 Oil-train Derailments Per Year Underscores Need...Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... habitat for 57 imperiled species and within a quarter-mile of 3,600 miles of rivers and streams, including the Columbia, Mississippi and Hudson. "Both the DOT study and our report underscore the need for an immediate moratorium on oil trains," said ...

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  20. What's On... Feb. 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Langley Advance

    The D.W. Poppy Secondary music department fundraising show starts at 5 p.m. on Feb. 19 at the school, 23752 52nd Ave. Tickets are $10 and available through Brown Paper Tickets. The show features more than 210 student performers as well as food trucks , and a silent auction.

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