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Forrest County Jail Docket (from January 14-21, 2015, records)
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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jones County Arrest Report 06/06/14 to 06/09/14
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Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes
MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide public health policies. ...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs
LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court: Pardon does not wipe criminal record clean
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again ruled a pardon by the governor does not wipe out a criminal record. Katherine Robertson pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in 2006. I...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forty-two WCU students inducted into Alpha Chi
Forty-two William Carey University students were inducted into the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on January 14. Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no...
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling
"We are a living in a society that is on a collision course with a choice between erotic liberty and religious liberty," the Rev. Bryant Wright told lawmakers. "... Your role in government is about...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture
"When you encountered her in the condition you found her with the marks you testified to, you called the police?" . . . "I did not," van der Wal, replied.
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Sen. McDaniel traveling Mississippi to promote PAC
EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tea party-backed state Sen. Chris McDaniel is traveling Mississippi promoting a political action committee he formed after losing a 2014...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leading New York politician arrested on bribery charges
TOM HAYS, Associated Press DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York and its Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo start this year's legislative session facing the latest taint on its already...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's okay, I'm here to help
By Ryan Griffin We were getting ready for school this week, gathering clothes, searching for matching socks, when I called into the other room for one of the kids to grab something for me. It only ...
Jan 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Miss. Supreme Court chief justice Lee dies at 99
FOREST, Miss. (AP) — Roy Noble Lee, who served 16 years on the Mississippi Supreme Court and retired as chief justice in 1993, died Wednesday at his home in Forest. He was 99. Funeral services were...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special offers help adults prepare for GED test
From January 26 through February 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. Adults studying for the GED test ca...
Jan 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Guard officer convicted of defrauding the Army
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi National Guard officer was convicted Thursday of carrying out a scheme to defraud the Army out of recruitment incentive payments. In 2006, the National Guard...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carey School of Music and Ministry to present Keyboards and Canapes
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies will host Keyboards and Canapes, an opportunity to sample assorted refreshments while listening to familiar works set for m...
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Target to shut 133 Canada stores to stem massive losses
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is closing up shop in Canada. More than 17,600 employees will eventually lose their jobs when the U.S. discount retailer closes its 133 Canadian stores after only about tw...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in prison riot
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Ricardo Gonzalez-Porras has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder related to a deadly prison riot in Mississippi. Gonzalez-Porras will be sentenced on...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dismal retail report hits stocks
BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Dismal news on U.S. retail sales and more signs of slowing global growth weighed on financial markets Wednesday. U.S. and overseas stocks fell and...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 teens arrested in connection with Belhaven murder
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three teenagers have been charged with the fatal shooting of a woman injured during a robbery this past week in the Belhaven area of Jackson. The two 17-year-olds were arreste...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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At least 10 killed when prison bus strikes train in Texas
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said in a statement that eight prisoners and two corrections officers were killed.
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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