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  • JPD investigating shooting on Queen Elizabeth Lane

    JPD investigating shooting on Queen Elizabeth Lane

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-06-24 03:33:28 GMT
    Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank
    Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

    Just before 9 pm, officers were dispatched to the location where they found a man suffering injuries to both legs while attending a gathering. The 32-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. 

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    Just before 9 pm, officers were dispatched to the location where they found a man suffering injuries to both legs while attending a gathering. The 32-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. 

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  • Miss Tupelo Asya Branch crowned Miss Mississippi 2018

    Miss Tupelo Asya Branch crowned Miss Mississippi 2018

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-06-24 03:11:04 GMT
    Asya Branch crowned Miss Mississippi 2018 Source: WLBTAsya Branch crowned Miss Mississippi 2018 Source: WLBT

    The new Miss Mississippi will be crowned TONIGHT followed by an interview with WLBT's Maggie Wade immediately following the pageant.

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    The new Miss Mississippi will be crowned TONIGHT followed by an interview with WLBT's Maggie Wade immediately following the pageant.

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  • CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:05:33 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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  • VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:30:43 GMT
    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBTSurveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBT

    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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  • Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:15:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:36:02 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:49:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.

    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:23:28 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:34:53 GMT
    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)

    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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  • Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)

    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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  • Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:48:09 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:30 GMT
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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  • Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)

    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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  • Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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  • Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:57:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:49:07 GMT
    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)

    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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  • Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:11:47 GMT

    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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  • Woman arrested after shooting neighbor in hip

    Woman arrested after shooting neighbor in hip

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:22:10 GMT
    Trameka Shanneal Coney. Source: Vicksburg PDTrameka Shanneal Coney. Source: Vicksburg PD

    When they arrived, police say they spoke with 27-year-old Roshonda Pare Smith, who complained that her 18-year-old cousin had run-off and was living with a neighbor, 32-year-old Trameka Shanneal Coney.

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    When they arrived, police say they spoke with 27-year-old Roshonda Pare Smith, who complained that her 18-year-old cousin had run-off and was living with a neighbor, 32-year-old Trameka Shanneal Coney.

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  • BREAKING

    Two found dead inside Van Mark Apartments bedroom

    Two found dead inside Van Mark Apartments bedroom

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:20:03 GMT
    According to Lieutenant Tony Willridge, it appears a group of friends were hanging out when one of the victims received some bad news through a phone call and displayed a weapon. Source: WLBTAccording to Lieutenant Tony Willridge, it appears a group of friends were hanging out when one of the victims received some bad news through a phone call and displayed a weapon. Source: WLBT

    According to Lieutenant Tony Willridge, it appears a group of friends were hanging out when one of the victims received some bad news through a phone call and displayed a weapon.

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    According to Lieutenant Tony Willridge, it appears a group of friends were hanging out when one of the victims received some bad news through a phone call and displayed a weapon.

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  • Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:40:23 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:18:01 GMT

    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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  • Driver in viral gas station video arrested, charged with DUI

    Driver in viral gas station video arrested, charged with DUI

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:05:10 GMT
    Shelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSDShelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSD

    There is new information on the airborne car that landed upright beside a gas pump at a Flowood convenience store. Amazingly Shelby Lynne May walked away from that bizarre scene Thursday at the XTRA  Mile Marathon convenience store off Old Fannin Road.

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    There is new information on the airborne car that landed upright beside a gas pump at a Flowood convenience store. Amazingly Shelby Lynne May walked away from that bizarre scene Thursday at the XTRA  Mile Marathon convenience store off Old Fannin Road.

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  • Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:54:44 GMT
    Lee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell FamilyLee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell Family

    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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  • 'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:05:01 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:14:12 GMT
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)

    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:49:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Steamy Sunday

    Steamy Sunday

  • US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:16:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...

    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing...

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    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  • Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:38 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
  • Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:26:20 GMT
    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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  • Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:02:45 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:13:21 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles.  Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...

    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have...

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    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.

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  • Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi to address food insecurity

    Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi to address food insecurity

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:44:08 GMT

    The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (The Partnership) was recently awarded an Emerging Advocacy Fund Grant from MAZON (pronounced Ma-Zone). MAZON is a Jewish Response to Hunger national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.  

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    The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (The Partnership) was recently awarded an Emerging Advocacy Fund Grant from MAZON (pronounced Ma-Zone). MAZON is a Jewish Response to Hunger national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.  

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  • Winners in the final night of preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018

    Winners in the final night of preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:21:03 GMT

    Saturday night in Vicksburg the new Miss Mississippi will be chosen from 49 contestants.  Two winners in the final night of preliminary competition were chosen by judges. Double preliminary winners Friday night. First in Talent Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi played piano.  She is also a piano teacher. She is one of two contestants to win in the swimsuit preliminary Thursday night. Bullock said, "it's absolutely a first for me. I of course in the b...

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    Saturday night in Vicksburg the new Miss Mississippi will be chosen from 49 contestants.  Two winners in the final night of preliminary competition were chosen by judges. Double preliminary winners Friday night. First in Talent Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi played piano.  She is also a piano teacher. She is one of two contestants to win in the swimsuit preliminary Thursday night. Bullock said, "it's absolutely a first for me. I of course in the b...

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  • Man wears clown costume to court to fight $10 ticket

    Man wears clown costume to court to fight $10 ticket

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:13:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:24:09 GMT
    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It Or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. (Source: WITI/CNN)A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It Or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. (Source: WITI/CNN)

    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. The judge was not amused. 

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    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. The judge was not amused. 

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  • breaking

    Significant damage, injuries confirmed in Cullman Co. storms

    Significant damage, injuries confirmed in Cullman Co. storms

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:01:45 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Viewer)(Source: WBRC Viewer)

    Confirmed injuries in Cullman County include three people - a young mother, a teenage daughter and an infant.

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    Confirmed injuries in Cullman County include three people - a young mother, a teenage daughter and an infant.

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  • Local law enforcement officers now certified in crisis prevention

    Local law enforcement officers now certified in crisis prevention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:10:56 GMT
    Source: Hinds County Behavioral HealthSource: Hinds County Behavioral Health

    More than a dozen members of law enforcement are now better equipped to handle situations involving people with mental illness. Sixteen law enforcement officers from the Jackson Police Department and Hinds County Sheriff's Department deputies have officially completed the Crisis Intervention Training Program.

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    More than a dozen members of law enforcement are now better equipped to handle situations involving people with mental illness. Sixteen law enforcement officers from the Jackson Police Department and Hinds County Sheriff's Department deputies have officially completed the Crisis Intervention Training Program.

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  • How did it come to this? From Secure Communities to child separation, America's recent immigration history

    How did it come to this? From Secure Communities to child separation, America's recent immigration history

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:48:40 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:00:22 GMT
    The Funes family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so they voluntarily returned to Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)The Funes family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so they voluntarily returned to Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    In the wake of the Trump administration's contentious family separation policy that gripped the country over the last week, here's a look at the country's recent history on immigration.

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    In the wake of the Trump administration's contentious family separation policy that gripped the country over the last week, here's a look at the country's recent history on immigration.

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  • breaking

    Miss North Central MS, Miss New South are Friday preliminary winners

    Miss North Central MS, Miss New South are Friday preliminary winners

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:46:29 GMT
    Source: Miss MS PageantSource: Miss MS Pageant

    The Friday night preliminary winners at the Miss Mississippi Pageant are Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi and Tanner Fant, Miss New South. 

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    The Friday night preliminary winners at the Miss Mississippi Pageant are Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi and Tanner Fant, Miss New South. 

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  • Two arrested for trying to put skimmer on Flowood ATM

    Two arrested for trying to put skimmer on Flowood ATM

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:56:00 GMT
    Roger Solorzano was arrested for trying to place card skimmer on ATM; Source: Flowood PDRoger Solorzano was arrested for trying to place card skimmer on ATM; Source: Flowood PD

    Thursday, two men were arrested for trying to place a card skimmer on an ATM machine in Flowood. 

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    Thursday, two men were arrested for trying to place a card skimmer on an ATM machine in Flowood. 

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  • France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

    France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:05:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:15:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2018, file photo, U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Darrell Carver, based in North Carolina, touches a headstone at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France. France and Belgium are urgin...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2018, file photo, U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Darrell Carver, based in North Carolina, touches a headstone at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France. France and Belgium are urgin...

    The Franco-Belgian border, where much of the fiercest fighting of World War I took place, is dotted with monuments to the dead.

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    The Franco-Belgian border, where much of the fiercest fighting of World War I took place, is dotted with monuments to the dead.

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  • Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

    Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:14:31 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:14:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, actress Brigitte Nielsen is seen at the International Essen Motorshow Fair in Essen, western Germany. Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality s...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, actress Brigitte Nielsen is seen at the International Essen Motorshow Fair in Essen, western Germany. Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality s...
    Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality star and her husband Mattia Dessi released a statement to People magazine Saturday saying their daughter Frida was born on Friday...More >>
    Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54. The model, actress and reality star and her husband Mattia Dessi released a statement to People magazine Saturday saying their daughter Frida was born on Friday in Los Angeles.More >>
  • Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54

    Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:54:40 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:14:46 GMT
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    (Julien's Auctions via AP). This photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows character Han Solo's BlasTech DL-44 blaster from the Star Wars trilogy film "Return of the Jedi" (Lucasfilm, 1983) that sold for $550,000 at Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends ...(Julien's Auctions via AP). This photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows character Han Solo's BlasTech DL-44 blaster from the Star Wars trilogy film "Return of the Jedi" (Lucasfilm, 1983) that sold for $550,000 at Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends ...
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    Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction.More >>
  • Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

    Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

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    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Pastor Danny Daniels poses for a photo in front of his Better Life Community Church in Lindsay, Okla., Friday, June 15, 2018. Daniels is among a growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters who have shifted thei...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Pastor Danny Daniels poses for a photo in front of his Better Life Community Church in Lindsay, Okla., Friday, June 15, 2018. Daniels is among a growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters who have shifted thei...
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    Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.More >>
  • Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

    Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

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    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.More >>
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  • Kind of a big dill: Boston hosts 2nd annual pickle fair

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  • Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

    Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:06 GMT
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    (Zhi Ting Phua/Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy via AP). In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, garden flamingos decorate a city park in Buffalo, N.Y. Park officials are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of the ...(Zhi Ting Phua/Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy via AP). In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, garden flamingos decorate a city park in Buffalo, N.Y. Park officials are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of the ...
    Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos.More >>
    Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos.More >>
  • Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

    Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:27:27 GMT
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    (Susan Dunne/Hartford Courant via AP). An 800-pound sculpture, titled "Purdue," created by artist Domenic Esposito is displayed outside the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Stamford, Conn. The sculpture was...(Susan Dunne/Hartford Courant via AP). An 800-pound sculpture, titled "Purdue," created by artist Domenic Esposito is displayed outside the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Stamford, Conn. The sculpture was...
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    An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon has been placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis.More >>
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