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    WDAM LawCall

    WDAM LawCall

    Friday, December 18 2015 2:22 PM EST2015-12-18 19:22:31 GMT
    Monday, January 11 2016 9:47 AM EST2016-01-11 14:47:26 GMT

    WDAM LawCallTM  is hosted by the Mississippi personal injury law firm of Reeves & Mestayer, WDAM LawCall is a live legal call-in show featuring guest attorneys from across the state. Reeves & Mestayer, PLLC focuses on personal injury law including tractor trailer, car wreck and general injury.  The firm has a special emphasis on Jones Act cases.   Now viewers in Hattiesburg & the Pine Belt can watch Law Call on WDAM ABC.  Pine Belt viewers c...

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    WDAM LawCallTM  is hosted by the Mississippi personal injury law firm of Reeves & Mestayer, WDAM LawCall is a live legal call-in show featuring guest attorneys from across the state. Reeves & Mestayer, PLLC focuses on personal injury law including tractor trailer, car wreck and general injury.  The firm has a special emphasis on Jones Act cases.   Now viewers in Hattiesburg & the Pine Belt can watch Law Call on WDAM ABC.  Pine Belt viewers c...

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  • Mississippi Reentry Council meets to discuss next steps and recommendations

    Mississippi Reentry Council meets to discuss next steps and recommendations

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:39:54 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    There is a movement to not just reduce the prison numbers in Mississippi but to have thoughtful conversations about how to keep those former inmates out of jail. Think of this as a brainstorming session. This group of federal and state officials are thinking of ways to improve reentry of inmates into society when their sentence ends. "If we wait until individuals are released from the institution, I think we've waited too late," said Mississippi Department of Corrections Co...

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    There is a movement to not just reduce the prison numbers in Mississippi but to have thoughtful conversations about how to keep those former inmates out of jail. Think of this as a brainstorming session. This group of federal and state officials are thinking of ways to improve reentry of inmates into society when their sentence ends. "If we wait until individuals are released from the institution, I think we've waited too late," said Mississippi Department of Corrections Co...

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  • Wind and storm damage reported in Madison subdivision

    Wind and storm damage reported in Madison subdivision

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:25:37 GMT

    The Madison Police Department began receiving reports of damage to homes in the Rice Road area on Friday around 5:15 p.m., during a severe thunderstorm in the city. Emergency responders arrived in the area and found numerous homes with structural damage in the Sandalwood Subdivision. Trees were also down in the neighborhood.

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    The Madison Police Department began receiving reports of damage to homes in the Rice Road area on Friday around 5:15 p.m., during a severe thunderstorm in the city. Emergency responders arrived in the area and found numerous homes with structural damage in the Sandalwood Subdivision. Trees were also down in the neighborhood.

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  • MS auditor claims some Hub City tourism commissioners misused taxpayer money

    MS auditor claims some Hub City tourism commissioners misused taxpayer money

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:02:48 GMT
    The audit exceptions report claims seven former and current Hattiesburg tourism commissioners misappropriated nearly $423,000 of taxpayer money. (Photo source: WDAM)The audit exceptions report claims seven former and current Hattiesburg tourism commissioners misappropriated nearly $423,000 of taxpayer money. (Photo source: WDAM)

    In August, the Office of the Mississippi State Auditor released a report on money owed to the state, and the amount in the Pine Belt is in the millions.

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    In August, the Office of the Mississippi State Auditor released a report on money owed to the state, and the amount in the Pine Belt is in the millions.

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  • Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:01:45 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:10:16 GMT
    The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors.More >>
    The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors.More >>
  • Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park

    Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:31:56 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:10:04 GMT
    (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP). An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exact...(Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP). An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exact...
    Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park.More >>
    Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park.More >>
  • US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:00:37 GMT
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.More >>
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.More >>
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  • AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:39:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:10:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.More >>
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.More >>
  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:23 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:10:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:56 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:23:29 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.More >>

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