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  • Senator focusing on workforce development in Mississippi

    Senator focusing on workforce development in Mississippi

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:06:55 GMT

    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker has introduced legislation aimed at bolstering apprenticeship programs across the country to help American workers develop the skills required to succeed in today’s economy.

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    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker has introduced legislation aimed at bolstering apprenticeship programs across the country to help American workers develop the skills required to succeed in today’s economy.

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  • Crews clean-up storm damage in Seminary

    Crews clean-up storm damage in Seminary

    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:06:50 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    A severe storm Saturday night in Seminary had some spending their Sunday cleaning up the scattered damage.

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    A severe storm Saturday night in Seminary had some spending their Sunday cleaning up the scattered damage.

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  • Lumberton whips Mount Olive; Perry Central remains unbeaten

    Lumberton whips Mount Olive; Perry Central remains unbeaten

    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:22:07 GMT

    LUMBERTON _ For a team that Coach Zach Jones said still is feeling its way along on offense, the Lumberton High School Panthers certainly did plenty enough right Friday night.

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    LUMBERTON _ For a team that Coach Zach Jones said still is feeling its way along on offense, the Lumberton High School Panthers certainly did plenty enough right Friday night.

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  • City wants to hear comments, concerns from residents about Comcast

    City wants to hear comments, concerns from residents about Comcast

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-09-24 18:33:10 GMT

    Hattiesburg leaders want to hear how residents feel about the city's current cable provider, Comcast. 

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    Hattiesburg leaders want to hear how residents feel about the city's current cable provider, Comcast. 

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  • Infant, child among injured in rollover accident

    Infant, child among injured in rollover accident

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-09-24 16:48:18 GMT
    Source: Jones County Fire CouncilSource: Jones County Fire Council

    We have new details in a rollover accident that sent four people, including a child and an infant, to the hospital Saturday. 

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    We have new details in a rollover accident that sent four people, including a child and an infant, to the hospital Saturday. 

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  • About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London

    About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:07:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:37:37 GMT

    About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the...

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    About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium.

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  • A look back: 1997 Southern Miss football

    A look back: 1997 Southern Miss football

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:58:57 GMT
    USM defeated Pitt 41-7 in the 1997 Liberty Bowl. Courtesy: WDAMUSM defeated Pitt 41-7 in the 1997 Liberty Bowl. Courtesy: WDAM

    The 1997 Southern Miss football team is one that is talked about 20 years later. In fact, the University will honor the '97 Golden Eagles during USM's Conference USA opener against North Texas on Saturday. The Eagles finished 9-3 in 1997, claimed their second straight Conference USA title and knocked off Pittsburgh 41-7 in the Liberty Bowl.

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    The 1997 Southern Miss football team is one that is talked about 20 years later. In fact, the University will honor the '97 Golden Eagles during USM's Conference USA opener against North Texas on Saturday. The Eagles finished 9-3 in 1997, claimed their second straight Conference USA title and knocked off Pittsburgh 41-7 in the Liberty Bowl.

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  • Some roofs damaged, power lines, trees down after severe storm Saturday

    Some roofs damaged, power lines, trees down after severe storm Saturday

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:35:49 GMT
    This tall pine tree was blown down on the front lawn of Seminary Attendance Center during a severe storm Saturday night. Photo credit WDAM.This tall pine tree was blown down on the front lawn of Seminary Attendance Center during a severe storm Saturday night. Photo credit WDAM.

    A broken line of severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the Pine Belt Saturday night causing sporadic damage.  

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    A broken line of severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the Pine Belt Saturday night causing sporadic damage.  

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  • Errors doom Pearl River CC to loss

    Errors doom Pearl River CC to loss

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-09-24 02:25:40 GMT
    Source: PRCCSource: PRCC

    Too many self-inflicted mistakes proved too much for Pearl River Community College to overcome Hinds Community College Thursday night. 

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    Too many self-inflicted mistakes proved too much for Pearl River Community College to overcome Hinds Community College Thursday night. 

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  • 8th annual 'BonnaMU' raises money for Batson Hospital

    8th annual 'BonnaMU' raises money for Batson Hospital

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-09-24 02:13:14 GMT
    Students enjoy the 8th annual "BonnaMU" at Southern Miss Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.Students enjoy the 8th annual "BonnaMU" at Southern Miss Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.

    Thousands of University of Southern Mississippi students enjoyed live music and other activities Saturday at an event that raised money to help children. 

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    Thousands of University of Southern Mississippi students enjoyed live music and other activities Saturday at an event that raised money to help children. 

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  • Hattiesburg rolls in 4-5A opener

    Hattiesburg rolls in 4-5A opener

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-09-24 02:12:26 GMT

    HATTIESBURG _ The education of Hattiesburg High School junior quarterback Jarod Conner continued along a very productive path Friday night. 

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    HATTIESBURG _ The education of Hattiesburg High School junior quarterback Jarod Conner continued along a very productive path Friday night. 

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  • USM astronomer: No need to fear rare planetary alignment

    USM astronomer: No need to fear rare planetary alignment

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:55:41 GMT
    Chris Sirola is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Southern Miss. Photo credit WDAM.Chris Sirola is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Southern Miss. Photo credit WDAM.

    Some internet predictions that the world would end on September 23, 2017 because of a rare planetary alignment haven't come true...yet. 

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    Some internet predictions that the world would end on September 23, 2017 because of a rare planetary alignment haven't come true...yet. 

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  • Four people, including infant, injured in Jones Co. car accident

    Four people, including infant, injured in Jones Co. car accident

    Saturday, September 23 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-09-23 22:35:30 GMT
    Four people were injured when this GMC Envoy rolled over on Highway 28 in Jones County Saturday. Photo from Jones Co. Fire Council.Four people were injured when this GMC Envoy rolled over on Highway 28 in Jones County Saturday. Photo from Jones Co. Fire Council.

    Four people, including an infant, were sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a one-vehicle accident in Jones County.  

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    Four people, including an infant, were sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a one-vehicle accident in Jones County.  

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  • Bar goers, Ropers manager speaks out after shooting in parking lot

    Bar goers, Ropers manager speaks out after shooting in parking lot

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-09-23 17:01:05 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    As shots rang out in the parking lot of Ropers Rockin Country early Saturday morning, many clubgoers inside had no idea what was going on just outside the front door.

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    As shots rang out in the parking lot of Ropers Rockin Country early Saturday morning, many clubgoers inside had no idea what was going on just outside the front door.

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    Man dead after opening fire outside Hub City nightclub

    Man dead after opening fire outside Hub City nightclub

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-09-23 16:03:18 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Police responded to Ropers Rockin-Country bar on Highway 49 after reports of an active shooter.

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    Police responded to Ropers Rockin-Country bar on Highway 49 after reports of an active shooter.

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  • Jackson Prep storms past PCS, 41-9

    Jackson Prep storms past PCS, 41-9

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:35 AM EDT2017-09-23 14:35:33 GMT

    Simply put, Jerrion Ealy is a difference make on the football field, and Friday night, the junior running back/return man from Jackson Preparatory School made all the difference against Presbyterian Christian School. Playing just three quarters, Ealy rushed for 235 and four touchdowns on 19 carries and returned a kickoff 97 yards for another score as the visiting Patriots topped the Bobcats 41-9. JPS (6-0, 1-0 AAAA-District 1), the five-time Division I Mississippi Association of Ind...

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    Simply put, Jerrion Ealy is a difference make on the football field, and Friday night, the junior running back/return man from Jackson Preparatory School made all the difference against Presbyterian Christian School. Playing just three quarters, Ealy rushed for 235 and four touchdowns on 19 carries and returned a kickoff 97 yards for another score as the visiting Patriots topped the Bobcats 41-9. JPS (6-0, 1-0 AAAA-District 1), the five-time Division I Mississippi Association of Ind...

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  • High school football roundup: Hattiesburg, North Forrest win at home

    High school football roundup: Hattiesburg, North Forrest win at home

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:24:16 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Hattiesburg/Gautier Hattiesburg continued its winning ways Friday with a 56-13 win over Gautier. Jarod Conner scored twice to help ignite the Tigers offense. The Tigers host Stone next week. North Forrest/Heidelberg North Forrest won its fourth game in a row, taking down Heidelberg 20-6. Daylyn Croom found Jalen Grant in the corner of the end zone to finish the scoring for the Eagles. North Forrest will host St. Patrick next week while Heidelberg visits Collins. Copyrig...

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    Hattiesburg/Gautier Hattiesburg continued its winning ways Friday with a 56-13 win over Gautier. Jarod Conner scored twice to help ignite the Tigers offense. The Tigers host Stone next week. North Forrest/Heidelberg North Forrest won its fourth game in a row, taking down Heidelberg 20-6. Daylyn Croom found Jalen Grant in the corner of the end zone to finish the scoring for the Eagles. North Forrest will host St. Patrick next week while Heidelberg visits Collins. Copyrig...

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  • Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

    Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

    Sunday, September 24 2017 3:16 AM EDT2017-09-24 07:16:46 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:47:21 GMT

    The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share information with the U.S. or haven't taken necessary security precautions.

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    The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share information with the U.S. or haven't taken necessary security precautions.

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  • Kushner used private email to talk to White House officials, lawyer says

    Kushner used private email to talk to White House officials, lawyer says

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:59:52 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:59:52 GMT

    Kushner’s lawyer said in a statement Sunday that less than 100 emails went through this account from January to August 2017.

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    Kushner’s lawyer said in a statement Sunday that less than 100 emails went through this account from January to August 2017.

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