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  • Enhanced Fujita Scale

    Enhanced Fujita Scale

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    Damage is one of the ways scientists determine the strength of a tornado.

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    Damage is one of the ways scientists determine the strength of a tornado.

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  • April 27th: Five Years Later

    April 27th: Five Years Later

    On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

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    On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

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    Weather and disaster coverage

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    Tornadoes, blizzards, wildfires, flooding, severe weather and other natural disasters throughout the country and worldwide.

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    Tornadoes, blizzards, wildfires, flooding, severe weather and other natural disasters throughout the country and worldwide.

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    Check out these slideshows and more from weather events around the world.

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    Check out these slideshows from weather events and natural disasters around the world.

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  • Floods: Weather coverage

    Floods

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    Flooding does more than just make things wet - it's potentially deadly and causes widespread destruction that can take years to recover from.

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    Deadly fires in California

    More than 20 wildfires across hundreds of square miles have claimed lives and property in northern California. 

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    More than 20 wildfires across hundreds of square miles have claimed lives and property in northern California. 

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  • Pine Belt prep baseball schedule/results (April 16-23)

    Pine Belt prep baseball schedule/results (April 16-23)

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:27:33 GMT
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    Pine Belt prep baseball results/schedule (April 16-21)

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    Pine Belt prep baseball results/schedule (April 16-21)

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  • New skatepark headed to Laurel

    New skatepark headed to Laurel

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:55:55 GMT
    Design of the new skatepark headed to Laurel (Photo source: city of Laurel.)Design of the new skatepark headed to Laurel (Photo source: city of Laurel.)

    A portion of Laurel's Daphne Park will soon be transformed into a skater's paradise. "We are taking bids for the skatepark that's going to be built in Daphne Park," Mayor Johnny Magee said. Boards shredding Pascagoula's Skatepark on the coast is an example of what you will see in the coming months in Laurel. "I'm really excited about it," local business owner Sean Stewart said.  Stewart said he is ecstatic to see the city and mayor behind th...

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    A portion of Laurel's Daphne Park will soon be transformed into a skater's paradise. "We are taking bids for the skatepark that's going to be built in Daphne Park," Mayor Johnny Magee said. Boards shredding Pascagoula's Skatepark on the coast is an example of what you will see in the coming months in Laurel. "I'm really excited about it," local business owner Sean Stewart said.  Stewart said he is ecstatic to see the city and mayor behind th...

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  • Regions on track to open new mortgage center by spring 2019

    Regions on track to open new mortgage center by spring 2019

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:55:22 GMT
    Crews work on the foundation of the new Regions Mortgage Operations Center in West Hattiesburg Thursday. Photo credit WDAM.Crews work on the foundation of the new Regions Mortgage Operations Center in West Hattiesburg Thursday. Photo credit WDAM.

    Construction of the new Regions Bank Mortgage Operations Center in West Hattiesburg is progressing on schedule, according to Regions' South Mississippi Area president Greg Garraway. 

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    Construction of the new Regions Bank Mortgage Operations Center in West Hattiesburg is progressing on schedule, according to Regions' South Mississippi Area president Greg Garraway. 

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