Your week in review: Feb. 1 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Your week in review: Feb. 1

Shuttle memorials, confirmation hearings and a controversial commercial are just a few of this week's major stories. Shuttle memorials, confirmation hearings and a controversial commercial are just a few of this week's major stories.

The nation paused to remember the lives lost in pursuit of space exploration this week and reflect on the dangers of space travel.

Meanwhile, President Barack Obama's second term cabinet continues to take shape, but not without tense confirmation hearings.

In anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday, one auto manufacturer's commercial is being criticized for portraying a racial stereotype.

Check out the Raycom News Network's week in review for all of this week's big stories.

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    Chinese opiate manufacturer indicted in South Mississippi

    Chinese opiate manufacturer indicted in South Mississippi

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:04:23 GMT
    Source: WOIOSource: WOIO

    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that federal grand juries in the Southern District of Mississippi and the District of North Dakota returned unsealed indictments against two Chinese nationals and their North American based traffickers and distributors for separate conspiracies to distribute large quantities of fentanyl, fentanyl analogues, and other opiate substances in the United States. 

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    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that federal grand juries in the Southern District of Mississippi and the District of North Dakota returned unsealed indictments against two Chinese nationals and their North American based traffickers and distributors for separate conspiracies to distribute large quantities of fentanyl, fentanyl analogues, and other opiate substances in the United States. 

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  • Phantom of the Opera sells out

    Phantom of the Opera sells out

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:53:09 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has completely sold out. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has completely sold out. 

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  • “Treats in the Streets” at JCJC on Halloween

    “Treats in the Streets” at JCJC on Halloween

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-10-17 12:09:22 GMT
    Photo credit: JCJCPhoto credit: JCJC

    The “Treats in the Streets” night of activities will be held October 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the front lawn area of Jones Hall on the campus of Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. 

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    The “Treats in the Streets” night of activities will be held October 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the front lawn area of Jones Hall on the campus of Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. 

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