Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.More >>
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a...More >>
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It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation. On Thursday, more than 60-percent of the Boy Scouts of America's 14-hundred-members voted for theMore >>
It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation.More >>
Southern Miss students have returned to class, just days after a devastating tornado changed the landscape of the university campus. Classes began Thursday morning, four days after the twister tore through the south end of the campus, damaging or destroying several buildings, toppling numerous trees and knocking down part of a new fence.
Despite all the damage, students and administrators are sounding upbeat and are ready to get back to work.
"I thought we weren't going to have school for awhile, but now that we are back on campus, I think it's pretty good and everybody is kind of excited trying to move past everything," said Kevin Lamb, a student from New Orleans.
"When I was talking to some people today, they were saying I didn't think we would be back on campus so soon," said Chasidy Johnson, another student. "But, now that everybody worked together and got so much done, we're back on campus," she said.
"Spirits are high, everybody is moving about the campus," said Dr. Rodney Bennett, incoming president of Southern Miss. "It sort of feels like it did before the events of Sunday evening," Bennett said.
Buildings damaged or destroyed include the Alumni House and the Jazz Station.
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Some Hattiesburg-area VFW and American Legion members paid special tribute to our nation's veterans today, with help from some young volunteers. They placed American flags on the graves of thousands ofMore >>
Some Hattiesburg-area VFW and American Legion members paid special tribute to our nation's veterans today, with help from some young volunteers.More >>
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The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
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