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Mike McDaniel- What's in a Name?

Have you ever wondered how certain towns or people were named? Mike McDaniel will research some of the strangest names in the Pine Belt (Hot Coffee, anyone?) to uncover the stories behind the names. Watch News 7 Sunrise on Thursdays starting on July 3 to find out "What's in a Name".

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    Friday, April 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:55:45 GMT
    The Mississippi Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons in its system for the weekend. (Photo Source: Pixabay)The Mississippi Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons in its system for the weekend. (Photo Source: Pixabay)
    The Mississippi Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons in its system for the weekend. (Photo Source: Pixabay)The Mississippi Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons in its system for the weekend. (Photo Source: Pixabay)
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    The Mississippi Department of Corrections has locked down all prisons in its system for the weekend.  MDOC announced the weekend lockdown on Twitter on Friday, saying that there would be no visitation, commissary or outside recreation this weekend. According to the Tweet, the lockdown went into effect Friday afternoon and movement is limited statewide until further notice.  LOCKDOWN There will be no visitation, commissary, or outside recreation this weekend at all prison...More >>
  • HPD releases new details in capital murder of Deborah McGee

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    Friday, April 20 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:40:03 GMT
    Andrew Presley (Photo source: HPD)Andrew Presley (Photo source: HPD)

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    Hattiesburg police have released new details in the capital murder investigation of 63-year-old Deborah McGee.

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    The theme for the 29th annual Camp Bluebird is "We Go Together Like Camp Bluebird." Photo credit WDAM.The theme for the 29th annual Camp Bluebird is "We Go Together Like Camp Bluebird." Photo credit WDAM.

    Dozens of cancer patients and cancer survivors gathered for a weekend of rest and relaxation at Paul B. Johnson State Park. 

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    Dozens of cancer patients and cancer survivors gathered for a weekend of rest and relaxation at Paul B. Johnson State Park. 

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