Forrest County Sheriff candidates speak at forum

Candidates running for Forrest County Sheriff met voters in person Tuesday night at an election forum at the University of Southern Mississippi to speak about their plans to improve law enforcement in the sheriff’s department.

Police officer arrested in homicide of Oxford mother

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.
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Alabama Public Television doesn’t air ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode

The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally - except in Alabama - on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner.
The 22nd season of the PBS show 'Arthur' kicks off with a memorable episode. (Source: PBS Kids)
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The 22nd season of the PBS show 'Arthur' kicks off with a memorable episode. (Source: PBS Kids)
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Man accused of pointing gun at vehicles in Columbia parking lot

Columbia police arrested a man Monday evening accused of pointing a handgun at vehicles while stumbling through a Walmart parking lot.
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New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting

A federal grand jury handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a firearm during crimes of violence.

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Miss. state representative arrested in George County

  MHP looking for recruits for Cadet Class 64

  City of Hattiesburg begins Historic Preservation week

Southeast Miss. American Red Cross seeking volunteers

Fisherman who drowned in Covington County identified

Boil water advisory lifted for hundreds in Jones County

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‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."
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  USM Track & Field sends 11 to NCAA Regionals

Colts sign former Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly

The Indianapolis Colts signed former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly.

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Hattiesburg to celebrate “Historic Preservation Week”

The City of Hattiesburg is hosting a variety of events and activities to highlight the importance of historic preservation.
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  Baby cut from missing teen’s womb opens eyes

The baby’s in grave condition and on life support in a neo-natal intensive care unit.

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Kamper Park hosts Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

  African American Military History Museum celebrates 10th anniversary

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From being the only USO in the City of Hattiesburg for African American soldiers in 1942 to now being a historical building, the one of a kind African American Military History Museum celebrated their 10-year anniversary on Saturday.
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From being the only USO in the City of Hattiesburg for African American soldiers in 1942 to now being a historical building, the one of a kind African American Military History Museum celebrated their 10-year anniversary on Saturday.
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From being the only USO in the City of Hattiesburg for African American soldiers in 1942 to now being a historical building, the one of a kind African American Military History Museum celebrated their 10-year anniversary on Saturday.
This museum is home to the world’s largest collection of Jim Henson puppets
From being the only USO in the City of Hattiesburg for African American soldiers in 1942 to now being a historical building, the one of a kind African American Military History Museum celebrated their 10-year anniversary on Saturday.
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