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  • Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000: Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.William A. Wells, 24, was a form
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0000: Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000: Hundreds gather for funeral of black rebel flag supporter - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people, many waving Confederate battle flags outside, gathered for the funeral of a black rebel flag supporter killed in an accident near Oxford.Multiple media outlets
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000: Miss Laurel crowned 2015 Miss Hospitality - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Laurel's Erin Morgan has been crowned Mississippi's new Miss Hospitality.Morgan said Saturday night she was overjoyed to be chosen.Morgan is a senior at Mississippi State Uni
  • Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:00:00 +0000: 911 calls describe harrowing scene after theater shooting - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The urgent call went out across a police radio only minutes after gunfire erupted inside a Lafayette movie theater: The suspect was inside an auditorium and had reloaded his gu

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  • Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000: Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.William A. Wells, 24, was a form
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0000: Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000: Hundreds gather for funeral of black rebel flag supporter - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people, many waving Confederate battle flags outside, gathered for the funeral of a black rebel flag supporter killed in an accident near Oxford.Multiple media outlets
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000: Miss Laurel crowned 2015 Miss Hospitality - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Laurel's Erin Morgan has been crowned Mississippi's new Miss Hospitality.Morgan said Saturday night she was overjoyed to be chosen.Morgan is a senior at Mississippi State Uni
  • Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:00:00 +0000: 911 calls describe harrowing scene after theater shooting - Meridian Star - news/state news,news/state news/
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The urgent call went out across a police radio only minutes after gunfire erupted inside a Lafayette movie theater: The suspect was inside an auditorium and had reloaded his gu