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COLUMBUS, Miss.–The Lakota helicopter built in Mississippi, at EADS North America in Columbus, got a boost Wednesday when the U.S. Army decided to put $22.8 million into more helicopters for military action and training.
JACKSON, Miss.–Be on the lookout for possible severe storms starting this afternoon in the Mississippi Delta, then moving south and east, bringing the threat to the entire state. It’s expected to move out around midnight.
JACKSON, Miss.–Thirteen years ago Mississippians voted to keep the state flag with the Confederate “Stars and Bars”. Lately there has been a new wave of calls for the legislature to take it off the pole.
MYRICK, Miss.–The second floor above the Freedom Baptist Church’s gym in the activity building came crashing down Wednesday night during a youth meeting, said witnesses. About 35 people were hurt, but all were expected to live.
JACKSON, Miss.–You should be on the lookout for some really strong winds, along with near record high temps before a strong cold front moves through starting Thursday afternoon, said the National Weather Service Wednesday morning.
OXFORD, Miss.–The state’s NAACP calls what happened to the James Meredith statue at Ole Miss a hate crime. The organization’s president, Derrick Johnson, blamed it Tuesday on the university’s surroundings and environment.
D’IBERVILLE, Miss.–Pills have gotten 3 Doors Down founding member and bassist Todd Harrell in trouble before and it looks like that may be what’s happening again. In a rerun of what’s happened before, Harrell was arrested and charged with DUI other, second offense, by D’Iberville Police.
JACKSON, Miss.–The state’s NAACP leadership wanted to talk about healthcare, education, incarceration and voter rights at their annual Legislative Advocacy Day press conference at the state capitol Tuesday. But the big topic was worker rights, namely getting a vote for a union at the Nissan plant in Canton.
LAMAR COUNTY, Miss.–Watch out how you drive, may be the lesson that could be learned after at least four people died on Mississippi’s highways in just a few days time.
OXFORD, Miss.–A noose was put around the neck of the James Meredith statue at Ole Miss early Sunday and the university wants to know who is responsible. The student newspaper, “The Daily Mississippian”, reported that Ole Miss Alumni Assoc. is offering a $25,000 reward for info on who did it.