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TUPELO, Miss.–A car making a cross-county trip at high speeds zoomed through Shannon, then Verona, then into Tupelo. What stopped the car was slamming into two businesses.
MERIDIAN, Miss.–Playing with a loaded gun is never a good idea. That’s what one kid in Meridian told a man who was tossing it around like it was a toy. This is what happened when the gun went off. Here are some news briefs to kick-start your Christmas week:
JACKSON, Miss.–IF your kids school doesn’t have enough money, it could mean sharing books, desks, or even no books at all. Now the group that wants a constitutional amendment to force Mississippi to fully fund the Miss. Adequate Education Program will have you voting on it in 2015.
HATTIESBURG, Miss.–The risk of severe weather, including tornadoes, is in the forecast especially for Tuesday, but a few severe storms could pop up today as a system approaches Mississippi. Even today, the possibility of tornadoes is present.
JACKSON, Miss.–Mississippians have a nice Christmas present this year, gas prices below two bucks in several places and some of the lowest prices in five and a half years. In fact, gas prices have dropped about 25 cents more in the past two weeks, nationally.
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LEXINGTON, Miss.–On a rural stretch of Hwy. 17 near Lexington, in Holmes County, four people died early Sunday when a Dodge Charger ran off the road, jumped a creek and hit the bank on the other side. That was one of several wrecks that either killed people, or nearly did this weekend.
JACKSON, Miss.–Infectious diseases like measles, mumps and polio are still around and you can still get them if you’re not vaccinated, said the Trust for America’s Health. Deputy Director Rich Hamburg told News Mississippi Friday that the Magnolia State is doing some things right when it comes to keeping you from getting those diseases and preventing outbreaks of flu and Ebola.
D’IBERVILLE, Miss.–A Silver Alert was issued for Janet Tremmel Friday morning: Missing since 8:30 last night in D’Iberville, Tremmel,is 78, white, 5 ft. 4, 140, with green eyes and white hair. She was driving her Lincoln Town Car, 2009 model, black, TAG USM58TM.
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ATLANTA, Ga.–A fight at an Atlanta-area apartment complex that started over some candy ended Wednesday night with a pro baseball player from Madison, Miss. shot and killed. Ryan Bolden, 23, a 2010 Major League draft pick, died at an Atlanta hospital.