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Jackson (Hinds, Mississippi)

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  • Phillip Martin dies at 83; Choctaw chief lifted tribe out of poverty

    Phillip Martin dies at 83; Choctaw chief lifted tribe out of poverty
    Phillip Martin, a longtime chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians who lifted the tribe from stifling poverty with casinos and other businesses, died Thursday at a hospital in Jackson, Miss., after suffering a stroke a few days earlier. He was...
  • Katrina leaves permanent scar on forests

    Katrina leaves permanent scar on forests
    An analysis of satellite imagery of the Gulf Coast shows that Hurricane Katrina destroyed an estimated 320 million trees in Mississippi and Louisiana, an unprecedented loss of forestland that will reshape the region for generations, Louisiana...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq and Kuwait: Alejandro Ayala, 26, of Riverside; staff sergeant, Air Force. Ayala was killed Nov. 18 in a vehicle accident in Kuwait. He was assigned to...
  • New evidence could set singer free

    The California Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered prosecutors to refute new evidence that shows R&B singer Waymond Anderson is not guilty of murder or release him from prison, where he has spent 13 years for the arson death of a drug addict. The...
  • Dozens apply for Orange County sheriff's job

    Nearly 50 candidates from 14 states and three countries have applied to become the next sheriff of Orange County, ranging from the executive director of Interpol in France to an electrician's assistant in Garden Grove, according to a list the county...
  • Subtle signs of a turnaround on a troubled L.A. campus

    Locke High School English teacher Katy Bridger tried to give her fifth-period seniors a test while Byron Gordon sharpened pencils noisily, Deon Crockett wandered the room complaining at full volume and a girl cursed just as loudly at Deon for being rude....
  • Hybrid car sales go from 60 to 0 at breakneck speed

    The Ford and Honda hybrids due out this month are among dozens planned for the coming years as automakers try to meet new fuel-efficiency standards and please politicians overseeing the industry's multibillion-dollar bailout. Unfortunately for the...
  • Darren Dedo

    Darren Dedo is a reporter and backup anchor for Q13 FOX News at Ten. Darren is a Seattle native who graduated from Ingraham High School and attended the University of Washington. He returned to Western Washington to join Q13 FOX News in May 2005,...
  • Salvation Army is Ready

    THE SALVATION ARMY CONTINUES STOCKING SUPPLIES AND PREPARING EVACUATION FOR HURRICANE GUSTAV Hattiesburg, MS is Set Up As Major Staging Area For Louisiana and Mississippi Jackson, Miss (August 30, 2008) The Salvation Army's preparations for...
  • NWS Weather Alert for New Orleans, LA Flash Flood Watch

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || Flash Flood Watch in effect from Monday morning through Tuesday evening... The National Weather Service in Slidell has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi......
  • NWS Weather Alert for New Orleans, LA Tornado Watch

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || NWS Weather Alert for New Orleans, LA Tornado Watch || || The National Weather Service has issued Tornado Watch 882 in effect until 10 PM CDT this evening for the following areas In Louisiana this watch includes 18 parishes...
  • Preparing for Gustav could bring peace of mind

    The Director of the New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness is urging people to nail down their evacuation plans as a precaution. As of Monday evening, New Orleans remained a possible strike zone for Hurricane Gustav. "We don't want to scare...