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Two WLOX viewers sent in pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound. According to Doppler Radar Imagery, the waterspout was offshore near Long Beach and Pass ChristianMore >>
Two WLOX viewers sent in a pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound.More >>
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenMore >>
The last of the missing from Monday's massive tornado that tore through the town of Moore, OK, have been accounted for. More >>
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On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide.More >>
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. The victims, Brandon Taylor, 24, and Gary Riley, 26, were found shot to death in a Chevy Tahoe.More >>
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A British woman who claimed to have hit a cyclist while driving her car and then driving off tweeted about driving off and not caring much about it. But then the cops tweeted back.More >>
The first rule of Twitter - it's not smart to tweet about a crime. More >>
It's a distinction Mississippi needs to shed, but to do that, we'll have to shed a few pounds too. Once again, our state tops the list as the fattest in the nation.
Numbers just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show almost 35% of Mississippians are classified as obese. The good news is we are not just throwing up our hands saying pass another donut.
Our state is doing more to get children on the road to a healthy life. Schools encourage exercise. Soda and snack machines are gone from the schools. Fattening items on lunch trays is being replaced with fruits and vegetables and many districts are replacing deep fat fryers with ovens to cook tasty crispy food.
Here along the coast we have more places to get out and walk than ever before, the Harrison County boardwalk, the bridges and of course the beach.
The experts tell us just 30 minutes of activity a day and watching what we eat will take off the pounds and help prevent diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and other diseases. And it will help Mississippians be healthier and hopefully shed the title of fattest state in the nation.
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