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Your Week in Review: May 2

Deadly storms, a banned NBA owner and Rob Ford's campaign break all made headlines this week. Deadly storms, a banned NBA owner and Rob Ford's campaign break all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - Severe weather hit parts of the Midwest, South and East Coast this week, killing more than 30 people and causing major damage across several states.

Parts of Pensacola, FL, saw up to almost two feet of rain, causing major flooding.

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the NBA following racist comments he reportedly made on an audio recording recently made public. The NBA commissioner said Sterling will also be fined $2.5 million.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has announced he is taking a break from his re-election campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse. The embattled mayor has also been accused of smoking crack.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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  • Nearly 400 swimmers compete in meet at Biloxi Natatorium

    Nearly 400 swimmers compete in meet at Biloxi Natatorium

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:00:09 GMT
    Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)
    Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)

    Nearly 400 swimmers are on the Coast this weekend for the 10th Annual Splashin' the Coast swim meet at the Biloxi Natatorium.

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    Nearly 400 swimmers are on the Coast this weekend for the 10th Annual Splashin' the Coast swim meet at the Biloxi Natatorium.

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  • Eyewitness saw plane moments before the crash

    Eyewitness saw plane moments before the crash

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:25:47 GMT
    Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to arrive on the Coast tomorrow to examine wreckage from that Cessna 172 that crashed this morning just north of the Diamondhead Airport.

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    Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to arrive on the Coast tomorrow to examine wreckage from that Cessna 172 that crashed this morning just north of the Diamondhead Airport.

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  • Car enthusiasts geared up for Scrapin' the Coast

    Car enthusiasts geared up for Scrapin' the Coast

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:08:47 GMT
    Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Coast Coliseum serves as the Scrapin' the Coast main event host. Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning.

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    The Coast Coliseum serves as the Scrapin' the Coast main event host. Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning.

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