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Dave Ryan

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Dave Ryan grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA. With a passion for news and storytelling, Dave joined the Army in 2006.

He served as a Public Affairs-Broadcast Specialist for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, and 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, CO. He told the stories of both units that deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan with pieces in The Fort Carson Mountaineer, and the Armed Forces Network.

Dave joined the WLOX team in 2011 working in the studio, then as a news producer, and now as a photographer/multimedia journalist. You can find him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @DaveRyanWLOX.

When he's not writing for the news, he writes for the screen and the page. Dave has a number of film projects in development including a feature-length film, and a novel.

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  • Why we issue Alert Days

    Why we issue Alert Days

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-05-23 05:19:37 GMT
    Rain on Tuesday morning (5/23/17)Rain on Tuesday morning (5/23/17)

    When the WLOX First Alert Weather Team issues an Alert Day for South Mississippi, it is because we believe the  weather will impact your day. The current Alert Day is because of the high rainfall totals we have seen with the potential for more rain. In fact, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday evening.

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    When the WLOX First Alert Weather Team issues an Alert Day for South Mississippi, it is because we believe the  weather will impact your day. The current Alert Day is because of the high rainfall totals we have seen with the potential for more rain. In fact, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday evening.

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  • Cloe's Story: 'I was tired of being miserable. I didn't feel comfortable as a boy'

    Cloe's Story: 'I was tired of being miserable. I didn't feel comfortable as a boy'

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:20:06 GMT

    With her mom's support, Cloe, who was born Sidney, began her outward transition to become female. She made the decision her junior year in high school, and did it rather quickly.

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    With her mom's support, Cloe, who was born Sidney, began her outward transition to become female. She made the decision her junior year in high school, and did it rather quickly.

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  • Family of fallen service members invited to dedication of Gold Star Marker

    Family of fallen service members invited to dedication of Gold Star Marker

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:19:15 GMT
    Members of the Ocean Springs Garden Club standing next to the newly installed Gold Star Marker. (Photo source: Ocean Springs Garden Club)Members of the Ocean Springs Garden Club standing next to the newly installed Gold Star Marker. (Photo source: Ocean Springs Garden Club)

    If you have a family member who has died in service to our country you're invited to attend the dedication of the newly installed Gold Star Marker at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs. 

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    If you have a family member who has died in service to our country you're invited to attend the dedication of the newly installed Gold Star Marker at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs. 

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