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College Football Power Rankings Week 7

    A handful of game featuring ranked opponents helped solidify the top ten this week. After seven weeks of play, one thing is certain: the state of Mississippi is a power to be reckoned with in college football ...
College Football Power Rankings Week 7

US Deficit Lowest Since 2008

    The US deficit has fallen to the lowest levels seen since 2008. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the US deficit for FY2014 was $486. The figure represents a $195 billion drop from FY2013, and the ...
US Deficit Lowest Since 2008

Unemployment Rate Falls Below 6%

    For the first time in six years, the US unemployment rate has fallen below 6%. The US economy added 248,000 jobs in September, beating expectations and sending the unemployment rate from 6.1% to 5.9%. This is ...
Unemployment Rate Falls Below 6%

Unemployment Claims Fall To 14 Year Low

    According to the US Labor Department, applications for unemployment aid fell to a 14 year low on Thursday. Applications fell by 23,000 to 264,000. This represents the lowest number of applications since April of 2000. ...
16 October 2014 I Read the full story

Man Jumps From I-65 Bridge Fleeing Police

    What would have been a routine traffic stop turned into much more yesterday afternoon on I-65. Saraland Police attempted to pull over a driver for making an unsafe lane change, but the driver refused to cooperate. ...
18 October 2014 I Read the full story

Some Iraqi Officials Ask For US Ground Troops

    Despite over 2,000 air strikes from the US and its allies, ISIS continues to advance in Iraq and Syria. Now, some Iraqi officials are asking the US to send in ground troops to help combat the militants. ...
11 October 2014 I Read the full story

College Football Power Rankings Week 8

    While the upsets slowed this weekend, the drama continued thanks to a classic top five match up between Florida State and Notre Dame. A big match up in the SEC provided little drama, but helped boost another ...
20 October 2014 I Read the full story

College Football Power Rankings Week 8

October - 20 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    While the upsets slowed this weekend, the drama continued thanks to a classic top five match up between Florida State and Notre Dame. A big match up in the SEC provided little drama, but helped boost another SEC West team into the top five. The SEC now boasts four teams in the top five.

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Man Jumps From I-65 Bridge Fleeing Police

October - 18 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    What would have been a routine traffic stop turned into much more yesterday afternoon on I-65. Saraland Police attempted to pull over a driver for making an unsafe lane change, but the driver refused. He ultimately pulled over near the Dolly Parton bridge and jumped over the side into the water.

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Wilmer Man Shot In Car

October - 17 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A shooting in Wilmer left one man dead on Thursday night. The incident occurred around 7:30 PM on Glenwood Farms Road. According to WKRG News 5, a neighbor was taken into custody for the shooting. The two allegedly had an ongoing dispute that led to the shooting.

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Unemployment Claims Fall To 14 Year Low

October - 16 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    According to the US Labor Department, applications for unemployment aid fell to a 14 year low on Thursday. Applications fell by 23,000 to 264,000. This represents the lowest number of applications since April of 2000.

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Over Night Storms Kill 1 In Alabama

October - 14 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A strong line of storms swept through the area last night, dropping heavy rain and some damage across the state. At least one person was killed in northern Alabama after a tree fell on their mobile home. The tragedy occurred in Walker County, about 25 miles northeast of Birmingham.

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College Football Power Rankings Week 7

October - 13 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A handful of game featuring ranked opponents helped solidify the top ten this week. After seven weeks of play, one thing is certain: the state of Mississippi is a power to be reckoned with in college football this season.

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Some Iraqi Officials Ask For US Ground Troops

October - 11 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Despite over 2,000 air strikes from the US and its allies, ISIS continues to advance in Iraq and Syria. Now, some Iraqi officials are asking the US to send in ground troops to help combat the militants. Thus far, Iraq’s president, as well as President Obama, have ruled out putting US boots on the ground.

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US Deficit Lowest Since 2008

October - 10 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The US deficit has fallen to the lowest levels seen since 2008. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the US deficit for FY2014 was $486. The figure represents a $195 billion drop from FY2013, and the lowest level of Barack Obama’s presidency.

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Speed Limit Increased On Part Of Bayway

October - 8 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The Mobile city council has voted to increase the speed limit on a portion of the bayway. The speed limit on I-10 coming out of the George Wallace tunnel has been increased from 55 to 65 mph. A request for the speed increase was put in by ALDOT.

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Kim Jong-un Still A No Show In North Korea

October - 7 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in a month, and the trend continued when North Korean athletes returned to the secretive country yesterday from the Asian Games. Kim is said to be ill, but rumors are running rampant that he has been deposed.

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