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      • State travel expenses are under the microscope

        State travel expenses are under the microscope

        Thursday, August 24 2017 3:54 AM EDT2017-08-24 07:54:56 GMT

        A new report by a legislative watchdog agency reveals more government travel money is spent on in-state travel. But there are some new programs aimed at cutting costs. We're told lot of the in-state travel comes from gas mileage reimbursements. "What we've implemented is a trip optimizer system that encourages them to look at the cost of a rental car versus using their personally owned vehicle and choosing the lower of the two options." The other highlight of the PEER rep...

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        A new report by a legislative watchdog agency reveals more government travel money is spent on in-state travel. But there are some new programs aimed at cutting costs.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Access Denied

        Thursday, August 24 2017 2:50 AM EDT2017-08-24 06:50:57 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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        Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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      • Madison County manhunt suspects connected to other car thefts

        Madison County manhunt suspects connected to other car thefts

        Thursday, August 24 2017 1:16 AM EDT2017-08-24 05:16:09 GMT
        Source: WLBT ViewerSource: WLBT Viewer

        We have new information about a car theft that led several different law enforcement agencies on an hours-long manhunt through Madison County Wednesday.

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        We have new information about a car theft that led several different law enforcement agencies on an hours-long manhunt through Madison County Wednesday.

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      • Moonshine still bust, convicted felon arrested

        Moonshine still bust, convicted felon arrested

        Thursday, August 24 2017 1:08 AM EDT2017-08-24 05:08:49 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A major moonshine operation, allegedly run by a convicted felon, is shut down in Jefferson County. According to investigators, Monday night's bust also uncovered an elaborate production system and numerous firearms and weapons. 

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        A major moonshine operation, allegedly run by a convicted felon, is shut down in Jefferson County. According to investigators, Monday night's bust also uncovered an elaborate production system and numerous firearms and weapons. 

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      • US Marshals searching for home invasion suspect

        US Marshals searching for home invasion suspect

        US Marshals searching for home invasion suspect

        Thursday, August 24 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-08-24 04:34:01 GMT
        Richland Police Dept.Richland Police Dept.

        A manhunt is underway for Curtis Wilson, considered dangerous. He is wanted by US Marshals.  Richland Police told 3 On Your Side he was last seen behind Herc Rental and the railroad tracks Wednesday night in Richland.

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        A manhunt is underway for Curtis Wilson, considered dangerous. He is wanted by US Marshals.  Richland Police told 3 On Your Side he was last seen behind Herc Rental and the railroad tracks Wednesday night in Richland.

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      • Roster Building Underway for Memphis Hustle

        Memphis Hustle select 11 players in G-League Expansion Draft

        Memphis Hustle select 11 players in G-League Expansion Draft

        Thursday, August 24 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-08-24 04:03:21 GMT
        (Source: Memphis Hustle)(Source: Memphis Hustle)

        It's a mixed bag for the Memphis Hustle as they put their roster together for their inaugural season with today's G-League Expansion Draft.

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        It's a mixed bag for the Memphis Hustle as they put their roster together for their inaugural season with today's G-League Expansion Draft.

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      • Out of thousands of applications, a 94 year old Jackson Veteran makes the Honor Flight to Washington

        Out of thousands of applications, a 94 year old Jackson Veteran makes the Honor Flight to Washington

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:19:07 GMT

        When time is of the essence, Honor Flight Network is there for veterans. One of the few remaining World War two servicemen, A Jackson resident has been selected to be flown to Washington D.C. to tour war memorials as an Honor Flight Solo participant. 

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        When time is of the essence, Honor Flight Network is there for veterans. One of the few remaining World War two servicemen, A Jackson resident has been selected to be flown to Washington D.C. to tour war memorials as an Honor Flight Solo participant. 

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      • Free legal clinic scheduled for Sept. 14 at south Jackson church

        Free legal clinic scheduled for Sept. 14 at south Jackson church

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:18:42 GMT

        New Horizon Church International will host a free legal assistance clinic on Sept. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church at 1770 Ellis Avenue in Jackson. The clinic will offer assistance in family law including divorce, custody, visitation and guardianship; Social Security disability benefits; and wills and estates.

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        New Horizon Church International will host a free legal assistance clinic on Sept. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church at 1770 Ellis Avenue in Jackson. The clinic will offer assistance in family law including divorce, custody, visitation and guardianship; Social Security disability benefits; and wills and estates.

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      • Ted Egger eager to lead Pearl River Community College

        Ted Egger eager to lead Pearl River Community College

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:13:27 GMT
        Pearl River Community College interim head coach Ted Egger at practicePearl River Community College interim head coach Ted Egger at practice

        Rushed into his interim head coaching role following the departure of David Saunder in May, Ted Egger is excited to lead Pearl River Community College into the future. 

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        Rushed into his interim head coaching role following the departure of David Saunder in May, Ted Egger is excited to lead Pearl River Community College into the future. 

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      • Week-long themed festival to cover 3 Coast cities

        Week-long themed festival to cover 3 Coast cities

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:13:17 GMT

        For almost a year now, organizers have been fine tuning all the details for an eight-day Halloween festival that spans three cities. 

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        For almost a year now, organizers have been fine tuning all the details for an eight-day Halloween festival that spans three cities. 

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      • Parents of 2-year-old child with rare medical condition search for answers

        Parents of 2-year-old child with rare medical condition search for answers

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:02:04 GMT

        Looking at MacKenzie, you see a happy and active 2-year-old keeping her parents on their toes. What you don't see is that she has one of the most rare medical conditions in the world.

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        Looking at MacKenzie, you see a happy and active 2-year-old keeping her parents on their toes. What you don't see is that she has one of the most rare medical conditions in the world.

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      • District Attorney: Entire Sinclair case heading to grand jury

        District Attorney: Entire Sinclair case heading to grand jury

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-08-24 02:56:34 GMT
        Katherine Sinclair. Source: Family PhotoKatherine Sinclair. Source: Family Photo

        Mystery, confusion, rumors and a search for answers still surrounds the death of 23-year-old Katherine Sinclair, and some things could be answered when the case heads to the grand jury in early September. 

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        Mystery, confusion, rumors and a search for answers still surrounds the death of 23-year-old Katherine Sinclair, and some things could be answered when the case heads to the grand jury in early September. 

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      • Jones County man charged in shooting

        Jones County man charged in shooting

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-08-24 01:39:28 GMT
        Ray ChapmanRay Chapman

        The Jones County Sheriff’s Department arrested a suspect involved in a shooting on Friday, August 18, in the Hebron community. Ray Chapman is charged with one count aggravated assault

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        The Jones County Sheriff’s Department arrested a suspect involved in a shooting on Friday, August 18, in the Hebron community. Ray Chapman is charged with one count aggravated assault and one count of weapons possession by a convicted felon. Chapman was in court on Wednesday where Justice Court Judge David

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      • 68 cats rescued from condemned trailer

        68 cats rescued from condemned trailer

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-08-24 00:42:41 GMT

        Dozens of cats are now safe after being discovered in a condemned home in Pascagoula. 

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        Dozens of cats are now safe after being discovered in a condemned home in Pascagoula. 

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      • SportsDeck Game of the Week Preview: Warren Central Vikings

        SportsDeck Game of the Week Preview: Warren Central Vikings

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-08-24 00:10:06 GMT

        6A programs Warren Central and Pearl meet in our Week 2 SportsDeck Game of the Week. For a full preview with the Vikings, click the video above. 

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        6A programs Warren Central and Pearl meet in our Week 2 SportsDeck Game of the Week. For a full preview with the Vikings, click the video above. 

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      • Gulfport Police kick off donut with a cop

        Gulfport Police kick off donut with a cop

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:35:09 GMT

        The Gulfport Police Department thought what better way to get the community out to an event than donuts and coffee. 

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        The Gulfport Police Department thought what better way to get the community out to an event than donuts and coffee. 

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      • USM student-athlete academic center to move to Cook Library

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:24:13 GMT
        Southern Miss hopes to have a new student-athlete academic center ready in 12-15 months. Photo credit WDAM.Southern Miss hopes to have a new student-athlete academic center ready in 12-15 months. Photo credit WDAM.

        The University of Southern Mississippi has decided not to renovate its current Student-Athlete Academic Center. 

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        The University of Southern Mississippi has decided not to renovate its current Student-Athlete Academic Center. 

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      • Event featuring exotic cars coming to downtown Gulfport

        Event featuring exotic cars coming to downtown Gulfport

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:17:38 GMT
        Nov. 4 and Nov. 5, exotic cars are coming to downtown Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)Nov. 4 and Nov. 5, exotic cars are coming to downtown Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)

        Exotic cars and police cruisers will be part of a brand new event coming to downtown Gulfport called Gulfport Octane.

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        Exotic cars and police cruisers will be part of a brand new event coming to downtown Gulfport called Gulfport Octane.

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      • Gulfport mayor expresses concern over possible HCUA legal action

        Gulfport mayor expresses concern over possible HCUA legal action

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:08:42 GMT

        Just hours before Harrison County Utility Authority holds another discussion over Gulfport’s plan to hire its own garbage collector, a new letter seems to create a new mess for everyone on the board. 

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        Just hours before Harrison County Utility Authority holds another discussion over Gulfport’s plan to hire its own garbage collector, a new letter seems to create a new mess for everyone on the board. 

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      • Laurel officers receive drug to combat opiate overdoses

        Laurel officers receive drug to combat opiate overdoses

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:59:36 GMT
        Overdoses from opiates have become a nationwide epidemic, and the Laurel Police Department received training and a special tool to combat the problem. Members of the Mississippi Department of Health and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety were on hand to distribute the opiate buster Narcan, which is a nasal spray that can reverse the effects of an opiate overdose. Officers also received specialized training on when and how to use the drug to save lives. According to Captain ...More >>
        Overdoses from opiates have become a nationwide epidemic, and the Laurel Police Department received training and a special tool to combat the problem. Members of the Mississippi Department of Health and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety were on hand to distribute the opiate buster Narcan, which is a nasal spray that can reverse the effects of an opiate overdose. Officers also received specialized training on when and how to use the drug to save lives. According to Captain ...More >>
      • Report: Hugh Freeze made at least 12 calls to escort services

        Report: Hugh Freeze made at least 12 calls to escort services

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:13:42 GMT
        Hugh Freeze with Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson (Source: WMC Action News 5)Hugh Freeze with Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson (Source: WMC Action News 5)

        A new report shows former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze made at least 12 calls to escort services during his time at the school.

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        A new report shows former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze made at least 12 calls to escort services during his time at the school.

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      • Police: Suspects in stolen car manhunt connected to recent Madison crime spree

        Police: Suspects in stolen car manhunt connected to recent Madison crime spree

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:49:33 GMT
        Source: ViewerSource: Viewer

        On Tuesday, Madison County deputies were involved in a manhunt with two suspected car thieves.

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        On Tuesday, Madison County deputies were involved in a manhunt with two suspected car thieves.

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      • Expected rain puts damper on weekend movie shoot at Jones Park

        Expected rain puts damper on weekend movie shoot at Jones Park

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:43:30 GMT
        (Photo source: WLOX file)(Photo source: WLOX file)

        Volunteer extras hoping to appear in a Christmas movie being filmed at Jones Park will have to wait for their chance thanks to Tropical Depression Harvey.

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        Volunteer extras hoping to appear in a Christmas movie being filmed at Jones Park will have to wait for their chance thanks to Tropical Depression Harvey.

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      • Domino's High School Player of the Week: Poplarville running back Austin Bolton

        Domino's High School Player of the Week: Poplarville running back Austin Bolton

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:41:55 GMT

        Poplarville running back Austin Bolton had a big night on Friday in helping propel the Hornets past Picayune 27-24.

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        Poplarville running back Austin Bolton had a big night on Friday in helping propel the Hornets past Picayune 27-24.

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      • Mentor program hosting informational meeting

        Mentor program hosting informational meeting

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:38:02 GMT

        Positive decision making, academic performance, and social responsibility are just a few of the objectives of The League of Distinguished Gentlemen. 

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        Positive decision making, academic performance, and social responsibility are just a few of the objectives of The League of Distinguished Gentlemen. 

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      • House District 102 candidates debate ahead of special election

        House District 102 candidates debate ahead of special election

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:22:45 GMT
        Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

        Over 200 plus people packed one of the ballrooms at the Thad Cochran building on the campus of Southern Miss on Tuesday night for the Mississippi House District seat 102 debate. The League of Women Voters Pine Belt and USM speech and debate team moderated the debate.  The four candidates who qualified for the election are Cory Ferraez, Missy Mcgee, Casey Mercier, and Kathryn Rehner. They are vying for the seat vacated by Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker.  Three of the four c...

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        Over 200 plus people packed one of the ballrooms at the Thad Cochran building on the campus of Southern Miss on Tuesday night for the Mississippi House District seat 102 debate. The League of Women Voters Pine Belt and USM speech and debate team moderated the debate.  The four candidates who qualified for the election are Cory Ferraez, Missy Mcgee, Casey Mercier, and Kathryn Rehner. They are vying for the seat vacated by Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker.  Three of the four c...

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      • FBI takes over investigation into death of Choctaw woman

        FBI takes over investigation into death of Choctaw woman

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:14:37 GMT

        The Kemper County Sheriff's Office tells WTOK that a woman, whose body was found in Noxubee County Tuesday evening, was killed in Kemper County and dumped there. They believe the victim was beaten with a blunt object. 

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        The Kemper County Sheriff's Office tells WTOK that a woman, whose body was found in Noxubee County Tuesday evening, was killed in Kemper County and dumped there. They believe the victim was beaten with a blunt object. 

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      • Lucedale beekeeper may be forced to get rid of her hives

        Lucedale beekeeper may be forced to get rid of her hives

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:07:20 GMT
        Dorothy Hobby has six hives filled with hundreds of thousands of bees situated on the corner of two lots she owns. (Photo source: WLOX)Dorothy Hobby has six hives filled with hundreds of thousands of bees situated on the corner of two lots she owns. (Photo source: WLOX)

        The clock is running out for one Lucedale beekeeper to relocate her hives to outside of city limits.

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        The clock is running out for one Lucedale beekeeper to relocate her hives to outside of city limits.

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      • WCU graduates awarded rural physicians scholarship

        WCU graduates awarded rural physicians scholarship

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:00:34 GMT
        A couple of William Carey University graduates received the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship for medical training. Conner Sears and Terra Parker Cody were awarded the scholarship valued at $30,000 per year. The scholarship was created in 2007 to provide more primary care physicians in rural areas of Mississippi, and 60 students statewide were the awarded the scholarship this year, according to a press release from William Carey. Cody graduated from the University of Sou...More >>
        A couple of William Carey University graduates received the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship for medical training. Conner Sears and Terra Parker Cody were awarded the scholarship valued at $30,000 per year. The scholarship was created in 2007 to provide more primary care physicians in rural areas of Mississippi, and 60 students statewide were the awarded the scholarship this year, according to a press release from William Carey. Cody graduated from the University of Sou...More >>
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      • U of M Picking Up Practice Pace

        Tiger have 'best practice of fall camp'

        Tiger have 'best practice of fall camp'

        Thursday, August 24 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-08-24 04:03:39 GMT
        (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

        In a preseason filled with hype and anticipation, everything is still trending up for the Memphis Tigers Football team.

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        In a preseason filled with hype and anticipation, everything is still trending up for the Memphis Tigers Football team.

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      • MATA working on plan to improve route times

        MATA working on plan to improve route times

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:43:52 GMT
        (Source: Wikimedia Commons)(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

        MATA is looking to expand and improve route times next month. However, one of the biggest hurdles for the plan is that it will cost $30 million.  

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        MATA is looking to expand and improve route times next month. However, one of the biggest hurdles for the plan is that it will cost $30 million.  

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      • TN senator meets with votes, wants answers about Confederate statues

        TN senator meets with votes, wants answers about Confederate statues

        Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:43:12 GMT
        (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

        Senator Harris had a chance to voice his opinions in front of a packed house to a group of concerned citizens and explained what he thinks should happen to the Memphis' Confederate monuments.

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        Senator Harris had a chance to voice his opinions in front of a packed house to a group of concerned citizens and explained what he thinks should happen to the Memphis' Confederate monuments.

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      • Mansfield 2ADays Preview

        Mansfield 2ADays Preview

        Mansfield 2ADays Preview

        Thursday, August 24 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-08-24 08:26:04 GMT

        The Mansfield Wolverines are loaded with talent on offense this season. Coach Mike Greene is in his second season with the Wolverines and their is a sense of confidence around town.

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        The Mansfield Wolverines are loaded with talent on offense this season. Coach Mike Greene is in his second season with the Wolverines and their is a sense of confidence around town.

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      • Landers Athlete of the Week: Mansfield's LaKendrick Ross

        Landers Athlete of the Week: Mansfield's LaKendrick Ross

        Landers Athlete of the Week: Mansfield's LaKendrick Ross

        Thursday, August 24 2017 4:04 AM EDT2017-08-24 08:04:15 GMT

        Mansfield home to many legends. Mansfield 2nd year head coach Mike Greene believes that he has a future legend under center and they call him Bug Ross.

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        Mansfield home to many legends. Mansfield 2nd year head coach Mike Greene believes that he has a future legend under center and they call him Bug Ross.

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      • TDL: Two-A-Days - South Cameron Tarpons

        TDL: Two-A-Days - South Cameron Tarpons

        Thursday, August 24 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-08-24 04:20:40 GMT
        (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
        There was some doubt surrounding the South Cameron football team coming into the season. The Tarpons were without a coach at the start of August and many worried about the player count. But in stepped former Johnson Bayou athletic director, Darryl Lee. "First day I was here we only had 11 show up," said Lee. "Then, we got to 16." And now the Tarpons will dress out 21. Lee, with the help of assistant coaches, Kerry Morrison and Brendan Tr...More >>
        There was some doubt surrounding the South Cameron football team coming into the season. The Tarpons were without a coach at the start of August and many worried about the player count. But in stepped former Johnson Bayou athletic director, Darryl Lee. "First day I was here we only had 11 show up," said Lee. "Then, we got to 16." And now the Tarpons will dress out 21. Lee, with the help of assistant coaches, Kerry Morrison and Brendan Tr...More >>

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