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Comcast Founder Ralph J. Roberts Dead At 95
The founder of the cable giant Comcast is dead. Ralph J. Roberts passed away last night in Philadelphia of natural causes. He was 95-years-old.
Roberts founded Comcast in 1963 after buying a small cable provider in Mississippi. Over the next 50-years he helped grow the company into the world's l…
Officers Mourned In Mississippi Shooting
One was a decorated "Officer of the Year." The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman since he was a boy.
A routine traffic stop led to their shooting deaths Saturday night - the first Hattiesburg police officers to die in the line of duty in more …
High Death Rates In Southern States Blamed On Smoking
A high mortality rate in Central Southern states is being blamed on smoking.  A recent Brown University study shows Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee have the highest death rates in the country.  This region has also maintained high levels of smoking, compared with a declining r…