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Comcast Founder Dies
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…
Slain Officers Remembered
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…