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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
partial government shutdown is not going to stop a determined group of local
veterans from going to Washington DC next Wednesday.
Flight is scheduled to make its 32nd local trip to the World War II Memorial in
the nation's capitol. That memorial and others are barricaded. Surrounding restaurants
and restrooms are closed.
it sounds as though the flight is a go. Organizers are finalizing plans with a
park just outside of Washington.
they land, the vets will stop for lunch then head to the memorial.
have three tour busses, and they have real nice restrooms, but for those more
physically challenged, we want to make sure they have their own restroom, too,"
said Honor Flight President Lee Armstrong.
have also been given tips on how to safely move the barricades from the
memorial, as well as other war-related attractions they may visit.
been in contact with some key leaders of the parks," Armstrong said. "They're
going to work with me on this and other Honor Flights because they understand
the importance of what we're doing. We're doing it for the veterans, not for us."
adds he's 85 percent sure Honor Flight will take off and get word from the park
again, say it's a slap in the face of all veterans by closing these memorials,"
he said. "They're open. I don't see how you can legally close these