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File photo of The Walking Dead. (Credit: Robert Benson/Getty Images)

Police: Woman Lost In West Georgia With Three Children Trying To Visit Walking Dead Actor

Authorities say a Mississippi woman and her three children ended up in west Georgia while on a road trip to find an actor from “The Walking Dead” television show.

08/01/2013

Women who plan and then follow through with breastfeeding are half as likely to become depressed following birth as mothers who had planned and followed through on not breastfeeding. ns. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Breast-Feeding Rates Up, More Than 3-In-4 Mothers Try

Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns.

07/31/2013

Screen capture of Gov. Phil Bryant, with his wife Deborah. (Credit: governorbryant.com)

Bryant: Obama Budget Undercuts Medicaid Expansion

Top Mississippi Republicans say their opposition to Medicaid expansion is getting a boost from an unlikely source — Democratic President Barack Obama.

04/10/2013

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More Than A Dozen Hurt After Tornado Rips Through Mississippi

Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees, patching roofs and giving thanks for their survival. More than a dozen in the state were injured.

02/11/2013

Screenshot from Richard Waters website for Waterphones (Credit: http://www.waterphone.com/)

Waterphones Used By Variety Of Artists

The sound can be compared to humpback whale calls with a sprinkle of alchemy. It might send a shiver down your spine — it’s a little eerie, like the soundtrack of a dream sequence.

12/02/2012

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Some States Want To Secede Over Obama Win

ATLANTA (WAOK)—Residents in over 30 states have filed petitions to secede from the United States after President Obama’s re-election. A few days after President Barack Obama’s re-election, citizens began writing and signing petitions for their […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2012

File photo of a marriage certificate. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

ACLU Helps Mississippi Man Take Wife’s Last Name

A Mississippi man has taken his wife’s last name after the ACLU complained he was told by state officials that he would need a court order to do so because it was not traditional.

09/26/2012

File photo of a front of a church. (credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Couple Says Racism Forced Wedding Relocation

A Mississippi couple says the church where they planned to get married turned them away because they are black.

WAOK-AM–07/28/2012

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sisters Want Brother Who Killed Their Kids Spared

Two women are asking Mississippi’s governor to spare their brother from execution, even though he killed four of their children, paralyzed another and stabbed one of the sisters.

06/04/2012

booking photo of James D. Willie. (credit: Tunica County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Robbery Likely Motive For Mississippi Shootings

Mississippi authorities said Friday that robbery appeared to be the motive for a suspect in two roadside slayings that prompted unfounded fears of an impostor police officer pulling over victims.

05/19/2012

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