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Ex-FEMA worker charged with fraud

JACKSON — A former Federal Emergency Management Agency employee and her cousin have been charged with allegedly stealing more than $721,000 in Hurricane Katrina money that was meant for storm victims. Former FEMA worker Lashonda Booker and her cousin, Peggy Hilton, were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud Jan. 8 in a criminal information in U.S District Court in ...

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Salvation Army to open new complex

JACKSON — On Oct. 15, The Salvation Army will hold the grand opening ceremony for its new Disaster Command Center and Warehouse in Jackson. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the facility’s site on Ford Avenue in Hawkins Field Industrial Park. The Disaster Center will include an emergency operations center for disaster response management, warehouse space for disaster ...

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