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MEMA releases latest storm damage assessment

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has released the latest figures from the from Saturday’s severe storms that killed 10 Mississippians. They are: • Attala — 35 homes damaged and seven injuries • Choctaw — 114 homes/mobile homes damaged, two businesses, 15 injuries • Holmes — 60 homes damaged and 25 injuries • Monroe — 48 homes/mobile ...

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Searching begins in Yazoo City

YAZOO CITY — Rescuers stood ready Sunday to comb neighborhoods of splintered homes and twisted debris in Mississippi, a day after a devastating tornado sliced through the state and killed 10 people, including three children.James Jackson, a deputy state fire marshal, said crews took a break overnight but were organizing at first daylight to resume search and rescue operations. All ...

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