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Mississippi Stories: Caren Zucker and John Donvan

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2021-03-22 19:08:12, 1616458092

Did you know the first person to ever be diagnosed with autism lives in Mississippi? Don Triplett of Forest, MS, now in his late 80's, was patient number one. A new documentary, “In a Different Key,” by Caren Zucker (award-winning producer at ABC ) and John Donvan (Journalist, broadcaster and debate moderator) debuts at the Oxford Film and tells Triplett's story and the history of autism. Some of the of the are the citizens of Forest, who show us all that it truly does take a village to show kindness and compassion to and adults with autism. “In a Different Key” tells a powerful story and shows us a better way. It's based on Zucker's and Donvan's Pulitzer-Finalist book of the same name.

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Hundreds attend JXN Food & Wine Festival

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www.wjtv.com – Delesha – 2024-03-03 12:48:11

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Mississippi governor proclaims March as Wildfire Prevention Month

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-03-03 11:08:35

SUMMARY: Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi has declared March as “Wildfire Prevention Month” to bring awareness to the importance of preventing wildfires. The Mississippi Forestry Commission will be leading a campaign throughout the month to spread this message. Due to dry conditions and seasonal changes, March sees a spike in wildfires in the . Human activities are the leading cause of wildfires in Mississippi, with escaped debris burns being a major origin. To prevent wildfires, citizens are advised to check for burn bans, monitor the weather, burn only untreated wood debris, and never a fire unattended. a wildfire can be done by calling 833-MFC-FIRE.

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Teen wanted after one critically injured in Jackson shooting

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-03-02 21:44:55

SUMMARY: are searching for 17-year-old Cory Mitchell in connection to a shooting that critically a person. The incident occurred on March 1 in Jackson, Mississippi. Mitchell is wanted for aggravated assault and is considered armed and dangerous. Detective Tommie Brown identified Mitchell as the . The victim was transported to the hospital in critical . Anyone with information on Mitchell's whereabouts can contact the Jackson Police Department or Stoppers.

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