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Police officers involved in fatal shooting outside Gulfport Dollar Tree cleared by Grand Jury

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, Miss. (WLOX) – The Grand Jury has cleared the involved in a fatal shooting last November.

Henry Lee Frankowski III was shot by police outside of a Dollar Tree store on the corner of Highway 49 and Pass Road on Nov. 12, 2020.

At the time of the incident, investigators told the officers…

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Meggan Monday: Former Gulfport High friends reconnect through kidney transplant

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www.wxxv25.com – Austin Lindsey – 2024-07-15 10:43:25

SUMMARY: A kidney transplant has reunited old friends Cragin Gilbert and Sarah Estes Rollins. Gilbert, who suffers from type one diabetes, was on the National Kidney Foundation's list for a kidney and is now receiving a transplant from Rollins, an old school friend. After reuniting, they founded the Me2You Foundation to raise awareness about kidney donation. Rollins filled out a survey and discovered she was a match, donating her kidney to Gilbert to save his . The foundation aids families with travel, lodging, and care expenses during and after transplants. For more information, visit the National Kidney Registry or Life Mississippi.

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Mississippi must move quickly on a court-ordered redistricting, say voting rights attorneys

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2024-07-15 07:12:45

SUMMARY: A federal court has ordered Mississippi to redraw certain legislative districts to enhance Black representation and hold special elections by November 5, coinciding with the general election. rights advocates stress the urgency to avoid administrative burdens and low voter turnout. However, claim meeting the deadline is impractical due to time constraints. The redistricting mandates adjustments without adding new districts, specifically targeting in DeSoto County, Hattiesburg, and northeastern Mississippi. Current districts favor in white-majority areas and Democrats in Black-majority areas, with similar redistricting lawsuits nationwide after the 2020 census.

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James Sikking, star of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘Doogie Howser, MD,’ dies at 90

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2024-07-15 07:05:46

SUMMARY: “Hill Street Blues” debuted during a Hollywood dual strike, initially struggling with low ratings. NBC retained the show due to its strong “demographic.” A notable 1983 episode a suicide cliffhanger, drawing comparisons to “Dallas.” James Sikking, who received an Emmy nomination in 1984, praised the show's unique format and dedicated team. He also appeared as Captain Styles in “Star Trek III” and starred in “Dougie Howser, M.D.” with Steven Bochco. Near retirement, Sikking had guest roles in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “The Closer,” and participated in . Reflecting on acting, he valued the period of obscurity and considered it a “license to self-investigation.”

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