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Strive for less than 5

By BUSTER WOLFE,

A group of Thames Elementary School fourth-graders want to make sure students know when it’s OK to be absent from school.

Their message received rave reviews from state education officials, who awarded the group the top award in a “Strive for Less Than Five” attendance awareness campaign competition.







Hattiesburg hopes to be the 'best' of the 'worst'

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Keeping one of the biggest secrets of her life is causing problems for Hattiesburg’s Priscilla Nguyen. She is one of the 16 contestants who will be appearing on Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” starting Sunday.

Except the 10-episode season has already been taped. Nguyen knows who won, but she is sworn to secrecy.






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