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Edwards woman one step closer to having a safe home

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:20

"I didn't know that people cared as much as they have shown me," 66-year-old Clara Daniels said.

        
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1 person shot at Sanderson Farms in Collins; suspect at large

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:10

One person was injured in a shooting incident Monday afternoon at Sanderson Farms in Collins. Police are still looking for the suspect.

        
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Opioids: Understanding pain and how to treat it

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:16

Dr. John Ruckdeschel, director of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Cancer Institute, discusses pain management.

        
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Jackson councilman 'extremely concerned' about minority contracts

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:06

Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks alleges outside contractors have violated the city's Equal Business Opportunity agreements and bullied local companies.

        
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Tipped cattle trailer expected to slow traffic

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:58

A cattle trailer wreck on Mt. Moriah Rd. is expected to delay traffic.

        
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International child custody dispute in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:30

An international custody dispute is playing out in court in Mississippi.

        
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This system could keep Mississippi law enforcement from losing their federal funds

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:30

The transition to NIBRS will improve the accuracy and timeliness of our nation’s crime statistics, help identify crime patterns and trends, and aid in crime prevention.

        
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Opioids: A mother's story

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:27

Emily Walden talks about her son T.J. Walden and his tragic struggle with addiction.

        
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Philadelphia man arrested with drugs, guns by Marshals task force

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:08

Marshal were able to seize almost 18 grams of methamphetamine, which is a felony quantity, as well as a stolen rifle and a stolen pistol.

        
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2-year-old Sumrall girl dies from flu complications

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:42

A 2-year-old Sumrall girl died Sunday from flu complications.

        
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Dr. Drew: The opioid epidemic and what needs to be done

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:33

Dr. Drew Pinsky, an addiction specialist, discusses the opioid epidemic facing the nation and what needs to be done to help turn the tide against this rising threat.

        
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Billy Fokakis, owner of Hattiesburg's Coney Island Cafe, has died of cancer at 61

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:25

Billy Fokakis, the owner of Hattiesburg's Coney Island Cafe, has died of an aggressive form of cancer at the age of 61.

        
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JPD Citizens' Police Academy set for March

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:58

Jacksonians will get the chance to ride-along during a JPD patrol and more in the Citizens' Police Academy.

        
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Over the weekend: Homicides, drowning in McComb and Vicksburg

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:50

Authorities in Vicksburg and McComb are looking for suspects in homicides that occurred in their cities over the weekend.

        
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Springridge Road closed until Friday

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:40

Springridge Road will be closed to make bridge repairs at 10 a.m. Monday and is scheduled to reopen Friday at 3 p.m.

        
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State lawmaker announces run for Congress

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:49

State Sen. Sally Doty is the fourth person to qusalify to run for the 3rd Congressional District seat.

        
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State probe questions officials spending, travel

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:52

A legislative watchdog report questions Harrison County's spending, including diverting road money to splash pads, a polo field and other parks.

        
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Jackson Weather, Monday, Jan. 22

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 06:57

The weather forecast for Jackson, Miss. on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.

        
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Classes to resume at JPS as water woes continue

Mississippi Government News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 17:43

Bottled water, drinking water stations and portable restrooms part of solution as schools experience low, no water pressure.

        
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Anti-abortion display moved in Natchez

Mississippi Government News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 17:07

Crosses moved to less prominent spot; hotel manager had complained about bluff display in Natchez, mayor says

        
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