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Settlement announced in Mississippi coroner discrimination lawsuit

Mississippi Government News - 2 hours 38 min ago

Harrison County and coroner will agree to a written policy giving funeral homes equal chance at business and pay $110,000 in damages.

        
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All Mississippi prisons locked down; security cited

Mississippi Government News - 4 hours 11 sec ago

All of Mississippi's prisons have been locked down, and corrections officials aren't giving details because of "security reasons."

        
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Deen-Tate families honored by Hattiesburg Police Department

Mississippi Government News - 5 hours 45 min ago

The families of slain Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin J. Deen and Liquori Tate were honored Friday by Hattiesburg Police Department.

        
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No turkeys, please: Owner seeks gander for pet goose

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 50 min ago

Brandy Hall is looking for a suitable gander for her 2-year-old goose, Lucy.

        
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Foundation for improving JPS starts in the classroom, report says

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 50 min ago

What happens in the classroom will be key to turning around Mississippi's second-largest school district, a new report says.

        
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Mississippi renews Questar testing contract for more than $10M

Mississippi Government News - 8 hours 15 min ago

The testing company remains under scrutiny for technical issues that interrupted the administering of the required exams earlier in the week.

        
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Official marijuana holiday is bigger than New Years, Easter, July 4th for some

Mississippi Government News - 10 hours 45 min ago

A survey of 1,001 adult American planning to celebrate 4/20 provided some insight into how big a deal this "holiday" is for partakers.

        
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Costco development will push on, Ridgeland mayor says

Mississippi Government News - 11 hours 9 min ago

Mayor Gene McGee said Thursday's Supreme Court ruling is "disappointing" but won't stop the push for the shopping center to come to Ridgeland.

        
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Oak Grove's Thomas Duff elected to Mississippi Power's board of directors

Mississippi Government News - 11 hours 39 min ago

Oak Grove resident Thomas Duff, co-owner of Duff Capital Investors, elected to MIssissippi Power's board of directors.

        
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Chris McDaniel 'demands' stations pull Chamber ad calling him a trial lawyer

Mississippi Government News - 11 hours 52 min ago

McDaniel sends letter to stations demanding '100 percent unequivocally false' ads be pulled.

        
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A $3.6M deficit leads MDOC to downsize inmate numbers at regional jails

Mississippi Government News - 11 hours 58 min ago

Sheriffs and other officials in counties with regional jails urge end to private prisons contracts

        
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Mississippi jobless rate, payrolls remain strong in March

Mississippi Government News - 12 hours 31 min ago

Mississippi's job market was steady in March, humming along at record-low unemployment and record-high employer payrolls.

        
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Jackson Weather | April 20, 2018

Mississippi Government News - 12 hours 34 min ago

A look at today's forecast as well as what's ahead for the next five days.

        
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Credit card rewards programs confuse Americans; many leaving money on the table

Mississippi Government News - 12 hours 58 min ago

A recent study by NextAdvisor found that confusion over credit card rewards is causing consumers to leave money on the table.

        
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MBN investigator talks about meth lab investigations

Mississippi Government News - 13 hours 32 min ago

There was talk during the last legislative session about bringing back pseudoephedrine over the counter, which would resurrect meth labs in Mississippi. This is a grave concern, officials said.

        
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Dumping on the South: 'Poop train' from NYC stinking up Alabama town

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:35

Southern states increasingly used for waste. An Alabama mayor says her town smells like rotting corpses after New York City's "Poop Train" rolled in.

        
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Are you eating 'The Clean 20' foods?

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:16

A new book by Dr. Ian Smith on clean eating lists "Clean 20" foods.

        
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Marshall Ramsey: Sherman's March April 20, 2018

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:11

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Howard Sherman donates to the GOP.

        
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USA International Ballet Competition holding open house to recruit volunteers

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:07

USA IBC is having an open house Saturday to showcase the more than 30 areas community members can volunteer.

        
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U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Sherman: I only helped Wicker to stop McDaniel

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:59

The State Democratic Party Constitution says you can't run as a democrat if you've supported a Republican in the last four years.

        
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