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Boy with autism calls 911 for teddy bear 'rescue.' Police officer responds in the best possible way

Mississippi Government News - 5 hours 12 min ago

A New Jersey family is thanking police and dispatchers for assisting with their son's teddy bear emergency.

        
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Hungry for more than an education: College students use food pantries, trying to survive.

Mississippi Government News - 6 hours 25 min ago

These college students don't know where their next meal is coming from. Now, a new statewide group is trying to address food insecurity on campuses.

        
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Spring equinox, Mariners-Athletics, Powerball $550M jackpot: 5 things to know Wednesday

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 18 min ago

Wednesday is the official first day of spring, the Mariners and Athletics kickstart the 2019 MLB season and more things to start your glorious morning.

        
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Man accused of decapitating mom with butter knife bit off inmate's nose, lips, lawsuit says

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 25 min ago

Jaron Stubbs filed a lawsuit earlier this month claiming Terelle Johnson bit off his nose and lips. Johnson was indicted for murdering his mother.

        
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Efforts to reform felony voting rights restoration die in Mississippi Legislature

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 25 min ago

Bills that would have restored the right to vote for those convicted of certain nonviolent crimes dead for this session.

        
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A Texas homeowner saw a 'few' rattlesnakes and called for help. The removal company found 45 of them

Mississippi Government News - 10 hours 9 min ago

Video shot by Big Country Snake Removal on March 13 near Abilene, Texas, shows the company removing dozens of snakes from beneath a home.

        
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Powerball jackpot climbs $550M: Everything you need to know

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 18:30

Here's what you need to know about Powerball draw days, draw times, numbers and more.

        
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Midwest flooding: Before and after satellite images reveal destruction in Nebraska and Iowa

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:50

Before and after satellite images capture the devastating flooding affecting the Midwest this week.

        
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Man charged with DUI in fatal head-on crash, Jackson police say

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:46

One of the drivers, 43-year-old Tuwanda Grady, died at the scene, police said.

        
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Mississippi is one signature away from most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:50

Lawmakers passed a final version of the bill Tuesday.

        
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Mexican immigrant dies in U.S. custody, the fourth such death in recent months

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:40

An immigrant from Mexico apprehended for illegal re-entry near Bridge of Americas port dies in CBP custody at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso.

        
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Mississippi Choctaw tribal elementary schools receive bomb threats, now cleared

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:47

Classes will resume Wednesday, said a spokeswoman for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

        
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Lawmakers expected to question fundraiser lottery board nominee held for state senator

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:06

Concerns about transparency with Mississippi's lottery could be revived at an upcoming Senate meeting.

        
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The list of priests accused of sex abuse: 5 things you need to know

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 14:36

The diocese held a press conference about the list Tuesday morning. Here are five things you need to know.

        
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Pet projects: This is what the Mississippi Senate wants to spend $280 million on

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:55

The Senate and House will have to hash out their differences in borrowing soon.

        
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Catholic Diocese of Jackson releases list clergy, religious accused of child sexual abuse

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:30

Diocese of Jackson releases names of credibly-accused clergy and religious who sexually abused minors

        
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Pike County sisters accused of shooting, stabbing their mother to death speak: Report

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:08

When asked if she could take back what happened to her mother, the older sister said yes.

        
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Credible sex abuse allegations: Jackson Diocese releases list

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:01

Today, the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, represented by Bishop Joseph Kopacz, released the names of priests, various clergy and diocesan leaders with credible allegations of abuse made against them. The list dates back to 1924. Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

        
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Jack the Ripper identified, but these cold case murders, kidnappings remain a mystery

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:46

Several cold cases that still remain a mystery: Madeleine McCann, JonBenet Ramsey and Amber Hagerman.

        
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Dale Beavers social media posts and photos

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:32

Photos of a computer screen show images and posts on Facebook of Dale Beavers' comments and Sheriff Billy McGee's response.

        
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