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Protesters gather Sunday for 3rd day at Petal City Hall calling for mayor's resignation

Mississippi Government News - 4 hours 2 min ago

Protesters gather at Petal City Hall for a third day, calling for the resignation of Mayor Hal Marx following his comments about George Floyd's death.

       
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Petal protest calling for Mississippi mayor to resign over George Floyd comments continues Sunday

Mississippi Government News - 4 hours 11 min ago

At least 200 turned out Sunday, the third day of protest calling for Mayor Hal Marx to resign.

       
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Mississippi coronavirus: 11 new deaths reported Sunday. Hinds Co. surpasses 1,000 cases.

Mississippi Government News - 5 hours 24 min ago

The state Health Department reported 11 new deaths and 272 new cases on Sunday. On Saturday, the state had reported a one-day high of 402 cases.

       
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WATCH: Day 2 of protests at Petal City Hall

Mississippi Government News - 6 hours 20 min ago

Protesters gathered for a second day in front of Petal City Hall to call for Mayor Hal Marx's resignation in Petal, Miss., Saturday, May 30, 2020.

       
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VICE documentary to air episode on 'deadly conditions' at Mississippi's Parchman prison

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 18 min ago

The docuseries looks at how the Parchman prison was neglected for years until recent riots and horrific images exposed its deadly conditions.

       
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Coronavirus testing site moves from state fairgrounds to new location in Jackson

Mississippi Government News - 7 hours 33 min ago

The new location for mobile testing in Jackson is the West Street Farmers Market at the corner of Woodrow Wilson Avenue in Jackson.

       
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Class of 2020 valedictorians for Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties: Here's who they are

Mississippi Government News - 9 hours 11 min ago

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Jackson area valedictorians .

       
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PHOTOS: Congrats to metro-area valedictorians!

Mississippi Government News - 9 hours 13 min ago

We want to honor our metro-area valedictorians! Congrats, Class of 2020.

       
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50-year-old inmate at South Mississippi prison dies

Mississippi Government News - 9 hours 46 min ago

William Sharp, 50, died Saturday at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution.

       
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Confederate statues vandalized at Ole Miss, other cities amid George Floyd protests

Mississippi Government News - 10 hours 27 min ago

Statue was spray painted during Oxford protest over police death.

       
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May's Community Hero: Abby Braman inspires others to maintain Pearl River water quality

Mississippi Government News - 14 hours 2 min ago

Pearl Riverkeeper Abby Braman is cleaning up the Pearl River and advocating for its health.

       
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Photos: Volunteers pull trash from the Pearl River, an effort started by Abby Braman

Mississippi Government News - 14 hours 2 min ago

Abby Braman started Pearl Riverkeeper to help battle the trash build up on the Pearl River. She organized the first Pearl River Clean Sweep in 2017.

       
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Watch: Abby Braman is May's Community Hero, leading an effort to keep Pearl River clean, safe

Mississippi Government News - 14 hours 2 min ago

Community Hero Abby Braman has turned her passion into progress as her efforts to clean up the Pearl River continue through Pearl Riverkeeper.

       
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EXCLUSIVE: Mississippi Mayor Hal Marx speaks out about protests, calls for resignation

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:21

Petal Mayor Hal Marx addresses his comments on the death of George Floyd, protests, threats in an exclusive interview.

       
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WATCH: Petal Mayor Hal Marx makes a statement regarding protests

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:17

Petal, Miss., Mayor Hal Marx reads a statement regarding protests and his comment that drove calls for his resignation on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

       
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WATCH: Silent protest outside Petal Mayor Hal Marx's house

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:15

A silent protest was held outside Petal, Mississippi, Mayor Hal Marx's house in response to his comments regarding the killing of George Floyd.

       
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EXCLUSIVE: Full interview with Mayor Hal Marx

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:47

Mayor Hal Marx gave a statement to the Hattiesburg American and an interview regarding the calls for his resignation over George Floyd death comments.

       
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WATCH: Embattled Mayor Hal Marx gives statement on protests, calls for resignation

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:15

Petal Mayor Hal Marx discusses protests at City Hall and calls for his resignation in Petal, Mississippi, Saturday May 30, 2020.

       
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Petal protest day 2: Rally continues call for mayor's resignation

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:13

Protesters at Petal City Hall on Saturday to continued a rally calling for Mayor Hal Marx to resign after his comments about George Floyd's death.

       
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PHOTOS: 2nd day of Protests at Petal City Hall

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 13:01

Protesters gathered at Petal City Hall for a second day, calling for the resignation of Mayor Hal Marx, Saturday, May 30, 2020.

       
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