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'Here we go again.' Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion law

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:04

The ruling will prevent the law from taking effect on July 1 as scheduled after being signed by Gov. Phil Bryant earlier this year.

        
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Who is Judge Carlton Reeves of Mississippi? Here's what you need to know.

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 16:54

Judge Carlton Reeves was in the national spotlight earlier this year for comments about President Trump. He blocked Mississippi's abortion law.

        
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The highest-paid CEOs by state. See who tops the list in Mississippi.

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:39

The top-paid CEOs by each state are listed. Here's who they are and how much they make.

        
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Mayor puts thumb on scale in Hinds County sheriff's race, endorses Lee Vance

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:33

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba repeatedly refers to the former JPD chief as "my candidate" during his endorsement for Hinds County sheriff.

        
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Owners of biblical Noah's ark replica sue over rain damage to property

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:50

Ark Encounter, a Kentucky attraction with a replica of Noah's ark, has sued its insurers for failing to cover rain damage to its access road.

        
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Waller, Foster say they'll show for Mississippi governor debate. Will Tate Reeves?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:00

The event will include several debates, with candidates for governor, attorney general and secretary of state.

        
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Can Mississippi lawmaker McLeod be removed from office if he punched wife in drunken rage?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:33

House leadership is researching whether McLeod can be removed if charges true. Constitution appears to have provision.

        
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Rainbow Grocery Co-op returns with a new location

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:56

Rainbow Natural Grocery Co-op, a Jackson staple will return this summer with a fresh look and new location.

        
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Deputy returns fire, killing south Mississippi man: Sheriff

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:42

A south Mississippi man was shot and killed after he allegedly pulled a gun and shot at a Pearl River County deputy following a chase.

        
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Ohio State athlete sex-abuse scandal: How much will it cost? Who will pay?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 09:48

Penn State and Michigan State had to borrow money to pay victims involved in those abuse cases. Insurance covered PSU's bills; MSU status unclear.

        
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Rat lungworm disease: 3 new cases of potentially debilitating parasite confirmed in Hawaii

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:36

Three visitors to Hawaii's Big Island were infected with rat lungworm, a potentially debilitating parasite that affects the brain and spinal cord.

        
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Jayme Closs kidnapper to be sentenced, Brexit drama, 'Aladdin': 5 things to know Friday

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:26

Jayme Closs' kidnapper will be sentenced, Theresa May faces U.K. lawmakers and "Aladdin" opens in theaters: 5 things you need to know Friday

        
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Online reviews: Companies can’t bar consumers from posting negative comments

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:24

Businesses can't use contract language that bars customers from posting negative reviews or threaten legal action if they do.

        
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Politics or discrimination? Attorney cites national origin in firing, files suit

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:12

Ex-Hinds County Youth Court attorney, a native of West Africa, was fired by majority black board, 2 black judges. He cites national origin in lawsuit.

        
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Police chief wasn't shopping for a gator, but he encountered one. See what he does.

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:00

To protect and serve: Watch Gulfport police chief use shopping cart to divert alligator

        
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Memorial Day 2019: Where active military and veterans can find discounts and deals

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:00

Memorial Day is just days away and local businesses and restaurants are offering fee meals and discounts for veterans and active military personnel.

        
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Losing friendships: Public access gates pit neighbors against neighbors

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 03:35

Public access gates are becoming a dividing point in Jackson. At public hearing for latest applications, tension was so high requests were withdrawn.

        
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Doctor has brain tumor, wife fights insurance for his treatment

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:17

A doctor at UMMC has brain cancer. His insurance — provided through the state of Mississippi — won't cover an expensive treatment, calling it experimental.

        
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Man reports 'weird and creepy' home break in: Nothing taken, house cleaned

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:03

Nate Roman, 44, said the beds were made, the rugs vacuumed and the toilets scrubbed in his Marlborough, Massachusetts home.

        
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Forrest County AHS student, 14, killed in U.S. 49 crash

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 14:29

A Forrest County Agricultural High School student was killed Wednesday evening on U.S. 49 when the car she was riding in was hit from behind.

        
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