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Entergy to invest $30 million, relocate 44 employees to Flora

Mississippi Government News - 2 hours 52 min ago

The property is expected to be in service by mid-2023 as construction is scheduled to begin soon on the 102,700-square-foot building,

      
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Mississippi's largest ever tax cut takes effect July 1. What does it mean for you?

Mississippi Government News - 2 hours 52 min ago

The tax cut is the culmination of years of negotiations and does not go as far as many Republican leaders had wanted.

      
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Activists have spent their lives outside Mississippi's last abortion clinic, what's next?

Mississippi Government News - 8 hours 30 min ago

The Pink House in Jackson, MS has been ground zero for the abortion debate since 1996, with many protestors having been going since the day it opened.

      
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Bombshell quote missing from Emmett Till tape. So did Carolyn Bryant Donham really recant?

Mississippi Government News - 16 hours 31 min ago

Family of Carolyn Bryant Donham says she never recanted to historian Timothy Tyson. He admits quote is missing from tape.

      
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How far will Mississippians have to travel for an abortion? Are other states ready for them?

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:00

Mississippi's abortion ban is set to go into effect next week, unless it is stopped by ongoing legal action in state courts.

      
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Mississippi brings home regional Emmy Awards. See who won.

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:00

Entrepreneur Robert St. John and filmmaker Anthony Thaxton won an Emmy for Best Documentary. Thaxton's son won Best Musical Composition.

      
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1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:39

A warrant for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham charging her in the 1955 kidnapping of Emmett Till was found in a Mississippi courthouse basement.

      
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Ole Miss fans cheer their national champs!

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:41

The nation champion Ole Miss baseball team is honored by its fans with a parade and celebration inside Swayze Field in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday.

      
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Hinds County's COVID cases up 57.7%; Mississippi cases surge 36.1%

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 09:18

New coronavirus cases leaped in Mississippi in the week ending Sunday, rising 36.1% as 7,730 cases were reported, more than 2,000 from the week prior.

      
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Mississippi runoff election 2022: 1 congressman lost his bid for reelection. See who won

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 22:22

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell pulled ahead of incumbent Rep. Steven Palazzo to become the Republican candidate for Mississippi's Fourth District.

      
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The ins and outs of Mississippi's Republican runoff elections

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:32

Three congressional districts in Mississippi had runoff elections in the Republican party. Two of the six candidates are incumbents hoping to stay in office.

      
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Mississippi has had its share of school shootings. What have districts learned from them?

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:00

After the Uvalde school shooting, Mississippi officials reflect on a 1997 school shooting in Pearl and how student safety has changed over the years.

      
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Hinds County judges recuse themselves from abortion lawsuit challenging 'trigger law'

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:28

All four Hinds County chancellors rescued themselves from the lawsuit filed by the state's only abortion clinic asking that a law banning abortions in Mississippi be stopped from taking effect.

      
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Voters, poll workers talk about Republican runoffs

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:52

The June 28 Republican congressional runoffs in Districts 2, 3 and 4 drew voters to the polls. Some issues were reported at one precinct.

      
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Mississippi Republican runoffs: Voting brisk, steady despite some confusion over districts

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:40

Voter turnout in Tuesday's Republican runoff elections was slow in some areas and brisk in others, according to a few poll workers around the state.

      
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PHOTOS: Republican primary runoffs in Mississippi congressional districts 2, 3, and 4

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:25

Republican primary runoffs in Mississippi congressional districts 2, 3, and 4 today. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

      
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Looking for a fireworks show? These shows are happening in the Jackson area July 4 weekend

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 21:00

With Independence Day around the corner, cities in the Jackson area are planning to present fireworks celebrations this weekend.

      
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'Keep his spirit alive': James Patterson Retrospective Exhibition to celebrate beloved photographer

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 21:00

Well-known Jackson photographer's work honored at Mississippi Museum of Art, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday.

      
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NCAA Baseball World Series champions Ole Miss make it home to Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:10

After winning the College World Series by beating Oklahoma, the Rebels are welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd at Tupelo Regional Airport Monday.

      
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Jackson Women's Health sues in attempt to stop abortion ban

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:30

The legal action is an attempt to keep the clinic open for as long as possible.

      
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