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'Perhaps our best lineman': Seventh grader is Miss. school's first female football player

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 03:15

Aniah Echols is an Oxford Middle School student, a blackbelt and a gold medalist in taekwondo.

       
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Saltillo to soon get new water supply

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 17:31

Customers in Saltillo could be drinking water from the Tombigbee River by the middle of November.

       
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2 former McComb city workers say they were fired because they are white

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 17:24

Two former employees of a southwest Mississippi city are pursuing legal action, claiming black officials fired them because they were whit

       
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Police are looking for a third person in connection with Hattiesburg fatal shooting

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:30

Hattiesburg police are looking for Keri Guillot, who may be connected with the fatal shooting Tuesday of David Lee Bolton.

       
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Father surprises son after yearlong deployment: 'I didn't know how to react'

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:52

Brad Marrero Sr. popped out from behind an inflatable duck to surprise his son, a student at Sacred Heart. Marrero was deployed for a year in Kuwait.

       
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'Fugitive' pig owner must pay $3,000 after pet pig escapes from home

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:06

The pig's owner, Mcgregor Wallace, purchased Leroy as an emotional support pet. He was cited by Columbia, South Carolina, officials for owning a pig.

       
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Southaven Walmart shooting suspect waives extradition, heads back to Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:55

Martez Abram, the man who, authorities say, shot and killed two in a Southaven Walmart, is headed back to Mississippi after waiving extradition.

       
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'Chills up your spine': Deputies faced machine gun fire, DPS commissioner says

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:13

"Those officers ran into automatic weapons fire.They're not assaulting the beaches at Normandy ... We're outgunned," Marshall Fisher said.

       
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Legendary newsman Dan Rather talks about Mississippi, civil rights, war and finding peace

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:21

Legendary journalist Dan Rather was in Hattiesburg to talk about his experiences covering war. He also made observations on Trump and the media.

       
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Federal judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Butler Snow in Ponzi scheme case

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:57

A federal judge won't stop a lawsuit against Butler Snow over a Ponzi scheme case.

       
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This Mississippi baby was born on 9/11 at 9 pounds, 11 ounces at 9:11 p.m.

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:07

A 9-pound, 11-ounce baby was born at 9:11 p.m. on Sept. 11 at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.

       
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Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's car

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:00

After the vehicle was discovered, a local resident used a personal drone to confirm its location before calling authorities.

       
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Civil rights activist Juanita Abernathy, widow of Ralph Abernathy, dies at 88

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:20

The widow of the Rev. Dr. Ralph Abernathy, Juanita Abernathy worked alongside him and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and others for the right to vote.

       
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The cattle. The yacht. The fires. We solved the mystery of the Mississippi Coast Coca-Cola mansion

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:25

People have their own opinions and share folklore about the Coca-Cola mansion, but the history of the property is much harder to find.

       
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Mississippi transportation worker killed in crash

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 07:25

A Mississippi Department of Transportation construction manager has been killed in a crash in Itawamba County.

       
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'What concerns me most is the steady decline.' Deer harvest estimate remains at record low

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 04:00

Several factors including wild hogs could be contributing

       
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No new taxes or pay raises: Jackson council approves budget

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 03:27

Jackson's budget is a lot like a Toyota Corolla.

       
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Audit: Mississippi Blues Commission failed to document millions in spending

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 03:00

Auditor Shad White says no embezzlement found, just poor accounting.

       
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Lt. governor debate: Hughes and Hosemann find similarities on issues

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 20:34

Republican Delbert Hosemann and Democrat Jay Hughes faced off in their first debate Thursday evening.

       
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Mississippi lieutenant governor debate: Live stream and coverage of Hughes and Hosemann

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 18:15

Watch the debate between Delbert Hosemann and Jay Hughes and follow live tweets here.

       
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