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Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:41

The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.

       
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Initial investigation: Coach driving school bus lost control

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:29

More than 20 students were taken to hospitals when a school bus flipped onto its side Monday in Mississippi.

       
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Should charter schools get property tax money? Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:00

Local property taxes are a financial lifeline for charter schools. Now, the state Supreme Court will decide whether that's constitutional.

       
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Ole Miss goes after confidential records in suit filed by student in sex misconduct case

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:00

Ole Miss seeks settlement records to use in lawsuit filed by student who says he was suspended because of a false sexual misconduct allegation.

       
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'Blessed I made it out': Nurse recounts rescue from apartment fire, prayer room surprise

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 03:30

Stephanie and Bryan Stephens' apartment went up in flames. Stephanie was stuck on the third-floor balcony. They believe God kept her safe.

       
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Mississippi internet speed: second slowest, beating only Alaska

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 03:13

A new report ranked the fastest and slowest states for average internet speeds.

       
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Ad supporting Tate Reeves claims Mississippi 'best place' for small businesses. Is it true?

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 03:00

Gov. Phil Bryant released a radio ad that misstates the findings of a recent Amazon report.

       
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Trump launches 2020 campaign, Investigation into Raptors parade shooting: 5 things to know Tuesday

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:44

President Trump heads to Florida to kick off his 2020 campaign, funeral services are held for the pilot who died in the New York City helicopter crash and more news to start your Tuesday.

       
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Bodies of Oregon mother, 3-year-old son discovered on land accused murderer visited before

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:06

Officials from Yamhill County and Salem Police discovered the bodies 10 miles west of the City of Yamhill.

       
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Surprise find in burned remains of fire helps couple move on

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:55

A fire destroyed their apartment but what the Stephens found in the rubble gave them hope.

       
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No one could have knocked. The stairwell was on fire.

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:29

A mysterious knock, a smoke-filled stairway and continued thanksgiving for a couple after a fire at the Vineyard Apartments in Brandon in April.

       
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More than 20 students taken to hospitals following Mississippi school bus accident

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:28

One student was airlifted from the grassy median along the highway to a hospital in Tupelo for emergency treatment Monday.

       
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Two reasons it may be time to drop Amazon Prime

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:20

The longtime standard bearer of shipping now has some major rivals.

       
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19 arrests, 7 convictions in operation to identify child sex offenders in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:02

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in addition to the arrests and convictions, 357 children were rescued across the nation.

       
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Accused child sex offenders: Operation Broken Heart

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:42

Some of the individuals arrested and/or sentenced in Mississippi during Operation Broken Heart 2019.

       
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Couple dies after car 'immediately' sinks in Mississippi floodwaters

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:29

Video footage shows the couple's car losing control in a sharp curve before veering into 15 to 18 feet of floodwater.

       
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July 4th food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state?

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:24

With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?

       
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins shares unreleased photo he found 'at the bottom of a box'

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:06

Michael Collins, who was the Command Module pilot during the Apollo 11 mission, shared what he says is a previously unreleased photo of the crew.

       
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Mississippi sales tax holiday: When is it? What are the rules?

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:01

For one day in July, shoppers in Mississippi won't have to pay sales tax on their purchases.

       
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How to watch: Mississippi State vs. Vanderbilt Tuesday in College World Series

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:31

The Bulldogs face Vanderbilt Tuesday in the College World Series. Here's how to watch and what's ahead.

       
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