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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 194 new cases, 1 death reported Thursday

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 10:11

Since the virus hit the state in March 2020, a total of 318,879 cases and 7,348 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported.

      
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Drone footage of flooding in North Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 10:02

Drone footage of levee breaches on Tillatoba Creek in Tallahatchie County, which flooded farmland on June 9, 2021.

      
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100 turbines on 13,000 acres: Mississippi OKs first wind turbine electricity facility

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 08:23

The facility in Tunica County will generate enough power for 70,000 homes, the Public Service Commission says.

      
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PHOTOS: Flash flooding in North Mississippi traps some in homes

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 08:02

Hours of heavy rain caused flash flooding across much of North Mississippi Wednesday. Some people were trapped in their homes.

      
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Biden wants 70% of Americans vaccinated by July 4; here's where the Jackson-area stands

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 06:02

Here's how many Jackson-area residents residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of June 8, according to data.

      
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Mississippi employers can require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 21:00

Mississippi employers can mandate employees returning to the workplace be vaccinated against COVID-19.

      
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Mississippi Delta high schoolers to merge civil rights lessons with filmmaking

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 21:00

Sunflower County Film Academy merges civil rights lessons and filmmaking skills for Mississippi Delta high school students in Tallahatchie County.

      
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Bones from cemetery washing down Pearl River: Small Mississippi church desperate for help

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 21:00

It was supposed to be their final resting place. Now, a river is washing their graves away. County, state and federal agencies say they can't help.

      
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PHOTOS: Jackson tennis camp in full swing

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 17:40

Kids, 5-14 years old, swing into summer learning tennis skills at the Summer Tennis Camp hosted by the nonprofit Operation Outreach.

      
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Former Jackson mayor Dale Danks Jr. dies from stroke complications

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 16:17

According to a statement released by Danks' family, he passed away Wednesday due to complications of a stroke .

      
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Tupelo councilwoman under investigation for offering cash prizes to citizens who voted

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 15:33

A Facebook video shows Tupelo Councilwoman Nettie Davis describing a raffle where people with 'I voted' stickers would be entered for cash prizes.

      
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PHOTOS: Graves in small Mississippi cemetery being lost to Pearl River

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:37

Due to erosion, some graves in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Harrisville have already been lost to the Pearl River.

      
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WATCH: Graves in historic Black Mississippi cemetery washed away by Pearl River

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:29

A Harrisville, Miss., resident speaks out in hopes of keeping more Pine Ridge Cemetery graves from eroding into the Pearl River.

      
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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 107 new cases, 4 deaths reported Wednesday

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 10:07

Since the virus hit the state in March 2020, a total of 318,685 cases and 7,347 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported.

      
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Offshore wind power in Gulf of Mexico? Possibility for areas off Mississippi, other states

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:02

The agency that oversees offshore leases will publish a request for interest for areas off Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Alabama.

      
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Four more years: Lumumba secures wide margin victory in mayor's race

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 21:06

Race for mayor, city council seats determined in Tuesday's general election.

      
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Mississippi woman was a homeless alcoholic. Now she's earned a full-ride scholarship

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 21:00

Stacey Spiehler, 40, has gone from being a homeless, couch-surfing alcoholic to winning a full-tuition scholarship. She shares her story and struggles.

      
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Morgan Freeman, professor give $1M for police training center at University of Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 18:52

"It's time we are equipping police officers with training and ensuring 'law enforcement' is not defined only as a gun and a stick," said Freeman.

      
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Man appears in distress during Hattiesburg police traffic stop

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:31

The man was taken to the hospital and later released. Hattiesburg Police Department says it is reviewing the incident.

      
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Video shows handcuffed man laying on ground and shaking during Hattiesburg police stop

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:31

The man was taken to a hospital and later discharged. HPD says the man isn't in custody, but the incident is being reviewed. No officers are on leave.

      
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