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3 drown in Madison County lake

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:28

The men were fishing at the time of the incident.

       
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Mississippi high school student arrested after threat

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:27

A Mississippi high school student has been arrested after making a threat against his school.

       
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A son's legacy provides resources for Ole Miss recovery community

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:17

The commitment will provide increased educational benefits and wellness services for students, particularly through the Collegiate Recovery Community.

       
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Closed Mississippi solar plant sued for contract defaults

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 06:44

A closed Mississippi solar panel plant faces lawsuits after it said it was shutting down to retool its manufacturing line.

       
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Service 'no longer needed': Prison ministry volunteer banned day after asking questions

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 04:05

"This comes from a Republican. I'm not some crazy nutcase...," says volunteer Bryan Shaver of Olive Branch about inquiries over water at Parchman.

       
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Reports of chaotic conditions in Mississippi prisons spark bipartisan call for reform

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 03:33

2014 law designed to reduce prison population, save millions marked by funding shortfalls, deteriorating conditions.

       
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Woman killed in head-on collision in Hattiesburg

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 14:09

A Hattiesburg woman was killed in a two vehicle crash on MS 589 Friday.

       
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'Wow! He's a giant.' Monster alligator puts Mississippi hunters in elite club

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 05:00

Alligator hunters take 13-foot, 6-inch giant from Mississippi River

       
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No bond: Suspect in Madison County deputies shooting makes initial court appearance

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:36

Edgar James Egbert, 41, of Canton made his initial court appearance Friday in Rankin County.

       
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'A lot of demons': Divorce attorney describes man accused of shooting deputies

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:18

The man accused of shooting two Madison County deputies Thursday was described as having a "Jekyll and Hyde personality" by his former attorney.

       
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A World War II plane takes flight to Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 14:44

Volunteers will load up to 5,000 pounds of hurricane relief supplies aboard the warbird, which will take off for Sandy Point on Great Abaco Island.

       
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Will Mississippi decriminalize 'veggie burgers' after lawsuit?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:44

State is being sued over a 2019 law that prohibits companies from using meat terminology when selling vegetarian and vegan products.

       
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A 74-year-old woman gave birth to twins, and may be the oldest woman ever to give birth

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:34

Mangayamma Yaramati gave birth to twins Thursday via cesarean section. She is currently in intensive care.

       
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Immigration agency sets new contract with Adams County prison

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:17

The Adams County Correctional Center says it has a new five-year contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

       
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Kidney services lab planned in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:00

Spectra Laboratories will open a 300-employee kidney testing plant in the Memphis suburb of Southaven

       
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Investigation into former Biloxi VA surgeon prompts federal review

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 10:57

A recently released report has revealed the VA hospital in Biloxi hired a surgeon who lacked proper credentials.

       
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'Top cop and well-respected officer': Deputy shot in head previously honored for bravery

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 10:04

The Madison County deputy, shot during a high-speed chase Thursday, was honored as a top cop in 2016 for his role in apprehending a violent offender.

       
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NAACP accepts apology from sheriff for racist text message

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 08:07

A Mississippi chapter of the NAACP has accepted an apology from a sheriff who sent out a racist text message.

       
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Deputies shot in chase: Who is suspect charged?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 07:41

Edgar James Egbert is facing multiple charges following a chase that turned violent Thursday.

       
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WWII soldier's remains back in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 04:01

The remains of Army Pfc. Harvey Andrew Nichols were returned home to Mississippi, nearly 77 years after he died as a prisoner of war.

       
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