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Forecasters urge Mississippi residents to drink water, stay indoors as heat advisory continues

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 12:35

The heat advisory of a majority of Mississippi is expected to last until 7 p.m. Everyone is urged to stay indoors and drink plenty of water.

      
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Hunting for some fun? Mississippi outdoors expos to feature celebs, music, lots of gear

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 06:00

Two Mississippi events, Wildlife Extravaganza, Ag and Outdoor, are bringing country stars to the stage, along with hundreds of vendors, celebrities.

      
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Kids paying the price as delta variant cases multiply and school is around the corner

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 21:00

With school approaching and the COVID-19 delta variant surging, Mississippi pediatricians say they're hearing rising concern from parents.

      
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Dobbs: 'A stark reality': Some Mississippi hospitals overburdened as COVID-19 cases rise

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 19:39

On Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,317 new COVID-19 cases, a high count the state hasn't seen since January.

      
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Toni Johnson steps down as Hinds County election chair before being stripped of post

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 18:38

The commission was going to vote to strip Johnson of her chair position. Johnson tendered her resignation before the meeting could take place.

      
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Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance in quarantine after testing positive for delta variant

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 17:54

Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance tested positive for the COVID-19 delta variant on Thursday. He's in quarantine and is recovering at home.

      
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Jackson police make arrests in two separate homicide cases

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 17:26

Jackson police have made arrests in two separate homicide cases. Two men are charged with murder; two women with hindering prosecution, Hinds County jail records stated.

      
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Heat indices to reach 105 degrees in some parts of Mississippi, meteorologists warn

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:29

High temperatures and muggy conditions are expected to last from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, but forecasters say the heat could last into the weekend.

      
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Ruthie Bolton, Gulf Coast Monarchy send positive message

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:01

Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton is sending an inspirational message with help from the Gulf Coast Monarchy women's full-tackle football team.

      
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Miss. museums to celebrate Emmett Till's birthday on Sunday, highlight life and legacy

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 10:35

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum an Museum of Mississippi History will be free Sunday and will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the celebration.

      
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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 1,317 new cases just overnight

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 09:50

Since the virus hit the state in March 2020, a total of 333,180 cases and 7,502 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported.

      
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Mississippi tax-free weekend 2021: What you need to know

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 06:00

This year's tax-free weekend is July 30 and July 31. Here's what you need to know about what items are eligible and what items aren't.

      
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WATCH: Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba on the state's response to Jackson's water issues.

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 22:14

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba talks about the state's response to Jackson's water issues.

      
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Education deserts, tuition expense limits higher ed opportunities for rural Mississippians

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 21:01

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent college enrollment levels tumbling, but some company benefits could help close gaps in both learning and unemployment.

      
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Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton, women's football players team up, send a bold message

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 21:01

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Mississippi native, coaching this time in Tokyo, partners with women's football team for message of empowerment.

      
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Ruthie Bolton, women's football team launch motivational campaign in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 21:01

Mississippi basketball star Ruthie Bolton teams up with Gulf Coast Monarchy football team to launch a motivational social media campaign.

      
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Miss. ICE detention center violates COVID-19 protocols, medical unit needs improvement

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 21:00

A July 14 report by the U.S. Office of Inspector General details violations and recommendations of improvement for a ICE detention center in Natchez.

      
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Moss Point ex-mayor gets 30-month prison sentence for fraud, wife sentenced to probation

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 17:03

Prosecutors said the couple raised money for mental health programs in schools but spent it on themselves.

      
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PHOTOS: Top football prospect Branson Robinson commits to the University of Georgia

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:46

Top football prospect Branson Robinson commits to the University of Georgia

      
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WATCH: Top prospect Branson Robinson commits to the University of Georgia

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:39

Branson Robinson, Mississippi's top football prospect, commits to the University of Georgia

      
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