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Mural in Fondren pays tribute to Frances Fortner

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 04:00

A mural on Fondren Corner highlights the talent of Frances Fortner. The 18-year-old was killed in Jackson in 2018 in a car accident before graduation.

       
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'Struggling to debone dark meat': Even chicken plants not in MS ICE raids having problems

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 03:00

Executives at Sanderson Farms said workers stopped showing up to work following the federal immigration raids, even though Sanderson was not raided.

       
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Federal judge taking charge of the state’s mental health system

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:40

Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood criticizes the Legislature and Republican leadership on Thursday for not addressing problems with the state’s mental health system.

       
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Polo Ralph Lauren Factory store coming to Mississippi. Here's where and when

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 14:42

The new 6,000-plus square-foot store will feature the brand’s authentic signature styles for men.

       
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Texas man accused of killing co-worker in Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 13:17

A 37-year-old man is accused of taking his ex-girlfriend from Texas and shooting her to death in Mississippi.

       
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Conversion therapy organization founder comes out as gay: 'Please forgive me'

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 13:13

McKrae Game, the founder of the South Carolina-based conversion therapy ministry Hope for Wholeness, came out as gay this summer.

       
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'This isn't going to stop anything.' Mississippi hunters react to Walmart ammo decision

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:58

Some hunters in Mississippi say they will only shop at Walmart as a last resort.

       
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He wasn't smoking weed, just talking about it. Now, college is facing suit over free speech

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:39

Ex-Jones County Junior College student sues school, saying his free speech rights were violated.

       
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Can't just 'be an ATM': Council balks at Jackson convention center payroll request

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

"If we do not give them this loan... the currently scheduled events might not happen," said Robert Blaine, the city's chief administrative officer.

       
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Federal judge intervenes in Mississippi mental health system

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:31

A federal judge said he wants to appoint an outside expert to oversee changes.

       
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Survivor in the Brock Turner rape case has revealed her identity

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:12

The woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner is releasing a memoir on her trauma, her healing and the toxic culture of sexual violence.

       
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Man dies in custody in Mississippi jail

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:04

An investigation is underway after a man died in a jail in the Lee County Jail.

       
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Dramatic Coast Guard video shows doomed charter boat engulfed in flames

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:01

Coast Guard aerial video of a doomed boat ablaze off the Southern California coast shows flames engulfing the vessel as it begins to sink, killing 34.

       
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Koch Foods: Mississippi ICE raid search illegal. Evidence should be excluded

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:00

Koch Foods is asking a federal judge to block the government from using any information obtained from Aug. 7 immigration raids.

       
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5-year-old Mississippi girl found dead in pond by neighbors

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 07:22

Authorities say the girl was apparently never reported missing.

       
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Mississippi woman fatally stabs father in back: report

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 07:08

Deputies found the victim slumped over the steering wheel of a car with two stab wounds to his back.

       
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Mississippi man electrocuted by downed power line, sheriff says

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 06:58

Authorities in Mississippi say a man has died after falling on an exposed electrical line he'd installed himself, causing him to be electrocuted.

       
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Restaurant inspections: Popular Ridgeland pizza eatery scored a C in latest grading

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 04:00

The Mississippi Department of Health food inspections find violations at 50 restaurants statewide from mid July to the end of August. Here is the list.

       
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Mississippi security guard saved two lives with one shot. Now, his PTSD confounds him.

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 03:00

Kipper Breckenridge, the McComb security guard who shot a knife-wielding attacker last year and saved two lives, now struggles with PTSD.

       
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Mississippi wedding venue cites 'Christian belief' in refusing interracial couple

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 12:54

The business owner has since apologized after being captured on video saying she wouldn't allow an interracial couple to get married at her venue.

       
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