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Officials want you to know about these 6 Mississippi nursing homes on a problematic list

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 04:00

Two U.S. Senators from Pennsylvania, concerned about the care of people in nursing homes nationwide, released the list of about 400 facilities Monday.

        
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Women's World Cup, NBA Finals Game 4, 'Dark Phoenix': 5 things to know Friday

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 02:32

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup gets underway, NBA Finals Game 4, "Dark Phoenix" hits theaters and more things to start your Friday morning.

        
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Harry Gipson: Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson's father killed. Who was he?

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 18:18

Harry Gipson was shot and killed by a Simpson County deputy Thursday morning.

        
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No more April the Giraffe babies: YouTube star will start birth control

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 18:10

Animal Adventure Park has decided to retire April the Giraffe after the birth of her fifth calf.

        
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'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:23

Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.

        
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Store employee, boyfriend face charges in dollar store robbery

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:18

Two people, including a woman who worked at the Dollar General that was robbed May 30, were arrested for allegedly planning and executing the crime

        
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Rev. Harry Gipson killed: Gallery

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:55

Rev. Harry Gipson was killed at his home in Simpson County.

        
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Mississippi Delta farmers fight flooding

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:41

Months of river and backwater flooding in the Delta takes a toll on Mississippi's farmers.

        
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Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson's father killed by Simpson County deputy

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:47

Commissioner of Agriculture Andy Gipson said his father had struggled with a brain injury and related illness for years.

        
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Court: If you fail the Mississippi bar exam 3 times you have to go back to law school

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:22

The Mississippi Supreme Court has passed a rule change to require a person to pass the bar exam in three attempts to become a lawyer

        
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City warning: Jackson water employee scamming cash payments from residents

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:37

The city clarified that it will never send anyone to their home or business to collect payment.

        
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3 charged in homicide near Millsaps College, JPD says

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:18

All of the suspects were denied bond.

        
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Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:03

The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.

        
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Tornado watch issued for South Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:15

The timing of this weather event is not certain. Check back here for any updates

        
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D-Day: 17 stunning photos from 1944 show how hard the Normandy invasion really was

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:40

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, forever reshaping the war during D-Day.

        
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Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:28

Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.

        
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D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 05:41

Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.

        
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Risk-free trial offers: They come with plenty of risk

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:00

Unscrupulous companies make it difficult for consumers to cancel, charge credit cards without authorization and send merchandise never ordered.

        
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They lost eight in their family. Crash victims remembered as 'hardworking, good friends'

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:00

"That morning was a very, very bad day for Kemper County," the sheriff said.

        
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JPS teachers in need; donations accepted

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:00

Teacher school supply drive ongoing in Jackson to ease out-of-pocket costs for educators

        
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