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Mississippi farms underwater with few crops expected to make

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 06:11

Ronnie Kerr has been farming in the Mississippi Delta for decades. For the first time, he will see zero yield from his work.

        
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Mississippi flooding in the Delta: 5 things you need to know about the devastation

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 05:05

The Clarion Ledger took a deep look at the impact flooding has had on farmers, residents and local governments. Check out this abridged version.

        
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Contractor loses license, files bankruptcy — again. Customers say they were ripped off.

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 04:00

Homeowners and businesses have filed lawsuits against Kenton McNeese. Some have won judgments. Other cases are still pending. Here's what happened.

        
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'Everything is underwater.' Floods claim homes, farms, livelihoods. Recovery years away.

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 02:35

It will take years for many Delta communities, where farmers are the backbone, to fully recover from the disaster, MEMA's director said.

        
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Mississippi flooding: Before and after from March to May

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:16

In May, the Clarion Ledger revisited flooded areas photographed in March. The effects of the floodwaters continue.

        
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Mississippi flooding: Farms throughout Delta underwater as residents fight for livelihood

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:14

Rising waters have claimed houses, farms and livelihood throughout the Mississippi Delta. It will take years for the area to overcome the setbacks.

        
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Mississippi Delta farmer races against water, time

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:11

Third generation farmer Peyton Potter of has battled backwater and drainage runoff since 2018.

        
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Mississippi farms underwater with few crops expected to make

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:10

Ronnie Kerr has been farming in the Mississippi Delta for decades. For the first time, he will see zero yield from his work.

        
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Mississippi flooding: Eagle Lake under seize for months

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:07

With an inundation of rain since February, the lower Delta continues to battle backwater flooding. Eagle Lake in Warren County remains under water.

        
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E-cigarette flavors may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, study finds

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 20:09

A study published Monday found that e-cigarette flavors can seriously damage blood vessel cells which play a key role in heart health.

        
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'You guys are the heroes': Missing hiker Amanda Eller thanks rescuers in emotional appearance

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 17:21

Amanda Eller, the Hawaii hiker rescued after being lost for weeks in a Maui forest, is in recovery. Now her rescuers are looking for Noah Kekai Mina.

        
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Jackson mayor, attorney disagree on police response to sex assault allegations against cop

Mississippi Government News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 16:51

The mayor and an attorney presented differing timelines of how JPD Chief James Davis responded to abuse allegations

        
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