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New Covid Cases Way Down In Attala, Leake, and Scott CountyOverall percentages as well as per capita cases have dropped in these regions. According to the MSDH website, these counties are not currently listed on the top 12 list from across the state.

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Safe Return Order Announced, All Businesses to ReopenThe Safe Return Order will begin Monday, June 1st. Governor Reeves has announced the new Safe Return Order as part of the next stage of recovery for Mississippi.

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Today in history: May 28Today is Thursday, May 28, the 149th day of 2020. There are 217 days left in the year.

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She shot her husband in head. Now she's headed to prison for 25 years for his murder.Becky Gail Harris, 50, of Vicksburg, was sentenced Wednesday by 9th Circuit District Judge M. James Chaney to 25 years in prison with five additional years of post-release supervision in connection to murdering her husband, Alfred "Stan" Harris, 61, in September 2016.

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Woman accused of threatening couple with a hammer, because she thought they were MexicanA Texas woman accused of using a hammer to threaten a vacationing couple who she mistakenly referred to as Mexican during a profanity-laced tirade in southwest Houston has been arrested.

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American coronavirus deaths top 100,000The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths. That number is the best estimate and most assuredly an undercount.

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Quick thinking by La Crosse police officer saves man from Mississippi RiverJust after 7 pm, a man swam off of Pettibone Beach and was overcome by the wake and tow of a barge nearby.

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My experience in pretrial detention in Mississippi and why it needs to endI was in jail for 18 months because I couldn't afford bail. Eventually, I pleaded guilty.

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Mississippi health officials say 2nd child dead from fluJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi health officials said a second child has died in the state this year due a pediatric flu.

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Mississippi businesses can reopen MondayAll businesses in the state of Mississippi can reopen Monday - provided they follow guidelines for combating the coronavirus, Gov.

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Runzi Named To Honor Roll At University Of MississippiKendall Marie Runzi of French Village recently was named to the honor roll for the spring semester at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.

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Mississippi barbershop and hair salons see customers return to businessBecause of the law, it's one customer inside at a time.

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Mayoral Curfew Order City of JacksonWHEREAS, on May 15, 2020, I, Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Mayor of the City of Jackson, Mississippi, pursuant to Section 45-17-3 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, declared and issued a Proclamation continuing the civil emergency initially issued on March 16, 2020 in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic ; and.

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Police say young Mississippi children killed by mother in triple murder-suicide in TexasDivorce records indicate that a custody battle may have driven a woman to kill the children, ages 5 and 3, along with her own mother before killing herself.

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Governor Tate Reeves Announces Safe Return for Mississippi in Final Stages of Reopening EconomyToday, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safer At Home order will be ending on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.

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Mississippi mayor criticized for comments following death of George FloydA Mississippi mayor is facing criticism for social media comments following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn.

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Mississippi set to reopen Monday, governor says, despite 'deadly enemy' still in our midstMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he will allow all types of businesses to reopen Monday but they must follow safety guidelines to try to minimize spread of the new coronavirus.

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Mississippi coronavirus: All Mississippi businesses can reopen MondayStarting Monday, all businesses in the state of Mississippi can be open, Reeves said, though there will be some restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Man held on $2M bond in Mississippi murder, partial dismemberment outside trailer parkA Mississippi man is being held on $2 million bond after a death at a mobile home park.

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Anticipating the pandemic to persist, lawmakers plan to extend session to Dec. 31House takes steps to extend the legislative session in case members need to return later in the year to address coronavirus-related bills.

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MSU landscape architecture head to lead international organizationSTARKVILLE, Miss.-A Mississippi State professor and department head in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the newly elected president of an international organization promoting landscape architecture education.

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Governor's 'Safe Return' order allows all Mississippi businesses to reopenBeginning on Monday, all Mississippi businesses that remain closed will be able to reopen under a new ‘Safe Return' order issued by Governor Tate Reeves.

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Second pediatric flu death in Mississippi reportedAnother flu death is reported in a child from central Mississippi.

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Web and Engagement Editor Lauchlin Fields named INN Emerging LeaderCongratulations to Lauchlin Fields on being named to the 2020 Emerging Leaders Council. Launched in 2017 by the Institute for Nonprofit News , the Emerging Leaders Council is an initiative to identify and support leaders who will advance the nonprofit news sector throughout the next decade.

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Mississippi man charged in murder outside laundromatBILOXI, Miss. — A Mississippi man is being held on $2 million bond after a death at a mobile home park.

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Summertime Real TalkPhoto Credit Amanda Tagert, Aloette Consultant It is summertime in Mississippi, meaning that the low is typically 65 on a good day and the high can be 100+.

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Even with help of income tax, DOR expects "prolonged recovery"As legislators wrap up the budget for fiscal year 2020 and move towards creating the budget for fiscal year 2021, they are expecting major losses in revenue.

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Williams-Bishop Says 'Closing the Digital Divide' Will Help with Healthcare, Entrepreneurship and EducationKellogg Foundation's Rhea Bishop-Williams mentions Innovate Mississippi is her guest column discussing COVID-19 and the digital divide.

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Governor: Mississippi reopening plan has 'freedom with risk'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he will allow all types of businesses to reopen Monday but they must follow safety guidelines to try to minimize spread of the new coronavirus.

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Mississippi legislators could extend their disrupted sessionLegislators would not remain at the Capitol the whole time. The extension gives House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt.

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Mississippi Inmate Settles With State Over COVID-19 ProtectionsOn April 16, I asked Harry Norway if the pandemic had changed much about life in prison in Mississippi.

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Pediatric flu: Second child dies of flu in Mississippi in 2020The 2018-19 flu season saw 116 pediatric flu deaths nationwide, including one in Mississippi. In the 2017-18 season, there were 183 pediatric flu deaths nationwide, with three in Mississippi.

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DisneyWorld plans to open in July; SeaWorld in June as Florida's tourism industry tries to reboundSeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to plans a city task force approved Wednesday.

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Why the Mississippi Democratic Party lost in 2019The first in our three-part series on the Mississippi Democratic Party illustrates how dysfunction and disorganization plagued the party's candidates in 2019.

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Your stimulus money might come as a debit cardThe US Treasury and IRS are sending some Americans debit cards instead of a paper checks for their stimulus money.

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Minnesotans cross the Mississippi for Wisconsin businessesTuesday afternoon, La Crosse was bustling with visitors newly arrived from Minnesota. Many businesses in the Land of 10,000 Lakes are not reopening until June 1 and some customers have decided to venture over the border.

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Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi expands the crafting familyWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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CMR approves commercial, charter boat license expiration date extension to June 30We'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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MSDH reports 313 new COVID-19 cases, 18 additional deathsThe Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting over 300 new cases of COVID-19. Today's report of 313 new cases brings the state's total number of cases up to 14,044.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounterAP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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Refusing to return to work can result in loss of benefitsWith the economy beginning to reopen, some people who have been entitled to unemployment benefits throughout the pandemic are hesitant to return to work.

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Shoppers are on a mission, metro retailers sayWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounterAuthorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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Judge: Health Deptartment Must Respond to Public Records RequestA Mississippi judge ruled Tuesday that the state Health Department must respond to a newspaper's public records request about long-term care facilities where outbreaks of the new coronavirus have occurred.

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Mississippi woman charged with TennCare fraud, official saysA Mississippi woman has been charged with TennCare fraud and theft of services for allegedly falsely reporting a Tennessee residence in order to obtain TennCare benefits for herself and her two kids.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 18 new deaths, 313 cases May 27The Mississippi Department of Health reported 18 additional deaths and 313 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 14,044 cases with 670 deaths.

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Average daily rate of coronavirus cases keeps climbing in Mississippi; See county by county numbers.Mississippi's number of new daily cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus rose higher for the four-straight day Wednesday as both the 7-day and 14-day daily average of new cases hit new records.

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Merit Health Rankin welcomes senior care directorWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Coronavirus cases soar past 14,000 in state as 18 more deaths are reportedWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Budget projections present lawmakers with massive challengeYesterday, State Economist Darrin Webb informed lawmakers that he expects the state of Mississippi to suffer from a $1.2 billion decrease in tax revenue by mid-2021, in comparison to what was projected prior to the pandemic.

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Rachel Eidson BroadwayFuneral services for Rachel E. Brodway, 79, of Laurel, will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 from Memorial Gardens in Laurel.

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BRETT KITTREDGE — Pandemic lesson: Prohibition policies don't make us saferWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Mississippi officials target nursing homes, where coronavirus spread creates a perfect stormOnce the virus is brought through nursing home doors, it's nearly impossible to scrub out before it has taken its toll.

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Framing Like a BossCalby Boss, owner of Calby's Fine Custom Framing in Flowood, offers specialized framing, art and photograph restoration, mirror repair and more.

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Empty Atlas Goes 'Maximal'"There will never be an end to all the blood and sweat I'll lend to make it work," sings former Jackson Free Press music editor Micah Smith, the leader of indie-rock band Empty Atlas.

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Rad Grads 2020This month, students across the globe graduated from their colleges or universities. These graduates have spent countless hours studying, giving presentations and otherwise working hard to earn their degrees so that they may be better equipped to enter their chosen fields.

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Schmidt, Jacobs join Machado PatanoWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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Of Water, Heat and Assault: An Essential Journey to Paving Robinson RoadJordan Brown, a car seller, has a deep connection to Robinson Road. He started working with his father in his auto-services business on the thoroughfare that runs through west and south Jackson in 1999 when he bought the current building where his company operates.

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Nancy Lane elected treasurer of National Association of RealtorsWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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SpaceX ready to launch Americans back into space; watch launch live this afternoonSpaceX was on the cusp of launching NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, a first for a private company and a giant leap forward for the booming business of space travel.

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MSU Foundation fills two key fundraising positionsWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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COVID-19: UMMC Expert on Emerging Knowledge of the VirusIn March, Dr. Bhagyashri Navalkele watched the crowds gathering on America's beaches during spring break with a heavy weight on her shoulders.

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Phillips-Gaines named to nation 2020 Top Advisors ListsWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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American Cruise Lines to resume cruises along the Mississippi River in late JuneIn recent weeks, restaurants have welcomed back customers to their dining rooms and salons and barbershops have welcomed back their trusted clientele.

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MSU again named Mississippi's top 'Best Value College'We'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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ERDC researcher awarded top honor from University of AlabamaWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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Argent Financial Group wins Stevie Award for Financial Services Company of the YearWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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JSU's Bouie-Haynes is new executive director of Mississippi Chapter of National Association of Social WorkersWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Dear Dr. Dobbs, Mississippi Needs Precise COVID-19 DataIt's often been a slog to get good and relevant information about the spread of the coronavirus that isn't either confusing or incomplete, or what we get may combine apples and oranges.

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Coronavirus: Mississippi lawmakers move to extend session through 2020Mississippi lawmakers advanced a plan Wednesday that would allow them to return any time to deal with coronavirus funding and response through the end of this year.

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MHA, MSMA Urge Patients to Seek Care in Clinics and Hospitals to Protect Their HealthThe Mississippi Hospital Association and Mississippi State Medical Association are encouraging patients to seek care in the state's clinics and hospitals, especially Mississippians who have chronic illnesses or need emergency care.

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Ira MurrayIra Murray made Jackson his home for a second time after accepting the position of president and CEO with the United Way of the Capital Area.

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Expert: Slow economic recovery for Mississippi amid virusWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Judge: Health Dept. must respond to public records requestWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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TODD SMITH — Here's what consumers want from brands in the midst of COVID-19We'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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How a Mississippi State recruit revealed her long-awaited decisionMadison Hayes tweeted a picture of herself on Tuesday wearing a Mississippi State uniform and sitting in the Bulldogs' basketball facility with the caption "HOME."

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Gulf States Newsroom Round-table: RestaurantsThe Governor asks for continued resilience from Mississippians, and the Senate Appropriations Committee gets an economic forecast.

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TIMOTHY MOORE — It's time to support healthcareWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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MUDDY WATERSMuddy Waters was arguably the greatest and most famous bluesmen who migrated from Mississippi north to Chicago bent on a making a name for himself.

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Farmers encouraged to apply for USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program16 billion in direct payments is now available to livestock, dairy, specialty crop, and non-specialty crop producers impacted by COVID-19.

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Mississippi man killed in road rage encounter identifiedAuthorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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Roc Nation Attorney Takes on Mississippi Prison Health Care ProviderA Roc Nation attorney has taken on a healthcare provider for Mississippi prisons.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man gunned down in road rage incidentAuthorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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Judge says Mississippi health department must release detailed coronavirus dataA Mississippi judge ruled Tuesday that the state Health Department must respond to a newspaper's public records request about long-term care facilities where outbreaks of the new coronavirus have occurred.

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Photo: Rainbow over southern Attala CountyUser submitted photo. While the forecast calls for rain for much of this week, the sun broke through the clouds long enough this morning for this rainbow to appear over a cotton field on Center Road in southern Attala County.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounterAuthorities have identified a man who was shot to death during what police say was a road rage incident on an interstate in south Mississippi.

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Expert: Slow economic recovery for Mississippi amid virusThe state economist says Mississippi can expect a long, slow economic recovery from the shock of job losses and the steep decline in commercial activity tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Simple assault and other recent arrestsOn 05-24-2020, Faith C. Pollock, a 37-year-old b/f from Philadelphia, was arrested for Suspended Driver's License, Insurance Law-1st Offense and Speeding on Highway 35 North by Officer Robert Overby.

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Mississippi alligator with rumored ties to Hitler dies in Moscow ZooWorld mourns death of Mississippi alligator, WWII survivor rumored to have belonged to Hitler.

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No new cases of COVID-19 in Attala County, Mississippi total up to 14,044The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 313 new cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon.

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Mississippi prisons: Burl Cain of Angola fame might be the answer"A southern businessman, Edmund Richardson, offered a solution that would fill both gaps. Richardson needed cheap laborers to work his land in the Yazoo Delta, so he contracted with the state of Mississippi to feed, clothe, guard and treat well the criminals assigned to him provided he could keep all the profits."

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Coronavirus latest in Mississippi: COVID-19 cases now at 14,044; 670 deaths reportedThe latest from Mississippi: Mississippi reports 14,044 cases of COVID-19 Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline: 877-978-6453 Tap here for coronavirus news, resources Sign up for our Newsletters The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 313 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 14,044.

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Atmos Helping Customers with BillsAtmos Energy is providing help to customers with past due to balances during the public health emergency.

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State Hoping to Restart Some In-person ClassesThe Mississippi State College Board is asking leaders of the state’s eight public universities to offer as many in-person classes as possible on campus during the fall semester while following federal and state health guidelines.

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Egg Bowl intrigue as 2nd Mississippi State player set to head to Ole MissEgg Bowl Intrigue, the Sequel, as second Mississippi State transfer in less than a week is reportedly set to join rival Ole Miss.

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Second Mississippi State player reportedly set to flip Egg Bowl sides, transfer to Ole MissMonday, however, it was reported that Lovett Will Likely become the latest MSU player to find a new home as the lineman has flipped to the Ole Miss side of the Egg Bowl rivalry.

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Road rage in Mississippi ends with 30-year-old shot dead by driver in vehicle with Louisiana plateA 30-year-old from Gulfport, Mississippi, has been identified as the man killed Monday in a road-rage incident near Ocean Springs on Interstate 10, said Jackson County coroner Bryce Lynd Jr, according to the Biloxi Sun Herald.

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Mississippi school board member called students 'retards' during meetingA Lawrence County. School Board member used a slur to describe a group of students at a recent board meeting.

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How a Mississippi State recruit revealed her long awaited decisionMadison Hayes tweeted a picture of herself on Tuesday wearing a Mississippi State uniform and sitting in the Bulldogs' basketball facility with the caption "HOME."

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Burned First Pentecostal Church pastor: We have the right to worshipNever in my wildest dreams did I ever think that in America, in our church - the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs, Mississippi - I would see armed police standing in our aisles, ordering us to shut down our worship services.

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Inmate's lawsuit settled with more Covid-19 precautions for prisoners in MississippiThe 62-year-old inmate was seeking safety measures for Vermont prisoners housed at the privately run prison that were the same as provided to inmates in Vermont prisons.

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CROSSING THE RIVER: Minnesotans heading over the Mississippi for Wisconsin businessesTuesday afternoon, La Crosse was bustling with visitors from all over Minnesota. Many businesses in the Land of 10,000 Lakes are not reopening until June 1st and some customers have decided to venture over the border.

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How Mississippi State's special teams recruits are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemicPerched in the middle of the field in the midst of a workout, 2021 Mississippi State commit Marshall Nichols took off running.

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Important tradition survives COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives in the past few months.

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Coming home: The last 12 years and the reunion of Mississippi State and Ron PolkAfter a messy split a dozen years ago, Ron Polk is happy to officially be back at the school he's synonymous with.

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After Video Emerges, JPD Investigating Officer Over Rough Treatment, ThreatsA Jackson police officer captured by video Friday pinning a young man by the neck backward to the top of a car is on administrative leave pending an Internal Affairs investigation.

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Wyoming Cowboys Forward Tyler Morman Transfers to Mississippi SouthernTyler Morman fourth of the six Wyoming basketball transfers to find a new school.

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Mayor brings meat truck to Mississippi food desertFOX13 found out people have to travel upwards of thirty miles round trip just to get groceries.

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Mississippi Roadways Receive Money from Lottery FundsMore than $47.2 million has been transferred from the state lottery corporation to the DOT for road repairs since the launch of the program on November 25, 2019.

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Researchers say masks of special, electrical fabric can zap coronavirus on contactAn Indiana University research team say a special electrically charged fabric that could be used for face masks could kill the coronavirus on contact.

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Mayfield: changing business world vitalizes community collegesThe coronavirus pandemic has altered business models—both immediate and long term—for companies and organizations across the country.

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Utility disconnection ban no longer in effect in MississippiUtility companies can resume disconnections after a statewide ban on disconnections lifted Tuesday afternoon.

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Mississippi coronavirus: State could lose $1.2 billion in revenueState Economist Darrin Webb told lawmakers Tuesday he expects Mississippi to collect $1.2 billion less in tax revenue by mid-2021 than what was predicted before the coronavirus pandemic.

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Legislators face historically tough budget choices with shortfall projections as much as $1.2 billionLt. Gov. Hosemann said that revenue collections could be $400 million below the estimate used to construct current budget and down as much as $800 million for the next fiscal year, beginning July 1.

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Mississippi funeral led to 'many, many' people exposed to coronavirus, top health chief says"We did, last week, have an event at a funeral where a contagious patient did go to a funeral and exposed many, many people," said Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Mississippi State Health Officer.

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Mississippi Democratic Party: the three-part seriesThis three-part series will show that the Mississippi Democratic Party has no organized structure, no clear political identity and no clear loyalty to its large base of black voters.

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Mississippi Democratic PartyThis three-part series on the Mississippi Democratic Party shows that the state party has no organized structure, no clear political identity and no clear loyalty to its large base of black voters.

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Sharia Gregory StringerMrs. Sharia Gregory Stringer, 82, of Waynesboro, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Southern Living Specialty Care Residency.

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Patricia Ann Jenkins YarbroughGraveside services for Patricia Ann Jenkins Yarbrough, 81, of Thomasville, Ala., will be at 11 a.m.

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Pitcher of MacLeod of Mississippi State honoredAfter winning his first four career starts, Mississippi State baseball redshirt-freshman Christian MacLeod was picked as a third-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Tuesday.

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OPINION: Watson's Voting Views: Dressing Jim Crow Up in New Clothes"In the shadow of Mississippi's incredibly fraught history with voting,. Watson rails against the bogeyman of potential voter fraud with the clear intent to keep minorities from voting." Photo courtesy State of Mississippi.

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Mississippi River Delta Marshes Have Hit a Tipping Point, Study FindsThe Mississippi River Delta, which empties into the Gulf of Mexico, contains vast areas of marshes, swamps and barrier islands.

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Road rage incident lasted 20 miles, ended with driver dead and truck riddled with bullets on Mississippi highwayAuthorities in Mississippi are searching for a suspect accused of shooting a man to death during an interstate road rage incident, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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Mississippi I-10 road rage shooting victim identifiedThe Jackson County coroner has identified the victim from Monday’s road rage incidentas 30-year-old Brandon Box from Gulfport, Mississippi.

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COVID-19 death toll in Mississippi climbs to over 650Health officials estimate more than 94 hundred people have recovered.

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VIDEO: Watch Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves' Tuesday news conference on coronavirusTate Reeves and other state leaders discuss Mississippi's ongoing fight with the COVID-19 coronavirus during a Tuesday news conference.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounterAuthorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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Senator Hyde-Smith is all for the SMART ActA bill in the United States Senate which is called the State and Municipal Assistance for Recovery and Transition.

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State economist: Virus pandemic 'like slamming on the brakes' of state economy, predicts long, slow recoveryMississippi can expect a long, slow economic recovery from the shock of job losses and the steep decline in commercial activity tied to the coronavirus pandemic, state economist Darrin Webb told legislators Tuesday.

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WATCH: Gov. Tate Reeves gives update on COVID-19 fight in MississippiTate Reeves will give an update on the coronavirus crisis in Mississippi today.

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Air Force to keep Mississippi base as alternate location to its San Antonio basic trainingThe decision means Keesler AFB will continue to train recruits who would otherwise have been sent to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

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Mississippi Universities Told to Prep for In-Person ClassesA governing board is asking leaders of Mississippi's eight public universities to prepare for at least some classes on campus during the fall semester, even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Former Mississippi State football players make impact in NFLMississippi State is in the middle of an National Football League renaissance with 11-straight seasons of a player drafted and many of them are making a name for themselves in the league, some who weren't even drafted.

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PSC's order suspending utility disconnections expires todayThe statewide suspension of utility service disconnections ends today. With the expiration of an order from the Mississippi Public Service Commission, water, electric, gas and sewer services can once again be cut off due to lack of payment.

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Mississippi In Deep Recession Facing Long Recovery, 273 New Cases of COVID-19Mississippi is suffering the effects of a COVID-19-induced recession, deeper than any since the end of World War II, and can expect a long recovery even after it ends, State Economist Dr. Darrin Webb said at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing this morning.

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City to Repave 13 Jackson Streets Using $5.3 Million of 1% Tax MoneyThirteen Jackson streets are now on a repaving list for 2020, Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced Friday.

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Loosened Restrictions on Sports and EntertainmentMore Mississippi businesses are opening this week as the Governor eases restrictions on outdoor sports and entertainment.

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Mississippi Church Burned Down After It Defied Stay-Home OrdersGovernor Tate Reeves tweeted about the heartbreaking incident alongside a photo of what's left of the church.

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LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus in the Mid-South: 2.2 million masks have been distributed in MississippiThe impact of the novel coronavirus is being felt all across the Mid-South where new cases are being announced every day and new steps are being taken to help limit the spread.

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MSDH confirms 273 new COVID-19 cases, 17 additional deathsThe Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 273 new cases of COVID-19. Today's report brings the state's total number of cases up to 13,731.

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Stay-At-Home Order Extended to June 1 in MississippiMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Friday that he's adding another week to his statewide "safer at home" order because of the coronavirus pandemic, but he's also easing restrictions on water parks and other outdoor sports and leisure venues.

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Family: Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhoneBESSEMER, Ala. — A Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounterOCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Authorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were still searching for the suspect who was driving a vehicle with Louisiana license plates.

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273 new COVID-19 cases, 17 new deaths reported Tuesday in MississippiThree new deaths are reported in Pearl River County but South Mississippi does not have any new cases of the virus.

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Dining on Duling, Museum of Art Extensions and Elvie's ReopeningThe Fondren Renaissance Foundation recently announced that Duling Avenue in downtown Jackson will close from June 12-13 and and serve as an open-air dining hall as part of FRF's "Dining on Duling" event.

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Aimee NezhukumatathilAimee Nezhukumatathil, a University of Mississippi professor who has published four collections of poetry, has been named a Guggenheim Fellow.

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Mississippi coronavirus cases hit new weekly record for third-straight dayMississippi reported a steady number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Tuesday as both the 7-day and 14-day daily average of new cases reached new highs for the third-straight day.

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MSU-operated veterinary, poultry and aquaculture labs across state committed to service despite pandemic challengesWhile COVID-19 has dampened "business as usual" for many, the Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory System, operated by Mississippi State University, continues providing much-needed surveillance and diagnostic testing for the state's practicing veterinarians, individual producers, pet owners, and the livestock, aquaculture...

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Mississippi Church Suing Over Virus Restrictions Burns Down; Arson SuspectedA church in Mississippi was destroyed by a suspected arson fire, about a month after its pastor filed a lawsuit challenging the city of Holly Springs on gathering restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Giant catfish caught in Mississippi River during Memorial Day fishing tournamentAn 86-pound blue catfish was caught this weekend during the 3rd Annual Natchez Memorial Day Catfish Tournament.

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Empower Mississippi is reimagining educationRecently, Empower Mississippi released Unleash Mississippi, a new white paper with policy recommendations for reimagining education and work in a post-coronavirus world.

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Cassie Mae FelpsGraveside services for Cassie Mae Felps, 95, of Waynesboro, will be on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev.

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Waffle House shooting in Vicksburg Mississippi injures 4An early morning shooting at a Waffle House parking lot in Vicksburg left four people injured, including customers, authorities say.

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Brett Favre's Connection To Mississippi Welfare Scandal Goes Deeper Than His $1.1 MillionEarlier this month, Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre was connected to an embezzlement scheme in his home state of Mississippi.

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Analysis: Mississippi prisons nominee faces Senate scrutinyWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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2 workers killed in trench collapse; company cited 27 times for safety violationsThe owner of the contracting company of which two workers were killed in a trench collapse in Mississippi earlier this month was previously issued 27 federal citations for safety violations.

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2 fatalities reported by MHP during Memorial Day Travel Enforcement PeriodThe Mississippi Highway Patrol has concluded its 2020 Memorial Day Travel Enforcement Period. The enforcement period along with the Crash Awareness Reduction Effort safety initiative began Friday, May 22, at 12:01 a.m.

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Becoming SteffiNaming a dog is something of an art, unless it is just happenstance. After a while, one needs to stop saying "puppy" or "Pupperdoodle" or "little dog" and anoint with a proper name.

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Coronavirus: Mississippi sees tourists as Margaritaville, more openWith water parks and amusement parks reopen in Mississippi, visitors at one Gulf Coast attraction said they believed they were safe from coronavirus infection.

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Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhone, family saysA Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Lawmakers discuss indefinitely extending session as they return to Jackson after coronavirus recessLegislative leaders have held discussions about keeping the Legislature in session indefinitely so they could easily return to the Capitol to deal with COVID-19 issues.

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Sweet Home MississippiSweet Home Mississippi By Eddie J. Girdner ISBN: 9781514822289. Copyright Page Table of Contents Chapter One: Descent Into Hell Chapter Two: Gentility Chapter Three: The Plantation Chapter Four: No Phone, No Pool, No Pets Chapter Five: Saving America Chapter Six: Marching Toward the Past Chapter Seven: Getting Lucky Chapter Eight: Making History...

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Mississippi Memorial Day: Two killed, DUI arrests over holiday weekendTwo people died on Mississippi highways over Memorial Day weekend, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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Environmental Groups Sue Corps Over Mississippi River Management PlanWeekly journal focused on inland marine, towboat, barge, river, shipbuilding, jobs, training and other maritime news.

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Expert: Slow economic recovery for Mississippi amid virusMississippi can expect a long, slow economic recovery from the shock of job losses and the steep decline in commercial activity tied to the coronavirus pandemic, state economist Darrin Webb told legislators Tuesday.

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Court of Appeals judge wants to become state's first black female justiceMississippi Court of Appeals Judge Latrice Westbrooks is seeking to become the first African American woman on the Mississippi Supreme Court.

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Family says killer lured Mississippi man to Alabama with promise of cheap iPhoneA Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Domino's stores on the Mississippi Gulf Coast looking to hire more than 100 peopleThe positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers and resource center positions in accounting, payroll and human resources.

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Police: Man shot to death during Mississippi road rage chaseOCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Authorities in Mississippi are searching for a suspect accused of shooting a man to death during an interstate road rage incident, according to Mississippi Highway...

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Family: Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhoneA Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Opioid overdose: Mississippi mother who lost son says jail no answerThe coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on our nation and the world. Our citizens have responded by social distancing, wearing masks, sheltering at home, and sanitizing our hands.

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How Mississippi State freshman Dillon Johnson got better during pandemicDillon Johnson racked the barbell. Sweat beaded up on his nose and dripped down his forehead.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 17 new deaths, 273 new cases reported TuesdayMore than half of all deaths from the virus stem back to nursing homes.

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Arkansan held in Mississippi shootingAn Arkansas woman was being held Thursday without bail in connection with the attempted murder of a deputy U.S. marshal.

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New Eats: Mississippi TerraceMississippi Terrace has opened in Bass Pro Shops at The Pyramid, offering plenty of outdoor seating and a nice view with a snack and cocktail.

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Slip and fall' lawsuits appear to be on the rise in MississippiCarol Hardin was a customer at Lowe's Home Center in McComb on April 28, 2017, when she said she slipped and fell in a substance believed to be water while walking from the garden department into the store.

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Mississippi MiracleQuick thinking by a tugboat operator saved the lives of three boaters. Learn what he did, and what Rules of the Road every boater should follow.

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Voyager Sopris Learning Launches Scholarship Contest for Graduating High School Seniors in Mississippi, AlabamaVoyager Sopris Learning, a division of Cambium Learning Group, Inc., today announced the launch of the 2020 Aspiring Teacher Scholarship contest for graduating high school seniors in Mississippi and Alabama who will be pursuing a bachelor's degree in education.

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Jarrian Jones Transfers from Mississippi State to Ole MissThe sophomore defensive back reunites with cornerbacks coach, Terrell Buckley, who recruited him to Starkville.

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Family: Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhoneBESSEMER, Ala. — A Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Some visit Mississippi attractions as COVID-19 rules easeWith water parks and amusement parks reopen in Mississippi, visitors at one Gulf Coast attraction said they believed they were safe from coronavirus infection.

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First responders 'light up Mississippi' for Memorial Day"That dark space that you have in your heart right now, we in the state of Mississippi would like to light that up right now."

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Road rage incident spanning nearly 20 miles ends with driver shot, killedA road rage incident that continued for nearly 20 miles on a stretch of Interstate in Mississippi ended with one person dead.

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Shootout inside Mississippi house leaves 1 man dead, 4 others injuredJackson police are investigating multiple shootings at a house that left one man dead and several others injured.

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Unidentified dead man found in vacant house has police searching for cluesPolice in a Mississippi city are investigating after they found a dead man inside an abandoned house.

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Mississippi police officer on leave after video shows him grabbing man by neckJackson Police James Davis tells the Clarion Ledger that department's internal affairs division is investigating and trying to find out everything that happened.

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Teen girl shot on Memorial Day at gathering in wee hours of morningA 13-year-old girl was shot in the leg early Monday, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said.

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Mississippi authorities search for vehicle involved in deadly road rage shootingMississippi authorities are searching for a vehicle they say was involved in a road rage shooting incident that left one man dead.

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Latest on coronavirus in MississippiJohn's Late Monday Forecast - More showers and thunderstorms at times.

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Jarrian Jones Transfers from Mississippi State to Ole MissBiden and Trump, at separate Memorial Day events, show a contrast in style.

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Mississippi Warriors: inspired by 9/11Way before becoming the director of the Mississippi Justice Institute, Aaron Rice was a high school kid going through his morning routine when a group of 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes.

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National Mississippi River Museum reopens with COVID-19 restrictionsThey hope reopening the aquarium will give guests a sense of normalcy as we continue through the pandemic.

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People flock to Mississippi Gulf Coast for Memorial DayMemorial Day turned out to be busy as people returned to Mississippi beaches.

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Mississippi marked highest number of new coronavirus cases last weekMississippi reported a steady number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Monday as both the 7-day and 14-day daily average of new cases reached new highs.

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206 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths reported Monday in MississippiThere were 206 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 new deaths reported Monday throughout the entire state.

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Mississippi Warriors: learning to fly atop a treeIf you've ever spent any time in the Mississippi Delta, you have seen a crop duster flying so close to the ground that the scene makes you think a crash is inevitable.

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'Music By The Mississippi' event set for May 27A music event titled "Music By The Mississippi with Adam Steele and Friends" will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Some visit Mississippi attractions as COVID-19 rules easeBILOXI, Miss. — With water parks and amusement parks reopen in Mississippi, visitors at one Gulf Coast attraction said they believed they were safe from coronavirus...

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Mississippi Warriors: one door closes, another one opensTrung Nguyen knew he wanted to serve in the military on September 11, 2001. The first-generation American was sitting in class in Jackson County when the news of the terrorist attacks on both the twin towers at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were announced.

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Family: Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhoneA Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his family said.

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Castellanos named to Mississippi chancellor's honor rollNicholas Fletcher Castellanos of Bangor was recently named to the University of Mississippi's spring 2020 honor roll lists.

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Mississippi State's Jarrion Jones to transfer to Ole MissOle Miss entered the transfer portal over the weekend and brought a former Mississippi State player back to Oxford.

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Tuscumbia Alabama and Sad News Regarding HuckWe finished up what became a three week stay in Tuscumbia Alabama. After living in Mississippi for weeks and needing a new place to park we moved to Tuscumbia RV Park in an area called the Shoals on the boarder of Tennessee.

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Jake Mangum is a fast-forward baseballer with his career currently on pauseMangum, who has added 15 pounds of mostly muscle: ""When they call and say it's time to play, I am going to be ready.""

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University of Mississippi announces Spring 2020 Chancellor's Honor RollThe following students from your area made the list: Christina Jasmine Epps, of Port Gibson Kaitlin Elyse Collins, of Vicksburg Emmeline Grace Connell, of Vicksburg Channing Curtis, of Vicksburg Mattie Carlyle Derivaux, of Vicksburg.

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Free mask distributions set for Tuesday, ThursdayThe Wayne County News: Free protective masks will be distributed two nights this week, it was announced on Sunday.

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Memorial Day could have started in MississippiThere is no question that Memorial Day spurred from the Civil War, but there is question to where the founding of the national holiday should be credited.

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Man reported missing in Mississippi found dead in AlabamaBessemer Police said 45-year-old Michael Jones' truck was found Friday about 3:30 p.m. A further search led investigators to Jones' body in an abandoned house, WBRC-TV reported.

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A tour of Mississippi: Friendship CemeteryTake a tour of Mississippi with Marshall Ramsey and download a coloring sheet of Friendship Cemetery in Columbus.

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Veterans who survived wars, but died of coronavirus give Memorial Day new meaningOne was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military.

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Have you seen this woman? She's missing and her family needs your help to find herThe Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 83-year-old Frances Pittman of Jackson.

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Ep. 107: Will colleges and public schools resume class in the fall?Whether schools will resume in-person classes this fall is a question that affects nearly every aspect of life for Mississippians.

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Mississippi State defensive back Jarrian Jones to transfer to Ole MissA Mississippi State Bulldog is trading in his maroon and white for the red and blue of Ole Miss.

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Mississippi on Monday reports more COVID-19 cases, deathsThe Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday reported 206 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 new deaths.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 10 new deaths, 206 new cases reported MondayMississippi has had coronavirus cases with deaths since the first case was reported in the state on March 11.

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Coronavirus live blog: Mississippi reports 247 new casesThe Magnolia State has seen a total of 13,252 coronavirus cases, including 461 in DeSoto County, and 625 deaths, including six in DeSoto.

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E107 Will colleges and public schools resume class in the fall?Whether schools will resume in-person classes this fall is a question that affects nearly every aspect of life for Mississippians.

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Mississippi churches given the green light to congregate againGovernor Reeves announced guidelines for religious leaders and their congregations to come together to practice their faith while continuing to follow the recommended CDC guidelines to help flatten the curve.

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Parents killed in car wreck just after leaving son's graduationA Kentucky couple was killed in a traffic accident after leaving their son's high school graduation ceremony, police said.

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Trooper dies after being struck by police car during chaseA Louisiana state trooper injured last week during a vehicle pursuit died Sunday morning, state police and the governor's office said.

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Memorial Day weekend crowds spark virus warningsThe Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities Sunday about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

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MSDH, UMMC announce latest COVID-19 testing sitesThe Mississippi State Department of Health and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have announced the latest mobile COVID-19 testing sites for the upcoming week.

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Analysis: Mississippi prisons nominee faces Senate scrutinyJACKSON, Miss. — The nominee to lead Mississippi's troubled prison system, Burl Cain, spent 21 years as warden of Louisiana's Angola penitentiary, resigning in early 2016 amid ethics questions about how public money was spent during his tenure.

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Mississippi firefighter arrested, charged with statutory rape, sexual batteryA Jackson firefighter was arrested Saturday, charged with statutory rape and sexual battery, a Jackson TV station reported.

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As officials relax safety measures, Mississippi reports highest weekly average for coronavirus casesThe state health department recorded 1,956 new COVID-19 cases this week, the most total cases for a week in Mississippi.

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Video seems to show Mississippi man drowned on a bet to win car paymentA video posted on social media reportedly shows a Mississippi man being goaded into swimming across a pond on a bet Saturday afternoon.

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Mississippi Farmers Market extending days of operationMississippi Farmers Market now open Thursdays. The Mississippi Farmers Market is extending its operating hours.

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2 dead after fiery car crash in Mississippi CountyAn unidentified man and woman died in a car crash in Mississippi County Saturday around 4:40 a.

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Pace of new coronavirus cases reaches all-time high in Mississippi last weekMississippi reported a steady number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Sunday as both the 7-day and 14-day daily average of new cases reached new highs.

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Mississippi poet is awarded Guggenheim fellowshipOXFORD, Miss. — A University of Mississippi professor who has published four collections of poetry has been named a Guggenheim Fellow.

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Analysis: Mississippi prisons nominee faces Senate scrutinyThe nominee to lead Mississippi's troubled prison system, Burl Cain, spent 21 years as warden of Louisiana's Angola penitentiary, resigning in early 2016 amid ethics questions about how public money was spent during his tenure.

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247 new COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths reported Sunday in MississippiThere were 247 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new deaths reported Sunday throughout the entire state.

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'He did not deserve this': Family says Mississippi man was lured to his death in BessemerFamily members of a Mississippi man shot to death inside an abandoned Bessemer house retraced his last steps Sunday, grief-stricken as they imagined his final moments.

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Virus blamed as plans made to close Mississippi manufacturerThe New Albany Gazette reports that the Master-Bilt facility in New Albany is closing permanently.

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These Jackson, Mississippi restaurants have shutdown due to COVID-19While some restaurants in the Jackson metro are still open with dine-in, delivery, to-go and curbside options, many restaurants have closed their doors temporarily because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Company says coronavirus forces closure of Mississippi plantA company that makes coolers and freezers for restaurants, convenience stores and other businesses is closing a manufacturing plant in Mississippi, blaming economic conditions arising from the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Analysis: Mississippi prisons nominee faces Senate scrutinyThe nominee to lead Mississippi's troubled prison system, Burl Cain, spent 21 years as warden of Louisiana's Angola penitentiary, resigning in early 2016 amid ethics questions about how public money was spent during his tenure.

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Mississippi poet is awarded Guggenheim fellowshipOXFORD, Miss. — A University of Mississippi professor who has published four collections of poetry has been named a Guggenheim Fellow.

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Virus blamed as plans made to close Mississippi manufacturerA company that makes coolers and freezers for restaurants, convenience stores and other businesses is closing a manufacturing plant in Mississippi, blaming economic conditions arising from the spread of the new coronavirus.

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VIDEO: Check out the view from a hot-air balloonSeveral hot-air balloon pilots are visiting Natchez, Mississippi, this weekend giving residents a colorful view as weather permits the balloonists to fly.

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BILL CRAWFORD — More help needed to keep nursing home residents safeWe'd like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Two Mississippi Seniors named U.S. Presidential ScholarsTwo Mississippi students are among the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, which recognizes 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.

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Virus deaths in Mississippi hit 625; hospitalizations dropMississippi's total number of COVID-19 cases has reached 13,252, according to figures posted Sunday by state health officials.

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Marshall Ramsey: Memorial DayDonate to our newsroom to help keep our reporting accessible to all. We rely on donations from readers like you to allow us to produce in-depth, sustainable journalism that provides accountability to those in power.

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Mississippi on Sunday reports more COVID-19 cases, deathsThe Mississippi State Department of Health on Sunday is reported 247 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 9 new deaths.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 9 new deaths, 247 new cases reported SundayMississippi has had coronavirus cases with deaths since the first case was reported in the state on March 11.

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November election could put two black justices on the Supreme Court for first time in Mississippi historyLatrice Westbrooks, one of two African Americans on the Court of Appeals, is challenging long-time Mississippi jurist Kenny Griffis in Central District race for former Chief Justice Bill Waller's seat.

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Mississippi State's Jarrian Jones switches Egg Bowl sides, announces transfer to Ole MissThe DB was the fith Bulldog to transfer in less than two months.

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Mississippi poet is awarded Guggenheim fellowshipOXFORD, Miss. — A University of Mississippi professor who has published four collections of poetry has been named a Guggenheim Fellow.

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Man reported missing in Mississippi found dead in AlabamaBESSEMER, Ala. — A man reported missing from Mississippi has been found dead in Alabama.

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