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Rolls-Royce expanding on Gulf Coast: More jobs, better ships, local investment. "It's a win-win-win."Rolls-Royce is already at work on Mississippis Gulf Coast, but soon it will grow to add new jobs and better equip the Navy.

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Clarksdale mayor asks residents to clean up their neighborhoods as more city workers contract COVID-19Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy is asking residents to help clean up the city because city employees have contracted COVID-19.

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MDHS pledges $47M to child care centers affected by COVID-19The Mississippi Department of Human Services has announced that $47 million in CARES Act funding will go to assist the states child care centers.

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Mississippi delegation reacts to historic peace agreement between UAE and IsraelPresident Donald Trump has announced a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

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Jackson Zoo Opens Aug. 21; National Park Service Asks For Andrew Jackson Statue"The goal is. August the 21st; we will have a soft opening for the members," Director of Parks and Recreational Services Ison B. Harris Jr. told the Jackson City Council Finance Committee Tuesday when he presented the department's budget.

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Dr. Thomas Dobbs: COVID-19 Improvement, But Schools Pose Grave DangerState Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs sees improvement in the fight against COVID-19 following the governor's two-week mask mandate across Mississippi.

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MSU Partnership Middle School, Grants for JSU Students and USM FacultyMississippi State University and the Starkville Oktibbeha School District recently established the new Partnership Middle School at MSU.

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James Harris, KamalaThe name James Harris might not mean much to anyone that hears it. But if you were a fan of professional wrestling in the 1980s and 1990s, the name Kamala will instantly be familiar.

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An unfortunate number one ranking for MississippiCongratulations, fellow Mississippians: we’re finally number one at something. Unfortunately, it’s not a category we should aspire to lead.

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Mississippi reports low new coronavirus cases, state passes milestone in virus deathsMississippi's daily number of new coronavirus cases dipped again Thursday indicating measures to curb the virus' spread are working, but the state also passed a milestone - more than 2,000 deaths related to the virus.

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DHL plans 'speculative' distribution facility in MemphisA DHL van sits outside of the DHL Express customer service hub on Friday, August 30.

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GSC cancels four fall sports, affecting DSU and MCPhoto Courtesy of The Gulf South Conference The Gulf South Conference , the parent conference of both Delta State University and Mississippi College, has announced its plan for the fall sports season.

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MSDH reports 612 new COVID-19 cases, 22 additional deathsThe Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 612 new cases of COVID-19 — the third time in the last four days that less than 1,000 new cases have been reported.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 69,986 cases, 2,011 deaths reported by health dept.The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 612 new cases and 22 new deaths Thursday.

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47 million in CARES Act money will go Mississippi child care programsMississippi officials are donating a significant portion of CARES Act money to helping child care centers stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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C Spire bridges digital divide in Mississippi with fiber 33 miles of underground fiber across four countiesC Spire is installing more than 33 miles of fiber across four counties in Mississippi in order to provide faster broadband speeds to rural areas by December.

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Lawsuit Seeks Clarity on Mississippi Voting Amid COVID-19JACKSON, Miss. — A new lawsuit says Mississippi's absentee voting law is confusing and could be applied inconsistently during the coronavirus pandemic.

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MHP emphasizes student safety with Operation S.T.O.P.With the school year underway, be sure to practice extra caution as buses return to Mississippi roadways.Â.

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Vaccine Trials in HattiesburgA coronavirus vaccine undergoes clinical trials in a Mississippi city. We examine what the trials will tell us about fighting the pandemic and how soon it could be available.

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Mike Espy campaign poll shows he's within 5 points of Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-SmithAn internal poll released by Democrat Mike Espy's U.S. Senate campaign shows he's within five points of incumbent Republican Sen.

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Mississippi city terrorized by randomly placed bowls of mashed potatoes, with some fearing poisonBelhaven locals have no idea who is stuffing the starchy sludge around the neighbourhood, but one resident theorized it could be a prank by alumni from a local school.

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Mississippi State wide receiver Malik Heath arrested for speeding, DUIHeath was pulled over by Mississippi Highway Patrol for speeding 20 miles per hour over the limit.

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Down in the Delta: Blues, food, gambling and golf in Tunica, MississippiTunica, a Mississippi Delta town of just over 900 in population, offers championship golf, resorts, casinos, nightlife, and delta and blues history.

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C-USA's plan remains unchanged following Wednesday meetingPhoto courtesy of USM Athletics It appears that Southern Miss remains on track for an on-time start to the 2020 football season following a C-USA Board of Directors meeting Wednesday night.

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The Mosquito Flag: The rise and fall of a Mississippi iconIt took a 33-year-old Michelangelo four years to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, but 26-year-old Thomas Rosete needed just five minutes to create the Mosquito Flag.

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Finishing touches and marine life being added as Mississippi Aquarium prepares to openTwo weeks from this Saturday, the Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport will open its doors to visitors.

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Oyster restoration will be funded on the CoastGovernor Tate Reeves and U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Representative Steven Palazzo, celebrated the award of $7,624,559 to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to support the construction of an oyster hatchery and research center operated by the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Lab at...

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WIC transitioning to electronic cards, closing 13 food centers in MississippiMississippi will close more than a dozen food centers that serve nutritional needs for women, infants and children, in a program better known as "WIC."

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Mississippi schools see new coronavirus cases as they reopenMississippi state officials are reporting at least 22 separate instances of coronavirus outbreaks within schools across the state since reopening, the Clarion-Ledger reports.

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Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer and opera singer Leontyne Price among inspiring women from MississippiMississippi women have been pioneers in medicine and science and flourished in politics, law and sports.

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Mississippi city terrorized by randomly placed bowls of mashed potatoes, with some fearing poisonRandomly placed bowls of mashed potatoes are terrorizing residents in a Jackson, Miss., neighbourhood after several locals found bowls of the white goop nestled in mailboxes and cars.

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Over half of Mississippi renters could face eviction during pandemic without help from CongressCongress hasn't issued COVID-19 relief after crucial protections expired in July, thrusting many families into greater economic uncertainty.

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Kosciusko School District to offer meals for virtual learnersThe Kosciusko School District has announced that it will offer meals for students participating in virtual / distance learning.

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Mississippi universities prepare for COVID-19 outbreaksThe state's universities have worked with the health department and other organizations to have prevention, testing and other protocols in place such as offering more online or hybrid classes, but the odds of an outbreak are still possible.

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Mississippi sees jump in virus cases after improving numbersMississippi has reported one of its highest single-day increases in coronavirus-related deaths. The announcement comes soon after Gov.

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Important election deadlines: What you need to know.Want to cast your vote in the November 3rd general election? It will be here before you know it.

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A new lawsuit says Mississippi absentee voting law is confusingACKSON, Miss. — A new lawsuit says Mississippi's absentee voting law is confusing and could be applied inconsistently during the coronavirus pandemic.

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T-Bones Steakhouse in Mississippi: Family-owned restaurant a favoriteLast week I mentioned my interest in restaurants with interesting names and described one of my favorites in this category — T-Bones in Hattiesburg.

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Mississippi schools reopen: Parents, teachers need optionsBut as classrooms open back up amid the uncertainty of COVID-19, Mississippi parents and teachers report feeling every emotion on the spectrum – from being “pumped” to restart academic programs to “nervous and apprehensive” about school plans to “sick” with fear over their families’ safety.

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Today in history: August 13Today is Thursday, Aug. 13, the 226th day of 2020. There are 140 days left in the year.

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Search for missing Kansas mother of 3 shifts to Mississippi River after husband's heartbreaking pleaVolunteer boaters in Memphis began canvassing the Mississippi River early Thursday in the latest search effort to find a missing mother of three who left Kansas on a solo road trip nearly two weeks ago.

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Mississippi State wide receiver Malik Heath arrestedMississippi State wide receiver Malik Heath was arrested on Wednesday in Winston County by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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45 additional COVID-19 deaths, 1,081 new cases reported in MississippiThe Mississippi State Department of Health reported 45 additional COVID-19 deaths and 1,081 new cases on Wednesday.

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Ashley Furniture Invests $22 Million in Expanding Mississippi Manufacturing"Ashley Furniture has been doing business in the state of Mississippi for more than two decades, and we look forward to continuing to expand our company footprint here," Ashley Furniture Industries President and CEO Todd Wanek said in the announcement.

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Remains of man missing since Louisiana towboat incident in 2018, discovered in MississippiThe Adams County Coroner's Office said Monday the partial skeletal remains of Timothy Howell Hearn, a Vicksburg man who went missing from a towboat in St. Joseph, Louisiana, in November 2018, were discovered along the Mississippi River in Natchez in July of 2020.

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AARP Mississippi reminding political candidates that older voters matterAARP Mississippi has launched a campaign reminding political candidates of the importance of older voters.

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Finishing touches and marine life being added with Mississippi Aquarium opening later this monthTwo weeks from this Saturday the Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport will open its doors to visitors.

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Whittley extradited to MississippiThe suspect authorities say murdered an off-duty state trooper is also charged in a 2019 Gulfport murder.

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First-time voters in South Mississippi excited about vice presidential pickThe history-making moment of Kamala Harris' selection as vice president is being felt right here in South Mississippi.

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University of Mississippi working on identifying onThe University of Mississippi's Department of Housing is looking into off-campus options to serve as quarantine locations for any students living in on-campus housing that may test positive for COVID-19 during the fall semester.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health preparing to close 13 WIC locationsThe Mississippi State Department of Health Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children is preparing to close 13 food centers in Mississippi.

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Mississippi River County Park closed for weekendMississippi River County Park is north of St. Stephen off Stearns County Road 1 on the west side of the Mississippi River.Â.

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Lucky guess earns Mississippi driver "key to the highway"The drawing was held among four finalists randomly selected from the pool of Landstar's 1,086 active "1 Million Mile," "2 Million Mile," and "3 Million Mile" Safe Drivers and "Roadstars." For their chance to win, each of the four drivers selected which box they believed held the keys to the giveaway truck.

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Mississippi sees jump in virus cases after improving numbersThe increase comes after a few days of decreasing numbers of new cases and deaths, which Gov.

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Florida mom murdered in front of children as they attended first day of school onlineSeveral Florida children witnessed their mother's murder Tuesday morning as they were attending their first day of school in a Zoom meeting from their home.

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Bulldogs still strong in Mississippi despite thinner classDespite new staff, Mississippi State continues to focus on in state talent.

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Mississippi's COVID-19 cases fall in last week, but positivity rate remains highThis past week Mississippi's state health department has reported the lowest daily case totals of COVID-19 in about a month, but the state's test positivity rate remains one of the highest in the nation.

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Who invited the naked guy? Mississippi man arrested for allegedly crashing family's dinnerA Mississippi family's dinner preparations were interrupted last week by a naked intruder who surprised several people, police say, including a 5-year-old child.

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Alleged gunman caught in Mississippi after shooting person at Shreveport hospitalPolice are on the scene of what's being called an active shooter situation at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - St. Mary Medical Center in the Highland neighborhood in Shreveport.

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"We all know, life must go on and Sgt. Nichols would want us to."Nichols was the Director of Search and Rescue. Related Story His team has been in training to continue his mission, and we salute each and every and Continue reading "We all know, life must go on and Sgt."

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Mississippi Angel Network 'Roadshow' Goes Virtual this MonthThe Mississippi Angel Network Roadshow will be virtual this month in response to COVID-19, with CEOs pitching accredited investors via Zoom.

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Finishing touches and marine life being added with Mississippi Aquarium opening later this month'Explosive' Lake Fire in Southern California burns 10,000 acres in just hours, forces evacuations in Los Angeles County.

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Mississippi coronavirus cases jumped back up, but averages still decliningAfter three days of reporting lower-than-average numbers of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases, Mississippi reported more than 1,000 new cases Wednesday along with 45 additional deaths.

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Worksite Immigration Enforcement is a Fool's Errand: Mississippi EditionImmigration and Customs Enforcement raided seven poultry plants in August 2019 and detained over 680 people on suspicion that they were illegal immigrant workers.

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Marty Stuart inducted into the Country Music Hall of FamePhoto Credit: David McClister The Magnolia States own Marty Stuart is receiving one of country musics most distinguished awards.

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Watch: 'Mosquito Flag' out of the running for Mississippi's new state flagAug. 12 - Mississippi's flag commission said a proposed state flag bearing the image of a giant mosquito has been removed from the shortlist and was only included due to a typo.

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Stein Mart files for bankruptcy, Mississippi-founded retailer plans to close storesNational discount department store chain Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after 112 years in business, and announced that it will close most, if not all, of its 280 stores.

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JPD: How the Pandemic Affects Jackson Crime; Addressing the Police ShortageIncidents of carjacking and violent assault have increased, the Jackson Police Department told the Jackson City Council's law enforcement ad-hoc committee at its first-ever meeting Thursday.

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Ole Miss, MSU ADs weigh in as SEC prepares for unusual 2020 seasonWhile the Big Ten and the Pac-12 made the decision to postpone their fall football seasons Tuesday, the SEC is pressing on for the time being.

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Lawsuit seeks clarity on Mississippi voting amid COVID-19JACKSON, Miss. — A new lawsuit says Mississippi's absentee voting law is confusing and could be applied inconsistently during the coronavirus pandemic.

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1,081 new COVID-19 cases, 45 new deaths reported Wednesday in MississippiIn South Mississippi, that number breaks down to 163 new cases and four new deaths reported for the six southernmost counties.

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MSDH confirms 1,081 new COVID-19 cases, 45 additional deathsAfter three straight days below 1,000, todays report from the Department of Health lists 1,081 new cases of COVID-19.

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WEDNESDAY a€” Cases tick back up with more than 1,000 reported and 45 deadMississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 69,374 after the Mississippi Department of Health reported 1,081 newly identified cases on Wednesday.

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Angie MoncriefFlowood native Angie Moncrief has owned and operated Action Talent Agency since 2014. Moncrief's business seeks out actors for television, films, and commercial and print with casting directors, studios and producers in Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama to get jobs for them.

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King-Collins to build twelve-hole course in MississippiBrazenhead layout will repurpose closed country club with 'best solution for the property'.

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Update: Capital city mandate extendedUpdate Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has extended his mandate to implement a city-wide curfew, plus close all bars within the capital city.

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Pontoon tour took Duluth musicians to stops along the Mississippi RiverDULUTH — Kyle Ollah had 24 hours to decide: Did he want to be a part of a traveling troupe of musicians, touring from gig to gig along the Mississippi River in a tricked out pontoon?

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Michelle Alexander named Mississippi Today's Donor Relations DirectorAlexander will lead Mississippi Today's impact donor fundraising initiatives, working closely with senior leadership to further grow individual investment in our nonprofit newsroom.

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Janice Faye CraddockFuneral services for Janice Faye Craddock, 65, of Waynesboro, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug.

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AG Fitch joins effort to protect seniors from COVID-19-related fraudMississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch has joined a bipartisan effort to protect senior citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Two suspects arrested in Mississippi for credit card fraudThe suspects withdrew money from ATMs at gas stations and banks using counterfeit cards.

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Lawmakers Respond to Veto OverridePlus, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, cases of COVID-19 are popping up in schools.

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Mississippi native Marty Stuart to join the Country Music Hall of FameNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marty Stuart, Hank Williams Jr. and songwriter Dean Dillon are the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Manhunt underway after shooting at Louisiana hospitalA man was shot and wounded at a Louisiana hospital Wednesday morning in what police called an active shooter situation.

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Director of St. Paul nonprofit to take solo journey down the Mississippi to raise fundsSpare Key Executive Director Erich Mische will do whatever it takes to ensure his St. Paul-based nonprofit survives the economic strains of the coronavirus pandemic - even if that means boarding an 8-by-12-foot raft built on a 50-year-old pontoon for a solo two-month, 1,700-mile fundraising journey down the Mississippi River.

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Mississippi Governor: 'College Football is Essential'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves described college football—even amid the coronavirus pandemic—as "essential" Tuesday, his comments echoing a tweet President Donald Trump posted the day before and coming on the same day his Republican counterpart in Florida also pushed for games to be held this fall.

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Legislature funds teacher bonus program, but questions remain about its accountability and fairnessA Mississippi Today analysis of the bonus program shows some teachers receive more than $1,000, and others less than $50 at the same schools.

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Mayor Extends Curfew and Amends Stay Safe Jackson Executive OrderJackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew issued on August 6 commencing at midnight on Wednesday, Aug.

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Mississippi sees jump in virus cases after improving numbersThe increase comes after a few days of decreasing numbers of new cases and deaths, which Gov.

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Mississippi dismisses giant mosquito flag re-design contender as a 'typo'A Gulf Coast lighthouse, a teddy bear, and Kermit the Frog appear among over 1,800 proposals.

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FAA announces $3.3 million in grants for Mississippi State-led ASSURE coalition researching drone use during emergenciesSTARKVILLE, Miss.—A Mississippi State-led alliance with the goal of continuing the safe and successful integration of drones into the nation's airspace is gaining $3.3 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Big Ten, Pac-12 nix fall football due to virusA crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday when the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and canceled their fall football seasons.

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Governor says Mississippi can't afford to add to jobless benefitsMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bulldogs still strong in Mississippi despite thinner classDespite new staff, Mississippi State continues to focus on in state talent.

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Photos: Whippets debut upgrades to football locker roomTake a look at some of the updates in the photo gallery. Follow the Whippets all season long on Twitter @KosciuskoFB.

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As COVID-19 deaths increase, Bolivar County coroner requests more body storageBolivar County's coroner is dealing with an increase in COVID-19 related deaths and running out of locations to store the dead.

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Direct support available to catfish producers affected by pandemicSenator Cindy Hyde-Smith praised a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make farm-raised catfish producers eligible for direct relief for losses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID in Mississippi: 45 new deaths, 1,081 cases reported Aug. 12Wednesday marks the first time this week of more than 1,000 cases for the state.

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Former Mississippi high school band director pleads guilty to sexual battery in another countyFormer high school band director Lindsey Daniels pleaded guilty Wednesday to another charge of sexual battery by a person in position of trust or authority, this time in Lamar County.

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A letter from MississippiThis was surprising for two reasons. First of all, I’m pretty sure I don’t know anyone from Mississippi.

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Mississippi rejects new flag design featuring giant mosquitoOfficials in Mississippi said a proposed design for its new state flag featuring a giant mosquito has been rejected and mistakenly made it past the screening process.

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Company expansion and new jobs coming to IukaA steel components manufacturer and supplier in Tishomingo County is growing and adding more jobs.

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Video: Ethel High School principal announces changes for 2020 school yearEthel High School principal Culley Newman has released at video going over coronavirus changes and protocols for the 2020 year.

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Mississippi native home after 7 months aboard USS EisenhowerA Crystal Springs native returned home on August 9th, marking the end of a seven-month deployment aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Lawsuit seeks clarity on Mississippi voting amid COVID-19The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Hinds County Chancery Court. It asks a judge to issue a statewide declaration that would allow absentee voting by people with health conditions that could put them in extra danger because of the highly contagious virus.

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Immunization Records Now Available OnlineThe MSDH now offers a convenient way for parents to check their child's immunizations record online and print out the required Certificate of Immunization Compliance for school registration.

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1,081 new COVID-19 cases, 45 new deaths reported Wednesday in MississippiIn South Mississippi, that number breaks down to 163 new cases and four new deaths reported for the six southernmost counties.

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Lawsuit: Clarify Mississippi provision on COVID, absentee votingACLU and MCJ filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Hinds County Chancery Court seeking to ensure that absentee voting is more accessible to Mississippians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 69,374 cases, 1,989 deaths reported by health dept.The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 1,081 new cases and 45 new deaths Wednesday.

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Boswell Media Teams Up with Claude Julian's For Online Only Sale Tonight!Boswell Media is teaming up with Claude Julians for an online only Warehouse Sale that will be off the charts starting tonight at 5 and lasting till midnight.

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Spare Key director will float raft down the Mississippi RiverErich Mische, executive director of Spare Key, will leave St. Paul on Aug. 27 and float 1,700 miles in a raft to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, stopping along the way to promote the work of his organization and that of nonprofit organizations in general.

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Federal Judge in Mississippi Calls On Supreme Court to Examine Qualified ImmunityA federal judge in Mississippi has issued a sharply worded ruling that calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the principle of qualified immunity, which protects law enforcement officers from being sued for some of their actions.

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Mississippi swats down state flag redesign featuring giant mosquitoOfficials say the design with the blood-sucking insect slipped through the screening process "due to a typo".

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Mississippi squashes mosquito flag design, regardless of how fitting it may beMississippi will not put a huge mosquito on its new state flag. The state Department of Archives and history said Tuesday that a design featuring the blood-sucking insect had slipped through the screening process and should not have been among the finalists posted online Monday.

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Tate Reeves says 'Let 'em play,' because 'college football is essential'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves described college football — even amid — as "essential" Tuesday, his comments echoing a tweet President Donald Trump posted the day before and coming on the same day his Republican counterpart in Florida also pushed for games to be held this fall.

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Mississippi seeing some improvement five months since the state's first COVID-19 caseAfter significant spikes recently, officials are seeing a decline in some data points and a stabilization in others.

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Mississippi Removes Design Featuring Massive Mosquito From State Flag CompetitionThe state mistakenly included the bizarre design on a shortlist due to a clerical error.

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Mississippi removes 'mosquito' option for state flag replacementA nine-member commission tasked with redesigning Mississippi's flag had narrowed down the number of public submissions from 3,000 to 147 - and on Monday posted the results which included one with a giant mosquito surrounded by a circle of stars.

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Mississippians file lawsuit to expand voting access during COVID-19 pandemicThe lawsuit filed Tuesday argues that a law passed in June should broadly expand Mississippians' ability to vote absentee.

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'Zapped': Agency swats down prospect of mosquito flag for MississippiThousands of new flag designs were submitted to replace the American state's recently retired Confederate flag.

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Lobaki and Painted Desert Montessori Launch First VR SchoolLobaki, Inc. and Painted Desert Montessori Academy in Buckeye, Ariz., announce the installation of Lobaki's Immersive Institute: a proprietary offering from the company that provides a turnkey hardware and software solution for live immersive education in Virtual Reality, or VR.

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A Plastics Spill on the Mississippi River But No Accountability in SightWhen I arrived on Sunday, August 9, scores of tiny plastic pellets lined the sandy bank of the Mississippi River downstream from New Orleans, Louisiana, where they glistened in the sun, not far from a War of 1812 battlefield.

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Buzzkill: Mississippi rejects state flag featuring giant mosquitoThe state department of archives and history said on Tuesday that a design featuring the blood-sucking insect had slipped through the screening process and should not have been among the selections posted online on Monday.

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Mississippi city's police department gets new chiefWIGGINS, Miss. — The Wiggins Police Department has a new chief who is no stranger to the department.

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DeSoto County coroner calls Mississippi's COVID-19 numbers ‘misleading'A Mid-South coroner is making headlines this week through a now-viral Facebook post in which he questioned the number of deaths reported from COVID-19, saying they're not only "misleading," but causing "unnecessary fear."

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SEC Commissioner reacts as Big Ten and Pac-12 cancel fall seasonsWhile it has certainly been a downer of a day in college football with the Big Ten and Pac-12 announcing that they will not take the field this fall, the SEC is holding steady.

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ACLU Sues Mississippi To Make Absentee Voting More Accessible During PandemicDespite Trump's protests against mail-in voting, many states have temporarily adjusted their absentee voting rules.

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Agency swats down prospect of mosquito flag for MississippiMagnolias, stars, a Gulf Coast lighthouse, a teddy bear, and even Kermit the Frog appear on some of the over 1,800 proposals submitted by the general public for a new Mississippi flag and posted Monday, Aug.

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Dr. Dobbs: 27 schools reporting cases of COVID-19As schools across Mississippi begin to reopen, the Department of Health is beginning to track COVID-19 cases among students and staff members.

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Waiting for that new Mississippi flag to unfurlThe Complete Flag Source store sits on a frontage road that runs beside the main interstate cutting through Jackson.

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Mississippi Coroner Says State's Coronavirus Death Tally Is Misleading, Causing 'Unnecessary Fear In The Public'AMississippi county coroner said his state's death count from coronavirus could be incorrect, telling residents that possible misreporting has led to "unnecessary fear in the public." Joshua Pounder, the coroner for DeSoto County in northwest Mississippi, wrote on his Facebook page Thursday night a breakdown of all causes of death in the county...

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State says 17% of Mississippi counties now have schools reporting coronavirus casesMore than two dozen schools in 14 of Mississippi's 82 counties have reported cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in either students or employees, the state reported Tuesday.

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If you thought Chinese seeds were creepy, look out for face masks in mailbox soonJust when you thought your mailbox was getting back to normal after the strange, unsolicited packages of seeds were arriving, lately, an event creepier issue has popped up - unsolicited face masks being mailed to people who didn't order them.

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Rising drug costs keep Mississippians from necessary mental health treatmentAs the price of necessary prescription drugs rise, many are foregoing them because they can't afford it.

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Pickup Truck Driver Strikes, Kills Woman On Mississippi Avenue, Then Drives OffPolice in Denver are looking for the driver of a pickup truck who was involved in a hit-and-run crash on Monday night.

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Venture Atlanta: Mississippi Entrepreneurs Encouraged to PitchVenture Atlanta 2020 this October will be completely virtual, offering a special opportunity for entrepreneurs in the Southeastern US.

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Military Matters: VA to grant $2.1 million to Mississippi non-profitsMississippi VA Executive Director Stacey Pickering says with the money, the program hopes to end veteran homelessness in the state.

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Big Ten punts fall football season, will SEC be next?The Big Ten won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, becoming the first of college sports' power conferences to yield to the pandemic.

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Vermont inmate in Mississippi hospitalized with COVID-19A Vermont inmate serving his sentence in Mississippi is hospitalized with the coronavirus.

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Mississippi governor: 'College football is essential'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves described college football - even amid the coronavirus pandemic - as "essential" Tuesday, his comments echoing a tweet President Donald Trump posted the day before and coming on the same day his Republican counterpart in Florida also pushed for games to be held this fall.

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PRAM honors MSU students, employees with top state public relations awardsSTARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University spring graduate Marisa Laudadio is the 2020 Student of the Year for the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, joining other MSU students and professionals receiving high honors during the annual PRAM awards ceremony.

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ACLU sues Mississippi over mail-in voting lawsThe American Civil Liberties Union and the Mississippi Center for Justice on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state of Mississippi as the two groups push for absentee voting to be more accessible in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reeves: Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplement -We’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 State freshman with dreams of playing football shot in backEighteen-year-old Warren Fleming was shot in the back as he drove to his aunt's home on Cromwell Street in Jackson.Â.

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Mississippi's masking seems to be working, coronavirus numbers decliningMississippi's number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases reported Tuesday continued to be lower than the trailing averages, indicating that measures to slow the virus' spread may be working.

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Mississippi among worst states for childhood COVID-19 infection rates per capitaAs schools reopen across the state, a new report shows Mississippi has one of the highest rates of children diagnosed with COVID-19.

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TUESDAY a€” Daily virus average more than half of what it was two weeks agoWe’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 High Court Holds That Arbitrators May Hear LLC Dissolution Claims Despite LLC ActLimited liability companies are contractual arrangements, and their members can generally agree to govern themselves as they choose, subject to certain limitations posed by the applicable LLC Act.

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Reeves: Mississippi Can't Afford Jobless Benefit SupplementJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Census Official: What Jackson Should Do To Improve Self-Response RateThe 2020 Census has been underway since March, but some parts of Jackson have less than 40% household self-response rate, which is well below the state average of 57.9%.

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Iuka roll steel components maker to invest $6.9 million, add 30 jobsWe’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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Legislature Overrides Gov. Veto, Spending Battles RemainThe Mississippi Legislature has beaten back a gubernatorial veto, pushing through the education bill that Republican Gov.

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Legislature amends 'Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program'Lawmakers returned to the capitol Monday, and in addition to overriding the governor's partial veto of the education budget bill and funding the teacher incentive program that led to veto, they also amended the ‘Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program' that was created back in May.

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WonderWindow: A 50-Year Journey to Reinvent the WindowThe WonderWindow is a highly efficient new design for residential and commercial windows that could also change the way buildings are built.

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During another spending fight with Gov. Reeves, lawmakers leave without passing DMR budgetLeaders continue to fight over who should have spending control of about $46 million in Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act money.

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ValStone Partners Buys Pair of Mississippi Senior PropertiesThe communities encompass 116 apartments and 120 licensed beds and provide assisted living and memory care units.

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644 new COVID-19 cases, 33 new deaths reported Tuesday in MississippiIn South Mississippi, that number breaks down to 121 new cases and three new deaths reported for the six southernmost counties.

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MSDH confirms 644 new COVID-19 cases, 33 additional deathsFor the third straight day, the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting less than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19.

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Mississippi school funding feud resolved with veto, new billMississippi legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday and resolved a dispute over education funding for the budget year that began July 1.

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Reeves: Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplementJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Miss. native and WWE star Kamala passes awayPhoto courtesy of WWE Professional wrestler James Kamala Harris, who was born in Senatobia, passed away at the age of 70 on Sunday.

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Convention business is back in South MississippiThe convention center at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum is busy once again as county supervisors from across the state reconvene for their annual meeting.

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Over 500 People Tested for COVID in Experimental InitiativeMore than 500 people in one of the poorest counties in Mississippi were tested for the coronavirus by the state Department of Health over the past week as part of a new experimental initiative to slow the spread of the virus by community transmission.

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Samuel Roll Form Group increasing production in Iuka, creating 30 jobsJackson, Mississippi - August 11, 2020 – Steel components manufacturer and supplier Samuel Roll Form Group, a division of Samuel, Son and Co.

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Southern Miss adds WVU grad transfer QBPhoto courtesy of Southern Miss Athletics A grad transfer QB from West Virginia will finish his college career in Hattiesburg.

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Mississippi governor: 'College football is essential'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves described college football — even amid the coronavirus pandemic — as "essential" Tuesday, his comments echoing a tweet President Donald Trump posted the day before and coming on the same day his Republican counterpart in Florida also pushed for games to be held this fall.

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Four children dead in Louisiana from rare coronavirus condition, state reportsA fourth child or young person in Louisiana has died from a rare condition linked to the novel coronavirus, the state's Department of Health reported Monday.

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Under the dome: Legislative recap from Senator EnglandThe House and Senate returned to the Capitol on Monday and Senator Jeremy England of Jackson County has provided a review of legislative action and a look at whats ahead.

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Woman's body recovered from Mississippi River still not positively identifiedAn autopsy is planned Wednesday for a woman's body recovered from the Mississippi River Sunday night.

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Veto Override and Unemployment BenefitsThe House overrides a budget bill veto and the Governor weighs in on President Trumps Executive Order on unemployment benefits.

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Mississippi pro wrestling star James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70AP) — James Harris, a Mississippi-born sharecropper who gained international fame as Kamala the Ugandan Giant, a massive professional wrestler who buried opponents with his trademark splash, has died.

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Options for Mississippi's new state flag include magnolia flower, stars or state seal to replace old Confederate designCNN)Mississippi's new state flag could feature a magnolia flower, or a light house, or a mosquito surrounded by a circle of stars.

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Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the buildingWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Over 500 people tested for COVID in experimental initativeWe’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 school funding feud resolved with veto, new billWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Memorial Hospital names Chris Belmont, VP/Chief Information OfficerWe’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 McHenry earns Presidential Award for Excellence for being major STEM mentor -We’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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Hyde-Smith at center of national debate on removing Confederate statues from U.S. CapitolMississippi is the only state that displays two Capitol statues of Confederates: Jefferson Davis and James Zachariah George.

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Three Brunini attorneys recognized by Benchmark Litigation 40 and Under Hot ListWe’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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Co-ops get second round of broadband grantsWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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PHIL HARDWICK a€” Changing minds: Why it is so difficultWe’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 school funding feud resolved with veto, new billMississippi legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday and resolved a dispute over education funding for the budget year that began July 1.

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ACLU sues Mississippi over mail-in voting lawsThe American Civil Liberties Union and the Mississippi Center for Justice on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state of Mississippi as the two groups push for absentee voting to be more accessible in the state during the COVID-19 is one of 17 states in the country that requires voters requesting an absentee ballot to list an excuse for not...

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Chef Nia Minard's food truck brings Mississippi hot tamales to South Philly"Yes, Black folks have been making tamales for nearly 100 years in the Mississippi Delta, as immortalized by the Robert Johnson song, ‘They're Red Hot.‘"

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Large jump in pediatric COVID-19 cases, but few get severely ill, new report showsA new study shows approximately 1 out of every 200 children have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus and that in the last four weeks, a 90% increase in known child cases has occurred.

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Feds say Alabama housing group segregated public housingA federal review found that a public housing authority in Alabama let white people live in riverfront towers with scenic views and other amenities while segregating Black people in another apartment development without the frills, a newspaper reported.

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Lawmakers override Tate Reeves' school funding veto, pass new billMississippi legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday and resolved a dispute over education funding for the budget year that began July 1.

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Mississippi flag designs whittled down, Elvis has left the contest along with KermitThe new Mississippi state flag will not include beer cans, crawfish, a caramel cake, Elvis or Kermit the Frog.

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100 students sent home from Mississippi high school after teacher shows COVID-19 symptomsRoughly 100 students were sent home from a southern Mississippi high school on Tuesday after coming into contact with a teacher who was exhibiting mild COVID-19 symptoms.

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Authorities identify body recovered from the Mississippi RiverAuthorities have identified the body recovered Sunday in the Mississippi River in Lewis County, Missouri.

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Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplement, Gov. Reeves saysThe federal government's $600-a-week jobless benefit supplement recently expired. That prompted Trump on Saturday to bypass the nation’s lawmakers and claim the authority to replace the expired benefit with a lower amount, with the federal government paying $300 a week and the states paying $100 a week.

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Reeves: Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplementJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mississippi Supreme Court takes up Hinds Supervisor David Archie caseThe legal fight over where Hinds County District 2 Supervisor David Archie lived when he qualified to run for the office last year moves to the Mississippi Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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First Alert Forecast: Summer in Mississippi continues…Summery heat, humidity continue yielding a few summery storms.

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Reeves: Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplementMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Mississippi: 68,293 cases, 1,944 deaths reported by health dept.The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 644 new cases and 33 new deaths Tuesday.

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Reeves: Mississippi can't afford jobless benefit supplementMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mississippi ICE raids: One year later, children bear the most traumaAbout one-third of children whose parents were arrested or lost their jobs after the raids were between the ages of four and eight, according to a report by CLASP, the Center for Law and Social Policy, which highlights how the reemergence of worksite raids impacts families and communities, especially young children.

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Mississippi lawmakers leave without Marine Resources budgetJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi legislators left the Capitol on Tuesday without setting a budget for the state Department of Marine Resources.

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COVID in Mississippi: 33 new deaths, 644 cases reported Aug. 11The Mississippi Department of Health reported 33 new coronavirus deaths and 644 new cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 68,293 cases and 1,944 deaths.

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Options for Mississippi's new state flag include magnolia flower, stars or state seal to replace old Confederate designMississippi's new state flag could feature a magnolia flower, or a light house, or a mosquito surrounded by a circle of stars.

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Mississippi flag redesign team continues to narrow choices for new flagMississippi recently retired the last state banner with the Confederate battle emblem that's widely condemned as racist.

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'If he did it, he needs to be in jail,' mother of suspect in trooper slaying saysOne of the men charged with murder in the Friday killing of a Mississippi state trooper was convicted for grand larceny in Adams County and was wanted on another murder charge.

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Gov. says decline in COVID-19 cases in Mississippi is thanks to mask-wearingData from the Mississippi State Department of Health show people are getting the message.

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Coronavirus cases grow in Mississippi schools, colleges are greater concern, health official saysSchools across Mississippi continue to open and cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus continue to be found, the state reported Monday.

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Tate Reeves: Mississippi lawmakers override education vetoThe House and Senate easily overrode Gov. Tate Reeves' veto of much of this year's education budget.

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Family of Kansas woman last heard from in Memphis area wants search of Mississippi RiverThe family of a missing Kansas woman has spent days searching the Memphis area hoping to find her or clues that would lead to here whereabouts.

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Marshall Ramsey: The Legislature's New Flag DesignDonate 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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'Punch in the face, stab in the back': Legislature overrides Gov. Reeves' veto of education funding billThe Republican-led Mississippi Legislature on Monday overrode a veto by Republican Gov. Tate Reeves of most of the public education budget — the first time since 2002 that lawmakers have undone a gubernatorial veto.

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Can Mississippi afford its match for Trump's $400-a-week unemployment order?But Trump's order would mandate states provide $100 of that $400 a week. Reeves said this would cost Mississippi about $21 million to $23 million a week, roughly doubling what it is paying in state unemployment insurance benefits currently.

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Mississippi Aquarium update amidst COVID-19The Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport delayed the original grand opening a few times. The aquarium is now set to open August 29th.

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Resorters Tournament: Mississippi State golfer survives 40 holes to win Men's ChampionshipIndiana native Austin Vukovits did not know what to expect from the Resorters Tournament when he arrived in Alexandria on July 31, but he left more than a week later with nothing but good impressions.

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Design process for new Mississippi flag moving quicklyA commission has whittled down a list of proposed designs for a new Mississippi flag from nearly 3,000 to 147.

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Mississippi Senator's battle with COVID-19On Sunday, Senator Joel Carter announced through a Facebook post that he had contracted the contagious coronavirus.

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Commission Picks Top State Flag SubmissionsThe Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag considered the nearly 3,000 flag submissions and narrowed their choices to 147.

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Governor highlights 30% drop in Mississippi's 7-day case averageEarlier today, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 476 new cases of COVID-19, which according to Governor Tate Reeves, exemplifies a positive trend.

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GRAPHIC: Mississippi man arrested after allegedly beating up teen boy in Seaside, FloridaA Starkville man has been arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse after allegedly beating up a 15-year-old boy in Seaside, Florida.

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COVID-19 forces golf phenom Cohen Trolio to withdraw from national championshipInstead of teeing off in the U.S. Amateur Championship Monday, Cohen Trolio and his father were making the long trip back to Mississippi in a rental car.

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Rice Looking Good In Louisiana, MississippiCROWLEY, La.  Agriculture experts in Louisiana and Mississippi say the rice crop is looking good.

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Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach weighs in on Big Ten decisionSpeaking to the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday afternoon, the Mississippi State football coach gave his opinion on the Big Ten's looming decision to reportedly cancel the conference's 2020 football season.Â.

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Small Batch Shrimp BoilA flavorfully seasoned boil mix to use for a smaller batch of 1 to 2 pounds of jumbo shrimp, with sausage, potatoes and corn.

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Mississippi trooper who also worked for USPS found shot to death in postal truckThree men have been arrested in connection with the murder of an off-duty officer state trooper who also worked part-time for the U.S. Postal Service.

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Mississippi Boaters for Trump gathered on SaturdayFor the third time this summer, the Mississippi Boaters for Trump group gathered on the Coast for a boat parade.

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Skull, remains found in boot near Mississippi River identified as man missing since 2018Closure came for one Mississippi family Monday after Adams County Coroner James Lee announced he had been able to positively identify the human remains that were discovered in north Adams County in July.

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S8E5 Campus KnotCasey talks with Rahul Gopal to talk about Campusknot, an online service that connects students and teachers in a community driven learning environment.

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Mississippi school funding feud resolved with veto, new billMississippi legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday and resolved a dispute over education funding for the budget year that began July 1.

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Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing creates newest MMA promotion iKON Fighting FederationVeteran combat sports promoter Keith Veltre has announced the debut of MMAs newest promotional company, iKON Fighting Federation , September 24 at Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Missis...

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St. John: Purple Parrot closing wont stop Fondren projectWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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SEC Commissioner: "We haven't stopped trying" amid CFB uncertaintyPhoto courtesy of SECsports.com SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey has made his first public comments in the wake of countless reports that the Big Ten and other Power 5 conferences could be on the verge of canceling their seasons.

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Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the buildingA commission has whittled down a list of proposed designs for a new Mississippi flag from nearly 3,000 to 147.

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Mississippi school funding feud resolved with veto, new billJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday and resolved a dispute over education funding for the budget year that began July 1.

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Twin 3-year-olds dead after Mississippi apartment fireTwin Mississippi 3-year-olds have died after an apartment fire in Greenwood, Mississippi. The fire broke out Thursday afternoon.

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Mississippi trooper killed while working 2nd job as postal carrier, 3 arrested for murderMississippi Highway Patrol Lt. Troy Morris, 58, of Natchez, was found dead inside his delivery truck around 4:30 a.m.

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House overrides Governor Reeves' education budget vetoIn the latest chapter of the saga between the House of Representatives and Governor Tate Reeves, the House has voted 109-7 to override the governors veto of House Bill 1700.

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Legislature overrides Governor Reeves' education budget vetoIn the latest chapter of the saga between the Mississippi State Legislature and Governor Tate Reeves, the House and Senate have both voted to override the governors veto of House Bill 1700.

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WWE, Mississippi native wrestling star James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70James Harris, a Mississippi-born sharecropper who gained international fame as "Kamala the Ugandan Giant," a massive professional wrestler who terrorized opponents with his trademark "splash," has died.

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Mississippi trooper killed while working 2nd job as postal carrier, 3 arrested for murderMississippi Highway Patrol Lt. Troy Morris, 58, of Natchez, was found dead inside his delivery truck around 4:30 a.m.

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Southern Miss Arts Faculty Receive Mississippi Arts Commission GrantsThe faculty members include Jennifer Torres, Kelly Lester, and Candice Salyers. These distinguished and highly competitive grants are a portion of the nearly $1.3 million in grants the Commission awarded in 2020-2021 and are made possible by continued funding from the Mississippi State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Gov. Reeves discusses COVID-19 in Mississippi, says state's economy is recoveringCases continue to rise in the state, with 476 new cases reported Monday.

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Mississippi has fourth highest COVID-19 infection rate in nationThe Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday released updated figures for the state with 476 new confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, including six new confirmed cases in Adams County, bringing the county’s total to 629 cases.

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Cinemark, Malco ready again to bring moviegoers back to theatersWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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State flag commission announces 147 finalists of nearly 3,000 submissionsThe nine-member commission tasked with choosing one design for the new Mississippi state flag announced 147 finalists on Monday after viewing nearly 3,000 submissions.

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Rice looking good in Louisiana and MississippiWe’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising.

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10 Most Religious States in AmericaThe US states are different in many ways and each state has its unique identity and culture.

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Grant Me Hope: 13-year-old Kaylee in Mississippi looking to be adoptedWXXV) — 13-year-old Kaylee has been waiting over a year and a half for a permanent home.

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Mississippi just reported lowest number of new coronavirus cases in more than monthMississippi reported its lowest number of new daily COVID-19 coronavirus cases in more than a month on Monday as the number of new cases and the trailing averages continued to decline.

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Commission narrows designs for new state flagAnd then there were 147. The Mississippi State flag commission has narrowed down their choices to 147 after almost 3,000 submissions were sent in.

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Lawmakers Plan to ReturnLawmakers return to the capital to address the Governor's education budget bill veto and other matters.

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And then there were 147: Commission releases designs under consideration for new state flagNearly 3,000 submissions for the new Mississippi State Flag have been narrowed down to 147.

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Mississippi Flag: Round 1If you weren't aware, Mississippi was the last state with a blatantly obvious salute to the Confederacy in their state flag. The house recently put it to a vote to remove the flag and come up with a new one.

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