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Medical marijuana moves 1 step closer in Mississippi

By The Associated Press JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is moving closer to joining most other states in allowing people to use marijuana to relieve medical ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:27 pm

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Women’s basketball pioneer Lusia Harris dies at 66

Lusia Harris, who became the only woman to be officially drafted by an NBA team and scored the first points in women’s basketball history at ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:44 am

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Auburn earns 13th straight win, takes down Ole Miss

OXFORD (AP) — Walker Kessler scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and No. 4 Auburn rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Mississippi ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, January 16, 2022 11:20 am

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Late free-throw seals win for Bulldogs

STARKVILLE. (AP) — Andersson Garcia made a free throw with 3.7 seconds left and Iverson Molinar had a game-high 24 points for Mississippi State, which ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, January 16, 2022 11:18 am

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Molinar scores 28, MSU hands Georgia 5th loss in row 88-72

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Iverson Molinar scored a career-high 28 points and Mississippi State quickly overtook Georgia in the second half, winning 88-72 on Wednesday ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, January 13, 2022 7:54 am

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Medical marijuana proposal moves to Mississippi Senate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bill to create a medical marijuana program is headed for debate in the Mississippi Senate in coming days. Senate Bill ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, January 13, 2022 7:39 am

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Mississippi Senate set to vote on revamped US House map

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate on Wednesday is expected to approve a plan to redraw the state’s four congressional districts. The plan passed ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 8:08 am

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Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama

NDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Confetti rained down on Georgia. The Bulldogs fans chanted “Kir-by, Kir-by!” Four decades of pent-up emotion were unleashed Monday night as the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:45 am

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Louisiana to start accepting income tax returns Jan. 24

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will begin accepting 2021 individual state income tax returns on Jan. 24, the same day the IRS will begin ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:41 am

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Mississippi tax revenue jumps during 1st half of budget year

JACKSON. (AP) — Mississippi government collected more money during the first half of this budget year than it did during the same period a year ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:38 am

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New Louisiana laws expand medical marijuana, change income taxes

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s medical marijuana program will offer raw, smokable cannabis to its patients, and the state will tweak its calculations for ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, January 3, 2022 2:57 pm

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Mississippi law erases prescription for some decongestants

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new Mississippi law eliminates the requirement for a prescription to buy decongestants that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. Under the new ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:28 pm

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Griffis beginning 8-year term on Mississippi Supreme Court

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court is holding a ceremony Monday for Justice Kenny Griffis to begin a new term of office. Griffis ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:26 pm

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Storms will hold potential for a few tornadoes in Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Deep South as a new weather system moves into the region. A ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 10:05 am

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Saints’ Payton: Book’s NFL debut was ‘hard to evaluate’

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said quarterback Ian Book’s NFL debut was “hard to evaluate.” The very reason the rookie out of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:32 am

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Saints’ Payton: Book’s NFL debut was ‘hard to evaluate’

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said quarterback Ian Book’s NFL debut was “hard to evaluate.” The very reason the rookie out of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:32 am

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Dolphins, Saints weathered skids on way to high-stakes clash

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Perseverance has paid dividends for the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, placing them on a collision course for a high-stakes ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, December 27, 2021 10:16 am

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Saints putting big win over Brady’s Bucs in perspective

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints gathered Monday to review footage of their stunning shutout victory at Tampa Bay, defensive coordinator and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 2:02 pm

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Trademark tussle: Ole Miss objects to similar New Miss logo

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith says he conquered white supremacy and created a new Mississippi 59 years ago when he became the first Black ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, December 18, 2021 12:02 pm

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Brooks, Moore lift Mississippi State over Furman 69-66

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Garrison Brooks scored 18 points, Shakeel Moore made the go-ahead basket in the final minute and Mississippi State escaped with a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, December 18, 2021 11:58 am

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