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Bayou Bengals placed under probation for recruiting violations

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The NCAA placed LSU’s football program on one year of probation Thursday after determining that former offensive line coach James ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, September 22, 2022 2:12 pm

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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s monarch for 70 years, dies

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday. She was 96. Buckingham Palace said ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:40 pm

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Rebels turn to Altmyer against Central Arkansas

It’s Luke Altmyer’s turn to start for Mississippi at quarterback. And coach Lane Kiffin is about ready to have this matter settled. Altmyer is set to make ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:10 pm

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Southwest Mississippi Mom argues private schools harm public education

By Emily Wagster-Pettus JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mother testified Tuesday that her child’s public school is harmed by the state putting $10 million ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 5:13 pm

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Is it an ivory-billed woodpecker, or wood duck? Videos may help USFWS in extinction investigation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government has been asked to consider at least two videos made in recent years as evidence that ivory-billed woodpeckers may still ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, August 12, 2022 5:07 pm

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Winston exits practice with apparent foot injury

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston left practice on Monday with what coach Dennis Allen described as an apparent foot injury. “He tweaked ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, August 8, 2022 4:25 pm

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Media predict Alabama will beat Georgia in SEC championship

ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion Alabama was predicted to win a third consecutive Southeastern Conference title in voting by media attending this week’s SEC ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 22, 2022 1:03 pm

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Mistrust lingers in Black communities amid 988 launch

JACKSON (AP) — On a few occasions, Sitaniel Wimbley’s mother grew manic in her front yard. When neighbors were met with screaming and cursing on ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 22, 2022 11:59 am

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Hotty Tody, gosh almighty, Rebels win College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, June 26, 2022 5:30 pm

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Former Eola Hotel owner whose Louisiana nursing home residents suffered in Ida arrested

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The former owner of the Natchez Eola Hotel and Guest House and owner of seven Louisiana nursing homes who sent more ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:31 pm

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Amid abortion debate, clinic asks: Who’s caring for moms?

JACKSON (AP) — Miracle Allen used her last tank of gas to drive an hour and 15 minutes to the closest clinic that would care ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 13, 2022 5:41 am

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Two incumbent congressman in Mississippi win party primaries, another advances to June 28 runoff

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two incumbent congressmen in Mississippi won party primaries Tuesday. Another advanced to a June 28 runoff. Here is a breakdown of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:28 am

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Doctor named in abortion case has nothing to do with lawsuit

JACKSON (AP) — Dr. Thomas Dobbs has never gotten involved in political fights over reproductive health, but his name has become shorthand for a legal ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, June 6, 2022 5:40 am

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SEC approves future schedules for basketball, not football

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference approved future regular-season schedules and postseason formats for six sports — just not football — to conclude its ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, June 3, 2022 5:15 pm

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Saints’ Landry: It’s ‘a breath of fresh air to be back home’

METAIRE (AP) — Jarvis Landry grew up less than 60 miles from New Orleans and was a huge Saints fan. Now he’s a Saints wide ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, June 3, 2022 2:58 pm

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Ex-governor seeks to open medical marijuana testing facility

JACKSON (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is teaming up with a health care executive to apply for a state license to open a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, June 2, 2022 5:00 am

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Uvalde grieves, says goodbyes at visitations, funerals

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — It should have been the first day of a joyous week for Robb Elementary School students — the start of summer ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 6:16 am

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Here’s how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

JACKSON (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 20, 2022 5:34 am

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Man pleads guilty to misusing pandemic relief business loan

STARKVILLE (AP) — A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Monday to a federal wire fraud charge for misusing more than $6 million in business loans through ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 5:00 am

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Biden cancels offshore oil lease sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 13, 2022 9:00 am

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