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The Mississippi Freedom Trail to add five new historical markers; Charles Evers to get marker in Fayette

The Mississippi Freedom Trail continues its mission to commemorate the pivotal moments, places, and courageous figures of the ...

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Tic Tac Dough: Fayette man claims lottery game’s top prize

A Fayette man is the first to claim the top prize in the Tic Tac Bonus game offered ...

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Mississippi to end federal unemployment supplement

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government next month, Republican Gov. ...

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Fifth man charged with link to Mississippi officer’s killing

A fifth person is now charged in connection with a Mississippi police officer’s killing.

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2 teens charged in bomb threats against Mississippi schools

Two teenagers have been charged with making bomb threats against a north Mississippi elementary school and high ...

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Waller collects $580K in Mississippi governor’s race

A former Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice has collected more than $580,000 in his run for governor.

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2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain

Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station.

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Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing

A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured ...

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Mississippi police hunt killer who shot officer outside station

Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station ...

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College board approves Nave as new Alcorn State president

Felecia M. Nave will be the new leader of Mississippi’s Alcorn State University, with trustees voting to affirm ...

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Mississippi man charged with cashing bogus state government checks

A Jackson man is charged with cashing counterfeit Mississippi state government checks.

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Man sentenced for having pipe bomb parts in Mississippi

A Mississippi man with a previous felony conviction has been sentenced to five years in federal prison, months ...

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White man with ‘disdain’ for race mixing charged with driving car at interracial couple

A white Louisiana man is charged with a hate crime after allegedly running down an interracial couple.

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Police: Girl endured years of sexual abuse, starvation starting when she was just 4 years old

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a ...

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Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama ...

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Mississippi tornado count rises to 19 in Saturday outbreak

The National Weather Service now counts 19 tornadoes that hit Mississippi on Saturday.

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Strong storms again threatening the South

Forecasters say strong storms are again threatening the South days after dozens of tornadoes plowed through the region.

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Tornadoes hit than 250 buildings across Mississippi

Early assessments show Saturday’s tornado outbreak damaged more than 250 homes, businesses and public buildings across Mississippi.

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Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they’re finding on ...

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Officials fear building in Mississippi city may collapse

Officials in one Mississippi city are closely watching a downtown building, fearing collapse.

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