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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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Judge sets mental exam for Mississippi man accused of strangling inmate

A judge is ordering that a Mississippi man accused of strangling his cellmate undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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Mississippi school system spends $13M in savings in 4 years

A northeast Mississippi school district is looking at spending cuts after burning through $13 million in savings in ...

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Final soldiers from 155th return from deployment

The final members of a Mississippi National Guard unit returned home Saturday from deployment in the Middle East.

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SEC teams ready for spring games

The real 2019 football season doesn’t begin until Aug. 31. The 2019 spring football season kicks into gear ...

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Mississippi teacher group asks educators about protests, walkouts over pay

One of Mississippi’s statewide teacher organizations asked supporters Thursday if they’re interested in protests over teacher pay and ...

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Lawsuits: Funeral home gave families the wrong bodies

A Mississippi funeral home is accused of giving the wrong bodies to two families.

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Southern Miss hires Jeremy McClain as athletics director

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss has hired a familiar face to lead its athletics department.

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Humanist group objects to ‘In God We Trust’ on Mississippi license plate

A national group that includes atheists and agnostics is objecting to Mississippi’s new standard license plate design ...

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Sheriff: Mississippi prison guard severely injured by inmate

A sheriff in Mississippi says a Marshall County prison guard has been severely injured by an inmate.

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Police arrest man who posted high-speed driving video

Authorities were quick to arrest a man who posted video of himself driving 180 mph on a suburban ...

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2 GOP governor hopefuls advocate for teacher pay, health access in debate

Two of the three Republican candidates for Mississippi governor agreed on many points during the first debate of ...

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Former police officer gets 20 years in child’s hot-car death

A former Mississippi police officer is headed to prison for the death of her 3-year-old daughter, who was ...

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2 of 3 Mississippi GOP candidates for governor set to debate

Two of the three Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are set to take part in the first debate ...

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Ex-Food Network chef from Mississippi admits to embezzlement

A Mississippi chef who competed on two Food Network shows and admitted to embezzling $10,000 from a former ...

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$2M for private school tuition in Mississippi survives last-ditch challenge

A provision to increase funding by $2 million for private school attendance by Mississippi students with special education ...

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Mississippi man pleads guilty in ‘Vote Trump’ church arson

A member of a black church in Mississippi has pleaded guilty to burning the church, which was also ...

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Mississippi woman arrested for stealing trooper’s puppy

A 22-year-old Mississippi woman faces charges for allegedly stealing a 7-month-old pit bull puppy outside its owner’s home.

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State lawmakers approve $1,500 pay raise for teachers

Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a $1,500 pay raise for the state‚Äôs public school teachers ...

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Borrowed money will pay for dozens of Mississippi projects

The Mississippi Legislature is planning to borrow $207 million under Senate Bill 3065 to pay for various projects, ...

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