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Model-TV host Dickinson accuses Cosby of assault

Posted 11/19/2014 in National

Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

 

'20th hijacker' seeks role in civil terror cases

Posted 11/19/2014 in National

The man who became known as the "20th hijacker" from the Sept. 11 attacks wants to testify in lawsuits filed by victims of terrorism.

 

National safety agency to push for national air bag recall

Posted 11/19/2014 in National

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.

 

 

Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

Posted 11/19/2014 in National

The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency.

 

 

House Dems again choose Nancy Pelosi as leader

Posted 11/19/2014 in National

Rep. Nancy Pelosi overcame gripes about Democrats' losing campaign messages and breezed to re-election Tuesday as House minority leader.

 

CMSD's old textbooks still up in the air

Posted 11/18/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District has not yet resolved the issue of unused textbooks.

First Unified Egg Bowl is Wednesday

Posted 11/18/2014 in State

The Rebels and Bulldogs will collide in an Egg Bowl of a different sort on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. on the MSU intramural field.

 

Lowndes Co. principals tout school district

Posted 11/18/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Administrators within the Lowndes County School District say they are confident in the direction the district is headed.

 

 

Hood expected to bring forth Oktibbeha road designation bill

Posted 11/18/2014 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County supervisors approved a resolution Monday that could pave the way for legislation posthumously honoring a former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent with a road designation.

 

Navy secretary Mabus racks up $4.7 million in travel

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on trips that cost the taxpayer more than $4.7 million.

 

Gov. Bryant seeks $79M tax cut for lower earners

Posted 11/18/2014 in State

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday that he wants to cut income taxes for some Mississippians earning less than $53,000 a year as part of his 2016 budget proposal.

 

 

No evidence of arson in Ag Museum fire

Posted 11/18/2014 in State

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is expected to remain closed to the general public until Dec. 1.

 

Charles Manson gets marriage license

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.

Composer Chopin's heart exhumed in secret, like a relic

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland.

 

Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

With just two years left in power, President Barack Obama is elevating his efforts to combat global warming.

 

3 Americans, Briton killed in Jerusalem attack

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue today, attacking worshippers with meat cleavers and a gun during morning prayers and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said.

 

Europeans have prominent role in latest IS beheading video

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including one from France and possibly two from Britain, as the extremist group tries to show a global reach.

 

 

Tree planted at U.S. Capitol to honor Emmett Till

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

Mississippi senators and other officials have planted a tree at the U.S. Capitol to honor Emmett Till.

 

 

Surgeon who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

Posted 11/18/2014 in National

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first started showing symptoms.

 

 

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