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Natchez man dies after stun gun shock

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a 43-year-old Natchez man who was shocked with a stun gun by an Adams County deputy during a traffic stop.

 

 

MEMA urges preparation for storm system

Posted 4/26/2014 in Area

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is warning of the possibility of severe weather beginning this afternoon through Tuesday night.

 

 

Relay for Life still set for tonight despite bomb threat at site

Posted 4/25/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Relay for Life update: Due to a bomb threat at Columbus High School, the set-up crew for Relay has been temporarily evacuated. Relay will still be held on schedule this evening according to organizers.

 

School board chooses search firm, asks for audit

Posted 4/25/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School Board voted to ask the Mississippi Department of Education to conduct an audit of the district and selected a search firm to conduct a search for a permanent schools superintendent during a specially called meeting Thursday.

 

Clay County seeks grant to replace well

Posted 4/25/2014 in Area

The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District is collecting signatures and information for a grant application. If awarded, Clay County could receive funding to replace a failed well.

 

Yokohama construction on schedule despite harsh winter

Posted 4/25/2014 in Area

On the drive down Eshman Avenue leaving the West Point city limits, there's a bump in the road. At the bump, two bridge pillars and visible construction of a new bypass are on either side.

 

Nevada rancher defends racial remarks

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.

 

 

Severe storms loom across central U.S. this weekend

Posted 4/25/2014 in Area

Forecasters are predicting a significant chance of strong tornadoes this weekend across a large part of the nation's mid-section, an outbreak that could stretch from the Great Plains to the Midwest and South.

 

 

Two arrested in platinum theft from plant

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says deputies have arrested an estranged couple in a 2007 theft of six pounds of platinum from the DuPont DeLisle plant.

 

No pets: Tornado shelters face dilemma with animal lovers

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

Jerry Starr thought he was taking the safe approach when a twister was reported heading toward his suburban neighborhood outside Oklahoma City last May. He grabbed his teenage daughter Dyonna and his dog and drove to the local City Hall, which serves as a public storm shelter.

 

Company stopped from accepting abortion waste

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.

 

 

Retired justice says marijuana should be legalized

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana.

 

 

Death row inmate denied post-conviction appeal

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied the post-conviction arguments of death row inmate Eric Moffett.

 

 

Hearing delayed on Mississippi Power Kemper plant costs

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

Upcoming hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed.

 

 

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

Posted 4/25/2014 in Business

Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they've been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.

 

 

Possible Republican presidential candidates to court NRA

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

Several potential Republican contenders for president will court gun-rights supporters at the NRA's annual convention today.

 

Fury, cargo questions surround sunken ferry

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol held the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief overnight, angry about the pace of divers who have recovered 183 bodies so far but may have nearly 120 left to find in the dark rooms of the submerged vessel.

 

Oregon moves to dump health exchange website

Posted 4/25/2014 in National

Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

 

 

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