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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.

 

Lowndes Co. in running for $1.2 billion aluminum plant

Posted 11/17/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County could be the future home of a mill that produces 600,000 tons of aluminum a year and employs up to 850 people.

A sugar glider in downtown Columbus

Posted 11/17/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Sugar gliders are marsupials native to Australia but these days, if you know the right pocket to look in, you can find one in downtown Columbus.

After first loss, Bulldogs await playoff ranking

Posted 11/17/2014 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

For the first time since the initial College Football Playoff Rankings were unveiled more than three weeks ago, the Mississippi State football team won't know where the playoff committee will slot the Bulldogs when it announces its rankings at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Hearing set for permanent ban on pets in cemeteries

Posted 11/17/2014 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

 

Supes ask state to name bridge after Brown

Posted 11/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution asking state legislators to name a bridge after late Mississippi Senator Terry Brown.

Lowndes schools to present second bond issue to voters

Posted 11/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County School Board is presenting another bond issue to voters.

Perfection denied: Bulldog's quest for undefeated season ends in Tuscaloosa

Posted 11/15/2014 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Nobody's perfect. The first time Josh Robinson, Mississippi State's bowling ball of a tailback, carried the ball Saturday, it went for a score... For Alabama.

 

Epps gets wife a car to drive to work

Posted 11/15/2014 in State

The attorney for ex-state prisons chief Christopher Epps confirms Epps bought or leased his wife a car the day after he appeared in court to answer federal corruption charges.

 

Navy SEAL who shot bin Laden was at war for years

Posted 11/15/2014 in National

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies.

 

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