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Miss. Senate OKs adding 'In God We Trust' to seal

Posted 2/1/2014 in State

The Mississippi Senate voted Friday to add "In God We Trust" to the state seal, as requested by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant. Currently, it has an eagle and the words, "The Great Seal of the State of Mississippi" without a slogan.

 

 

Lawmakers plan district to take failing schools

Posted 2/1/2014 in State

Some lawmakers want to set up a separate statewide school district to take over individual failing schools.

 

Manslaughter verdict in buttocks-injection trial

Posted 2/1/2014 in State

To hear Natasha Stewart tell it, she was just trying to help an insecure woman when she helped arrange for her to get silicone injections in her buttocks, shots that prosecutors say were deadly. A jury disagreed, convicting Stewart on Friday of culpable negligence manslaughter.

 

Man accused of killing father & grandmother

Posted 2/1/2014 in State

A 20-year-old Jackson man is accused of gunning down his 49-year-old father and 74-year-old grandmother.

 

Train derails in Miss., 50 residents evacuated

Posted 2/1/2014 in State

A train derailment Friday in southeast Mississippi sparked a small evacuation and highway closure after rail cars began leaking fuel oil.

 

Miss. lawmakers advance criminal justice changes

Posted 1/31/2014 in State

Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with bills designed to make the criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.

 

 

Bill would force insurers to use providers

Posted 1/31/2014 in State

Insurers would have to accept any medical provider who meets contract terms into their network under a bill moving forward in the Mississippi House.

 

 

Proposal would ban destruction of guns in buy-back programs

Posted 1/31/2014 in State

Mississippi cities and counties would be banned from buying and destroying guns, under a proposal lawmakers are considering.

 

 

Miss. reports its 5th death tied to winter storm

Posted 1/30/2014 in State

Mississippi authorities say the deaths of five people have been linked to this week's winter storm. The latest came Wednesday when a vehicle struck the back of a stalled tractor-trailer in Smith County, killing one of the passengers in the moving vehicle.

 

 

German auto parts maker to hire 650 near Tupelo

Posted 1/30/2014 in State

A German auto parts maker will move its U.S. headquarters from Wisconsin to the Mississippi community of Shannon, opening a factory in this state expected to create up to 650 jobs.

 

 

Lawmakers considering shorter school year

Posted 1/30/2014 in State

House Education Committee members are lukewarm about a proposal to shorten Mississippi's public school year from 180 to 175 days.

 

 

Lawyer: Defendant also had buttocks injections

Posted 1/30/2014 in State

A woman charged with depraved-heart murder in the illegal cosmetic injection death of another woman had received the same kind of shots in her buttocks more than 10 times and didn't know they could be deadly, her lawyer said Wednesday during opening statements.

 

 

AG Hood investigates harassment of girls online

Posted 1/29/2014 in State

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says his office is investigating a trend of inappropriate postings about young girls on a social media website.

 

 

Kemper costs rise $40 million on start-up reserve

Posted 1/29/2014 in State

 

 

It's here: Winter storm hits state

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

Thirty-six of Mississippi's 82 counties are under a state of emergency declared by Gov. Phil Bryant to speed response to a storm that's expected to bring snow and ice to central and southern parts of the state starting early this morning.

 

 

DeSoto teacher arrested in prostitution sting

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

Authorities say a DeSoto County teacher and football coach is among 15 people arrested by Southaven police during an undercover sting for prostitution.

 

 

Lawmakers asked to decide tuition plan's fate

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

The board that runs Mississippi's prepaid college tuition program said Monday that it wants the Legislature to decide whether the state should reopen the plan to new enrollments or close it.

 

 

Higher death benefits for 1st responders proposed

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

Law enforcement officers, firefighters and other first responders will lobby lawmakers this week to increase the benefits for families of first responders who die in the line of duty.

 

 

Miss. debates limits on body scanners at prisons

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

For the past few months, Mississippi prison employees have had to walk through body scanners when they go to work to make sure they're not carrying drugs, weapons or other contraband items.

 

Cochran to get marker on music trail

Posted 1/28/2014 in State

The late Hank Cochran, a consummate songwriter who composed a string of country hits including "Make the World Go Away" for Eddy Arnold, is being honored today with a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail.

 

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