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Miss. bluesman getting long overdue grave marker

Posted 10/26/2012 in State

Mississippi blues musician Tommy Johnson is finally getting a headstone on his grave, more than a half century after he died.

 

Coleman, Phillips locked in tight race for high court spot

Posted 10/25/2012 in State

If there was a race that Mississippi voters seemed to know the least about, it would likely be the race for the District 3 Supreme Court seat.

 

Internet scammers hit city of Corinth

Posted 10/25/2012 in State

An Internet scam in which perpetrators pose as the FBI in an attempt to extort money is cropping up in the Corinth area.

 

 

Hosemann: Voter ID not required in Miss. this Nov.

Posted 10/24/2012 in State

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Mississippians won't have to show photo identification when they go to the polls Nov. 6.

 

 

2 Miss. inmates wanted in slaying captured in La.

Posted 10/24/2012 in State

Two Mississippi inmates suspected of fatally stabbing a 95-year-old woman after escaping from a prison were captured Tuesday in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, authorities said.

 

Costs of teen pregnancy affect all Mississippians

Posted 10/20/2012 in State

Just as she does every day, Kimberly Jones sat on the front porch of her Southside home Friday, waiting for her oldest child to come home from school. Jones, who asked that her real name not be used, is a 24-year-old mother of two.

 

Man accused of luring Southaven mayor from wife

Posted 10/20/2012 in State

The former wife of Southaven Mayor Greg Davis is seeking $1 million in a lawsuit against a 26-year-old Starkville man who she says broke up her marriage by luring Davis away from her.

 

 

ACLU demands Miss. school stop prayers

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

The American Civil Liberties Union demanded Wednesday that a south Mississippi school stop holding prayers and promoting religious activities at games and other events.

 

 

Authorities: 4 injured as storm crosses Southeast

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

A severe storm front packing gusting winds left four people injured as it punched across a wide swath of the Southeast, downing power lines, toppling trees and damaging at least one mobile home in Mississippi, authorities said Thursday.

 

 

Vote time extended for some in military from Miss.

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

Military or overseas voters from three Mississippi counties are getting more time to submit ballots for next month's election.

 

 

Experts seek to reduce Miss. infant mortality rate

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

Mississippi has the nation's highest infant mortality rate, and experts are trying to change that by teaching people about healthy pregnancies and proper sleep conditions for babies.

 

 

Renasant Corp. profits rise as loans increase

Posted 10/17/2012 in State

Regional bank Renasant Corp. said profit in 2012's third quarter rose 8 percent from the same three months of 2011, as the bank set aside less to cover bad loans and made lower interest payments to savers.

 

 

NAACP seeks 2013 elections for Miss. Legislature

Posted 10/16/2012 in State

The Mississippi NAACP is asking federal judges to redraw the state House and Senate districts that were approved by the Justice Department last month. The group also wants the judges to set new legislative elections in 2013, two years ahead of the normal schedule.

 

 

Analysis: 2012 not stressful for Miss. incumbents

Posted 10/15/2012 in State

This is a comfortable election year to be a sitting U.S. representative, U.S. senator or appellate judge in Mississippi.

 

 

EPA to Jackson: Stop dumping sewage in Pearl River

Posted 10/8/2012 in State

The city of Jackson released more than 2.8 billion gallons of minimally treated sewage -- enough to fill four NFL stadiums -- into the Pearl River system over the last four years, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

 

 

Entergy power plant purchases stalled by inquiry

Posted 10/6/2012 in State

Someday, Entergy Corp. may own power plants in Jackson, Miss., and Malvern, Ark. But no one's sure when, or even if, the New Orleans-based utility will complete its $469 million purchase of two natural gas-fired plants from KGen Power Corp.

 

 

Voter registration intensifies ahead of Saturday deadline

Posted 10/4/2012 in State

With the deadline for voter registration fast approaching, area circuit court clerks and volunteers alike are urging people to register to vote by Saturday. Those who fail to register by Saturday are not eligible to vote in the November election.

 

 

Corinth considers hookah lounge request

Posted 10/4/2012 in State

Alex Al-Quawwas wants to expand his business with a hookah lounge, where people would be able to smoke a non-tobacco product using a hookah.

 

 

Feds want more information on Miss. voter ID law

Posted 10/3/2012 in State

Federal officials are pushing Mississippi to do more to prove that voter identification requirements won't discriminate against minorities.

 

 

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