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Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi state flag

Posted about 1 hour ago in State

A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag.


Mississippi launches new business website

Posted about 1 hour ago in State

Businesses scouting Mississippi as a potential location have a new tool that state officials hope will give them an edge.


Earle says Southern voice key to protest song

Posted 9/30/2015 in State

Singer Steve Earle believes it was important to have a Southern voice on his new protest song urging Mississippi to change its state flag to remove the Confederate battle emblem.


New Kemper delay means company likely to repay $234M credit

Posted 9/30/2015 in State

Mississippi Power Co. announced Tuesday it will likely have to repay a $234 million federal tax credit because its Kemper County power plant won't be in operation by April 19.



RePublic Schools charter network gets $9.6M for expansion

Posted 9/29/2015 in State

An operator of charter schools in Tennessee and Mississippi is in line to receive $9.6 million in federal funding, with plans to spend the money on expansion.


Under the Capitol dome: For Barksdale, ballot fight continues 15-year push

Posted 9/28/2015 in State

Jim Barksdale has put his money where his mouth is.


Sanderson Farms recalling chicken products

Posted 9/26/2015 in State

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 551,090 pounds of chicken products produced at its plant in Hazlehurst.



Vicksburg man accused of killing uncle with ax

Posted 9/25/2015 in State

A Warren County judge has denied bond for a man accused of killing his uncle with an ax.



Analysis: Budget hearings focused on school funding impact

Posted 9/24/2015 in State

Mississippi lawmakers used budget hearings this week to deliver one central message: Pumping more money into schools could hurt other state services.



School funding initiative overshadows budget hearings

Posted 9/23/2015 in State

Mississippi's public universities and community colleges are seeking more money even as lawmakers warn that the passage of a voter initiative to increase funding for K-12 schools will mean budget cuts.



2 arrested in rape of 72-year-old woman

Posted 9/23/2015 in State

Two men have been booked with a string of felonies related to the weekend rape of a 72-year-old Vicksburg woman.



Police: 2 men rape elderly woman in her home, steal cash

Posted 9/22/2015 in State

Authorities say they are looking for two men who allegedly raped a 72-year-old woman and stole cash from her after kicking in the door of her home Saturday.



School funding initiative faces tough road in November

Posted 9/21/2015 in State

Mississippi's initiative process was created to be complicated. This year, that's clearer than ever.



Backers of school funding initiative drop ballot lawsuit

Posted 9/19/2015 in State

A group pushing a school funding amendment has dropped its lawsuit that challenged the way it will appear on Mississippi's ballot.



Community College Board hires new leader

Posted 9/19/2015 in State

Mississippi's Community College Board voted unanimously to hire Andrea Mayfield as its next executive director.



Jury awards white principal $371K in discrimination case

Posted 9/19/2015 in State

A federal jury has awarded more than $370,000 in damages to a white school principal who alleged black administrators racially targeted her and created a hostile work environment that forced her to resign.


Prison for man who helped place noose on Ole Miss statue

Posted 9/18/2015 in State

A former University of Mississippi student who admitted helping place a noose on a statue of a civil rights activist is going to prison.


Officials: Survey positive on Common Core-linked standards

Posted 9/18/2015 in State

The Mississippi Department of Education says public comments on the state's Common Core-derived academic standards were overwhelmingly positive.



Miss. GOP opposes 2 school funding proposals on ballot

Posted 9/17/2015 in State

Mississippi Republican Party leaders are urging people to vote against both of the education funding proposals on the November ballot.



Motive elusive in Mississippi double shooting

Posted 9/16/2015 in State

Shannon Lamb's motive for fatally shooting his girlfriend and a university colleague remains largely a mystery.



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