Mississippi

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April 18, 2020 - 10:49 am
WATCH: Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves talks about the extended shelter-in-place orders while some areas are still dealing with the aftermath of the state's largest tornado that hit last Sunday.
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Survivors begin recovery efforts following deadly tornadoes in the South
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April 15, 2020 - 4:51 am
Hundreds of homes and businesses were destroyed in areas already reeling from coronavirus shutdowns; Steve Harrigan reports.
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December 10, 2019 - 7:54 pm
Mississippi residents fill pothole with creative Christmas tree.
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September 23, 2019 - 9:08 pm
A guitar given to B.B. King for his 80th birthday has sold for $280,000 at an auction of items from the blues legend's estate. Julien's Auctions says King often used the black Gibson ES-345 prototype that was one of several guitars he called "Lucille." A spokeswoman for the auction house, Mozell...
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August 26, 2019 - 8:43 pm
Mississippi's largest Army National Guard unit has a new commander, but he's from Kansas. Col. Jason Nelson took charge of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team on Saturday in Biloxi. Nelson takes over command from Col. Ralph D. Ferguson, who led the unit during a nine-month deployment to the...
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August 09, 2019 - 8:26 pm
Six of seven Mississippi chicken processing plants raided Wednesday were "willfully and unlawfully" employing people who lacked authorization to work in the United States, including workers wearing electronic monitoring bracelets at work for previous immigration violations, according to unsealed...
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August 04, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Heavy rains flooded more than a million acres of land during what was supposed to be planting season for crops such as soybeans, cotton, and corn. Watch the latest video at
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May 03, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A federal judge in Mississippi has dismissed most of a lawsuit in which rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis alleged a daughter had stolen money from him. U.S. District Judge Neal Biggers ruled April 25 that most claims were barred by a three-year statute of limitations. He left alive only claims...
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April 19, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. National Weather Service forecasters said they believe multiple tornadoes hit...
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February 05, 2019 - 6:58 pm
Mississippi lawmakers are considering what could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the country. Bills that passed legislative committees Tuesday would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said he will...
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