Mississippi turns 200 years old on December 10th. But the birth of our state was a struggle and the center of an international struggle for territory here in America.
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An 18-wheeler was stuck on the railroad tracks at Nicholson Ave. in Long Beach for about 30 minutes Friday morning. A wrecker pulled the truck off the tracks around 9:40 a.m.
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Members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have voted not to build a new casino in the Red Water community. Preliminary results show 1449 votes against and 654 votes in favor. There are still 112 absentee votes that need to be counted.
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PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Ingalls Shipbuilding celebrated two more shipbuilding milestones this week, authenticating the keel of one ship and turning the keys to another over to the Navy. Tuesday, the Pascagoula shipyard hosted a keel authentication...
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It can be a bit startling, to get an incoming call from your own number and see your own photo staring back at you. But if you get a call like this, the safest thing to do is not pick up.
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Bourbon Whiskey tasters of Mississippi can rejoice. There's a new libation on the block, and it's the first bourbon whiskey ever made in Mississippi. The distillery on West Peace Street in Canton marks the spot for tours and bourbon whiskey...
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The debate continues about whether or not our state's flag should fly over government buildings. This time, the issue was brought to the attention of leaders in Stone County.
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A new report says Mississippi needs to do a better job at estimating how much money the state will spend over multiple years. According to the new analysis, the estimates are available but they're too hard to find.
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For much of South Mississippi, rainfall has only been recorded a few days so far this month. In fact, this has been the 22nd driest first half of November since 1893 in Biloxi.
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There is a special election coming up December 19 for the State Senate seat in Harrison County vacated by newly Appointed Appeals Court Judge Sean Tindell. Three people have their names on the ballot. Dan Carr, Joel Carter and Ron Meyers have qualified...
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Jesmyn Ward has won the National Book Award for fiction for her novel 'Sing, Unburied, Sing,' while Masha Gessen's 'The Future is History' has received the nonfiction prize.
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11/15/2017
PEARL, Mississippi -- It had all the potential for a classic upset. On the one side was Pearl, 12-0 and the state's top-ranked team across all classifications, according to the Clarion-Ledger.  On the other was St. Martin, 6-5 overall and with...
11/11/2017
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- A controversial social media post by Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson last weekend left many baffled as to why he would publish something so divisive -- and in the middle of the Peter Anderson Festival, no less. In...
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11/9/2017
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is trying to better prepare inmates for life after prison. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports on a recently implemented program called Thinking For a Change.
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11/7/2017
To honor the bicentennial of Mississippi’s statehood, residents throughout the state are telling the stories of their own communities with photographs using the 21st century technology of smartphones.
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11/2/2017