JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's mental health department will begin handing off some direct care workers to regional mental health centers as part of an effort to cut its budget and comply with a federal mandate. The state personnel board on...
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The Mississippi Forestry Commission will deploy a 20 person crew to Montana to battle wildfires for the next two weeks.  The crew will assist state and federal partners with suppression efforts. "We are extremely proud of our employees who are taking...
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city's right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, saying recent clashes over race and the Confederacy...
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Mississippi is known as one of the nation’s literary capitals, so it should come as no surprise that the Mississippi Book Festival brings such a big stable of literary talent each year. The event has even more offerings for its third installment, which...
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Dak Prescott chooses not to worry about things he can't control. He stays focused on the task in front of him, he says, controlling only what he can. When the 24-year-old is not studying film or on the field, he likes to get lost in NCAA football on...
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Millsaps Site for Truth, Racial Healing & Tranformation Campus Center The Association of American Colleges & Universities recently selected Millsaps College as a site for one of the organization's new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving. Trump accepted Bannon's resignation on Friday, ending a turbulent seven months for his chief strategist, the latest to depart from the...
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Lillian Naomi McKinney Cooley, who served as vice president of business development for her family's vocational training and management consulting firm, Systems Consultants Associates, Inc., died Friday, July 28, at the age of 84. Tougaloo College's...
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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The final home of the president of the Confederacy is being offered as a new home for Confederate monuments. Beauvoir, a beachside estate on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, was Jefferson Davis' retirement home. Now it's a privately run...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A judge in Mississippi will be suspended for ordering a man to serve six months in a county work center on a case that was appealed and resolved nearly 20 years prior. The Supreme Court of Mississippi issued its findings on...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 11 foreigners in Mississippi who have since admitted to violating a federal act or await a plea hearing. Mississippi Business Journal reported on Thursday that all but one...
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BOSTON (AP) — Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats. The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday condemned hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values on which the U.S. was founded and promotes abroad. He also lamented a lack of diversity in the U.S. diplomatic...
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There are more travel woes for drivers in Northeast Jackson. Traffic is down to one lane on Ridgewood Road, a street milled, filled with potholes and in the process of repaving. A sewer line repair is causing traffic to be rerouted. It's causing major...
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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in...
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell—and could have been far deadlier had its base not been destroyed by an apparently accidental explosion...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has dedicated a new historical marker honoring African-American students who challenged segregation at a public library in 1961. Eight of the "Tougaloo Nine" are still living, and seven attended a ceremony Thursday to...
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Shot to death while sitting at a traffic light. It's what happened to a woman in Jackson. We'll have a live report when you join us.  Tonight kicks off the Jackson R & B Festival. We'll have details about the huge music party.  The world continues to...
8/18/2017
A member of the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) may be in trouble. There was a meeting Thursday to discuss how to move forward. 3 On Your Side was barred from entering, but did manage to piece together some of the details in this...
8/17/2017
On Thursday in Jefferson Davis County, thousands of marijuana plants were discovered by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Our cameras were let inside the 6-acre grow operation worth millions of dollars. As we were there, MBN agents were digging up the...
8/17/2017
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled a Silver Alert for 59-year-old Clarence McBride, Jr. of Brandon.  MBI tells us he has been located and is safe.
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents. Authorities said 12 people were...
8/17/2017
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of a judge for sentencing someone in a DUI case after the man had completed the sentence and paid the fine. The court suspended Lee County Justice Court Judge John Hoyt Sheffield 120 days without...
8/17/2017
When our nation is defined by images of white supremacists, we have a serious problem How do we want to define our country? That is the question that has been hanging over the entire nation ever since we all watched a rally of white supremacists and...
8/17/2017
Nearly six decades ago, police arrested a group of college students who simply wanted to read a book. Thursday the Jackson-Hinds Library System helped honor the group with a Freedom Trail Marker.
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8/17/2017
Alcorn State University will have some big goals for the 2017 college football season. For one, the Braves will be gunning for a fourth straight SWAC East title. If they can accomplish that, they'll play in their fourth consecutive SWAC Championship Game...
8/17/2017
NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of the deadly clash at a...
8/17/2017
We received a lot of feedback on the state flag. Here are some of your comments: “Excellent commentary this morning. Among all the craziness today, it was so refreshing to hear some common-sense remarks.  Hope our governor and legislature were...
8/17/2017
A wreck on US 49 before I-20 East in Rankin County is causing major delays.  If this is on your route to work, please find a different way. MDOT estimates about an hour for this wreck to clear. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.
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8/17/2017
Good morning. A spokesman for Governor Phil Bryant says the governor's position on the state flag has not changed, and there will be no special session to consider changing it. The Legislative Black Caucus had called for the special session in the wake...
8/17/2017
The Mississippi College School of Law and the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services worked together with Judge Singletary to turn this ceremony into a celebration for almost 20 children. There were big smiles, handshakes, and sighs of...
8/17/2017
A 9-month-old baby was shot in the head in North Mississippi. It happened in the 900 block of Adams Street in Grenada. Twenty-year-old John Brown the 3rd and 18-year-old Shaquille Chamberlain are both in the county jail charged with murder.
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8/16/2017
Adams County Deputies have arrested a man for breaking into a church. When the deputies arrived at the church they observed several windows broken and the doors kicked in, they quickly noticed a subject upstairs breaking more windows.
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8/16/2017
In recent years search teams in Mississippi have been using a new tool to locate missing or lost people. Just last week 69-year-old Herchial "Lonnie" Jones of Corinth was located safe and sound after he went missing for three days.
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8/16/2017
It's hard to image, but sex and labor trafficking are real and it's taking place here in the Metro. Wednesday the Center for Violence Prevention announced efforts to secure Mississippi's first shelter.
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8/16/2017
This warning for parents: your children may be staying one step ahead of you on social media, and the way they send messages to their friends. Phrases and acronyms have been replaced with something else.
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