JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in upholding a ruling from a lower court. Twenty-one school...
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The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code for the first time in three decades, cutting rates for individuals and corporations while eliminating trillions of dollars of deductions and special...
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Former Ole Miss and NBA star Justin Reed died of his battle with cancer. Reed was battling spinal cancer. Reed played for the Rebels from 2000 to 2004, leading the SEC in scoring in his final season in Oxford.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Former President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism," isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity. The comments, delivered at a...
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Michelle Lombas is an animal activist and professional responder. When a dog needs rescuing she makes the call to a McComb firefighter whose equipped and ready to answer that call.
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Adams County District Four Supervisor Ricky Gray says he wasn't disrespecting the flag when he dropped to his knees during the Pledge of Allegiance. Instead, Gray says he was praying for advancement of race relations across the county.
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys for the Mississippi governor say two levels of federal courts have been correct in blocking a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Representing Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, assistant...
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The court ruled Thursday against 21 school districts that sued the state in 2015. They sought money to make up for years of shortfalls when lawmakers didn't fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
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Making movies was not necessarily part of the planned career trajectory for "Same Kind of Different as Me" Executive Producer Stephen Johnston. Johnston, who grew up in south Jackson and attended Forest Hill High School, studied finance at the...
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MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly defended President Donald Trump's firing of James Comey, but at a Senate hearing Wednesday repeatedly declined to discuss private conversations with the president about the dismissal, frustrating...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant again on Wednesday voiced skepticism about allowing the state to take over the capital city's public school district. Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he's seeking a "third way" between no action...
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Members of the Jackson Police Department (JPD) Vice and Narcotics unit, partnered with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), to make arrests in sex trafficking and prostitution crimes in Jackson and across the country.
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — College Board trustees are considering a plan for the University of Mississippi Medical Center to borrow $132 million to finance a $180 million expansion of its children's hospital. Medical center officials have been building up to...
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Today accountability ratings for all schools will be released and this could influence Gov Bryant's decision on the JPS state takeover. The controversy over the state flag continues. We'll have details on Gov. Bryant's response the lawsuit filed. Hind Co...
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Laurel is a beautiful city in the Pine Belt of Mississippi and lumber was it’s founding industry. There are still left over souvenirs from those early days that have taken on new lives in our day. One of those is St John’s Day School.
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According to Politico, 79-year-old Cochran "appeared frail and disoriented at times" when they interviewed him Wednesday. He insisted to the reporter that he has no plans to retire from Congress, but was unable to answer whether he would remain as...
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Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he's seeking a "third way" between no action and declaring an emergency. That latter move means the Mississippi Department of Education would depose current leaders and appoint an interim superintendent.
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The mannequin head and stabbed body is on Pebble Brook Drive and is getting a lot of attention on social media. The homeowner is stunned that her annual holiday tradition is becoming the talk of the town.
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With Mississippi celebrating its 200th birthday this year, New Stage Theatre is paying tribute to one of the state's renowned authors, Tennessee Williams, with its production of "Baby Doll." Pierre Laville and Emily Mann adapted the play from a 1956 film...
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Arabella Arabella Landrum may only be a junior at Sumrall High School in Sumrall, Miss., but she has already achieved something that many other musicians won't in a lifetime: She opened for a Grammy Award-winning country artist Deana Carter on Sept. 23...
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Flood-control alternatives, including the "One Lake" project for the Pearl River, have been out of the spotlight and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' technical review for nearly four years since scoping meetings in fall 2013. When the Environmental...
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Women should not have to post on social media to bring awareness to the harassment, assault and abuse that half of the world's population endures daily. Those who chose not to share their stories as a part of the #metoo social-media campaign this week,...
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"Nice ass." I was 16 years old and standing in line at a Burger King waiting to order. The guy who loudly whispered it from behind and into my left ear appeared to be in his 40s. That didn't matter. It wasn't his age that was offensive. It is the first...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of an Army sergeant killed in Niger said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, in a call offering condolences, showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones as they drove to the airport to meet his body. Trump, engulfed in...
10/18/2017
While the competitive atmosphere of the restaurant scene in New York City may intimidate some, Lou's Full-Serv Chef de Cuisine Hunter Evans did not shy away from it. "New York has, like, 22,000 restaurants, and so some places are always looking, but ......
10/18/2017
That road will connect Treetops Boulevard to Highway 80 at Pearson Road, relieving traffic off Flowood Drive. The construction company, Joe McGee Construction, claims the city breached their contract.
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Brandon Police Chief William Thompson says his dispatch received a medical call from a resident, who not only need help, but was frustrated after claiming he called the emergency line twice and got a busy signal. Chief Thompson says that doesn't...
10/18/2017
Good morning. Today is the deadline for Governor Phil Bryant to respond to a lawsuit over the Confederate emblem on the state flag. We'll tell you what that could mean. Firefighters in California are hopeful that they can have the wildfires there...
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