Mississippi using inmate labor to make repairs at prison

Cain says a contractor submitted a $10 million bid to do the work on the facility in Leake County.

  Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The ceremony is expected to be a celebration and honoring of her life and work, with musical selections from one of Ginsburg’s favorite opera singers, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.
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  Police tase woman at football game in Logan, Ohio

Police say the woman was not arrested for not wearing a mask, but was charged for violating school policy and refusing to leave the premises.

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Vicksburg man arrested, accused of shooting grandmother

Gov. Tate Reeves declares Sept. 28-Oct. 2 Manufacturing Week

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 96,032 cases, 2,894 deaths reported by health dept.

  Man hit, killed by vehicle on Gallatin Street

  Miss. sees increase in daily COVID-19 cases

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 737 new cases and 4 new deaths.
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  Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

Breonna Taylor’s family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky’s attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death, calling Friday for him to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceeding while vowing to continue their protests .

  Structure catches fire in Bentonia

  Accused rapist, 15, faces $2 million bond in elderly Mississippi woman’s attack

  Former Rebul Academy head football coach under investigation by Attorney General

  Detention ponds coming to the City of Pearl to help reduce flash flooding problems

  Free WiFi in the Park for those lacking internet access, while rural residents fight for the chance

  First Alert Forecast: Gloomy now, warm for the weekend!

  Franklin County residents clean up from overnight flooding

  Sorting through the symptoms: Allergies, Asthma, Flu vs. COVID-19

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  ‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

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Sarah Thomas will make NFL history on Sunday - again

Deion Sanders’ son gets offer from JSU

Ole Miss suspends baseball activities after positive COVID tests

MSU football player announces transfer to JSU to ‘play for Coach Prime!’

His announcement comes after NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was hired as the new head football coach for JSU.

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Body found in early September confirmed as missing Meridian teen

Former Mississippi sheriff’s deputy accused of impersonating a police officer

Gov. Reeves: Don’t let politics hinder virus vaccination

Elem. teacher tests positive for COVID-19 days after Clinton returns to traditional schedule

MEMA purchases warehouse to store PPE stockpiles

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has a new facility to store Personal Protective Equipment. The warehouse is located in the Greater Jackson Industrial Park in Byram.
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  Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly election

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Deion Sanders’ son gets offer from JSU

Sen. Hyde-Smith doesn’t believe recent Senate poll, says Democrat win would be ‘total disaster’

Lawyer for former Oxford Police Officer charged with murder wants psychiatric exam for his client

Psych exam requested for Ridgeland mother charged with sexual battery