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GOP Senator Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Great Idea'
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) said it should be harder for "liberal folks" to vote.
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Bus Bound For Mississippi Casino Crashes On Icy Road, Leaving 2 Dead And 44 Injured
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The driver lost control of the Alabama tour bus after crossing an icy overpass, witnesses said.
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GOP Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Just Made A Joke About Public Hangings In Mississippi
The Republican is facing a runoff later this month against Democrat Mike Espy, who is black.
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Republicans Are Afraid Of Democracy, So They're Dismantling It
One person, one vote is only scary if you know it means you'll lose.
Mississippi City Judge Displays Flag Without Confederate Battle Emblem
The judge says his courtroom now displays a proposed state flag designed by an artist.
'Fox & Friends' Host Brian Kilmeade Slams Trump's Christine Blasey Ford Comments
“As much as the crowd loved it, I wonder about the wisdom tactically of him" mocking Ford, the Fox News host said.
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Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony And Me Too Movement At Mississippi Rally
The president argued that the real victims are men like his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, when sexual assault accusations are made.
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Why Does Mississippi’s Flag Still Have A Confederate Symbol?
Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
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Probation Officer's Boyfriend Fakes Arrest For Real Marriage Proposal
Brett Stidham proposed to Tiffany Allison in shackles and said, “I’m guilty of being madly in love with the girl of my dreams.”
Homecoming Queen Makes Game-Winning Kick On Football Field
“I was pretty sure I wasn’t going to be homecoming queen, but I was pretty sure I was going to make that kick.”
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The Internet Schools GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel About Robert E. Lee And Slavery
Historians pointed out to the Mississippi politician that the Confederate general was quite brutal to his slaves.
Emmett Till Sign In Mississippi Vandalized With Bullet Holes — Again
The marker has been replaced twice since it first went up in 2007.
Pregnant Dolphin Shot And Killed In Mississippi
There's a big reward for anyone who helps find the killer.
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Activists Burn Confederacy-Inspired Mississippi Flag Outside Governor's Mansion
"We're burning the hate out of our state," an organizer said.
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Subtropical Storm Alberto Barrels Up Gulf Coast Prompting States Of Emergency
Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday.
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Desperate For Teachers, Districts Beg Retirees To Come Back
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"It’s difficult not to respond when you hear there is such a significant need.”
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FOOD & DRINK
Mississippi Sonic Won't Serve Stoners Toking In The Drive-Thru
One customer reportedly blew pot smoke into the face of an underage employee.
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Mississippi School Finds No Evidence Principal Cut Student's Hair Without Permission (UPDATE)
“[W]e found absolutely no evidence ... that his allegations of having his hair cut at school exist."
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Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's 15-Week Abortion Ban
The law has been deemed the most restrictive abortion ban in the country.
Mississippi Governor Signs America’s Most Restrictive Abortion Ban Into Law
Gov. Phil Bryant (R-Miss.) says he is “saving the unborn,” but abortion rights advocates say Mississippi’s restrictive ban will hurt low-income women and children and threaten Roe v. Wade.
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Mississippi Legislature Passes Nation's Strictest Abortion Ban On International Women's Day
The law would prevent women from having abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
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Mississippi Town Approves Pride Parade After Fierce Backlash
"In this country, we do not restrict a person’s ability to speak based on whether or not we agree with what they have to say."
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Octavia Spencer To Buy Out Screening Of 'Black Panther' For Mississippi Community
The star will reserve tickets for an underserved community "to ensure that all our brown children can see themselves as a superhero."
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How States Are Gambling On Sports Betting Case
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Sports betting bills have been filed in some 20 states, ranging from ones detailing exactly how the sports betting would
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CULTURE & ARTS
So THAT'S Where Teddy Bears Got Their Name
It all started with a hunting trip.
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Mississippi Teen's Mysterious Disappearance Examined In New Podcast
Makers of "13: The Search for Leigh Occhi" delve into the 1992 cold case.
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