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Study Conducted on Future Elderly Needs

Updated: 04/07/2016 - Methodist Senior Services conducted a study of the future senior needs of elders living in Meridian and Lauderdale County.

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Sumter County Test Preps

Updated: 04/07/2016 - In the wake of all four junior high schools in Sumter County being rated as 'failing', efforts are being made to get students fired up for next week's state testing.

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Conservative Leader Praises Mississippi Law

Posted: 04/07/2016 - The leader of a national conservative group is praising Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for "extraordinary courage" in signing a law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to gay and transgender people.

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Roberts Sentenced for DUI Death

Updated: 04/07/2016 - 24-year-old Mitchell Roberts of Collinsville was sentenced Wednesday to serve 18 years for DUI manslaughter in the death of Arnold Altman, Jr.

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Third Zika Case in Mississippi

Posted: 04/06/2016 - The Mississippi State Department of Health Wednesday reported the state's third case of Zika virus.

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Gamblin Resigns from Board

Posted: 04/06/2016 - The city of Philadelphia is now looking to fill a vacancy on its board of aldermen.

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National Safe Digging Month

Updated: 04/06/2016 - Citizens are encouraged to call 811, to know what is below the ground before doing any digging or excavating.

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Ex-BP Rig Supervisor Sentenced to Probation

Posted: 04/06/2016 - A former BP engineer will spend 10 months on probation for a misdemeanor pollution charge connected to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Bill Allowing Guns in Church Sent to Bryant

Posted: 04/06/2016 - Churches in Mississippi could let some members have guns inside the building to protect the congregation under a bill heading to the governor.

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House Passes Smaller Tax Cut

Posted: 04/06/2016 - Mississippi House members are supporting a pared-down tax cut, even as the chamber's leaders indicated they are still trying to increase transportation funding.

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Governors Ban State-Funded Travel to Mississippi

Updated: 04/06/2016 - Several states have banned official travel to Mississippi over passage of a religious objections law that allows groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples when it violates their personal religious beliefs.

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Seattle Mayor Bans City Employee Travel to Mississippi

Posted: 04/06/2016 - Seattle's mayor has barred the use of city funds for employee travel to Mississippi because Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on their personal religious beliefs.

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