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Retirement Reception Held for Bailey

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Hundreds of people came out for the retirement party of Circuit Judge Robert Bailey. He has served as a circuit judge for the 10th District for 27 and a half years.

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First Gay Marriage Licenses Issued in Alabama

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Some Alabama counties have started issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Mississippi Watermelon Crop Behind Schedule

Updated: 06/26/2015 - With the July Fourth holiday right around the corner, many people will be looking for watermelons for family cookouts and get-togethers.

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Confederate Items Removed from Vicksburg Park

Updated: 06/26/2015 - A single figurine of a Confederate soldier carrying a historically accurate battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia was the only gift with the flag that remained on sale Friday at the Vicksburg National Military Park.

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Local Recycling Efforts

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Tomorrow will mark the end of a recycling pilot program for Lauderdale County residents. However, because of a steady increase in participation, efforts are being made to put the program in place long term.

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Gulfport Man Loses Appeal of Life Sentence

Posted: 06/26/2015 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to hear James John Rodgers' appeal of his conviction and life sentence for a murder in Gulfport.

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High Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Within moments of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide, same-sex couples began applying for marriage licenses in Mississippi.

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New Commander for TW1

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Training Air Wing 1 at Meridian Naval Air Station is under new command.

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Loftis Charged with Theft

Posted: 06/25/2015 - The Alabama Bureau of Investigation has arrested former Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce executive director Virginia Rena Loftis on a theft charge.

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No Special Session about State Flag

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant says he will not call Mississippi lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider removing a Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

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Preparing Mississippi Students for College

Updated: 06/25/2015 - The College Knowledge Project is helping Mississippi students, parents and educators become better prepared for life during and after primary school by promoting education excellence.

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MCCSA Funding Reduced

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Some funding has been cut for a local agency that serves 9 counties in East Central Mississippi. This change will affect the number of people who are able to get help with power bills, or to secure other assistance to beat the heat.

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Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies in Health Care Law

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Republican leaders in Mississippi are criticizing the Supreme Court's decision to let consumers continue receiving a subsidy that reduces out-of-pocket costs through the federal health insurance marketplace.

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