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Education Grant Funding

Updated: 11/06/2015 - Throughout this week we've heard a lot about the lack of funding for Mississippi schools. Well, today we're taking a look at one local effort that is meeting some schools needs, and administrators say it's not costing taxpayers a dime!

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Mississippi Education Funding Proposals

Updated: 11/05/2015 - A local educator is hoping lawmakers do channel more money to education. Lauderdale County Superintendent Randy Hodges says Pre-K and teacher salaries are good places to start.

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Jam Packed Weekend in Meridian

Updated: 11/05/2015 - The streets of Meridian are expected to be full this weekend, as several events are being held downtown that are expected to draw crowds to the Queen City.

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Mississippi Performance on New Test Released

Updated: 11/05/2015 - Almost half of Mississippi high school students met or exceeded expectations in English last year, while about 27 percent did so in algebra I. That's according to test results released Thursday.

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Police Searching for Armed Robber

Updated: 11/04/2015 - Meridian police are searching for a man they say robbed two people at gunpoint who were trying to help him.

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Baptist Groups Discuss Racism

Updated: 11/04/2015 - The Southern Baptist Convention is the nation's largest protestant denomination. The National Baptist Convention is the nation's largest African American Protestant denomination. The presidents of both conventions joined together to talk about a painful topic, racism.

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GOP Leaders Could Revamp School Funding Plans

Posted: 11/04/2015 - After Mississippi voters rejected a school funding proposal on Tuesday's ballot, Republican legislative leaders say they want to tweak an education budget formula to push more money into classrooms.

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Keenum: State Flag Will Continue to Fly at MSU

Posted: 11/04/2015 - Mississippi State University president, Dr. Mark Keenum, says while he supports removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, it will continue to fly on the Starkville campus.

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Fall Retreat Focuses on Teaching through Arts

Updated: 11/04/2015 - Around 60 educators from various schools across Mississippi made a trip to Poplar Springs Elementary School to participate in arts integration training during the Mississippi Art Commission's Whole Schools Initiative fall retreat.

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Mississippi Statewide Election Wrap

Posted: 11/03/2015 - Mississippi elections Tuesday didn't hold a lot of surprises but some races may be closer than expected.

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Mission Mississippi Summit Preview

Updated: 11/03/2015 - An historic event is taking place this week in Mississippi. It's a summit and luncheon that involves leaders of two of the largest religious groups in the nation.

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