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Changes in SNAP Benefits Eligibility

Posted: 01/07/2016 - Get a job or start training for one if you want to keep getting benefits. That's the message to single adults in Mississippi and elsewhere for receiving SNAP benefits.

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Mississippi River Crest Lower Than Expected

Posted: 01/05/2016 - Forecasters say the Mississippi River's crest will come sooner and lower for many locations in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. If that prediction holds, it means the unusual winter flood won't rival the inundation of 2011.

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AP: Americans Save Bundle on Gas in 2015

Posted: 12/31/2015 - According to The Associated Press, Americans saved a collective $115 billion plus this year on gasoline due to lower prices.

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Bryant Requests Federal Disaster Declaration

Posted: 12/31/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant requested Thursday that President Barack Obama issue a disaster declaration for areas affected by severe weather that passed through Mississippi Dec. 23 through Dec. 28.

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MHP Says Five Die in Christmas Accidents

Posted: 12/28/2015 - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says five people died on state and federal highways during the Christmas holiday period from Wednesday through Sunday.

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Mississippi One of Three States to Host Cyber Protection Teams

Updated: 12/18/2015 - The federal government is stepping up to further its protection against cyber terrorism. Mississippi is one of three states chosen to host a Cyber Protection Team consisting of 39 National Guardsmen across the three states.

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Congress Could Send More Cash to Kemper Plant

Updated: 12/17/2015 - A massive federal spending bill could channel tens of millions more to Mississippi Power Co. to aid construction of its $6.5 billion power plant in Kemper County.

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Meridian IHOP Reopens

Updated: 12/16/2015 - The Meridian IHOP is back open for business after being closed for weeks after the parking lot collapsed.

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New Sawmill to Locate in Newton

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Officials from Biewer Lumber announced Monday the company is locating a state-of-the-art sawmill in Newton.

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Governor, FBI Emphasize Homeland Security

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant and Don Alway, the top FBI agent in Mississippi, are telling people to be vigilant about activity that might present a threat to public safety.

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Supreme Court Blocks Court Order in Adoption Case

Posted: 12/14/2015 - The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid.

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Harrison County Supervisors Vote to Keep Nativity Scene

Posted: 12/14/2015 - The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to keep a Nativity scene inside a county courthouse after the American Humanist Association asked that the display be removed.

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MS Senators Work with FEMA for Winston Tornado Recovery

Posted: 12/11/2015 - Recovery from the devastating tornado that shook Louisville last April is still ongoing, and Mississippi lawmakers are still working to bring funding to the area. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran recently announced a $1.78 million federal grant to replace tornado-damaged health care facilities in Louisville.

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