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Two Dead in Shooting at Air Force Base

Updated: 04/08/2016 - A senior U.S. official says an airman shot his commander in an apparent murder-suicide at a U.S. Air Force base in San Antonio.

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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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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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Governor Signs Religious Objections Law

Updated: 04/05/2016 - Mississippi's governor has signed a law that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' personal religious beliefs.

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States, Environmentalists Weighing in on BP Pact

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Posted: 04/05/2016 - Environmental groups and officials in Gulf of Mexico states are weighing in on a federal court's approval of the $20 billion settlement that was announced last year in the 2010 BP oil spill.

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First Lady to Address Jackson State Graduates

Posted: 04/05/2016 - Jackson State University's spring graduates will be among the last group of graduates to hear from First Lady Michelle Obama, who has included the Mississippi college as part of her Reach Higher initiative.

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Bentley to People of Alabama: 'Forgive me'

Posted: 04/04/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he is asking the people of his state for their forgiveness after his admission of inappropriate behavior with a former top aide.

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High Court Upholds "One Person, One Vote"

Updated: 04/04/2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a Texas law that counts everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw electoral districts.

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Court Rejects Challenge to Campaign Finance Law

Posted: 04/04/2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging the constitutionality of a Mississippi campaign finance law that requires reporting by people or groups spending at least $200 to support or oppose a ballot measure.

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Religious Objections Bill Goes to Governor

Updated: 05/20/2016 - The Mississippi Legislature is sending the governor a bill that would let government employees and private businesses deny services to same-sex couples who want to marry when it violates their personal religious beliefs.

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Bentley Wants to Focus on State, Not Scandal

Posted: 03/31/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is trying to focus on his political agenda as pressure mounts around him following his acknowledgment that he made improper remarks to a former female aide.

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Senate Passes Religious Objections Bill

Posted: 03/31/2016 - The Mississippi Senate, on a 32-17 vote Wednesday, passed House Bill 1523, which would allow Mississippi government employees or private business people to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to gay or lesbian couples.

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Mississippi Woman Will Plead Guilty to Terrorism

Updated: 03/28/2016 - A young Mississippi woman plans to plead guilty to a terrorism charge, months after authorities say she and her fiance tried to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

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