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Mississippi Unemployment Rate Down

Posted: 03/25/2016 - After posting the nation's worst jobless rate in January, Mississippi's unemployment rate declined in February, leaving the state tied for second worst.

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Second Case of Zika Virus Found in Mississippi

Updated: 03/25/2016 - A second case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Mississippi. The State Department of Health says the case is in a Noxubee County resident who recently traveled to Haiti.

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Security Heightened Worldwide

Updated: 03/22/2016 - The Mississippi Office of Homeland Security says there are no current threats in the U.S. or Mississippi, but you can expect to see greater security at places like federal buildings and airports in the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels.

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Modernizing VA Focus of Hearing

Posted: 03/21/2016 - A bipartisan group of congressmen is working to modernize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A recent hearing examined how the VA can be brought into a new age.

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Obama, Raul Castro Meet in Havana

Updated: 03/21/2016 - President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met Monday in Havana. They shook hands and smiled for the cameras as they greeted each other at the Revolutionary Palace.

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ACA Still on Republican Radar

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Both houses of Congress voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act in January. Even though the president vetoed the legislation, many Republicans are still working to chip away at Obamacare.

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Another Uprising Monday at Alabama Prison

Posted: 03/14/2016 - A prisoner stabbed a fellow inmate Monday and inmates barricaded themselves in a dorm at an Alabama prison that was the site of weekend uprisings.

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Maryland Police Say Gunman Intended to Die

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Police say evidence shows a gunman who killed an officer outside a police station in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital "intended to die during a gun battle with police."

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Officers Find Contraband in Prison

Posted: 03/14/2016 - Corrections officers say they found 30 cellphones, makeshift knives and other contraband during a search after an uprising at Alabama's Holman prison.

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Flooding Concerns in Louisiana

Posted: 03/10/2016 - Southeast Louisiana is expected to get slammed by heavy rain and the possibility of severe storms Thursday evening into Friday morning.

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Feds Seek Dismissal of Refugee Lawsuit

Posted: 03/09/2016 - The federal government is asking a judge to dismiss Alabama's lawsuit over refugee settlement, saying states have no "veto power" over refugee placement decisions.

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