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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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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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