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SEC Investigating Kemper Plant Costs
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- The federal agency tasked with protecting investors has opened an investigation into the estimated costs and schedule of Mississippi Power Co.'s $6.7 billion Kemper County power plant.
Meridian Police Issuing Fewer Tickets
- The amount of money collected from tickets and fines last year in Meridian has decreased compared to previous years.
Democrat Pitches Second Chance for Opt Out States
- More than five years ago, states were asked to expand Medicaid. Nearly a quarter of them chose not to and missed the deadline and the Affordable Care Act is still making waves on Capitol Hill.
Four on Special Election Ballot
- Four people have qualified for the May 24 special election for Philadelphia Ward 1 alderman.
Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika
- The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.
Slabs Left by Katrina Finally Being Removed
- A Gulfport official says the city is making progress toward removing concrete slabs left on empty lots more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina.
Tempers Flare in Alabama House
- With the Alabama legislative session rapidly reaching its end Wednesday, members of the House Black Caucus said Republican attempts to end debate were unfair.
Mississippi Tax Collections Lag Amid Job Cuts
- Mississippi tax collections fell more than $85 million short of expectations in April.
Bentley's Prison Bill Fails
- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's prison construction bill failed to pass on the final night of the legislative session.
Governor Signs Airport Bill into Law
- Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives suburbs and the state some control over the Jackson airport.
Revenue for Tickets, Fines Down in Meridian
- Compared to previous years, the City of Meridian has seen a decline in the money collected from tickets and fines.
Pickering Addresses Civic Club
- State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke to Meridian Rotarians Wednesday, sharing how his office targets public corruption.
Lott Says He Will Back Trump
- Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he will vote for Donald Trump for president, though he acknowledges he didn't expect the New York businessman to win the Republican nomination.
FEMA Says Denials May Be Appealed
- The Federal Emergency Management Agency says some applicants who were denied assistance for flood damage may still be eligible.
Lawmakers Approve Grandparents Visitation Rights
- Alabama lawmakers have voted to allow grandparents to petition the courts for visitation rights with their grandchildren.
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