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Confederate Items Removed from Vicksburg Park

Updated: 06/26/2015 - A single figurine of a Confederate soldier carrying a historically accurate battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia was the only gift with the flag that remained on sale Friday at the Vicksburg National Military Park.

High Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Within moments of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide, same-sex couples began applying for marriage licenses in Mississippi.

No Special Session about State Flag

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant says he will not call Mississippi lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider removing a Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies in Health Care Law

Updated: 06/25/2015 - Republican leaders in Mississippi are criticizing the Supreme Court's decision to let consumers continue receiving a subsidy that reduces out-of-pocket costs through the federal health insurance marketplace.

MDOC Launching New Trash Pickup Program

Posted: 06/19/2015 - The Mississippi Department of Corrections is launching a program Aug. 1 that will allow state inmates to pick up trash along state highways.

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