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Voter Registration Deadline Today

Updated: 07/04/2015 - Voter Registration Deadline was today at Noon for those wanting to vote in the primary elections next month.

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First Gay Marriage Licenses Issued in Alabama

Updated: 06/26/2015 - Some Alabama counties have started issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Relocating Main Gate at Keesler AFB Costly Project

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Posted: 06/22/2015 - The price tag for moving the main gate to Keesler Air Force Base is $30 million but security issues have Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich pushing to make it happen.

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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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Monitors to Watch Choctaw Polling Places

Posted: 06/18/2015 - Monitors will be on hand for the runoff election for Choctaw tribal chief June 30, after allegations of intimidation were made by some voters during the June 9 election.

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Justices Rule for Church in Free Speech Case

Posted: 06/18/2015 - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an Arizona church over a town's sign law that set tougher rules for signs that direct people to Sunday church services than for signs for political candidates and real estate agents.

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Edwards Endorses Denson in Chief's Race

Updated: 06/18/2015 - Former candidate for Choctaw tribal chief, Kevin Edwards, who finished third in the race, has placed his support behind Beasley Denson. Denson faces current chief, Phyliss Anderson, in a June 30 runoff.

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A.G. Warns about Scam Using IRS Name

Updated: 06/17/2015 - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is again reminding Mississippi consumers to be cautious of tax-related phone scams. Even though the 2015 tax season has ended, these scams continue.

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MDE Seeks Input on Academic Standards

Posted: 06/17/2015 - The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.

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