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Jackson Airport Board Vows Takeover Fight

Posted: 03/30/2016 - The board of Jackson's city-run airport says it will go as far as necessary to fight a bill that would give suburbs and the state some control over the airport.

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Jaelyn Young Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charge

Posted: 03/29/2016 - Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 20, pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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AG Offers Tax Season Advice

Updated: 03/29/2016 - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood cautions the public to be on alert for scammers and con artists during tax season.

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Charges Against Franklin County Poll Workers Tossed

Posted: 03/28/2016 - A judge has dismissed election fraud charges filed against five Franklin County poll workers in a case that lead to the contesting of the Mississippi Senate District 37 race.

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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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Choctaw Receive Wildlife Grant

Posted: 03/28/2016 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday it's awarding a $200,000 grant to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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House Proposes Firing Squad as Execution Method

Courtesy: MGN Online

Posted: 03/28/2016 - The Mississippi House wants to allow the state prison system to execute prisoners using a firing squad if officials decide lethal injection is too expensive or unavailable.

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Bill Allows Cellphone Numbers on No-Call List

Updated: 03/25/2016 - The Mississippi House has passed a bill that would protect residents from getting unwanted calls and text messages to their cellphones from telemarketers.

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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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Mississippi Senate Back on Pace, House Still Delayed

Posted: 03/24/2016 - The Mississippi Senate has returned to a normal pace after two Democrats stopped having bills read aloud to delay the chamber's work. But the House is still slowed by a bill-reading filibuster.

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