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The City of Quitman Tests Tap Water

Updated: 03/02/2016 - The City of Quitman is testing its tap water to determine why it's leaving a yellow residue on surfaces.

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Mississippi Senate Votes to De-Fund Planned Parenthood

Posted: 03/02/2016 - According to a news release from Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' office, the Senate voted Wednesday to de-fund Planned Parenthood and prohibit any tax dollars from being spent with the abortion provider.

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Mississippi Will Defend Lawsuit over Flag

Updated: 03/02/2016 - Mississippi's attorney general says he will defend the Confederate-themed state flag against a lawsuit that seeks to remove the banner, even though he thinks the flag hurts the state and should change.

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House Votes to Expand Vaccination Exemptions

Updated: 03/02/2016 - The Mississippi House has voted to expand medical exemptions to childhood vaccination requirements that are some of the tightest in the nation.

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Dozens of Mississippi Mayors Endorse Clinton

Posted: 03/02/2016 - Dozens of mayors in Mississippi, including Meridian Mayor Percy Bland and Philadelphia Mayor James Young, announced their endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president.

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Local School Board, DA Races Decided

Updated: 03/02/2016 - In addition to casting ballots in the presidential and congressional races Tuesday, voters in west Alabama had a few local races to decide.

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Saturday is Absentee Voting Deadline

Updated: 03/02/2016 - Saturday is the deadline for Mississippi voters to cast absentee ballots in person at the circuit clerk's office.

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Abortion Issue Returns to Supreme Court

Posted: 03/01/2016 - One of this election-year term's biggest cases is being argued Wednesday before a court that has been altered by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Mississippi Senate Passes Execution Secrecy Bill

Posted: 03/01/2016 - The names of employees and family members at an execution, as well as the pharmacy providing lethal drugs, would be kept secret under a bill Mississippi lawmakers are considering.

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Alabama Voters to Make Choices Tuesday

Updated: 02/29/2016 - Alabama voters will decide Tuesday their choices for president, Congress, candidates for the state board of education, the public service commission and judicial posts.

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Justices Take No Action on Mississippi Student's Appeal

Updated: 02/29/2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court is staying out of an interesting free speech debate in Mississippi about the power of school officials to discipline students for things they write or say away from school.

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Partisan Rift in Mississippi House to End

Posted: 02/26/2016 - Mississippi House members say they've agreed to resume work after partisan tensions stalled business for most of Thursday and Friday.

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Hosemann Asks Supreme Court to Rewrite Ballot Ruling

Updated: 02/26/2016 - The Mississippi Supreme Court late Friday declined to overturn its ruling that Chicago businessman Willie Wilson be added to Mar. 8 Democratic presidential primary ballot. However, absentee ballots won't be at issue.

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