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Mississippi One of Three States to Host Cyber Protection Teams

Updated: 12/18/2015 - The federal government is stepping up to further its protection against cyber terrorism. Mississippi is one of three states chosen to host a Cyber Protection Team consisting of 39 National Guardsmen across the three states.

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Congress Could Send More Cash to Kemper Plant

Updated: 12/17/2015 - A massive federal spending bill could channel tens of millions more to Mississippi Power Co. to aid construction of its $6.5 billion power plant in Kemper County.

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College Board Votes on Tuition Changes

Posted: 12/17/2015 - Tuition and fees would rise at Mississippi's eight public universities in fall 2016 under changes preliminarily approved Thursday by the College Board.

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Bentley Outlines Priorities to Business Group

Posted: 12/16/2015 - Gov. Robert Bentley said improving services in rural Alabama will be a priority in the next three years, along with job creation, pre-K, workforce training and infrastructure improvements.

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Lawsuit Filed Over Nativity

Posted: 12/16/2015 - The American Humanist Association confirmed it will file a lawsuit against Harrison County for refusing to remove a Nativity scene from the courthouse.

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McAlister Chosen to be CAO

Updated: 12/15/2015 - The Meridian City Council has approved the nomination of Richie McAlister to be the city's chief administrative officer.

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Wide-Ranging Cuts Possible in FY17 Budget Draft

Posted: 12/15/2015 - Mississippi's top budget writers are recommending spending cuts to schools, universities, community colleges, Medicaid, mental health, human services and prisons for the coming year.

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Alabama Governor Ends Turbulent Year

Posted: 12/15/2015 - You could say 2015 was a turbulent year for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, Bentley discussed the past year and the outlook for 2016.

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New Sawmill to Locate in Newton

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Officials from Biewer Lumber announced Monday the company is locating a state-of-the-art sawmill in Newton.

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Governor, FBI Emphasize Homeland Security

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant and Don Alway, the top FBI agent in Mississippi, are telling people to be vigilant about activity that might present a threat to public safety.

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Supreme Court Blocks Court Order in Adoption Case

Posted: 12/14/2015 - The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins Friday

Updated: 12/14/2015 - As drivers hit the roads for the holidays, local law enforcement will be out in full force with extra patrols. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign wants to keep impaired drivers off the road.

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