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Cruz Returns to Senate Office

Updated: 05/10/2016 - It was spectacle on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon as former Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, returned to his Washington office. He suspended his campaign last week, after he lost the Indiana primary.

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Lakeview Getting Much-Needed Water

Updated: 05/10/2016 - The Lakeview Golf Course in Meridian has been dried out for the past several years. Now a giant water pump will help hydrate the 90-acre site.

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Wing at EMSH to Close

Updated: 05/10/2016 - State budget cuts are leading to the closure of a wing at East Mississippi State Hospital.

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Another Challenge Filed to Mississippi Law

Updated: 05/10/2016 - Another group is challenging a Mississippi law that will let workers cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny marriage-related services to people.

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Legislators Find $56.8 Million Mistake

Posted: 05/10/2016 - Mississippi legislative leaders say they overestimated how much money the state could collect during the coming budget year.

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Alabama Seeks Execution This Week

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Posted: 05/10/2016 - The state of Alabama is asking a federal judge to allow an execution to move forward later this week.

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Grants Designated for Mississippi Airports

Updated: 05/10/2016 - Twelve Mississippi airports, including Philadelphia and Louisville, will benefit from more than $4.15 million in grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Downtown Projects Frustrating for Businesses

Updated: 05/09/2016 - Work on drainage and paving projects in downtown Meridian has been going for more than a year and some businesses say they're concerned the work might miss a scheduled completion date.

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ACLU Sues Mississippi over Religious Rights Law

Updated: 05/10/2016 - The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is suing the state over a law that will allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to people.

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Senate's Aging Power Brokers on Ballot Again

Posted: 05/09/2016 - Millennials have emerged as the nation's largest living generation. Yet U.S. Senate, where the chamber's oldest members are the power brokers.

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SEC Investigating Kemper Plant Costs

Updated: 05/06/2016 - The federal agency tasked with protecting investors has opened an investigation into the estimated costs and schedule of Mississippi Power Co.'s $6.7 billion Kemper County power plant.

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Meridian Police Issuing Fewer Tickets

Updated: 05/06/2016 - The amount of money collected from tickets and fines last year in Meridian has decreased compared to previous years.

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Democrat Pitches Second Chance for Opt Out States

Posted: 05/05/2016 - More than five years ago, states were asked to expand Medicaid. Nearly a quarter of them chose not to and missed the deadline and the Affordable Care Act is still making waves on Capitol Hill.

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Four on Special Election Ballot

Posted: 05/05/2016 - Four people have qualified for the May 24 special election for Philadelphia Ward 1 alderman.

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Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika

Updated: 05/05/2016 - The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.

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Slabs Left by Katrina Finally Being Removed

Posted: 05/05/2016 - A Gulfport official says the city is making progress toward removing concrete slabs left on empty lots more than a decade after Hurricane Katrina.

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