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SEC Investigating Kemper Plant Costs

Updated: 10:01 AM - 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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Tempers Flare in Alabama House

Updated: 05/05/2016 - With the Alabama legislative session rapidly reaching its end Wednesday, members of the House Black Caucus said Republican attempts to end debate were unfair.

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Bentley's Prison Bill Fails

Posted: 05/05/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's prison construction bill failed to pass on the final night of the legislative session.

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Governor Signs Airport Bill into Law

Posted: 05/05/2016 - Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives suburbs and the state some control over the Jackson airport.

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Pickering Addresses Civic Club

Updated: 05/05/2016 - State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke to Meridian Rotarians Wednesday, sharing how his office targets public corruption.

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Lott Says He Will Back Trump

Posted: 05/04/2016 - Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he will vote for Donald Trump for president, though he acknowledges he didn't expect the New York businessman to win the Republican nomination.

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FEMA Says Denials May Be Appealed

Updated: 05/04/2016 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says some applicants who were denied assistance for flood damage may still be eligible.

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Sanders Wins Indiana, Gets Delegate Boost

Updated: 05/04/2016 - Bernie Sanders netted about a half-dozen more delegates than Hillary Clinton after winning Indiana Tuesday. But in terms of the delegate math, his path to the Democratic nomination hasn't gotten any easier.

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Trump Considering Potential Running Mates

Updated: 05/04/2016 - Virtually assured of the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump says he likely will "go the political route" in choosing a vice presidential running mate.

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Bryant Now Backing Trump

Updated: 05/04/2016 - After initially endorsing Sen. Ted Cruz, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is now supporting Donald Trump for president.

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Ban on Fetal Tissue Sales, Donations Nearing Passage in Louisiana

Posted: 05/03/2016 - Louisiana's lawmakers are close to enacting a prohibition on collecting, selling, transporting or donating fetal tissue from an abortion. It would not apply to donations of fetal tissue for stem cell research or umbilical cord blood.

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Sanders Says Campaign Road Challenging

Posted: 05/03/2016 - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says Indiana's primary will be important to his goal of amassing as many delegates as possible to catch up with rival Hillary Clinton.

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