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Tuesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Hearing delayed on takeover of Greenwood district

Mississippi's Commission on School Accreditation Tuesday agreed to delay considering a report criticizing operations of the 2,900-student district until July 31, giving the district more time to respond.

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Tuesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Judge: Public bond cannot be used for appeal

A judge has ruled that former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis cannot use his $100,000 public official bond from the city to cover his appeal in a case with the state auditor's office.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Horton steps down as JPD chief

"Chief Horton's career of public service should be commended. We're grateful for his assistance during our administration's transition and wish him the best," Yarber said.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Family mourns slain Jackson woman

For the first time, the family of the 67-year-old woman who was left beaten and shot in the head is talking.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

4 more face charges stemming from Miss. hate crime case

Four more people are charged in a Mississippi hate crime case that stems from the 2011 death of a Jackson man.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jackson, MS, Sarah, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Coroner: Jackson woman beaten, strangled, shot in face

A Jackson woman called 911 to report a noise she heard that could have been someone outside her house.

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Star-Telegram.com

McDaniel expected to discuss campaign challenge

State Sen. Chris McDaniel was expected to announce Wednesday whether he will file a formal challenge of his loss to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Hinds GOP chairman argues illegal vote totals with McDaniel

According to Perry, the review was completed Monday. Poll books, affidavit and absentees were all subject to review and both campaigns were present for those examinations.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Drug bust in Jackson

BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT AT 10 A JACKSON MAN ARRESTED AFTER A DRUG BUST AT HIS HOME ON KIRKLEY DRIVE- RIGHT OFF OF HANGING MOSS.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jackson, MS

Sunherald.com

Notice: Hinds may get building bigger than Nissan

The Clarion-Ledger reports that the documents propose a 5.2-million-square-foot industrial building and a new 1.8-mile railroad spur between Clinton and Bolton.

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Related Topix: Bolton, MS

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Notice: Hinds may get building bigger than Nissan

The Clarion-Ledger reports that the documents propose a 5.2-million-square-foot industrial building and a new 1.8-mile railroad spur between Clinton and Bolton.

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Related Topix: Bolton, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Jackson police look to Baton Rouge for crime-fighting ideas

"I think the city of Jackson certainly has the same DNA as Baton Rouge," said Jackson Public Safety Commissioner Marshand Crisler.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Crime fighting plan outlined

GETTING ADVICE FROM ANOTHER CITY HOW ON HOW CURB CRIME. POLICE SAY HOMICIDES ARE AT A HIGH THIS YEAR.

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Related Topix: Learned, MS

The Daily Beast

McDaniel Pushes For Do-OverBy Ben Jacobs

Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel is pushing for another election in Mississippi and his attorney is citing a controversial mayoral race from 2013 in doing so.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hattiesburg, MS

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Monthly

Mississippi "Crossover" Vote: Bigger Than a Breadbox, Smaller Than a Buick

So pouring salt on the wounds of Team McDaniel , The Upshot 's Nate Cohn and Derek Willis have looked more closely at evidence of African-American "crossover" voting in the late MS GOP SEN runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, African-American, 2012 Presidential Election

Sunherald.com

Greg Davis seeks lower bond for appeal

If that is denied, The Commercial Appeal reports attorneys for Davis are asking that he be allowed to use his public official bond from Travelers Insurance to cover his appeal bond.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Video: McDaniel Campaign Announces Challenge to MS Election, Predicts Victory

In a press conference on Monday, Mitch Tyner, lead counsel for the McDaniel campaign, announced their intentions to challenge the outcome of the June 24 run-off election against 6 term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran, who McDaniel defeated on June 3, but did not meet the required 50% +1 thresh-hold, setting the stage for the run-off, and all of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hattiesburg, MS

Sunherald.com

Cochran campaign says few questionable votes have been found

Austin Barbour, a senior advisor with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's re-election campaign, speaks at a press conference in Jackson an hour before the ill-fate conference call.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Deputy indicted in fatal fight

CHARGE. 16 WAPT'S TIFFANEY BRADLEY IS LIVE AT THE HINDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE WITH DETAILS, TIFFANEY? MEGAN, JOSHUA ADAMS WAS ONCE LOOKING AT A MURDER CASE AGAINST HIM..

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mayor names 3 to Jackson tax board

They join former House Speaker Tim Ford; Hinds County Republican chairman Pete Perry; Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers; Tougaloo College President Beverly Hogan; Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership President/CEO Duane O'Neill; and Jackson businessman Godwin Dafe.

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Related Topix: Jackson State University

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