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  1. New Orleans murder rate drops but remains among nation's highest per capita, other violent crimes spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Mississippi Press

    A member of the New Orleans Police searches for evidence near a bicycle that possibly belonged to a perpetrator as they investigate the scene in the 1700 block of Josephine Street where a 15-year-old was shot to the leg and 14-year-old Miquial Jackson died on Monday evening, May 5, 2014. NEW ORLEANS -- A nursing student caught in crossfire on Bourbon Street.

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  2. Mississippi lawmakers gaveled to order to start three-month sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Mississippi Press

    House porter Leroy Walker Jr., puts a final polish on the Speaker's podium in the House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Monday Jan. 5, 2015. House and Senate staff are tending to last minute details at the Capitol as Mississippi lawmakers begin their three-month session at noon Tuesday, and they'll be greeted by diverse groups trying to influence public policy.

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  3. Ward elected No. 2 leadership post in SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - Mississippi senators have unanimously elected one of their Republican colleagues, Giles Ward of Louisville, as the new president pro tempore, the Senate's second-highest leadership post.

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  4. New legislative session begins TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... STATE CAPITOL WITH A LOOK AHEAD - EMILY. THE 114TH STATE CONGRERSS BEGINS AT NOON AT THE STATE CAPITOL IN DOWNTOWN JACKSON. OFFICIALS WILL SWEAR-IN NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS., A COUPLE THINGS ALREADY CREATING SOME PUBLIC DEMONSTRATIONS -- EDUCATION AND ...

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  5. Jackson avoids $600,000 jury awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - A federal judge tossed out a September court ruling stemming from a 2012 lawsuit that forced the city of Jackson to pay a developer $600,000 after he claimed city officials thwarted his effort to redevelop a downtown building.

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  6. Wicker to preside over US Senate on first day of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker will serve as presiding office of the U.S. Senate during the first day of the 114th Congress, which convenes today.

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  7. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  8. EastGroup Properties Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call And WebcastRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | PressReleasePoint

    Jackson, Mississippi, January 5, 2015-EastGroup Properties announced today that it will hold its Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the fourth quarter results and discuss EastGroup's current operations.

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  9. Tornado: Mississippi Sees Six Twisters as Storms Batter StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News Max

    Tornadoes were reported in Mississippi over the weekend as an onslaught of storms battered the state just two weeks after five people were killed by December tornadoes. The Jackson, Mississippi, National Weather Service station reported on Sunday that six tornadoes were tracked in the storm.

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  10. Rallies expected as Mississippi lawmakers beging 3-month session Tuesday at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Mississippi Press

    "Voting sticks" await use on the desks of some lawmakers in the House chambers at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The sticks are polished tree branches that some lawmakers use to reach across the table to press the buttons on the voting panels that each one has at their assigned seats.

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  11. Mississippi racial beatings: Hearing set for 2 suspects to change pleas to guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Mississippi Press

    In this June 26, 2011 frame grab from a security video, people gather in a parking lot next to the Jackson, Miss., street where James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old black man was allegedly run down by a pickup truck driven by Deryl Dedmon, a white teen. At least one of the four people indicted in a series of racial beatings of blacks is in talks with prosecutors about pleading guilty.

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  12. Smoot acquitted of misdemeanor domestic assaultRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... in his own defense Monday in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. He denied hitting his former girlfriend, Valerie Jackson, though he admitted kicking down a bathroom door in an effort to retrieve a set of car keys from her. The judge said the ...

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  13. GOP congressman Nunnelee hospitalized in his Miss. hometownRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming 710 KNUS events, movie screening passes, giveaways and more! JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee, a Mississippi congressman who had brain surgery last year, has been hospitalized for a ...

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  14. AccuWeather: Brutal Cold to Blast Eastern Half of US, Challenge Records in MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | NewsLI.com

    ... interior South for the middle and second half of the week. Highs will range from the upper 30s to the lower 40s from Jackson, Mississippi, to Birmingham, Alabama, Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina. According to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist ...

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  15. Trucking growth drives Peterbilt dealer's expansion in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Business Journal

    The largest independent Peterbilt semi-truck dealer in the Southeast U.S. will build a new showroom and has already added a second to keep up with accelerating trucking demand in the Greater Memphis area. Jackson, Mississippi-based Peterbilt Truck Centers Inc. will build a 20,000-square-foot showroom for more than $2.5 million on the vacant lot in front of its current facility at 1761 E. Brooks Road in Memphis, said John Waits , chief financial officer of the dealer group.

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  16. Grandmother and Toddler Attacked By Rescue DogRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Emailwire.com

    Jackson, MS -- A woman and her small grandson were unloading from their vehicle when they were both viciously attacked by a dog that they had rescued from the street. The toddler, whose first name is Maddox, was not even two years old at the time of the incident.

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  17. Sweet Dog was beaten and paralyzed before being found in a ditch; now improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Examiner.com

    Animal rescue workers in Hinds County say a pit bull dog discovered in a ditch - apparently after having been severely beaten - is showing signs of improvement. Kenny suffered dislocated vertebrae at the hand of someone using a blunt object, Jackson said.

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  18. AP analysis: 5 things to watch in the 2015 Mississippi Legislature, which convenes TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right speaks to reporters on the merits of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee's $6 billion spending blueprint for fiscal 2016, which begins July 1, following its release, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Jackson, Miss., while House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, listens.

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  19. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  20. MS--Mississippi News Digest Advisory 6 pm, MSRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... coverage is shaping up in Mississippi. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Jackson bureau at 601-948-5897 or jkme@ap.org or AP-New Orleans at 504-523-3931 nrle@ap.org. Chevel Johnson is on the desk. AP-Deep ...

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