July 6, 2020

The Associated Press, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Mississippi House speaker Phillip Gunn said he now has coronavirus

House Speaker Philip Gunn said Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus as state health officials reported more than 200 new infections and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, July 5, 2020 6:38 pm

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Mississippi humor coming to a highway sign near you next month

Starting in early August, people driving on Mississippi’s interstates will see new, quirky slogans appearing on digital message signs. The Mississippi Department of Transportation tasked ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:23 am

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America celebrates Independence Day in land of confusion

It was the worst of times. It was the weirdest of times. It was a season of sickness and shouting, of defiance and tension, of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:38 am

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Southern governors stress ‘personal responsibility’ over face mask requirements

Earlier this week, as Tennessee registered what then was its highest single-day coronavirus case increase, Gov. Bill Lee held a news conference and issued a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:01 am

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Mississippi’s virus pandemic rules allow for crowded kitchens, dens

Mississippi’s coronavirus rules allow for crowded kitchens and family rooms this holiday weekend: The executive orders of Gov. Tate Reeves say up to 20 people ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:51 am

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Mississippi man recalls early beach protest against Confederate flag

It was prayer that led Jason Whitfield to the beach 18 years ago, and prayer that led him to stay there for 77 days, sleeping ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:44 am

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One dead, three injured after Mississippi sports bar shooting

A man was fatally shot and three others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday at a nightclub in Mississippi’s capital, an official said. The ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:31 am

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8-year-old boy killed, 3 others injured in Alabama mall shooting

An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama’s shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said. Hoover Police Chief ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 10:34 pm

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Mississippi lawmaker has coronavirus, days after meetings at capitol

A Mississippi lawmaker has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Clarion Ledger reported Friday. Democratic Rep. Bo Brown of Jackson told the Ledger on Thursday that he ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 2:04 pm

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This weekend will test Americans’ self-control, may determine coronavirus trajectory

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 9:18 am

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