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Legislature wins first skirmish in battle with governor over $1.25B in virus money

Mississippi lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Friday and asserted their control in a power struggle with the governor over who has the authority to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 1, 2020 9:44 pm

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Lawmakers to governor: Not so fast, we have authority to allocate virus relief money, not you

Mississippi lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Friday for a showdown with the governor over who has the power to spend $1.25 billion the state ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 1, 2020 2:02 pm

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Mississippi Olympian pole vaulter joins two other stars to stage backyard competition, ‘Ultimate Garden Clash’

Three of the world’s top pole vaulters are staging a show from their own backyards. After clearing the bar, maybe a barbecue? The competition billed ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 1, 2020 1:57 pm

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‘I died and came back’ : 12-year-old coronavirus survivor recounts story

As her desperately sick daughter was being airlifted to a hospital, Jennifer Daly was thinking about all the parts of life that still lay ahead ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, May 1, 2020 10:00 am

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Lawmakers rush to Jackson Friday to stop Tate Reeves from spending $1.25 billion in federal virus aid

The state‚Äôs budget and a wrestling match with the governor over $1.25 billion in federal virus relief funds will take priority when the Mississippi Legislature ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:06 pm

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Louisiana parishes buck governor’s advice, plan to reopen churches, other establishments on Friday

A few Louisiana parishes are bucking the governor’s continued coronavirus order by letting churches and other establishments open their doors to more people Friday. LaSalle ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:39 pm

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Mississippi shipyard loses $795M Navy contract to Wisconsin shipbuilder

The Navy awarded a contract for up to 10 frigates to a Wisconsin shipbuilder on Thursday as the Navy seeks to build smaller, lethal multi-mission ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:36 pm

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Mississippi governor, lawmakers squabble over $1.25B in virus relief cash

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is feuding with state legislators over who has power to spend more than a billion dollars the federal government is sending ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:49 pm

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Mississippi’s unemployment claims dip slightly, but remain high – more than 200,000 claims since virus crisis started

Mississippi processed fewer unemployment claims last week than the week before, but the state is still seeing dramatically more claims than usual as businesses struggle ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:10 pm

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U.S. intelligence agencies say coronavirus not manmade, still studying whether Chinese lab could have released it

U.S. intelligence agencies are debunking a conspiracy theory, saying they have concluded that the new coronavirus was “not manmade or genetically modified” but say they ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:13 pm

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