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Mississippi man convicted of murder and previously sentenced to death will now be paroled

by Mina Corpuz Mississippi Today  Those convicted of murder are not eligible for parole in Mississippi, but court rulings paved the way for a man previously ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 8:00 am

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Former welfare director set to plead guilty to state and federal charges in connection with Mississippi welfare scandal

By Anna Wolfe  Mississippi Today  Former welfare agency director John Davis is set to plead guilty on Thursday to two federal charges and 18 state ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, September 22, 2022 6:16 am

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Defendant alleges former Mississippi governor used federal funds to hurt political rival

Within Mississippi’s ever-unfolding welfare scandal, government officials didn’t just use federal funds to lavish their friends and family. They also allegedly leveraged the money to ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:59 pm

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NBC report: EPA launches inquiry of Jackson water system

By Alex Rozier Mississippi Today  The Environmental Protection Agency has sent a team from its Office of Inspector General to Jackson to investigate the city’s ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 6:57 am

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Mississippi woman charged with stealing $2.9 million from her university sorority

An Oxford woman stole $2.9 million from a Mississippi State University sorority, according to court records from the Northern District of Mississippi. The U.S. Attorney’s ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, September 9, 2022 9:52 am

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Police rule death of woman whose body was found in Mississippi River a suicide

Natchez police have ruled the death of a woman whose body was found in the Mississippi River on Thursday a suicide. The body of a ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 1:16 pm

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6 juveniles arrested, 16 firearms recovered by joint effort between two Mississippi law agencies

Six juveniles have been arrested, and 16 firearms have been recovered in a joint effort between two Mississippi law agencies. The Hattiesburg Police Department, with ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, September 5, 2022 6:31 am

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Woman found dead in Mississippi hotel room identified

A woman was found dead in a Mississippi motel room, a victim of an apparent overdose, officials say. WDAM in Hattiesburg reports that Laurel Police ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, September 2, 2022 4:09 pm

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Financially troubled Mississippi hospital announces clinic closures, layoffs

Greenwood Leflore Hospital announced on Thursday that it is closing some of its operations and laying off more employees due to its perilous financial situation. Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, September 2, 2022 4:56 am

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Pearl River expected to flood Jackson, set to crest Tuesday

by Alex Rozier Mississippi Today  The Pearl River by Jackson surpassed its flood stage Wednesday night, and officials on Thursday afternoon urged those in downtown and ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, August 25, 2022 4:33 pm

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