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Analysis: Mississippi Lawmakers Seek Early Exit to Session

Mississippi lawmakers are aiming for an early end to their scheduled 90-day session. This is the fourth and final year of the current term, and most members of the House and Senate are seeking re-election.

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Quinndary Weatherspoon

Mississippi State swept the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom awards Monday as two seniors, guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and center Teaira McCowan, were named the state's best male and female college basketball players this season.

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Global Condemnation, Condolences After Mosque Attack

World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent Islamophobia.

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Senate Rejects Trump Border Emergency as Republicans Defect

The Republican-run Senate firmly rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal.

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Bill: Ban Disclosure Requirement for Some Political Spending

Mississippi senators have passed a bill that says the government could not require disclosure of donors' names to certain types of tax-exempt groups involved in politics.

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Medgar Evers' Home Becomes National Monument

The Mississippi home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers is becoming a national monument.

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Nissan Lays Off 381, Down from 700 Originally Projected

Nissan Motor Co. says fewer contract workers than previously announced were laid off from its Mississippi plant.

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Mississippi House Passes Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill

Mississippi lawmakers continue to push ahead with a proposal that could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

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Democratic Candidate Warren Sets Televised Mississippi Forum

Jackson State University says U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will participate in a March 18 forum that will be televised on CNN.

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Gov on Anti-Boycott Bill: 'Mississippi Stands with Israel'

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign a bill that will ban the state from investing in companies that boycott Israel.

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Four Officers Fired in Mississippi After Man's Death Last Month

The city of Jackson announced the firings of three officers and a supervisor Tuesday following an internal affairs investigation of the arrest and death of 31-year-old Mario Clark.

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Hood and Reeves Headline 2019 Mississippi Election Field

The top of the ticket for Mississippi's 2019 statewide election could feature the most competitive governor's race since 2003.

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McDaniel Won't Seek Statewide Office in Mississippi in 2019

Chris McDaniel, a Republican state senator who has twice run for higher office, says he won't seek a statewide position in Mississippi's 2019 elections.

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Analysis: Mississippi Will See Big Turnover of State Offices

Mississippi this year will have its biggest shake-up of statewide offices in a generation, no matter who wins in November.

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Montez Sweat

The defensive linemen hailed as the gems of the draft class didn't disappoint during their on-field testing Sunday, and nobody performed better than Montez Sweat.

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