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AP Sources: Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Cohen

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing ...

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Mississippi Senate Leader Signals Deal Likely on Road Money

Mississippi's lieutenant governor said Monday that he's ready to accept most of the transportation funding proposals championed by leaders of the state House. That makes an agreement more likely during ...

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Bryant Sets Transport Session, Specifics Expected This Week

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant confirms he will call legislators into special session this week to deal with transportation funding.

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Project Uncovering South's Hidden LGBTQ History

A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding.

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Mississippi Flag Foes Want Court Arguments on Rebel Symbol

Some Mississippi residents are asking a federal court of appeals to fully consider their arguments that the state flag with the Confederate battle emblem represents white supremacy and sends a ...

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Trump Nixes $92M Military Parade, Blames DC for High Cost

President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag—a day after U.S. officials said the November event could ...

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AP Newsbreak: 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as ...

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'Mississippi's Exiled Daughter' Recalls Civil Rights Push

Brenda Travis was a high school student when she was arrested and expelled for participating in a sit-in in 1961— a punishment that led to the Burglund High School walkout ...

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Interstate 55 Expansion Wrapping Up Soon South of Jackson

The state Department of Transportation says all six lanes of Interstate 55 are opening Wednesday between south Jackson to the southern suburb of Byram.

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Mississippi Court Says Suit Against Google Can Continue

Mississippi's Supreme Court says a state lawsuit against Google alleging violations of student privacy should stay in a northeast Mississippi court.

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Analysis: Road Money Session Waits on Lieutenant Governor

A special session to seek more money for Mississippi's roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen without Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' agreement, and many ...

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NFL Players Protest During Anthem, Drawing Rebuke from Trump

NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.

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US Courthouse in Mississippi Named for Former Sen. Cochran

A federal courthouse in Mississippi has been named for Thad Cochran, a longtime Republican U.S. senator who resigned this year.

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Mississippi Officials Seek Return of Medicaid Overpayments

Mississippi officials are trying to get two insurance companies that manage care for patients to repay Medicaid funds.

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Pence Outlines Plan for New Space Force by 2020

Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience that the plan fulfills President Donald Trump's vow to ensure America's dominance in space—a domain that was once peaceful and uncontested that ...