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Mississippi Alleges Fraud by Entergy, Utility Says No Proof

Mississippi's attorney general alleges the state's largest private utility defrauded customers by not buying cheaper power from outside companies.

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Abortion-Rights Group Sues Mississippi Over 'Heartbeat' Law

An abortion-rights group is asking a federal judge to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

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Lawmakers Approve $1,500 Pay Raise for Mississippi Teachers

The Mississippi Senate on Thursday voted 46-2 to approve changes to the pay schedule for teachers starting July 1. Senate Education Committee Chairman Gray Tollison says the increase is expected to cost about $58 million.

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Mississippi Closes More Bridges After Counties Don't Act

Mississippi officials are closing more bridges that county officials haven't closed after inspectors found them unsafe.

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Speaker: Lawmakers Eye $1,000 Raise for Mississippi Teachers

House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that Mississippi public school teachers are likely to get a one-time raise of $1,000 in the coming year.

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Kermit Davis

Kermit Davis has earned a new contract after leading Mississippi on a surprising run to the NCAA Tournament.

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Mueller Concludes Russia-Trump Probe, Delivers Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.

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Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring School Shooter Drills

Lawmakers on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill meant to make Mississippi schools safer from mass shootings.

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Mississippi Senate OKs Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat

Mississippi senators on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

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Supreme Court Set for Case on Racial Bias in Jury Selection

This week, the Supreme Court will consider whether Curtis Flowers' conviction and death sentence in a sixth trial should stand or be overturned because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury.

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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.