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Civil Rights, history museums free on MLK Jr. Day

(AP) — The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History will be free to the public on Monday in honor of Martin ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

(AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Dems prep ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against Trump

(AP) — Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president and Cabinet ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Man sentenced to 15 years for assaulting immigration officer

(AP) — A Mexican native without proper documentation was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for assaulting and injuring an immigration officer in 2018, ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Gov. Reeves defends hosting parties amid virus

(AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday defended his decision to hold Christmas parties at the Governor’s Mansion, despite repeatedly warning residents to avoid ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Faculty: Auditor demand on professor hurts academic freedom

(AP) — Faculty leaders at the University of Mississippi are expressing concerns about academic freedom after the state auditor demanded nearly $2,000 from a tenured ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Off-duty officer hit by stray bullet at Mississippi bar

(AP) — A Mississippi police investigator who was off duty was wounded in a shooting during an argument at a Jackson bar, authorities said. Vicksburg ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Off-duty officer hit by stray bullet at Mississippi bar

(AP) — A Mississippi police investigator who was off duty was wounded in a shooting during an argument at a Jackson bar, authorities said. Vicksburg ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

EPA says flood control project not subject to previous veto

(AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not object to a revised proposal for a massive flood-control project to pump water from parts of ... Read more

2 months ago by Brett Campbell.

U.S. House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

(AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing what supporters call a failed ... Read more

2 months ago by Brett Campbell.

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