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Mississippi shipbuilder plans to hire 3,000 new workers

(AP) — A shipyard that’s the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new full-time employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Two arrested after Mississippi man dead following graduation party fight

(AP) — A father and son have been arrested in north Mississippi after a 25-year-old man was found dead in a pond after a fight ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

US unemployment claims fall to 376,000, sixth straight drop

(AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy, held back for months by ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Boy, 11, dies of gunshot wound in apparent accident

(AP) — An 11-year-old boy has died after being shot in what is believed to have been an accident, police said. The shooting happened Tuesday ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Freeman, professor give $1M for police training center

(AP) — Actor Morgan Freeman and a criminal justice professor at the University of Mississippi are donating $1 million to the university to establish a ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Several Mississippi cities reelect mayors, others see change

(AP) — Mayors won reelection Tuesday in Mississippi’s two largest cities, Jackson and Gulfport, and a Republican was elected in Tupelo to succeed the Democratic ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi getting first Black female chief federal judge

(AP) — A Black woman, for the first time, will become a chief federal judge in Mississippi. Court officials said in a news release Monday ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Gov supports ‘will of voters’ on issue of medical marijuana

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he wants legislators to put a medical marijuana program into state law after the state Supreme Court recently overturned one ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man’s body found in central part of state

LEXINGTON (AP) — A Mississippi man has been found shot to death after he drove from the Gulf Coast to the central part of the ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Largest meat producer getting back online after cyberattack

(AP) — The world’s largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack, but experts say the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack ... Read more

2 months ago by Brett Campbell.

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