Video: ‘State Of The Region’ Issues Progress Report On Public Education
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Video: ‘State Of The Region’ Issues Progress Report On Public Education

Keynote speaker urges education reform at the state and local levels.
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Closed Meetings In Columbus Broke Open Meetings Act

Closed city council meetings in Columbus violated the state's Open Meetings Act.
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Democrats Want Special Session To Change Mississippi Budget

Democrats want a special session to change the state's budget.
MS Supreme Court to Hear Death Row Inmate’s Appeal Argument
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MS Supreme Court to Hear Death Row Inmate’s Appeal Argument

JACKSON, Miss. (AP)- The Mississippi Supreme Court is hearing arguments in an appeal from death row inmate Anthony Carr. He is one of two people convicted in the 1990 slayings of a family in rural Quitman County. The sparsely populated county had to raise taxes three consecutive years to pay for the defense of Carr […]
Governor Bentley Files Motion To Dismiss Collier Lawsuit
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Governor Bentley Files Motion To Dismiss Collier Lawsuit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is looking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former law enforcement secretary Spencer Collier. Bentley’s attorneys said in a motion filed Monday that claims Collier makes in his complaint are vague and should be dismissed or clarified. Bentley fired Collier in March and said an internal review […]
Video: State Superintendent Under Pressure to Back off of Restroom Issue
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Video: State Superintendent Under Pressure to Back off of Restroom Issue

State Republican leaders pressure State Superintendent of Education to buck Federal restroom policy
Video: City of Columbus Fined Over Ethics Complaint
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Video: City of Columbus Fined Over Ethics Complaint

An ethics complaint has been filed against Columbus Mayor Robert Smith.
Mississippi Senate Leader Charged With DUI
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Mississippi Senate Leader Charged With DUI

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The second-ranking leader of the Mississippi Senate has been charged with DUI after a one-vehicle wreck. Republican Sen. Terry Burton of Newton was charged after running a sport utility vehicle off of Interstate 20 and hitting a sign Saturday night in Scott County. That’s according to a statement Monday from a […]
Video: Freshmen Lawmakers Talk First Legislative Session
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Video: Freshmen Lawmakers Talk First Legislative Session

WCBI caught up with two area freshmen lawmakers about their first session at the state Capitol.
10 Year Tax Exemption Granted for Weyerhaeuser
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10 Year Tax Exemption Granted for Weyerhaeuser

LOWNDES CO, (Miss)- Lowndes County Supervisors sign-off on a tax exemption for the Weyerhaeuser Plant. During Friday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, the Vice President Mill Manager David Phillips asked the board for a 10-year tax exemption. Supervisors questioned whether or not the exemption would role over once the plant is officially bought. Phillips says the […]