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Officials say state must review Mississippi lynching plaque

News outlets say the plaque referred to the lynching of a man because he'd spoken about an "alleged" affair with a white woman.

Lt. Governor candidates square off in debate

Raising teacher pay is an issue where the two agree. But both added in broader education issues while answering.

Reeves camp says Hood report on road project is ‘deceptive’

Reeves campaign spokesman Parker Briden says Thursday that Hood failed to interview key people about a road expansion project.

Capital murder charge filed in Meridian basement body discovery case

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says two garbage bags sealed with duct tape were found in the basement.

Mississippi lawmakers starting to examine budget requests

They are not scheduled to hear from the DOC, where leaders have said for years that they need more money to increase the pay for prison guards.

Parents and nursing providers concerned about proposed Medicaid change

Mississippi’s Division of Medicaid is considering a reduction in the amount of payments it makes for services for families of special needs children.

Driver dies and 7 children are injured as school bus crashes

The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells local news outlets that the driver died in the Tuesday morning incident, with the bus ending on its side in a ditch.

All 8 Mississippi GOP statewide nominees campaign together

Second-term Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is predicting Republicans will win all eight statewide offices in November.

Sheriff: 3 believed dead after SUV enters Mississippi River

Tunica County Sheriff K.C. Hamp tells WMC-TV that 29-year-old Symphony Wilson of Tunica dropped friends off at work Sunday at the Fitz Casino.

‘The entire department needs our prayers’: Deputy Brad Sullivan still fighting for life

That hope is what the friends and family -- both biological and blue -- of Deputy Brad Sullivan cling to.

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