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Health Bill Vote Delayed in House in Setback to Trump, Ryan

GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump ...

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Campaign Spending Bill Headed to Mississippi Governor's Desk

Elected officials in Mississippi would no longer be able to use campaign money to subsidize their lifestyles or build retirement nest eggs under a bill likely to become law.

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No New Civil Cases for Slow Federal Judge Till He Catches Up

A federal judge in southern Mississippi is temporarily blocked from taking on new civil court cases because of a backlog of pending cases.

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Mississippi Senate Sends Anti-Sanctuary Bill to Governor

Mississippi took another step Tuesday toward banning sanctuary cities when Gov. Phil Bryant said he would sign a bill that would keep government agencies from sheltering people in the country ...

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Racial Reconciliation Project: Together for Deep Dialogue

Shelia Nabors and Tony Caldwell are both advocates for racial reconciliation in North Mississippi. Nabors is a social worker in Tupelo who says her work around race issues is "a ...

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Court Blocks Law That Would Close Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic

A federal court on Friday permanently blocked Mississippi's law that threatened to close the state's only abortion clinic by setting a hospital-privileges requirement the clinic couldn't fulfill.

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over ...

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Ryan: More Help for Older People Needed in GOP Health Bill

Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people.

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Comey: FBI Probing Links Between Russia, Trump Associates

FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump as part of a broader probe of ...

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Groups Seek to Open 9 Charter Schools in Mississippi, Two in Jackson

Nine charter school operators say they're interested in opening new schools in Mississippi.

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Mississippi Power's Kemper Plant Blows Deadline After Leak

After a tubing leak in part of its Kemper County power plant, Mississippi Power Co. now says it's unsure when the $7 billion plant will be finished.

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Mississippi's Only Academic Hospital Cuts Jobs to Fix Budget

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is cutting jobs to deal with a budget shortfall.

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Bryant Nominates GOP Lawmaker for Workers Comp Commission

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is nominating a longtime Republican lawmaker to serve on the three-member Workers Compensation Commission.

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump's New Travel Ban Aimed At Muslim-Majority Countries

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii after hearing ...

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Trump Blasts Release of 2005 Tax Form, Reporter's Account

President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since ...