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Hope Credit Union CEO Bill Bynum Gets $250,000 Heinz Award for the Economy

The Heinz Family Foundation recognized Bill Bynum, chairman and CEO of Hope Credit Union, as one of seven beneficiaries in the 26th edition of the Heinz Awards on Thursday, Nov. ...

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Overcoming Tragedy: Arletha Orr Hosts ‘Live’ Event for Grieving Parents and Spouses

Arletha Orr recognizes the uniqueness of her experience with grief, and she says that she is devoted to helping others push through their pain and sorrow so that they may ...

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Justice Dept. Still Probing Civil Rights Era Police Killings

The Justice Department’s decision to close its investigation of Emmett Till’s slaying all but ended the possibility of new charges in the teen’s death 66 years ago, yet agents are ...

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MSDH Confirms State’s First Case of Omicron

Omicron, the latest variant of the COVID-19 virus, had already spread to at least 16 other states before the Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed yesterday that omicron has made ...

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Feds Close Emmett Till Investigation; No New Charges for 1954 Murder, Kidnapping

The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is ending its investigation into the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed after ...

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MSDH Encourages Older, Immunocompromised Mississippians To Get Boosted

Mississippi is seeing a small uptick in new hospitalizations of COVID-19, worrying the public-health officials at the Mississippi State Department of Health.

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Analysis: Politicians Split on Questions of Bodily Autonomy

Republican Gov. Tate Reeves and several other Mississippi politicians make clear that they don't think the government should mandate vaccination against COVID-19. They take a different stance on bodily autonomy ...

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Mississippi to Receive Nearly $75M in Infrastructure Funding

Mississippi will receive nearly $75 million in water infrastructure funding as part of the recent bipartisan infrastructure bill, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials announced this week.

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U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, Pink House Carries on in Interim

After hearing oral arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon cast preliminary votes that move the court closer in deciding the ...

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Mississippi Abortion Activists Protest as Justices Weigh Ban

Supporters and opponents of abortion rights rallied, blared music and shouted taunts Wednesday during protests in Mississippi's capital as the state took center stage in a pivotal U.S. Supreme Court ...

Protest at the Governor's Mansion, June 6, 2020

The Black Lives Matter Mississippi Protest at the Governor's Mansion on June 6, 2020, included ...

Election Night Watch Parties Nov. 5, 2019

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves held an election watch party at the Westin Hotel in ...

Columbia, Miss. Celebrates 200 Years

On Jan. 5, 2019, the south Mississippi town of Columbia, Miss., celebrated its bicentennial downtown.

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...

Neshoba County Fair 2018

Neshoba County—once the heart of the Choctaw nation—has a knack for being the crucible from ...