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Lawmakers to hear teachers, students on testing issue
Alex Paton
January 21, 2019
The decision to either keep or end unnecessary state testing is anticipated to be much talked about during the 2019 legislative session. Representative Tom Miles has filed various bills that would end excessive testing in the...
MVSU alum behind creation of MLK Day
Alex Paton
January 21, 2019
U.S. Rep. Katie Hall (pictured second, from left) witnesses along with other national dignitaries as President Ronald Reagan signs federal legislation establishing a national holiday honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King,...
Missing/endangered child alert canceled, children found
Alex Paton
January 21, 2019
UPDATE: The Hattiesburg Police Department says they have located the two children. No information was given on the conditions of the children at this time. UPDATE: The children have been located. https://t.co/TDNyeLXGlh — Hattiesburg PD...
Sunny with highs in the 40s and 50s –...
Alex Paton
January 21, 2019
Here’s a quick rundown of the weather today across Mississippi. In north Mississippi, sunny today with highs in the mid-40s. The lowest wind chill readings will range from 13 to 18 in the morning and...
State receives a C on Chance-for-Success index
Brittany Land
January 20, 2019
The annual Education Week Quality Counts report gave Mississippi a C in the Chance-for-Success category and ranked the state 46th in the nation. The average state earned a C-plus. The report, the first of three...
Lawmakers to face battle over Medicaid expansion
Alex Paton
January 20, 2019
The 2019 legislative session is underway and lawmakers are talking about expanding Medicaid in the state. While Republican leadership has said they will not support an expansion of Medicaid in the state, Democrats say it...
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