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POLITICS
Clearing Confusion: Initiative to Keep State Flag Could Muddle...
JACKSON, MISS– The current Mississippi state flag, or the flag the state uses now, with the 1894 design. However you cut it, flag supporters don’t want to see the state flag changed. 
The Good and Bad of July Unemployment Numbers
JACKSON, Miss. – The magnolia state continues to struggle with unemployment. The national unemployment rate sits at 5.3 percent while Mississippi’s is at 6.5. Clay County has the highest jobless rate in the state at...
Brandon High School Gets New Song to Replace “How...
BRANDON, Miss. – The Rankin County School District has approved the song “Nautique” to replace “How Great Thou Art”.  The religious song had been featured in the Brandon High School Band’s halftime show, after-which a...
The Emmett Till Murder 60 Years Later: Memorials in...
CHICAGO, Ill.–The murder of Emmett Till in the Mississippi Delta 60 years ago this week may be what set off the Civil Rights movement in the 1950s, that eventually led to the destruction of official...
When Your City Runs Out of Money, the Next...
By John Mott Coffey, with News Mississippi affiliate WQNZ NATCHEZ, Miss.–Natchez aldermen voted Tuesday to borrow $350,000 to pay municipal employees amid unanswered questions about why the city is short $1 million to meet expenses.
Who You Voted For: Choctaw Chief to Keep Job,...
CHOCTAW, Miss.–The do-over election for chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians left former Miko Beasley Denson without the job and current Chief Phyliss J. Anderson to continue serving her second four-year term.
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