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Border enforcement helicopters to be built in Mississippi
Steven Gagliano
August 17, 2019
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, has announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH) for the U.S. Department of...
Tyson recalls frozen chicken patties
Andi Davis
August 16, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.  The...
EPA response to Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson over...
Andi Davis
August 16, 2019
In a Facebook post, Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson shared the letter he received from the Environmental Protection Agency. Gipson said, “I appreciate the United States EPA’s response to my requests, one step in the...
Unemployment rate rises, but number of jobs hits all-time...
Steven Gagliano
August 16, 2019
The latest report from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security shows that the state’s unemployment rate rose to 5.1% in July, which represents a .1% increase from the previous month.  The July 2019 rate is .4%...
Arrests made after school shooting threats in Oxford, Pontotoc
Steven Gagliano
August 16, 2019
Arrests have been made after threats against several schools in North Mississippi circulated on social media last night.  In a post shared to the Pontotoc High School Facebook page, a message warned of shootings at...
Gulf Coast businesses may qualify for SBA economic injury...
Andi Davis
August 16, 2019
Information provided by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Due to the Harmful Algal Bloom on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the additional water contact warnings issued by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Governor Phil...
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