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Mississippi students show national improvement of 8th grade reading...
Alex Paton
April 10, 2018
Mississippi showed a significant increase in 8th grade Reading on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) compared to 2015 scores, tying with Washington state for the greatest gain of 4.4 points in average...
MDOC searching for Marion County escapee
Alex Paton
April 10, 2018
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is looking for 51-year-old Clifford Montague after he escaped supervision. Montague, who was sentenced in Marion County on September 22nd, was not present on Saturday for pickup at his work...
Weekday weather rundown: 4-10-18
Alex Paton
April 10, 2018
Here’s a quick rundown of the weather today across the Magnolia state. In north Mississippi, expect sunny skies today with highs reaching the lower to mid-60s. Tonight, skies will be clear with some patchy frost...
Black Bear Program Leader advice to keep bears out
Brittany Land
April 9, 2018
Recently there have been more black bear sightings in Mississippi. In 2002, there were about 50 bears residing in the state, and that number has more than tripled today. Richard Rummel, the Black Bear Program Leader,...
Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as U.S. Senator
Alex Paton
April 9, 2018
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith became the first female to represent Mississippians in the United States Senate. Hyde-Smith was sworn into office by Vice President Mike Pence, who also officiated at a ceremonial enactment of the...
Director of Visit Mississippi speaks out about the rise...
Brittany Land
April 9, 2018
Tourism is continuing to expand in Mississippi. According to the latest ‘Visit Mississippi Tourism Economic Impact Report’, visitors spent nearly $6.4 billion while visiting Mississippi in Fiscal Year 2017 which is the second-highest amount on...
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