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Former JSU president found guilty of procuring prostitution
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
Back in February, Jackson State President Dr. William Bynum, Jr. resigned after he was arrested with 16 others in a Clinton prostitution sting. Today, Bynum was officially found guilty. Bynum, who served as the university’s...
Satanic Temple threatens litigation if ‘In God We Trust’...
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
Courtesy of the satanic temple/Facebook The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic religious organization, has sent a letter to Attorney General Lynn Fitch, threatening to sue Mississippi if the words “In God We Trust” are displayed on...
Sen. Hyde-Smith has cosponsored the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction...
Bailey Martin
July 8, 2020
In announcing her support for prescription drug reforms, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) said Congress should prioritize enacting legislation to address the ever-growing cost burdens on Americans. Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Prescriptions...
Jackson mayor looks to “reclaim the name” of the...
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
The mayor of Jackson no longer wants the city’s name to be associated with former President Andrew Jackson. Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba posted on Facebook that he wants people to correlate the city’s name with...
MSDH reports 674 new cases of COVID-19, 30 additional...
Steven Gagliano
July 8, 2020
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 674 new cases of COVID-19.  Today’s report brings the state’s total number of cases up to 32,888. 1,188 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus following...
Mississippi State Flag: Important dates to remember
Andi Davis
July 8, 2020
This legislative session, lawmakers passed a bill calling for the removal of the state flag and Governor Tate Reeves signed House Bill 1796 into law on June 30th.   The state flag was officially retired...
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