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Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home
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Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home

May 6th 2021, 10:04 PM 28,135 Views 8 Comments

Authorities were not aware of any distress calls from the plane.

Mississippi votes for new flag as it ditches Confederate-themed banner
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Mississippi votes for new flag as it ditches Confederate-themed banner

Nov 4th 2020, 7:07 AM 14,342 Views 3 Comments

The new flag will feature a magnolia flower.

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
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Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,966 Views 26 Comments

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban
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US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 25th 2019, 12:42 PM 12,808 Views 80 Comments

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote
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Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Nov 28th 2018, 7:03 AM 23,511 Views 70 Comments

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff
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Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

Nov 27th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,583 Views 21 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi
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Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Mar 19th 2018, 10:56 AM 53,613 Views 72 Comments

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi
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Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi

Oct 27th 2017, 11:22 AM 2,099 Views 0 Comments

There were mixed fortunes for the Irish in China and the United States this morning.

Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign
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Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign

Jun 10th 2017, 1:00 PM 33,325 Views 52 Comments

The Trump Organization has said it is not exploiting the US presidency for profit.

Police say eight people have died, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi
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Police say eight people have died, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi

May 28th 2017, 2:42 PM 28,475 Views 66 Comments

The suspect is in custody.

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight
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Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Jan 21st 2017, 4:29 PM 7,804 Views 5 Comments

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck
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Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck

Oct 25th 2016, 1:54 PM 10,861 Views 26 Comments

The student said as many as four white students put a noose around his neck during football practice.

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns
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"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

Aug 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 18,842 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
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Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,054 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi
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They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi

Aug 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 27,243 Views 180 Comments

The joint appearance comes just days after Trump confused the world with an odd Brexit-themed tweet.

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
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Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

Apr 22nd 2016, 12:13 PM 15,410 Views 129 Comments

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law
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Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

Apr 11th 2016, 6:20 PM 18,376 Views 112 Comments

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples
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US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

Apr 5th 2016, 7:13 PM 19,316 Views 113 Comments

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever
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"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever

Nov 16th 2015, 5:53 PM 29,809 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.

Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars
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Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars

Nov 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 36,723 Views 32 Comments

There were no reports of any injuries.

Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife
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Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 39,077 Views 18 Comments

Harold Henthorn’s first wife also died in an unusual accident in a remote location.

Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man
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Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man

Sep 15th 2015, 5:23 PM 19,120 Views 11 Comments

Shannon Lamb was wanted in connection to the killing of his girlfriend and a colleague.

'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting
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'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting

Sep 14th 2015, 9:09 PM 28,688 Views 53 Comments

Police believe the shooting could be linked to a second homicide.

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
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Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,848 Views 5 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree
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FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree

Mar 20th 2015, 8:06 PM 23,168 Views 44 Comments

The discovery comes at a time of heightened tensions around race in the US.

Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar
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Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar

Jul 28th 2014, 2:15 PM 26,530 Views 29 Comments

Run.

Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado
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Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado

Apr 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,778 Views 3 Comments

The southern states of the US have been under siege.

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive
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Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive

Feb 28th 2014, 4:15 PM 35,099 Views 36 Comments

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama
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Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama

Apr 18th 2013, 8:36 AM 6,954 Views 10 Comments

The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say
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Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say

Mar 4th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,181 Views 160 Comments

The child from Mississippi has been off medication for a year with no signs of infection in what could be on the second reported curing of the disease.

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)
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Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)

Feb 18th 2013, 6:02 PM 17,093 Views 24 Comments

The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
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Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,603 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,187 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot
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US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot

May 21st 2012, 3:53 PM 4,071 Views 9 Comments

A spokesperson for the privately-owned federal prison says order was restored by 3am today after a riot.

Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi
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Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi

May 15th 2012, 11:48 AM 2,786 Views 5 Comments

Mississippi authorities believe a police impersonator has tricked victims into pulling over to the side of the road before shooting them.

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped
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US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped

May 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 5,970 Views 2 Comments

Police are searching for Adam Mayes of Guntown Mississippi after the death of Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain.

Mississippi university student shot on campus
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Mississippi university student shot on campus

Mar 25th 2012, 10:24 AM 2,870 Views 4 Comments

Three suspects fled the scene last night after shooting a student who later died from his wounds.

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins
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Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

Mar 14th 2012, 8:33 AM 31 Views 0 Comments

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal
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Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal

Nov 9th 2011, 11:04 AM 378 Views 7 Comments

The US state voted against a controversial amendment which would have effectively outlawed abortion and some forms of contraception.

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast
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State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:00 PM 532 Views 3 Comments

The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.

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