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As President Trump's family business prepares to open a hotel in the Mississippi Delta this fall, its local development partners have asked the State of Mississippi to subsidize the project with up to $6 million in tax breaks, according to documents obtained through an open records request. If approved, the ...
"The quality of the teaching, research and extension programs in poultry science at Mississippi State are well known throughout the country," Rosati said. "The MSU program offers hands-on learning in facilities that are similar to those found in a commercial setting. This partnership will give our students the ...
The Mississippi St. Bulldogs rounded out its first recruiting class in the Moorhead era, and it did not disappoint, coming in at 27th in the country, 9th in the SEC, and dominating the state of Mississippi with the top 6 players signing. Clearly, we would love to have the recruiting success that Georgia just ...
FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017 file photo, Suresh Chawla, left, of Chawla Hotels and Eric Danziger, CEO of Trump Hotels, are shown in New York, at a launch event for four new Trump hotels being built in Mississippi. Chawla Hotels, a Mississippi developer that has joined with the Trump Organization ...

A fight over how Mississippi officials should divide $750 million in compensation from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill will wait for another day. House members passed two bills Wednesday intended as that body's spending plan. But representatives who say areas outside Mississippi's three coastal ...
7, 2018 2:22 PM. Byhalia, Miss. (AP) -- A tire maker says it will open a 100-worker warehouse in northwest Mississippi. ... Spokeswoman Tammy Craft says the Mississippi Development Authority will spend $1.8 million improving roads, plus water, sewer and natural gas lines. Marshall County will spend ...
MATHISTON, Miss. (AP) -- A prison escapee in Mississippi has been recaptured after being shot during a carjacking. Authorities say 37-year-old Eugene Robinson was arrested near Mathiston on Wednesday after he stole a truck from Webster County resident Waymon Betts. Betts tells WCBI-TV that ...
In recent years, civil rights advocates in Mississippi have argued that municipal courts' charging of fines and fees for low level offenses has created a modern version of debtors prisons, where people who can't afford to pay their fines languish behind bars. The system, they argue, criminalizes poverty and ...
Perry Parker, of Seminary, launches his campaign for Congress in Mississippi's Third Congressional district, at state Republican party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Parker, a businessman, is hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., who decided not to run for ...
House members are advancing a bill to strip a tax subsidy and authority from Mississippi's insurer of last resort for hurricane-prone coastal residents. Feb. ... House Bill 948 would divert $11 million a year in subsidies from the Mississippi windstorm Underwriting Association to help buy rural firetrucks and ...
HEARTBREAKING: Authorities have found the bodies of three hunters who drowned during a hunting trip in Mississippi. (KTRK). Monday, January 29, 2018 07:41PM. FORT ADAMS, Mississippi --. A family hunting trip turned tragic when three people and a dog slipped below the surface of a frigid Mississippi River and never ...
scientists can send water and granules, representing sediment, down the model Mississippi model to simulate both coastal loss and restoration efforts. Every hour that passes in the operation represents a real year of time. By opening and closing various diversion canals, they can determine which projects ...
MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. -- The Marshall County, Miss. Sheriff's Deputies are searching for answers in four murder cases, and their willing to pay for it. They're offering $15,000 for information on each of the four cases. The money would go to anyone who could provide information leading to the arrest ...
Only one Democrat holds in statewide office in Mississippi, and Republicans hold a three-fifths majority in the state House and Senate. After Democrat Doug Jones won a special election for U.S. Senate in Alabama in December, some Democrats are hoping for a similar against-the-odds win in Mississippi.
Gipson held a meeting last week to hear from parents who say Mississippi requires too many vaccinations before children can go to daycare or attend public or private school. Some said they are home schooling their children because of concerns about vaccines that were cultivated in cell lines obtained ...

Attorney General Jim Hood says a drugmaker will pay Mississippi $33.4 million in a lawsuit over drug pricing. Jan. ... passed out of committee last week to the full House, would bar Hood from suing under the state's consumer protection law if practices are permitted by other Mississippi or federal regulators.
Located about 100 miles south of Memphis in the Mississippi River Delta, the birthplace of the blues, Mississippi State prison in Parchman, Mississippi, has become as much a historical landmark as it is a penitentiary. It's about 30 miles from where Emmett Till was murdered in 1955, and surrounded by ...
Neither chairman is supporting an effort by Mississippi hospitals to mandate that some of the Medicaid program be run through a hospital-sponsored provider care organization. The state Medicaid agency rejected a bid from hospitals to get a share of Medicaid business last year. Brown said he's open to ...
About five patients with serious illnesses live at Batson children's hospital on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, where they receive multidisciplinary care, The Clarion-Ledger reported . About five others in Mississippi would benefit from the option to live in a palliative care facility and ...
Authorities from Zachary are currently in Mississippi looking for three reported missing Louisiana hunters involved in a hunting accident. Zachary Mayor David Amrhein confirms that a search and rescue team from the city and the Zachary fire chief are in Woodville Mississippi looking for three Louisiana ...
The Mississippi State women's basketball team takes on Ole Miss at 1:00 this afternoon. Discuss the game here. By Landon Young@96Foreveryoung Jan 28, 2018, 1:30pm EST. Share More. Share. Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss Open Thread. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard email. Kevin Jairaj-USA Today sports.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A company that makes outdoor lights is abandoning a plan to move some production from Mississippi to Mexico. Eaton Corp. told The Vicksburg Post Friday that it won't shift product lines from Vicksburg to Juarez, Mexico, as it announced in July. The company announced it would ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi lawmakers could allow visitors to buy alcohol directly from distilleries, after agreeing to let visitors buy beer at breweries last year. The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday approved House Bill 995 , sending it to the full House for more debate.
The bodies of two adults and a child from West Feliciana Parish were found after their pontoon boat capsized while they were duck hunting early Sunday in Wilkinson County, Mississippi, authorities said. The bodies were recovered around 3 p.m. Sunday, according to West Feliciana Sheriff Austin Daniel.
The box that Joe DiJanni found on the banks of the Mississippi River was not filled with treasure. DiJanni, a pilot from Michigan, was in Tennessee with his wife, Dianna, for a wedding. It was early October, and the weather was pleasant enough. They took a stroll on Mud Island, in Memphis, and found to ...
Going-out-of-business sales are scheduled to begin in February and be completed in April including stores located in Pearl at the Outlets of Mississippi and Meridian in Bonita Lakes Mall. Mississippi also has toys R Us stores in Hattiesburg, Jackson, Southaven and Tupelo. All these locations are not set for ...
Mississippi's insurance commissioner is pushing a bill to strip some tax money and authority from the state's insurer of last resort for hurricane-prone ... Commissioner Mike Chaney says the Mississippi windstorm Underwriting Association, called the "wind pool," spends too much on backup insurance.
Moody's book, "Coming of Age in Mississippi," was published in 1968. It recounts her early life in a poor family and her participation in civil rights activities that put her in danger. In 1963, Moody and other students from historically black Tougaloo College were attacked while staging a peaceful sit-in at a ...
elections for some Mississippi school boards would be changed under a bill moving forward in the state Senate. ... Republican, wants to keep elections nonpartisan, but have board members all run together for four-year terms in the same election when Mississippi chooses its governor, starting in 2023.
Twenty-five years ago, as Hurricane Andrew bore down on northeast Mississippi, a teenage girl vanished without a trace in the town of Tupelo. She wasn't a casualty of Mother Nature. She was, according to police, a victim of a cold and calculating individual who took advantage of the chaos caused by the ...
Thousands of Medicaid recipients in Mississippi would be required to work to be eligible for the program if the Trump Administration approves a controversial state waiver request that recently opened for public comment. The proposal is likely to set off a firestorm of criticism from Democrats and health ...
police: Suspect in Mississippi Workplace Shooting Kills Self. police say that a man they suspect of shooting someone at a chicken processing plant ... the shooting has not been released. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation continues an inquiry. copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
Mississippi is one of two states -- Alabama being the other -- that doesn't have a law on the books supporting equal pay for equal work. In 2017, when the effort last failed in Mississippi, California, Colorado, Delaware, Nevada, Oregon and Puerto Rico all passed bills to close the gender pay gap.
He began his education career in 1983 as a teacher and coach in Harrison County school District and also served as a teacher, coach and administrator in Picayune and Hancock County school districts. He has a bachelor's degree in education from Mississippi College and a master's degree from William ...
From the moment newly hired coach Joe Moorhead arrived in Starkville, Mississippi State's ceiling skyrocketed, as 2018 will be a season of promise. Now under the stewardship of an offensive savant, Williams is in prime position to write his on history book. Hailing from West Point, the native Mississippian ...
A private company is not meeting all the obligations under a food service contract with Mississippi prisons. Jan. 21, 2018 ... The report also found that the Mississippi Department of Corrections could save money by participating in a USDA food distribution program, which it hasn't done since 2006. PEER is ...
In 2016 Mississippi State signed a solid recruiting class along with its first five star recruit, Jeffery Simmons. A product of Macon Mississippi, Simmons was the number one recruit from the state of Mississippi and considered a top ten recruit nationally by 247 sports. The 6 foot 4 inch 301 pound defensive end ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Casino revenues fell in 2017 across Mississippi, as slight gains by gulf Coast casinos couldn't overcome continued declines at gambling halls along the Mississippi River. State Revenue Department figures released this week show statewide revenue fell 2 percent for the year to ...
Mississippi Man Fights cancer, Closes Historical Restaurant. Billy Fokakis fights cancer, closes Coney Island Cafe. Jan. ... "Mississippi's been around for 200 years and for almost half that time, Coney Island Cafe has been open -- 94 years," St. John said. "It's been run independently by only three guys -- a ...
People gathered in cities around the country on Saturday for the women's March. Right here in Jackson, hundreds of people gathered at the south steps of the State Capitol Saturday for the Mississippi Women's March to celebrate women and demand their equal rights. This is the second year the march ...
Some swaths of south Jackson remain without water as the city hobbles out of what officials believe to be the city's worst cold weather infrastructure crisis in recent memory. At a news conference Friday afternoon, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said he would see if the state can help assist Jackson with the ...
GRAY, La. (AP) -- A man wanted in Mississippi on sexual battery charges has been arrested in Louisiana. Louisiana State Police and the U.S. Marshal's Service arrested 27-year-old Trey Verrett on Friday. Verrett, a registered convicted sex offender in Terrebonne Parish, was wanted by the Tishomingo ...
An Anti-Abortion display in one Mississippi city is being moved after organizers say city leaders approved it for a less prominent site than in the past. Jan. 20, 2018, at 10:58 a.m. ... In the past, city leaders have allowed the display on a prominent spot on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. Mayor Darryl Grennell says a ...
Mississippi residents are being encouraged to come out and wave flags as a damaged U.S. Navy destroyer arrives for repairs Friday. Jan. ... and flag-waving residents, a U.S. navy destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors arrived Friday for two years of repairs at a Mississippi shipyard.
woman shot and killed at Mississippi Walmart. Updated: Jan 15, 2018 - 9:39 AM. Loading... Loading. 1 of 2. 0. 0. Share. facebook email. Share this with your friends! From. To. Compose your message. Share. share image. Woman shot and killed at Mississippi Walmart http://bit.ly/2FCqnpN. STARKVILLE, Miss. - A woman ...
Alabama and Mississippi have commemorated Lee's birthday since the 1800s and King's since 1983. The Lee/King holiday is one of three Confederate-related days on Alabama's official holiday calendar. - the state also marks Confederate Memorial Day on the fourth Monday in April and the birthday of ...
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - Gov. Phil Bryant has ordered agency heads to delay opening state offices on Tuesday, Jan. 16, until 10 a.m., due to expected winter weather. As of Monday afternoon, forecasts call for snow for most of north and central Mississippi, starting Monday night and ending Tuesday ...
Mississippi State University's Starkville campus will close Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, due to an abundance of caution over predicted winter weather. Severe winter weather conditions are predicted in Central and North Mississippi that are expected to make driving conditions extremely dangerous. Gov.


 

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