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Campaign Finance Mississippi

Governor Phil Bryant signs a campaign finance reform bill into law. The new law will ban lawmakers and other elected officials from spending money for non-campaign purposes such as a mortgage payment, funerals, clothing, automobiles, tuition or undocumented loans. The proposal came after the associated press and the Clarion-ledger questioned campaign spending in 2016 reports. […]
4 weeks ago
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Happy Birthday Mississippi

Mississippi turns 200 this year. This weekend, residents and even some out-of-towners celebrated the state’s rich culture. News 25’s Taylor Rubach reports from Centennial Plaza, showing us how South Mississippians celebrated the bicentennial. All families, local and travelers, spent their Saturday parading and celebrating the state of Mississippi. Cities and counties came together as one, […]
4 weeks ago
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Two Dead In Mississippi Storms

There are two confirmed deaths as a result of the storms in northern and central Mississippi. In Tallahatchie County, a woman was killed Sunday night when a tree fell into her home. And in Rankin County, a woman was found dead this morning after calling 911 as her car was being washed into Florence Creek […]
4 weeks ago
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Mississippi Turns 200 Years Old: Live Report

Mississippi turns 200 years old and right now the party of the century is underway in Gulfport. News 25’s Gina Tomlinon joins us live from centennial plaza where the bash has already started.
1 month ago
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Hood Puts $34.4 Million Into General Fund

As budget writers try to stretch Mississippi’s cash to cover needs, State Attorney General Jim Hood chips in 34-point-four million dollars. The Democratic Attorney General says he deposited the winnings from lawsuits into the state’s general fund. Hood wants lawmakers to give seven-point-four million to the mental health department to re-open a drug and alcohol […]
2 months ago
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MS Walk This Weekend

Tomorrow morning, Mississippi and Alabama are joining forces to fight a debilitating disease. Walk m-s will take over Fort Maurepas Park at 9 am Saturday in Ocean Springs. The event brings together teams of families, neighbors, and co-workers. All trying to raise funds to drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing services and guarantee a supportive community […]
2 months ago
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Widespread Water Outage This Weekend

Tens of thousands of Jackson Mississippi residents will be left high and dry this weekend. 40 thousand residents will be without water. Officials with the Mississippi Emergency Management expect this outage will last from Friday at 3 until Sunday at 3. The problems with water in the area all began with recent water line breaks […]
2 months ago
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Replacing statues that represent Mississippi in Washington

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant says he’d be willing to talk about replacing the statues that represent the state in the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Currently, Mississippi is represented by statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate politician J.Z. George. Many would like to see other famous natives, such as Elvis, BB King or William […]
2 months ago
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Craft Brewery Bill Remains Alive

Another bill that stays alive House Bill 1322 that would allow Mississippi Breweries to sell beer to customers on site. The bill passed the senate finance committee Tuesday. The measure would let a brewery sell the equivalent of two cases of 12 ounce bottles to a customer in a 24-hour period. Breweries can now give […]
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No Penalty for Furling

The Mississippi House has rejected an effort to punish universities for not flying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. All eight of the state’s public universities have taken down the flag in recent years amid criticism that it’s racially insensitive in a state with a 38 percent black population. Republican Representative […]