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State Money

A bill to use state money to pay for private school tuition or for home schooling is off the table, but Mississippi house members are keeping alive a plan that could allow students to transfer from poor-performing public school districts to higher rated ones.
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Capital Murder Indictment Issued

More than a year after a teenage girl was burned alive in North Mississippi; her family may now have some closure in her murder case. 27 year old “Quinton Tellis” has been indicted on capital murder charges in the 2014 death of then 19 year old Jessica Chambers. Tellis is accused of dousing chambers in […]
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Pass Christian Student

Two Mississippi students are top youth volunteers for this year’s “Prudential Spirit Of Community” awards and one is very local. Seventeen year old “Lindsey Meyer,” a senior at Pass Christian High School is receiving a one-thousand dollars award, *plus* a trip to Washington DC. The competition was out of 29-thousand young people across the country. […]
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Jackson Water Problems

The Mississippi State Department of Health says pregnant women and young children should not consume Jackson water straight from the tap because of concerns about lead levels. The department issued precautions Wednesday, weeks after releasing results of testing that showed elevated lead levels in water in some Jackson homes. The department’s director of health protection, […]
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No Redesign For State Flag

Mississippi legislators will not attempt to redesign the state flag that features the confederate battle emblem because leaders say they can’t reach consensus on removing the symbol. Yesterday was the deadline for legislative committees to act on general bills, and flag proposals are among hundreds of measures dying without debate. Some bills proposed redesigning the […]
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Teams Being Sent To Document Damage

Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the gulf coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at a RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings and killing at least three people in Louisiana and Mississippi.   At least seven tornadoes hit southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. The staff in a Slidell office took shelter because a tornado was […]
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Storm Damages

A reported tornado caused some damage but no injuries near New Orleans’ main airport. High winds ripped off roofs and downed trees around the greater New Orleans area. Other suspected tornadoes were reported north of Lake Pontchartrain and west of the city in St. Charles and ascension parishes and in Prairieville, between New Orleans and […]
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Lawmakers Push Tanning Ban for Teens

Some state lawmakers are working to stop teenagers from soaking up rays at tanning salons. They cite evidence of an increased risk of skin cancers from using tanning beds, especially for high school and college-aged women. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us a closer look at both proposed bills. Over the years, indoor tanning has […]
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Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department Offering Thanks

As the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department continues to grieve the weekend shooting death of one of its own, officials are offering thanks to all the law enforcement and first responders who came to their assistance. Early Saturday morning, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Agent Lee Tartt was shot and killed by a suspect who has been […]
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Fed up with 50th Rally

One of the parents heading to Jackson to fight on behalf of public education is Gulfport School District parent Becky Guidry, also a member of Fed up with 50th. She joins us live in the studio.