4 months ago
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Mississippi among most polluted states

A recent study ranks Mississippi as one of the most polluted states in the country. A study focusing on the correlation between pollution and sleep revealed Mississippi as the ninth most polluted state. The data was compiled from the American Lung Association, the EPA, and the Environment America Research and Policy Center. The study totaled […]
6 months ago
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Appeal Regarding Education Funding

The Mississippi Supreme Court is hearing arguments over the under funding of Mississippi’s Education Funding Formula. Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove is making his case to justices demanding the state pay $236 million dollars for shorting 21 school districts between 2010 and 2015 when lawmakers did not fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. The districts […]
6 months ago
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Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Unveils App

News 25’s Bryan Kennedy interviews Renee Areng about the Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast App available In Apps Store For IOS And Google Play For Android.
7 months ago
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Proposals To Fund State Infrastructure

Mississippi house leaders are proposing new ideas to fund highways and bridges throughout the state. One is to let cities and counties set a local option fuel tax, if residents approve. Some legislators also hope to consider a multi-year transportation funding plan. The new house proposal includes 100 million dollars in bonds for roads and […]
7 months ago
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Grand Jury Indicts Murder Suspect

A grand jury indicts the Rankin County man accused of killing multiple people, wounding others, and stealing cars in Mississippi, New Mexico, and Kansas. A Rankin County grand jury indicted Alex Deaton on charges of first-degree murder, auto theft, and drive by shooting. He’s accused of strangling his girlfriend, stealing her car, and shooting a […]
7 months ago
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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. […]
8 months 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, […]
8 months 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 […]
8 months 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.
8 months 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 […]