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Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Posted by Paul Boger

A federal judge has ruled Mississippi's ban on same sex marriages unconstitutional, but a two week injunction gives the state time to appeal the decision.

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Mississippians Being Warned To Avoid Scams This Holiday Season

Posted by Paul Boger

With $600 billion up for grabs this holiday season  consumers are being warned to protect themselves from potential scammers. 

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Holiday Travel Continues To Increase

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

An improving economy and low gas prices are contributing to more people traveling this week.

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Bryant: MDOC Task Force Will Turn Over 'Every Rock'

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

A new task force is now working to figure out what went wrong at the Department of Corrections and offer fixes.

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Mississippi Community Organizations Provide Some Help This Holiday Season

Posted by Paul Boger

Some of Mississippi's neediest families are getting a little help this Thanksgiving.

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In Rural Mississippi, Optimism for Common Core

Posted by Jackie Mader - The Heckinger Report

As schools rollout common core standards, Jackie Mader of the Heckinger Report visits a poor elementary school in Quitman County.

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Education Advocates Urge Lawmakers Not to Propose Their Own Education Funding Amendment

Posted by Paul Boger

Education advocates in Mississippi are gearing up to take their fight for an adequate funding amendment for public schools to the 2015 legislature.

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Mississippi Groups Join National Effort To End Homelessness

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Two Mississippi groups have joined a national effort to end chronic and veteran homelessness by 2016.

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Federal Court Refuses To Reconsider Decision On Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic

Posted by Paul Boger

Mississippi's only abortion clinic will remain open after a federal appeals court refused to reconsider stopping a 2012 abortion law from taking effect. 

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Mississippians React To Immigration Changes

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Immigration rights advocates in Mississippi react to the president's plan to extend temporary relief from deportation to more children and to the parents of U.S. citizens.

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