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Law Enforcement Stepping Up Over Holiday Weekend

Posted by Paul Boger at

A greater number of Mississippians are expected to hit the road this holiday weekend than in recent years. Travel experts say the Fourth of July weekend is among the deadliest holidays every year.

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Ministers Hold Candlelight Faith Vigil Outside Governor's Mansion Over Flag

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Faith-based organizations are making their feelings known about the flag by holding a Candlelight Faith Vigil in front of the governor's mansion. They say love for people should be greater than the love of a flag.

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SCLC Names New State Organizer

Posted by Desare Frazier at

The resurgence of an organization at the forefront of the civil rights movement is underway and a chapter is coming to Mississippi. 

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, July 1st

Updated by Sid Scott at

The state flag and business. Then, how can innovation and inclusion help Mississippi? Later, a health minute with Dr. Rick DeShazo. And, the latest on same sex marriage in Mississippi.

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Conservative Lawmakers Are Trying To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

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All but 10 of Mississippi's circuit clerks are issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but one clerk is resigning due to her deeply held religious beliefs. Some conservative lawmakers are examining ways to stop any more gay marriages from taking place in the Magnolia state.

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Supreme Court Decision Upholds Key Part of Housing Act

Posted by Evelina Burnett at

Mississippi housing advocates are cheering a Supreme Court decision last week that they say upholds a crucial part of the 1968 Fair Housing Act.

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Debate over Flag Boils Down to Dollars and Cents for Business Leaders

Posted by Desare Frazier at

Debate over changing Mississippi's state flag may boil down to dollars and cents according to several CEO's who are in Jackson for a technology summit.  

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No SCOTUS Action on Abortion in Mississippi, for Now

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Mississippi's only abortion clinic will likely remain open at least until the fall, because the U.S. Supreme Court is taking no action until then on a dispute over a state law that could close it.

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Clerk Resigns Over Same-Sex Marriage

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A north Mississippi circuit clerk has resigned after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, June 30th

Updated by Sid Scott at

Same sex marriage licenses in Mississippi. Then, the state flag controversy. And later, Eric Clark's last day on the job.

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