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Mississippi Gay Marriage Ban Seeing Federal Challenge

Posted by Paul Boger

Two same-sex couples in Mississippi are challenging the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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Childers: Support 'Pay Check Fairness'

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Former congressman Travis Childers is making his pitch to unseat incumbent Senator Thad Cochran while trying to keep people focused on the race.

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Majority of Miss. Kindergartners Not Ready To Learn

Posted by Paul Boger

Nearly two-thirds of Mississippi five-year-olds are not prepared for kindergarten according to the State Department of Education.

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Mississippi Tops List For Childhood Vaccination

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Mississippi is once again the state with the highest rate of childhood vaccinations with more 99-percent of kids receiving the shots.

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Mississippi To Submit Four Proposals For Spill Funding

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Some environmental groups say Mississippi is on the right track with its proposals for the latest round of post-BP oil spill funding under the Restore Act.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, Oct. 17th

Posted by Ezra Wall

Civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis, visits the state where he was arrested in 1961. Then, the school accountability ratings are out, but find out why they don't count. Plus, metastatic breast cancer presents a tough, unseen battle for women.

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Gulf Coast VA Reaches Out To Homeless Veterans

Posted by Evelina Burnett

The Biloxi VA says the number of homeless veterans on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is declining.

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Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Calls Mississippi A Beacon

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

The high profile congressman says improved race relations in Mississippi can serve is a template for other states, and nations.

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2014 School Accountability Scores Remain the Same Due to Waiver

Posted by Paul Boger

Districts will be able to keep the higher score from the previous year due to the state’s transition to Common Core.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, Oct. 16th

Posted by Ezra Wall

Two percent of state good/services comes from businesses owned by women and minorities. Find out what's being done about it. Then, more about a $2.3 million endowment for civil rights education. Plus, raising awareness of dyslexia.

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