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Tea Party Leaders Say Distractions Have Taken Over Election Narrative

Posted by Paul Boger on

With only days left before Mississippians head to the polls to chose their party's candidate for U-S Senate, Tea Party leaders are trying to refocus voters attention back to the issues.

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Despite Hurdles, Conservative State Senator Chris McDaniel Keeps Eye on US Senate Seat

Posted by Paul Boger on

Mississippians are just days away from voting in what the Washington Post has called the nastiest primary in the country. The contentious race between long-time, U-S Senator Thad Cochran and State Senator Chris McDaniel has been mired in name-calling and mud-slinging for months. And a recent scandal involving pictures of Cochran's bedridden wife may have changed the dynamics of the election.

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Healthy School Lunch Choices are Being Criticized

Posted by Lawayne Childrey on

Mississippi has seen a reduction in its childhood obesity rates. However, it still remains the fattest state in the country.

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Palazzo Faces Challenge From Former Dem Taylor In 4th District Race

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MPB Gulf Coast reporter Evelina Burnett looks at Mississippi’s Fourth District House Race, which is shaping up to be one of the most unusual primaries in the state.

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One Month After Deadly Tornado, Much Work Remains

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Victims are still clearing away the wreckage of their homes.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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Mississippi Native To Be Given The Medal of Honor

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Kyle Carpenter covered a grenade with his own body.

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Record Number of Graduates At UMMC, But Will They Stay?

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Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals from the University of Mississippi Medical Center are about to enter the workforce. As MPB's Paul Boger reports efforts are underway to keep these skilled graduates here in the state.

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More Arrests Made In Connection With Rose Cochran Photo

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Two more Mississippians have been arrested in connection with photos taken of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran's ailing wife. As MPB's Paul Boger reports the arrests come the same day Clayton Kelly, the man accused of taking the photos, appeared in court.

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Chiquita Says It’s Leaving Gulfport Port For New Orleans

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

Chiquita, one of the main tenants at the Port of Gulfport, will be moving to New Orleans later this year, taking with it at least 50 full time jobs.

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