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Experts Offers Tips for Filing Taxes as Deadline Looms

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The rush is on for Mississippians who are working to get their 2017 tax return filed before tomorrow's midnight deadline.

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Mississippi Freedom Trail Marks Bombings in Jewish Community

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The newest marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail is telling the story of the bombing of the state's first Jewish synagogue and the role a rabbi played in the fight for justice. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports

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Republican Leadership Continues to Lock Horns Over Infrastructure Funding

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The House has unveiled a new $300 million plan.

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Bridge Emergency: House Lawmakers Say Expect Plan Within the Next Week

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Mississippi lawmakers in the House say they're moving swiftly to come up with a plan to fund the state's crumbling infrastructure.

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Former Nursing Home Worker Accused of Stealing Money from Residents

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The State Attorney General's Office investigates thousands of complaints each year.

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100 Counties Qualify for Fed Economic Development Aid

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Mississippi communities are getting some help from a federal program to boost their efforts at recruiting developers.

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Advocates Fighting to Close Gender Wage Gap

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Supporters of equal pay for women rallied at the Mississippi State Capitol.

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Abortion rights advocates challenge longtime laws in Miss.

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Abortion rights advocates are challenging a number of Mississippi laws they say are unconstitutional. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports on an amended lawsuit filed this week.

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Federal Judge Will Decide Future of East Mississippi Correctional Facility

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Attorneys for plaintiffs say prison conditions are unconstitutional.

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Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as 1st female Mississippi senator

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Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith made history Monday when she was sworn in as the first woman to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate, a milestone that strategists hope will propel the former agricultural commissioner and early President Donald Trump supporter when she faces a tough election in fall.

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