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Historic preservation taken out of this world: Oxford couple founds 'For All Moonkind' to push for protection of moon landing sites, human objects in space

Posted yesterday in State

Fifty years ago tomorrow astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to ever walk on the moon. They left behind ample evidence of their more than 21-hour visit, including boot prints, medals of Soviet cosmonauts who died before the Apollo 11 mission and a small plaque inscribed with messages of peace from world leaders. That evidence is still there.

 

Judge suspended after wrongly trying to help acquaintances

Posted yesterday in State

The Mississippi Supreme Court has suspended a judge for 30 days without pay after a professional group found he violated standards of conduct by improperly helping one person charged with prostitution and trying to help another charged with marijuana possession.

 

 

Mississippi ACLU asks cities to repeal panhandling penalties

Posted 7/18/2019 in State

The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.

 

 

Second Mississippi candidate: No solo meeting with any woman not his wife

Posted 7/17/2019 in State

A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.

 

 

Suspected tornado in Mississippi from Barry's wet remnants

Posted 7/17/2019 in State

A suspected tornado struck a rural area of north Mississippi on Tuesday, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines as the wet remnants of Tropical Storm Barry rumbled through several states, officials said.

 

 

Analysis: Charter board could face school closure decision

Posted 7/15/2019 in State

If you thought opening charter schools was a tough task in Mississippi, wait until state officials start considering whether to close them.

 

 

Biloxi is suing FEMA over post-Katrina recovery project

Posted 7/15/2019 in State

A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is suing a federal agency that rejected expenses for a Hurricane Katrina recovery project.

 

 

Movie incentives bring some of Hollywood to Mississippi

Posted 7/13/2019 in State

Mississippi is seeing benefits from reviving an economic incentive program for movie making.

 

 

As Democrats debate busing, southern schools slowly desegregate

Posted 7/12/2019 in State

CLEVELAND -- This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past.

 

 

Mississippi suspends OB-GYN physician amid accusations

Posted 7/12/2019 in State

Mississippi has suspended the medical license of an OB-GYN physician amid several complaints about him, including that he had an affair with one of his married employees starting in 2015 and tried to insert abortion-inducing drugs into her while she was pregnant with his child. The baby was born in 2016.

 

 

Mississippi confirms 1st case of West Nile virus for 2019

Posted 7/12/2019 in State

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year.

 

 

Judge dismisses DUI case against Tupelo city attorney

Posted 7/12/2019 in State

A judge has dismissed a drunken driving charge against a Mississippi city attorney, ruling the man was unconstitutionally stopped by highway patrol.

 

 

Mississippi governor candidate: Woman reporter needs chaperone to cover him

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague -- and now he's trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the "liberal media" are attacking him.

 

 

Reeves has most campaign cash in Mississippi gov's race

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

With party primaries less than a month away, second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves still has more campaign cash than any candidate running for Mississippi governor.

 

 

2 escaped inmates caught in Mississippi after 5 days on run

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

Mississippi prison officials say both men who escaped from a prison near Pearl have been recaptured.

 

 

Mississippi sees revenue increase in most recent budget year

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

Mississippi government collected nearly 5 percent more money during the state budget year that recently ended than it did the previous year.

 

 

Board approves air pollution permit for wood pellet plant

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

Mississippi environmental regulators have approved an air pollution permit for what could be the largest wood pellet plant in the world, despite objections from environmental groups that the plant would emit too much pollution and have other harmful effects.

 

 

Voters in northeast Mississippi town approve alcohol sales

Posted 7/11/2019 in State

Residents of a northeast Mississippi city are overwhelmingly approving the sale of beer, wine and liquor.

 

 

Expert: Mississippi's wet climate could be tough for hemp

Posted 7/10/2019 in State

An expert says growing hemp could be risky in Mississippi because of the wet climate and because there's no federally approved pesticide for the plant.

 

 

Toxic bacteria mean fewer people on Mississippi's beaches

Posted 7/10/2019 in State

Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and it will be weeks before financial information shows whether beach closures are hurting the local economy.

 

 

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