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Congressman appears to praise University of Mississippi students, including one making monkey gestures, who taunted a lone Black Gaza protester

Rep. Mike Collins appeared to praise University of Mississippi students, including one who made mon…

Cameron Manley   


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Droughts killed more than 12 million trees in Mississippi and no one has the money to cut them down

Timber farmers are expected to lose $96 million after droughts killed more than 12 million pine tre…

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An 800-pound gator was caught in Mississippi and the record-breaking monster's meat was donated to soup kitchens

The behemoth alligator, measuring over 14 feet long, looks like a predator straight out of "Jurassi…

Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert   


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A Mississippi tornado has killed at least one person as severe weather flattened homes across the state

After 9 days of severe weather in Mississippi, multiple tornadoes passed through central Mississipp…

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A 16-year-old boy died while working in a Mississippi poultry plant. An unscrupulous hiring agency may be to blame, a workplace expert says.

Under federal child labor laws, it is illegal for poultry plants to hire someone under 18 due to in…

Katie Hawkinson   


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There is so much gun violence in one Mississippi neighborhood that a military base piled up shipping containers to defend itself from stray bullets

A Navy base in Mississippi erected a wall of shipping containers after stray gunfire from a nearby …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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A group of Mississippi cops terrorized residents for more than two decades almost entirely unchecked

A Mississippi sheriff's department oversaw a campaign of abuse in its district since 2021, Business…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Tornado Alley is shifting East, putting states like Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama at higher risk of devastating twisters

More tornadoes are touching down east of Tornado Alley in recent decades, and researchers anticipat…

Rebecca Strong   


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Judge chides Mississippi police department for illegally withholding police documents from Insider

Insider sued Rankin County Sheriff's Department last year after it failed to turn over reports on t…

Ashley Collman   


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Mississippi sheriff overseeing violent department faces yet another lawsuit after yet another man dies in custody

The Rankin County Sheriff's Department, already under scrutiny for a string of violent incidents, n…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Video shows the terrifying moment a deadly tornado rips through a Mississippi high school

The video shows part of the ceiling falling in and debris flying through the hall. At least 25 peop…

Bethany Dawson   


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How Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday

A bill honoring Martin Luther King Jr. was first introduced in 1968, but it took 32 years for all 5…

Sonam Sheth   


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The family of a Mississippi high school football player who died after being forced to practice in 103-degree heat is now suing the school district

A Mississippi family is suing their son's school district after he died when football coaches made …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Mississippi sheriff whose deputies tortured Black people and called themselves the 'Goon Squad' wins reelection

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey won reelection after running unopposed. The NAACP had called for…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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The freak tornado in Mississippi killed a 2-year-old girl while her mother was giving birth, report says

The 2-year-old was with her grandparents in Silver City, Mississippi, over the weekend when a torna…

Sophia Ankel   


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A Mississippi meteorologist prayed on-air for small-town residents as a deadly tornado barreled toward them: VIDEO

A tornado left a trail of destruction in Mississippi Friday, killing at least 26 people. A local we…

Aidan Pollard   


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Mississippi cop who shot an 11-year-old in the chest after his mother called 911 for help will face no criminal charges

A grand jury in Mississippi declined to press charges against a police officer who shot Aderrien Mu…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Photos of Tyre Nichols' funeral at Mississippi Boulevard Church in Memphis show a community jolted into activism

Attorney Benjamin Crump, left, RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, center, and stepfather Rodn…

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