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- ‘All That Is Dead’: Roads and Bridges Funding Dies at LegislatureEfforts to provide additional funding for roads and bridges are dead in the 2018 legislative session after Senate and House leaders could not come to an agreement on exactly how to divert more funding to the state’s infrastructure on Friday.
- Alcorn State President Named New IHL CommissionerThe Institutions of Higher Learning board named Alfred Rankins Jr. the new commissioner of higher education for Mississippi on Friday, March 23.
- Farish Quilt, New MUW President and UMMC/Memorial CollaborationJackson State University's Margaret Walker Center and creative-consulting group Significant Developments unveiled an interpretive plaque for the public art installation "Farish Quilt" in Farish Street Park on Thursday, March 22.
- Tom BensonNew Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson died of the flu on Thursday, March 15, at the age of 90.
- Mayor Lumumba on Paternity Leave Until April 3Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and his wife, Ebony Lumumba, welcomed a baby girl Wednesday, March 21. Nubia Ngozi was born at 8:09 a.m., weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce.
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- Mississippi Toughening Up Narcotics Overdose InvestigationsThe Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics announced this week that officials will now respond to the scene of every suspected overdose in the state in order to assist coroners and medical examiners in reporting deaths by opioid overdose.
- Mueller Examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump Campaign TiesSpecial counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users ...
- House Kills Bill That Would Have Let Schools Arm TeachersMississippi lawmakers won't pass a plan this year explicitly allowing schools and colleges to let teachers or staff members carry guns after having firearms training.
- Troopers to Patrol at Florida School Where Massacre HappenedAlready heightened security was being bolstered Thursday at the Florida high school that became the scene of a massacre last month, with Gov. Rick Scott ordering eight highway patrol troopers to help secure the grounds.
- Louisiana Governor Says He Would Sign 15-Week Abortion BanLouisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that he likely would sign a proposal banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, if his state's lawmakers pass it.
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