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- EDITORIAL: State Should Not Shield Names of Officers Who Shoot, KillMembers of the Mississippi Legislature have jumped into the middle of serious and historic problem that the City of Jackson has grappled with over the last year—whether or when law-enforcement officers who shoot and/or kill non-police should be identified.
- Duvalier Malone at Tougaloo, International Percussion Festival and Margaret Tullos Field SymposiumCommunity activist, motivational speaker and author Duvalier Malone spoke at Tougaloo College on Wednesday, Feb. 13, as part of its "Real Talk" spring semester series.
- Dem Lt. Gov. Hopeful Voted for Abortion Ban So White Dems Don't Go ExtinctHit with a wave of anger from his own party after he voted for a bill that essentially bans abortions after six weeks, Mississippi House Rep. Jay Hughes offered a defense: He did it so white Democrats like himself don't ...
- Chelsea CauseySenior forward Chelsea Causey kept Jackson State University's winning streak going over the weekend with her play against Alcorn State and Southern universities.
- Tate Reeves Spoke at Event Where 'Yankees' Were Compared to 'Nazis'Surrounded by cotton and Confederate flags, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves praised the Sons of Confederate Veterans at their national reunion in Vicksburg in July 2013.
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- Tommy GollottRepublican Sen. Tommy Gollott of Biloxi, the longest-serving state lawmaker in Mississippi history, says he is not seeking re-election this year.
- County Jail Agrees Inmates Can Receive Nonreligious BooksA south Mississippi county has agreed to allow inmates to receive non-religious reading materials, ending a lawsuit.
- Trump Says He's Declaring Emergency to Build Border WallPresident Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
- US Judge Orders Remap of a Mississippi State Senate DistrictA federal judge ruled Wednesday that one of Mississippi's 52 state Senate districts violates the Voting Rights Act because it does not give African-American voters an "equal opportunity" to elect a candidate of their choice.
- Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal HeartbeatMississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.
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