From the Wire
- Black Plaintiffs Accept 2 New Mississippi Senate DistrictsAfrican American residents who sued Mississippi say they are accepting legislators' plan to redraw two state Senate districts in a way that could increase black representation at the state Capitol.
- Trump EPA Weighs Reviving Massive Mississippi Flood ProjectAs Mississippi's governor toured massive flooding in the state, the Trump administration said Wednesday that it is giving another look to a long-dead flood control and drainage project in the Mississippi Delta that the George W. Bush administration rejected.
- Kevin SutherlandKevin Sutherland made his first birdie in two days, and it was all he needed to finally win for the second time on the PGA Tour Champions.
- Mississippi Alleges Fraud by Entergy, Utility Says No ProofMississippi's attorney general alleges the state's largest private utility defrauded customers by not buying cheaper power from outside companies.
- Abortion-Rights Group Sues Mississippi Over 'Heartbeat' LawAn abortion-rights group is asking a federal judge to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
- Lawmakers Approve $1,500 Pay Raise for Mississippi TeachersThe Mississippi Senate on Thursday voted 46-2 to approve changes to the pay schedule for teachers starting July 1. Senate Education Committee Chairman Gray Tollison says the increase is expected to cost about $58 million.
- Mississippi Closes More Bridges After Counties Don't ActMississippi officials are closing more bridges that county officials haven't closed after inspectors found them unsafe.
- Speaker: Lawmakers Eye $1,000 Raise for Mississippi TeachersHouse Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that Mississippi public school teachers are likely to get a one-time raise of $1,000 in the coming year.
- Kermit DavisKermit Davis has earned a new contract after leading Mississippi on a surprising run to the NCAA Tournament.
- Mueller Concludes Russia-Trump Probe, Delivers ReportSpecial counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.
- Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring School Shooter DrillsLawmakers on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill meant to make Mississippi schools safer from mass shootings.
- Mississippi Senate OKs Ban on Abortion After Fetal HeartbeatMississippi senators on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
- Supreme Court Set for Case on Racial Bias in Jury SelectionThis week, the Supreme Court will consider whether Curtis Flowers' conviction and death sentence in a sixth trial should stand or be overturned because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury.
- Analysis: Mississippi Lawmakers Seek Early Exit to SessionMississippi lawmakers are aiming for an early end to their scheduled 90-day session. This is the fourth and final year of the current term, and most members of the House and Senate are seeking re-election.
- Quinndary WeatherspoonMississippi State swept the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom awards Monday as two seniors, guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and center Teaira McCowan, were named the state's best male and female college basketball players this season.