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Mississippi police make second arrest in murder of recent Ole Miss graduate

A second arrest has been made in the murder of a recent Ole Miss graduate. On August 25, the Oxford Police Department arrested Bronjase Robertson, ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, August 27, 2021 10:59 am

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‘A young promising life’ cut short. Teen arrested for Saturday murder of recent Ole Miss graduate.

A Mississippi teen has been charged with the Saturday murder a man who police say just graduated from Ole Miss with a promising life ahead ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, August 23, 2021 9:20 am

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Mississippi is the #10 state where food stamps are used the most

Canva Mississippi is the #10 state where food stamps are used the most Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, food insecurity throughout the United States affected ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, August 20, 2021 5:15 am

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Mississippi woman’s life upended after car damage from road work. Who, if anyone, will pay for the damage?

The evening before Hurricane Zeta made landfall, Vicki Dean and her husband, Kenny, were curious to see if the distant storm was already churning up ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Saturday, August 14, 2021 6:34 am

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Deep roots: These Mississippi counties have the most born-and-bred residents who never left

Mississippi Department of Archives and History // Wikimedia Commons Counties with the most born-and-bred residents in Mississippi In certain corners of the U.S., the only ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, August 9, 2021 6:00 pm

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Woman found swimming in one of Alabama city’s 70-foot high water tanks

A woman who broke through a barrier and climbed a ladder to the top of a municipal water tank was found swimming inside the massive ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Saturday, August 7, 2021 7:15 am

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Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Mississippi

CapCase // Wikimedia Commons Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in Mississippi As has been true throughout America’s COVID-19 history, every state—and every county ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:09 pm

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Report: Mississippi is the #1 slowest warming state since 1970

Pixabay Mississippi is the #1 slowest warming state since 1970 Just a degree or two degrees hotter doesn’t seem like a lot. You would barely ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 5:42 am

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Burglary suspect dies while in custody of Mississippi deputies

Mississippi investigators are working to determine what happened when a man arrested for burglary died while in the custody of Rankin County deputies. Damien M. ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 7:21 am

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Sheriff: Teen charged with murder after shooting boyfriend of family member on Mississippi Main Street

One man is dead and a teen is in custody after a Friday afternoon shooting on Main Street in the small Mississippi town of Fayette. ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:33 am

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