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By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Mississippi girl moves beyond scary start to Disney dream

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Even before 11-year-old Disney Channel star Trinitee Stokes was born, her parents knew there was something special about her. Each time Ron and Kia Stokes, who met while they were in college More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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2 Mississippi men sentenced for filing false tax returns

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Two Gulfport, Mississippi men have been sentenced for preparing fraudulent tax returns. Acting U.S. Attorney Harold Brittain says Allen Brice was sentenced to 63 months in prison for seven More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Mississippi jobless rate falls to lowest level since 1976

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi unemployment fell to 5 percent in March, tying the lowest level since the current survey began in 1976. That's down from 5.2 percent in February and 6 percent a year ago. It's the More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Judge suspended over threatening to use gun in courtroom

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge will be suspended without pay for 30 days and have to pay a fine for threatening to use a gun against a defendant in his courtroom. State Supreme Court justices on Thursday More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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New virtual reality ride features extreme heights, spiders

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey theme park is unveiling what it calls the world's tallest and fastest virtual reality drop ride that will prey on people's fears of heights and snakes. Six Flags Great Adventure More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Secretary of state updates Mississippi business info website

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A state official says he is providing detailed market information to people thinking of starting a business in Mississippi. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Wednesday that his office More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Court denies appeal of man convicted of sexual battery

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Derma man convicted of several sex abuse charges will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied his request for relief. The Northeast Mississippi More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Wyoming company replaces faulty house-arrest monitors

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A bail bonds company in Wyoming has put new ankle monitors on inmates released to house arrest who were wearing faulty equipment. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports (http://bit.ly/2oFYx5H More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Teton County sheriff proposes cost-of-living allowance

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Teton County's sheriff is proposing an allowance for deputies who have been pushed out of the area because of the high cost of housing. Sheriff Jim Whalen says only five of the department's More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Coyote-killing devices still OK in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - There is no discussion in Wyoming about banning a device designed to kill coyotes by spraying cyanide when triggered. Officials say at any given time there are about 300 cyanide-propelling M-44s More...