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  • North Carolina leaders denounce federal threat on LGBT law story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 3:23 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Giving no indication of yielding to pressure, North Carolina's Republican leaders called a federal warning about the legality of the state's new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government.

  • House backs bill to use testimonials to combat terrorism 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 7:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Tuesday requiring the Department of Homeland Security to use testimonials from former extremists and other social media messages to combat "Hollywood-style propaganda" used by the Islamic State and other militant groups to recruit new members.

  • Tax lien lifted against Itta Bena 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 4:01 am

    ITTA BENA, Mississippi - A federal tax lien of more than $200,000 against the city of Itta Bena has been lifted.

  • The Latest: Conservative leader praises Mississippi law story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 7:44 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on reactions to a Mississippi law allowing government employees, religious groups and some private businesses to cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people (all times local):