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  • Miss. flag temporarily removed at Hattiesburg city buildings 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 7:49 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, was temporarily removed Thursday from municipal buildings in one of the largest cities in the state.

  • Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 7:28 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on their cherished symbols would come after seeing photos of the white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers displaying Confederate battle flags. They just didn't expect it from their right flank.

  • More than 75,000 in Mississippi keep insurance subsidies 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 6:27 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant was among several Mississippi Republicans who criticized the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the tax subsidies that are a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

  • Health ruling relieves consumers; GOP states remain critical story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 6:08 pm

    MIAMI - Thursday's Supreme Court ruling validating federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 6.4 million Americans had consumers breathing a sigh of relief that they would be able to afford their policies, but the reaction was markedly different from governors and lawmakers in states that have fought against the Affordable Care Act.

  • A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm

    Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

  • Top lawmaker: Remove Confederate sign from Mississippi flag 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 9:05 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A top Mississippi lawmaker said Monday that the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag.

  • Most Miss. incumbents ahead of challengers in fundraising 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 5:38 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Most of Mississippi's statewide elected officials are raising and spending more campaign cash than their challengers, according to finance reports filed before a Wednesday deadline.

  • Bryant announces broadband investment of $15M 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 4:11 pm

    GULFPORT, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant is pledging $15 million for development of a broadband corridor along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

  • Miss. justices hear debate over school funding ballot titles 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 2:26 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Supreme Court justices are asking tough questions about how voters can tell the difference between two school funding proposals on the ballot this November.

  • Republican wins runoff for US House seat in Mississippi story has photos
    Updated: Jun-02-15 11:07 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - The GOP held on to a Mississippi congressional seat in a special-election runoff Tuesday in which a Republican district attorney handily defeated a fellow attorney and Democratic political consultant who was seeking his first public office.

  • B.B. King recalled with love, humor at Mississippi funeral story has photos
    Updated: May-30-15 6:31 pm

    INDIANOLA, Mississippi - B.B. King's early life personified the blues: He was born to dirt-poor sharecroppers in the cotton country of the Mississippi Delta and left alone by the deaths of his mother and grandmother when he was a child. But he never let those circumstances hold him back or define him, a minister said Saturday at the funeral of the blues legend.