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Mississippi, a Leader on Vaccination Rates, Stands by Strict Rules

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 11:00pm
A bill that would have created a new immunization exemption was heavily amended on Tuesday, leaving the state’s rigid requirements effectively intact.

Mississippi: New Tumor Found in Congressman

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:00pm
Doctors have found a new tumor in Representative Alan Nunnelee and told him no further medical treatment is possible, his spokesman said Friday.

Two Mississippi Men Plead Guilty to Hate Crimes

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:00pm
The two were the last of 10 defendants who have pleaded guilty in racially motivated attacks on African-Americans in Jackson in 2011.