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Mississippi: State of the United States of America
Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and 34th most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Alabama to the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the south, and Arkansas and Louisiana to the west. The state's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson, with a population of approximately 167,000 people, is both the state's capital and largest city.

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Keith Olbermann: Make this Mississippi hunter's life hell for killing white turkey

It all started with outdoors writer Brian Broom writing a piece about a Mississippi hunter bagging a rare white turkey.
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Mississippi hunter bags 'exceptionally rare' white turkey

The turkey's beard was black, but its spurs and nails were white. Experts say the animal is 'exceptionally rare.'
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Videos for Mississippi

Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law [Video]Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law

The bill bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as around six weeks into a pregnancy.

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Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban [Video]Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban

According to Reuters, Mississippi’s Republican governor signed one of America’s strictest abortion bills on Thursday, banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up [Video]Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Nebraskans struggled to clear debris left behind by deadly floods that caused an estimated 1 billion dollars in damage, while emergency officials warily..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Justice Thomas Speaks As U.S. Top Court Confronts Racial Bias In Jury Selection [Video]Justice Thomas Speaks As U.S. Top Court Confronts Racial Bias In Jury Selection

According to Reuters, U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder. The inmate, Curtis Flowers, has..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Midwest flooding likely to last into next week [Video]Midwest flooding likely to last into next week

Drone footage shows the devastation from flooding in Bellevue, Nebraska. Officials say the floodwaters in the U.S. Midwest are likely to last into next week. The storms and floods have killed at least..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South [Video]Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South

U.S. Democratic Senator and presidential contender Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama, hoping to win over black voters who make up a key Democratic voting bloc. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

President Trump Signs Huge Public Lands Bill Into Law [Video]President Trump Signs Huge Public Lands Bill Into Law

The law had overwhelming support from both parties.

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'The Day Ahead' on Black Hair [Video]'The Day Ahead' on Black Hair

Hair is an incredibly personal part of our identity, but there's still widespread misunderstanding or even outright hostility toward ethnic hair.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 11:20Published

12-hour Hostage Standoff Takes Place in Mississippi [Video]12-hour Hostage Standoff Takes Place in Mississippi

According to Business Insider, four people have died during a 12-hour hostage standoff in Clinton, Mississippi. Police were initially called to the scene at 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning after receiving..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Itta Bena: the U.S. recovery's forgotten town [Video]Itta Bena: the U.S. recovery's forgotten town

Rural areas of the U.S., especially in the South, are lagging far behind more developed parts of the country, despite the nearly decade-long economic recovery. It’s a problem Federal Reserve Chairman..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

 

UCLA takes over at No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports baseball poll

The Bruins lead Mississippi State, Stanford and N.C. State.
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Hot-shooting Oklahoma beats Ole Miss 95-72 in NCAAs

4 Sooners score at least 18 points as No. 9 seed Oklahoma blitzes Mississippi from the start in 95-72 victory in 1st round of NCAA Tournament
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Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law. Here's what you need to know

The ban would be among the strictest in the country, but is expected to quickly be challenged in federal court.
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"Heartbeat" abortion law signed by Mississippi governor

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signs one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation
CBS News - Published

Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Mississippi's Republican governor signed one of America's strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can often occur before..
Reuters - Published

Supreme Court justices say they're disturbed by prosecution of Curtis Flowers

The Supreme Court is weighing the fate of Curtis Flowers, a man sitting on death row in Mississippi. He's been tried six times for quadruple murder, but has maintained his innocence throughout. The..
CBS News - Published

Justice Thomas speaks as U.S. top court confronts racial bias in jury selection

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder who accused a prosecutor of repeatedly blocking black..
Reuters - Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

Nebraskans struggled on Wednesday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1 billion in damage, while emergency officials farther south kept a wary eye on the Missouri and..
Reuters - Published

Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in Mississippi case about racial bias in jury selection

The Supreme Court's senior justice, who seldom speaks during oral argument, broke a three-year silence to ask questions in a race discrimination case.
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Six trials for same murders: Supreme Court frowns on racial jury selection tactics of Mississippi prosecutor

After six trials for the same crime, Curtis Flowers from Mississippi reached the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday in hopes of winning another chance.
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Thomas speaks as U.S. high court weighs death row inmate's race claim

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared likely to rule in favor of a black Mississippi death row inmate who has been put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder and has accused the lead..
Reuters - Published

Supreme Court takes up case of racial bias in Mississippi jury selection

he appeal before the court Wednesday comes from inmate Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for the same crime
CBS News - Published

Flooding will go on in storm-ravaged U.S. Midwest

The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi, the National Weather Service said.
Reuters - Published

Warren proposes ending electoral college

During a campaign rally in Mississippi Monday, 2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposed ending the electoral college. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins CBSN to discuss her..
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Elizabeth Warren calls for end to Electoral College

In a town hall in Mississippi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for an end to the Electoral College. She argued it's a way to guarantee "every vote matters." The Hill Editor-in-Chief Bob Cusack joined CBSN..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

Former Mississippi officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in daughter's death

A former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2016 death of her daughter. Cassie Barker told a judge she had sex with her supervisor and then fell asleep..
CBS News - Published

Former Mississippi police officer says she had sex while child was dying in hot car

3-year-old Cheyenne Hyer died in 2016, after her mother Cassie Barker, a former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer, left her in a hot car.
USATODAY.com - Published

After six trials for 1996 killings, Mississippi man's case goes to the Supreme Court

In 1996, four furniture store employees were found shot in the head in Winona, Mississippi.
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Trump Plans to End the AIDS Epidemic. In Places Like Mississippi, Obstacles Are Everywhere.

The administration will focus on more than 50 “hot spots” in the U.S. that annually account for half of new H.I.V. infections. A clinic in the Deep South sees the challenges every day.
NYTimes.com - Published

Baylor remains in No. 1 spot in USA TODAY Sports women's basketball poll

Connecticut, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville complete the top five.
USATODAY.com - Published

Historic, deadly flooding forces thousands to evacuate in Midwest

Missouri River setting flooding records in many areas and close eye being kept on rising Mississippi
CBS News - Published

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