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Trial date set in federal shooting lawsuit
ABERDEEN, Miss. -- A wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city of Booneville and two city police officers has been set for trial in 2015 in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen.
Northeast announces new internship program
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the TIGER Internship Program will combine three days of classroom instruction with two days of on-site work experience at an area manufacturing facility for $14 an hour.
House OKs bills restricting union activity
Debate grew terse as the House on Wednesday passed four bills that would restrict union organizing and protest and prevent local governments adopting union-friendly regulations in Mississippi.
Four injured in Prentiss County accident
According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Ray Hall, troopers responded to a call at 7:20 a.m. Upon arriving at the scene, on Highway 4 near County Road 5091, they found a 16-year-old driver had lost control of her 1978 Monte Carlo while traveling west.
Childers enters Senate race
Travis Childers of Booneville, the former 1st District U.S. representative, quietly drove to Jackson on Friday to qualify to run for the U.S. Senate seat held since 1978 by Republican Thad Cochran.