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Tuesday Aug 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Miss. officials: Second death from West Nile virus

The state Department of Health says Tuesday that the most recent death occurred in Madison County.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Madison County, MS, Yazoo County, MS, Adams County, MS, Hinds County, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Jobless Rates Fall in Most Mississippi Counties

According to figures released by the state, unemployment rates fell from June to July in 62 of Mississippi's 82 counties,were higher in 17 counties, and stayed level in three.

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Related Topix: Holmes County, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

QUIRKY? NO, JERKY - Whatever your craving, Beef Jerky Outlets likely...

Certainly, the new Beef Jerky Outlet in Flowood offers beef jerky in a mind-numbing, 200-plus variety of flavors - from traditional sweet, hot and teriyaki to Moonshine, Boiled Crawfish and 3 Beer BBQ Rub.

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Related Topix: Flowood, MS, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Pelahatchie, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for August 20.

SNELL FAMILIES VIA THE MISS. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE/ASSOCIATED PRESSGov. Phil Bryant holding his day-old grandson, Henry Stephen Snell, Tuesday in Jackson, Miss.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Jackson, MS, Hinds County, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Work underway on Old Fannin Road

ROADS IN RANKIN COUNTY. AS 16 WAPT'S BERT CASE REPORTS - THE OLD FANNIN ROAD PROJECT IS MOVING INTO IT'S FINAL STAGES.

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Related Topix: Flowood, MS

Sunherald.com

Rankin County could help build conference center

The Clarion-Ledger reports that the Rankin County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to give money to the city of Flowood for the building.

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Related Topix: Flowood, MS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Two more Mississippians infected with Mosquito borne illness

Two more people in Mississippi have the West Nile Virus. That was confirmed Monday by the Mississippi State Department of Health.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Mississippi State, MS, Hinds County, MS, Yazoo County, MS

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Sheriff investigates attempted kidnapping

LOOKING FOR CLUES AFTER A LITTLE GIRL CLAIMED SOMEBODY TRIED TO KIDNAP HER AT HER MAILBOX.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Reservoir dam springs leak

THE RESERVOIR COULD COST HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AND TAKE MONTHS TO FIX.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Yazoo County resident dies from West Nile Virus

The state Department of Health said Tuesday that a Yazoo County resident died from the mosquito-borne illness earlier this month, providing no further details about the victim.

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Related Topix: Yazoo County, MS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Boil water alert affects Brandon schools

EMERGENCY IN BRANDON... TONIGHT 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK REPORTS - HOW THAT DIRTY WATER WARNING WAS A MAJOR CONCERN THIS FIRST FULL WEEK OF SCHOOL... A RUSH TO GET CLEAN WATER... AFTER TESTS FOUND DANGEROUS LEVELS OF BACTERIA IN BRANDON'S DRINKING WATER... ITS A PRETTY BIG UNDERTAKING, WE HAVE OVER A THOUSAND STUDENTS IN THE BRANDON ZONE WE WANT TO ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brandon, MS, Education Etc.

WAPT-TV Jackson

Hwy 49 closure

HAPPENING RIGHT NOW... A MAJOR ROAD IN RANKIN COUNTY IS BACK OPEN AFTER CREWS CLEARED DOWNED POWER LINES.

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Related Topix: Florence, MS, Weather, Yazoo City, MS, Flowood, MS

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Health Department identifies more human cases of West Nile virus

ADAMS COUNTY and RANKIN COUNTY - The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting two new human cases of West Nile virus for 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Mississippi State, MS

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