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  1. Mississippi will soon have the most restrictive abortion ban in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | CBS News

    A vehicle passes by the entrance to the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 8, 2018. , a step likely to trigger a tough legal challenge against what would become the nation's most restrictive abortion law.

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  2. Mississippi on brink of approving measure to ban most abortions after 15 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | CBS News

    In this April 15, 2013 photograph, clinic escorts Stacey Spiehler, left, and Sarah Roberts walk back to their posts after securing signs on the clinic's lawn with messages to counter those of the abortion opponents that gather outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., when it is open. For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own.

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  3. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | CBS News

    Of all the political and cultural issues that divide red states from blue ones, none is more volatile than guns and who can carry them. Conservative rural states like Arizona and West Virginia allow almost anyone to carry a loaded firearm in public, while in urban states and big cities, it can be a felony.

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  4. 5-year-old calls 911 to report Grinch stealing ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | CBS News

    TyLon Pittman, 5, called 911 to report the Grinch for stealing Christmas. Police Officer Lauren Develle responded, assuring the little boy she wouldn't let that happen.

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  5. President Trump speaks at civil rights museum opening despite protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | CBS News

    President Trump spoke at the opening of a civil rights museum on Saturday in Jackson, Mississippi. The president spoke to a small crowd that included family members of assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Evers.

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  6. Trump speaks at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | CBS News

    President Trump traveled to Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday to tour the state's new Civil Rights Museum and deliver remarks at a ceremony marking its opening. "This is a tribute to our nation at the highest level," he said.

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  7. 10 homes you can buy for $5,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | CBS News

    But buyers can often expect to get what they pay for. Homes at this price point cost almost 98 percent less than the national median home value , which is currently $200,400 according to Zillow.

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  8. Can state enforce LGBT religious objections law? Court makes rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | CBS News

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal appeals court says Mississippi can start enforcing a law that will let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to asked a federal appeals court to uphold the state law.

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  9. Police chief: Killings leave "gaping wounds in psyche"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | CBS News

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A police chief says the slaying of a barber in front of customers and the discovery of a Jackson Chief Lee Vance said Monday that authorities don't know if the two crimes are related, but he called them both "shocking, bizarre, brutal, unacceptable."

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