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  1. Damage Reported in Mississippi City Hit by EF1 TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    The agency, in a Twitter post Saturday, said a survey team confirmed Friday's damage was the result of an EF1 tornado. Several trees were snapped along the path, and multiple structures were damaged as a severe thunderstorm struck the city around 5 p.m. A 97 mph wind gust was recorded as the tornado crossed Bruce Campbell Field and about a dozen homes in the Sandalwood Subdivision had structural damage.

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  2. Mississippi City Could be Getting First CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Daily News

    The Sun Herald reports James Parrish and his company own a 12-acre site, including a former Kmart and Sav-A-Center grocery store on the north side of U.S. 90, that they want to develop into a casino property. They plan to attend the July meeting of the Mississippi Gaming Commission asking for first approval for the proposed project in Long Beach.

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  3. Mississippi mayor candidate up by 4 votes on runoff opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    A former city administrator is edging out a former mayor for the Democratic nomination to run for mayor in a southwest Mississippi City.

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  4. Mississippi City's Mayor Opposes Relocating ZooRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A Mississippi city's mayor says a zoo should stay where it has for nearly 100 years and he doesn't support a plan to relocate it. News outlets report Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is opposed to moving the Jackson Zoo from Livingston Park in the western part of the city to LeFleur's Bluff State Park in the city's northeastern area.

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  5. Mississippi City's Public Housing Communities to Ban SmokingRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The Oxford Eagle reports the move is a part of new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development restrictions adopted last year. Those restrictions require all public housing agencies nationwide to develop a non-smoking policy by July 30, 2018.

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  6. Expansion still a goal for Toyota plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | New Albany Gazette

    There's a huge open space behind the Toyota plant at Blue Springs that new president Sean Suggs looks at somewhat wistfully from time to time. While that expansion does not appear to be in the near future, Suggs is working toward it but not discounting the success the present plant is enjoying.

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  7. Sunrise services kick off Easter celebrations on the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hundreds of people woke up early Easter Sunday to attend sunrise service in Gulfport. Mississippi City United Methodist Church hosts sunrise service every year at the Ken Combs Pier on Highway 90. Attendants wore jackets and sipped hot coffee while singing hymns and listening to the word of God.

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  8. Residents of Mississippi City Threaten to Sue Over FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    Some residents are threatening to sue a Mississippi Delta town following recent flooding, saying the town failed to maintain its drains. The Delta Democrat-Times reports that Ashley Harris, a lawyer, says she's representing more than 15 Leland residents.

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  9. Mississippi City Asks Voters to Renew Tax for School BondsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Voters in a south Mississippi will be asked to renew a tax to fund $22 million in borrowing for school renovations. Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker tells local media that renewing the property tax, last renewed in 2001, would not raise total taxes.

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  10. Mississippi City Votes to Ease Penalties on Pot PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Daily News

    The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of 30 grams or less of the drug. The Clarion Ledger reports jail time will be prohibited, and fines will be reduced to $100.

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  11. The Latest: Temps Breaking Water Mains In Mississippi CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | TheCourier.com

    Mississippi's largest city says record cold is breaking water mains, leaving some customers with little or no water flow.

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  12. Feds: Mississippi City Owes $850K in Police Officer Back PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A Mississippi city will pay more than $850,000 in back wages to more than 100 police officers following a federal investigation of payment practices. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton's administration released a statement to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Wednesday saying an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will result in a settlement of $857,000 for violating labor laws between August 2015 and December 2016.

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  13. Mississippi City to Pay $850K in Police Back WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Daily News

    A Mississippi city will pay more than $850,000 in back wages to more than 100 police officers following a federal investigation of payment practices. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton 's administration released a statement to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Wednesday saying an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will result in a settlement of $857,000 for violating labor laws between August 2015 and December 2016.

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  14. Evelyn I. McCollumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Paducah. She was born in Mississippi City, Missouri, the daughter of James Harold Groves and Floy May Wilson Groves of Cairo, Illinois. She was preceded in death by ...

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  15. Fast-Growing Mississippi City Sets New Development CodeRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Oxford aldermen adopted a new land development code and zoning map Tuesday. The Oxford Eagle reports that officials had been working on the proposal since 2014.

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  16. Another Mississippi City Furls Confederate-Themed State FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Daily News

    Another Mississippi city will stop flying the state flag because it includes the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist. Aldermen in Cleveland voted 3-2 Tuesday to remove the flag from display at City Hall, the police department and other municipal property.

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  17. Historians looking to memorialize blues musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Blind Roosevelt Graves, a blues musician, is one of many people buried in the Old Mississippi City Cemetery without a marked headstone. Now, the Historical Society of Gulfport is taking steps to learn more about him and build a memorial at his final resting place With our state being the birthplace of blues music, people like Gulfport resident Jonathan Hilbun take a special interest in blues artists like Blind Roosevelt Graves.

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  18. Mississippi City Wants Insurer to Pay Up for Building Collapse Clean UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A southwest Mississippi city is trying to get paid for $370,000 it's spent cleaning up a building that collapsed July 23 . McComb city attorney Wayne Dowdy tells the Board of Selectmen that the building's owner and its insurer continue to refuse to turn over details of the insurance company.

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