Mississippi

Paloma Wu holds a Black Lives Matter banner while calling for a new Mississippi state flag, while current flag supporters wave the flag as both sides make their sentiments known.
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AP News
June 29, 2020 - 11:39 am
Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after white supremacist legislators adopted the design a generation after the South lost the Civil War. Read more here.
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Joe Biden, with Jill Biden at his side, gives remarks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia after his 'Big Tuesday' primary election night campaign event in Ohio was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.
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Tim Jimenez
March 11, 2020 - 7:34 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had a big night Tuesday, taking four primaries, including the battleground state of Michigan. Because of concerns over the new coronavirus, his campaign cancelled a rally previously scheduled to happen Tuesday night in Cleveland, and the former vice...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hugs Crystal Turner of Columbus, Ohio, with Moms Demand Action during a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
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AP News
March 10, 2020 - 8:13 pm
Joe Biden's wins in Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a serious blow to Bernie Sanders and substantially widened the former vice president's path to the nomination. Read more here.
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Marcus Morris steadies the boat as his neighbor Chris Sharp readies the trolling motor for another trip through their Pearl River flooded neighborhood in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 9:28 am
Days and days of heavy rain have created a dilemma for authorities managing dams along swollen rivers in Mississippi and Tennessee. The water has to be released eventually, worsening the flooding for people living downstream. Read more here.
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Strong currents from the swollen Pearl River flood over the Old Brandon Road Bridge in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 3:29 pm
Authorities in Mississippi were bracing Sunday for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the state capital of Jackson as water levels rise precipitously in a river swollen by days of torrential rain. Read more here.
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Prisoner advocates hold signs supporting inmate rights at a protest outside the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 10:30 pm
Mother of three slain inmates in a Miss. prison speak out about their gruesome murders.
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In this July 25, 2016, file photo, actress Eva Longoria speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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August 16, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration...
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The Trump administration released a regulation that could damatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
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August 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week'...
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Springfield police respond to a Walmart in Springfield, Mo., Thursday afternoon, Aug. 8, 2019, after reports of a man with a weapon in the store.
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August 09, 2019 - 10:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after a man carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on...
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Walmart El Paso Shooting Memorial
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August 09, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart is taking down displays of violent video games in its stores in the wake of recent shootings. But the company plans to still sell the controversial video games -- and guns. The change in policy does not apply to the sale or display of actual firearms...
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