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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education has projected but not officially approved 2017-18 ratings on an A to F scale for the state's school districts and charter schools. The state says ratings for the Corinth school district, the Mississippi School for the Deaf and the…

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's state Board of Education balked Thursday at approving A to F ratings for schools and districts until October, citing discontent with the proposed ratings.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education has projected but not officially approved 2017-18 ratings on an A to F scale for the state's school districts and charter schools. The state says ratings for the Corinth school district, the Mississippi School for the Deaf and the…

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont inmates housed in a Pennsylvania state prison due to overcrowding will be moved to a private prison in Mississippi, following complaints about treatment, medical care and several inmate deaths.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed some defendants, but not others, from a civil rights lawsuit filed by relatives of a Mississippi man after he killed himself following a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator who's seeking re-election in Mississippi says she questions the timing of a sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont corrections officials hope to finalize a deal this week to move about 228 state inmates housed in Pennsylvania to a privately run prison in Mississippi after complaints about abuse, poor medical service and several inmate deaths.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State schools Superintendent Carey Wright focused her pitch to lawmakers Monday on more money for state-funded preschool and more ways to improve teaching and school leadership, barely glancing over the state's underfunded school formula.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — About a half-dozen protesters disrupted a state budget hearing Monday by unfurling a banner accusing the Mississippi Department of Corrections of killing inmates.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Responding to a question about black voters, a white U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi said Friday that the state has been "begging for federal government scraps" for 100 years and is still "dead last."

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has overturned a death sentence but upheld a man's murder conviction in a case that turns on evidence of shaken baby syndrome — something now distrusted by many scientists and doctors.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Enrollment fell at Mississippi's eight public universities and its 15 community colleges this fall, with universities declining from an all-time record in 2016 and community colleges falling for the seventh year in a row. Here are preliminary totals for each school and …

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One group was approved Monday to open a new charter school in Mississippi, while the state's Charter School Authorizer Board delayed a decision on three others and rejected one.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An official with President Donald Trump's campaign says they are canceling a trip to Mississippi because Hurricane Florence is approaching the southeastern coast of the U.S.

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Fueled by a love of the outdoors and a desire to preserve it, a Mississippi man is on a solo trip paddling the length of the Mississippi River.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is traveling to Mississippi next week for a rally for his own 2020 re-election, and will campaign for an appointed Republican U.S. senator who is running to finish a six-year term.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathering with a freedom song.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor and lieutenant governor said Thursday that they will support teacher pay raises in the 2019 legislative session, months before state elections, although they didn't provide a specific proposal.

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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Blamed for the death of a Florida baby and intense wind and rain that pummeled parts of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, Tropical Depression Gordon weakened Wednesday but still spread bands of heavy rains across a swath of the South as it swirled over central Mi…

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