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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and threatened to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in a region already pound…

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge refused to intervene Wednesday to keep open a Missouri lab that handled coronavirus tests for about 2,500 nursing homes in 11 states after the federal government suspended the lab for what it alleged were serious violations that put patients’ health at risk.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sixty people have been charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide, the U.S. attorney's office in Minnesota announced Wednesday.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — These Mississippi lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor on Tuesday challenged the petition process that put one of two medical marijuana proposals on the statewide ballot, arguing that the number of signatures gathered does not meet standards set in the state constitution.

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TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Renasant Corp. (RNST) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $30 million.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Trustmark Corp. (TRMK) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $54.4 million.

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RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — EastGroup Properties Inc. (EGP) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — These Mississippi lotteries were drawn Monday:

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CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Zeta lashed Mexico's Caribbean coast resorts around Tulum with high winds and rain Monday night as it headed toward the Yucatan Peninsula and then a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he is extending a mask mandate to seven additional counties to try to control the spread of the coronavirus as cases increase rapidly in some areas.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Citizens Holding Co. (CIZN) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $2.1 million.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — These Mississippi lotteries were drawn Sunday:

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MIAMI (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta gradually strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean and forecasters said it would likely become a hurricane before hitting Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days.

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Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation’s deep political divide.

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COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Sam Shmulsky likes rock — Led Zeppelin, Bush, Oasis and a host of others. The Starkville High senior has been playing guitar since he was 9. When the opportunity to make his own electric guitar recently opened up, the 17-year-old jumped at it.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — These Mississippi lotteries were drawn Saturday:

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MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday afternoon south of Cuba amid forecasts that the system would become a named tropical storm later this weekend and possibly a hurricane within days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — These Mississippi lotteries were drawn Friday:

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