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Mississippi man admits to being moonshiner, feds say he owes $1.2 million in state and federal taxes

A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty in a moonshining case owes $1.2 million in federal and state taxes, a federal prosecutor said in a news ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:31 pm


COVID-19 hits dozens of lawmakers; state leaders beg Mississippians to protect themselves as virus rapidly spreads

Mississippi’s governor and top public health official implored people Wednesday to help slow the spread of COVID-19 during a rapid rise in diagnosed cases — ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:49 pm


Mississippi House speaker Phillip Gunn said he now has coronavirus

House Speaker Philip Gunn said Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus as state health officials reported more than 200 new infections and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, July 5, 2020 6:41 pm


America celebrates Independence Day in land of confusion

It was the worst of times. It was the weirdest of times. It was a season of sickness and shouting, of defiance and tension, of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:40 am


Southern governors stress ‘personal responsibility’ over face mask requirements

Earlier this week, as Tennessee registered what then was its highest single-day coronavirus case increase, Gov. Bill Lee held a news conference and issued a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, July 4, 2020 8:02 am


8-year-old boy killed, 3 others injured in Alabama mall shooting

An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama’s shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said. Hoover Police Chief ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, July 3, 2020 10:35 pm