Content Tagged 'mississippi'

Mississippi refuses Syrian refugees
Gov. Phil Bryant joins more than a dozen other governors in not allowing Syrian refugees to enter the state. Video Video
Jackson County Election Preps
News 25 Laurene Callander interviews Danny Glaskox Video Video
Rally to Change Mississippi State Flag Set for Sunday in Jackson
State representative and a civil rights activist are scheduled to lead a March and rally on Sunday in our state's capitol in support of an initiative to remove the confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi state flag. Video Video
A New Look at Gun Control
The ten people who were killed in the Oregon shooting, officials once again bring gun control into light. One Gulfport woman who knows firsthand the effects of gun violence tells News 25, a new look at gun control in the state could be a good idea. Video Video
Fins Up, Flags Down
The University of Mississippi’s Associated Student Body Senate voted last night for the call to remove the state flag from the university’s grounds. Video Video
Mississippi Phosphates pleads guilty in pollution case
A Gulf Coast fertilizer manufacturer has pleaded guilty to federal allegations of violating the Clean Water Act by polluting waterways.
Many Americans Don't Own Guns, But Not in Mississippi
South Mississippians might be shocked that the latest research on firearms shows gun ownership in America is down. Video Video
Mississippi Students Named Top Youth Volunteers in the Nation
Mississippi students, Katie Rogers of Collins and Shields Haire of Tupelo, are among 102 students named the nation’s top youth volunteers through the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
Body Found Hanging from Tree Identified as Otis Byrd
Federal officials have spoken to the family of a man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi. Video Video
World Tuberculosis Day: Disease Still Very Active in Mississippi
Tuesday is World Tuberculosis Day, and data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) shows that the number of new tuberculosis (TB) cases in Mississippi increased 13% from 2013, which should remind Mississippians this disease is still a very present threat in the state.
Earthquake in Mississippi Today
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been notified by the United States Geological Survey that a 3.2 magnitude earthquake with a depth of three miles, centered just 4 miles southwest of Canton, Miss., struck at 8:23 a.m. Residents in the area reported feeling the rumbling in their homes. At this time Madison County Emergency Management is not reporting any injuries or damages.
MS Ranks #1 in Number of Children Vaccinated
Mississippi is near the bottom on a lot of lists, but we're number one in the number of vaccinated children, but at least one group is lobbying to leave the choice to vaccinate or not up to the parents. Video Video
International airport receives grant
For the first time, the state of Mississippi has decided to provide some incentives for expansion at state airports. Video Video
Mississippi State Flag
South Mississippian spearheads drive at National NAACP convention to remove Confederate symbol from Mississippi’s State Flag. The resolution by Curley Clark is being signed, expected to soon be passed at National Convention.
President Obama Signs Mississippi Disaster Declaration
Wednesday, the President declared a major disaster exists in the State of Mississippi and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and tornadoes on December 23rd, 2014.
Federal Judge Strikes Down Mississippi Marriage Ban
Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled in favor of equality, striking down Mississippi’s discriminatory constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying.
Bill to Ditch Inspection Stickers Passes Senate Finance Committee
A bill to eliminate the $5 inspection sticker passed the Senate Finance Committee Thursday.
Be Prepared for Grinch-Like Weather
The threat of severe weather is in the forecast for most of Mississippi Monday afternoon through Tuesday.
Former Mississippi Governor Bill Allain Passes Away
The former democratic governor had been hospitalized for two weeks with pneumonia. Governor Allain held office from 1984 to 1988 and passed away yesterday, December 2nd. Video Video
MS is 2nd Most Giving State in the Nation Right Behind Utah
The Magnolia State is the second most giving state in the nation, second only to Utah. Video Video
2015 Mississippi Elections Now Open for Candidates
Monday was the first day Mississippians can qualify to run in the 2015 state elections. Video Video
Mississippi Ranks #7 Nationally in National Board Certified Teachers; 198 Added in 2013-2014
Figures released by The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards show Mississippi now ranks seventh nationally in both the number of newly certified teachers and the total number of certified teachers.
Mississippi Earns Second Highest Spot in List of Most Charitable States
New Year promises more collaboration in service initiatives.
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