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# mississippi - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

# mississippi - Saturday 25 May, 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

# mississippi - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

# mississippi - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

# mississippi - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

# mississippi - Friday 27 October, 2017

From The42 Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi Golf

Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi

There were mixed fortunes for the Irish in China and the United States this morning.

# mississippi - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign

The Trump Organization has said it is not exploiting the US presidency for profit.

# mississippi - Sunday 28 May, 2017

# mississippi - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

# mississippi - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck

The student said as many as four white students put a noose around his neck during football practice.

# mississippi - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

# mississippi - Friday 26 August, 2016

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

# mississippi - Thursday 25 August, 2016

They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi

The joint appearance comes just days after Trump confused the world with an odd Brexit-themed tweet.

# mississippi - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

# mississippi - Monday 11 April, 2016

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

# mississippi - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

# mississippi - Monday 16 November, 2015

"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever

Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.

# mississippi - Monday 9 November, 2015

Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars

There were no reports of any injuries.

# mississippi - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife

Harold Henthorn’s first wife also died in an unusual accident in a remote location.

# mississippi - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man

Shannon Lamb was wanted in connection to the killing of his girlfriend and a colleague.

# mississippi - Monday 14 September, 2015

'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting

Police believe the shooting could be linked to a second homicide.

# mississippi - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

# mississippi - Friday 20 March, 2015

FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree

The discovery comes at a time of heightened tensions around race in the US.

# mississippi - Monday 28 July, 2014

Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar Nope This post contains images

# mississippi - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado Mississippi

Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado

The southern states of the US have been under siege.

# mississippi - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

# mississippi - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama

The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.

# mississippi - Monday 4 March, 2013

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say HIV

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say

The child from Mississippi has been off medication for a year with no signs of infection in what could be on the second reported curing of the disease.

# mississippi - Monday 18 February, 2013

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)

The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.

# mississippi - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# mississippi - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot

A spokesperson for the privately-owned federal prison says order was restored by 3am today after a riot.

# mississippi - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi

Mississippi authorities believe a police impersonator has tricked victims into pulling over to the side of the road before shooting them.

# mississippi - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped

Police are searching for Adam Mayes of Guntown Mississippi after the death of Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain.

# mississippi - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Mississippi university student shot on campus

Three suspects fled the scene last night after shooting a student who later died from his wounds.

# mississippi - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

# mississippi - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Mississippi votes to keep abortion legal

The US state voted against a controversial amendment which would have effectively outlawed abortion and some forms of contraception.

# mississippi - Friday 2 September, 2011

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast

The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.

# mississippi - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man orders 150 of his favourite pizzas... from a store 1400 miles away Mmm... Pizza

Man orders 150 of his favourite pizzas... from a store 1400 miles away

David Schuler just couldn’t find a good slice in his home state.

# mississippi - Sunday 7 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

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