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Stocks edge lower as investors listen for trade 2019-11-08 11:19:37U.S. stocks fell in early trading Friday as investors grew more uncertain about prospects for a trade deal between the U.S. and China. The market is s

Risks being evaluated at contaminated former industrial site 2019-11-08 11:17:57Environmental assessments are expected to be finished next year at the contaminated site of a former wood treating facility in eastern Mississippi. Ex

Butler Snow adds 3 attorneys to Ridgeland office 2019-11-08 11:16:36Caroline C. Loveless, Samuel J. Noblin and M. Elizabeth Roper have joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office. Loveless will practice with the firm&r

Bradley’s Jackson attorneys named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers 2019-11-08 11:15:07Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that 18 attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office have been named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Ri

Buchanan joins Jones Walker’s Jackson office 2019-11-08 11:14:14Jones Walker LLP welcomed Stacey Moore Buchanan as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in its Jackson office. She focuses on commercial liti

Chandler named Employee of the Quarter 2019-11-08 11:13:51Corey Chandler was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2019 Employee of the Quarter. He is a native of Jones County and gradu

IP recognizes outstanding team members of the month 2019-11-08 11:11:40IP Casino Resort SPA in Biloxi recognized its Team Members of the Month for July and August. July’s honorees included Yendee Cartwright (Food &a

House Democrat criticizes Mississippi chicken plant raids 2019-11-08 11:10:54It’s “disappointing” that President Donald Trump’s administration is selectively enforcing laws to apprehend immigrant workers

Best Law Firms 2020 recognizes Brunini 2019-11-08 11:10:31U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 has awarded Brunini in 32 tier-one rankings. Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings: Gulfport:

93 Butler Snow attorneys listed in 2019 Mid-South 2019-11-08 11:09:38Sixty-four Butler Snow attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers’ 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and 29 have been selected as Mi

Sheriff: Murder suspect wrongly freed, caught 1 state 2019-11-06 09:44:14Authorities in Mississippi say a man charged with murder was mistakenly free for days due to a clerical error. The Commercial Dispatch reports&nb

Mississippi lawyer found in contempt of court is 2019-11-06 09:42:55A Mississippi attorney who is serving a sentence mandating he spend two weekends a month in jail has now been disbarred. The Clarion Ledger repor

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

'We love you Alex': Alex Trebek gets choked New! 2019-11-11 20:06:00We'll take "Who's cutting onions?" for $200.

Transit system apologizes to rider cuffed for eating New! 2019-11-11 19:41:00The head of a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train system is apologizing to a rider who was detained and cited by police for eating a breakfast sandw

JSU student becomes Rhodes Scholar finalist New! 2019-11-11 19:33:00Jordan Jefferson is a senior at Jackson State University studying political science.

National security officials objected to stopping Ukraine aid New! 2019-11-11 18:55:00According to testimony released Monday, the view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. B

Dramatic video shows plane skidding off runway at New! 2019-11-11 18:34:00Footage showed the moment a plane went off the runway with a wing resting on the ground.

Report: Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick considering presidential New! 2019-11-11 18:25:00Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, who said last December he wouldn't consider a run for the White House in 2020, may be changing his mind.

Body found in creek identified as missing man, New! 2019-11-11 18:22:00A pedestrian finds a man's body in a creek, Jackson police say.

Central Mississippi prepares for early arctic blast New! 2019-11-11 18:21:00Dangerous arctic air will sweep into Mississippi starting Monday night, according to 16 WAPT meteorologists.

4 teen girls hospitalized, 2 in ICU, after New! 2019-11-11 18:02:00Four high school students outside Atlanta were being treated after taking a drug at school.

Popeyes worker accused of attacking patron who wanted New! 2019-11-11 17:32:00A 29-year-old Popeyes worker has been arrested, according to reports, as two videos appear to show different aspects of the alleged attack.

How impeachment works and what’s happened with previous New! 2019-11-11 17:21:00Here are the most notable cases and what's at stake.

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Democrats Secure Victories in Hinds County Elections 2019-11-06 17:40:12As the Mississippi Republican Party swept up all state-wide offices yesterday's general election, Democrats won several seats in Hinds County. Democ

Mississippi Democratic Party Needs to Overhaul Strategies, Outreach, 2019-11-06 14:35:40 Prominent novelist Angie Thomas is planning to leave Mississippi due to the toxic politics here, which was on prominent display in last night’

GOP Runs Mississippi Gamut, But Signs of Hope 2019-11-06 14:13:41 JACKSON—With his Southern Baptist pastor standing beside him at the King Edward Hotel in Jackson, Democrat Jim Hood conceded defeat in the rac

Republican Lt. Gov. Reeves wins Mississippi governor's race 2019-11-06 12:20:40JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat to run for the p

City Roundup: Water Bill Solution for Now, Zoo 2019-11-05 14:40:43City of Jackson officials met last week to discuss a temporary solution to Jackson's ongoing water-sewer billing problems. As the City continues to d

Election Day Hijinks, Obama Robocalls, Who's on Ballot, 2019-11-05 14:03:01Mississippi voters headed to the polls starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday to vote for top State and regional offices, including the election for governor. Pol

US Tells UN it is Pulling Out of 2019-11-04 18:22:54WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agree

Pence Rallies for Mississippi GOP Governor Candidate 2019-11-04 17:24:56BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Monday in Mississippi for the Republican nominee for governor, who's in a tight race

Analysis: Mississippi Getting Big Turnover in State Offices 2019-11-04 17:20:14JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — No matter who wins this year's elections, Mississippi will have its biggest turnover of state government officials in a l

Meet the Candidates 2019-11-04 14:43:40Governor Jim Hood (D) "Putting Mississippi families first." (website) Age: 57 Hometown: Houston, Miss. Occupation: Current attorney general We

Voter ID Stays Under Both Secretary of State 2019-11-04 13:57:28Voting rights take center stage in tomorrow's election for secretary of state between Mississippi Sen. Michael Watson, R-Pascagoula, and former Hatti

Stewpot Food Pantry, MAC Arts Awards and William 2019-11-04 13:19:40Stewpot Community Services (1100 W. Capitol St.) will host a grand opening and dedication ceremony for its newly relocated and expanded food pantry, n

The Mississippi Link

Archie’s District 2 place of residence in question 2019-10-31 00:18:14By Othor Cain, Editor, For the second time in this election cycle David Archie defeated Darrel McQuirter in the Hinds County Supervisor District 2 rac

Former Congressman John Conyers has died at 90 2019-10-31 00:16:04By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, John Conyers, Jr. the longest serving African-American member of Congress and co-founder in 1969 of the Cong

Commentary: Your Vote Matters 2019-10-31 00:15:15By Oleta Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Children’s Defense, Fund- Southern Regional Office, Mississippi heroes like Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar

Trump is not alone among Americans in failing 2019-10-31 00:06:50By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe th

Willie Simmons for Transportation Commissioner Central District 2019-10-30 23:47:58electwilliesimmons.com, The Man Simmons graduated from Hinds County Agricultural High School, Utica Junior College and Alcorn State University and ent

Happy 6th Birthday Katrina Myricks 2019-10-23 22:27:53By Othor Cain, Editor, A thriver in education, Katrina Myricks is a business professor at Holmes Community College. A thriver in community service, My

NAACP president: Rep. Elijah Cummings was our champion 2019-10-23 22:26:45By Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP, The world has lost a champion for civil rights, an esteemed activist, and a titanic figure in the fight

Celebrating 26 years, our work isn’t done 2019-10-23 22:25:07By Othor Cain, Editor, This month The Mississippi Link turns 26! By any standard, that’s a major accomplishment. I wanted to use the word &lsquo

This flu season UMMC experts plan to call 2019-10-23 22:24:05The Mississippi Link Newswire, When Australia coughs, America listens. “Australia’s flu season can be a precursor to ours in the United St

Cop who shot and killed black woman in 2019-10-17 00:18:23TriceEdneyWire.com, Aaron Dean, a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who shot to death a black woman during what was supposed to be a wellness check, h


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