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U.S. South menaced by storms as Mississippi cleans up from tornadoes

Dec 24 2014

JACKSON, Miss. Severe thunderstorms menaced the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday, with a small tornado and flooding reported in parts of North Carolina, while emergency workers in Mississippi surveyed damage from tornadoes that killed at least four people and injured 20.

Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage in Mississippi

Dec 24 2014

JACKSON, Miss. Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the U.S. Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said. | Video

Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage in Mississippi

Dec 23 2014

JACKSON, Miss. Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the U.S. Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said.

Mississippi pastor trots out horse in wedding dress to protest gay marriage

Dec 12 2014

A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge's ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage.

Mississippi pastor trots out horse in wedding dress to protest gay marriage

Dec 12 2014

A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge's ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage.

Mississippi pastor trots out horse in wedding dress to protest gay marriage

Dec 12 2014

Dec 12 A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge's ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage.

U.S. judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

Nov 26 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark./JACKSON, Miss. U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

Appeals court order keeps Mississippi's sole abortion clinic open

Nov 20 2014

JACKSON Miss. Mississippi's sole abortion clinic will remain open after a federal appeals court refused on Thursday to reconsider its decision to block a state law that would have closed it.

Former Mississippi prisons chief pleads not guilty to bribery

Nov 06 2014

JACKSON Miss. Mississippi's former prisons chief pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal charges that he accepted cash and mortgage payments in exchange for awarding prison contracts to companies tied to a local businessman.

Former Mississippi prisons chief pleads not guilty to bribery

Nov 06 2014

JACKSON Miss. Mississippi's former prisons chief pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal charges that he accepted cash and mortgage payments in exchange for awarding prison contracts to companies tied to a local businessman.

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