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Spy program gathered Americans’ Internet records
The Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens’ Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed whom Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address of their computer, documents disclosed Thursday show.
2 indicted after bomb found at south Miss. prison
A federal grand jury has indicted two men who were arrested after authorities found a bomb in a car at a state prison in Leakesville.
Miss. lawmakers start Medicaid session Thursday
Mississippi lawmakers return to the Capitol at 10 a.m. Thursday for a special session designed to keep Medicaid alive and funded.
Bryant: Medicaid special session starts Thursday
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday that he’s calling lawmakers into special session at 10 a.m. Thursday to keep the state’s Medicaid program alive and funded once the new state fiscal year begins July 1.
Pact curbs seismic surveys in Gulf of Mexico
Oil and gas companies working in the Gulf of Mexico have agreed not to use seismic surveys for the next 2 1/2 years in three areas considered critical to whales and along the coast during the peak calving season for bottlenose dolphins.
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over hazing claim
A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit that alleged members of a south Mississippi high school baseball team participated in a hazing ritual that left one teenager hospitalized after being held from behind and punched in the chest.
House rejects farm bill, 62 Republicans vote no
The House rejected a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them.
Mississippi State's Hunter Renfroe, right, scores against Oregon State catcher Jake Rodriguez in the eighth inning of the opening game of the NCAA College World Series, in Omaha, Neb., on Saturday. Renfroe scored on an RBI double by Wes Rea.
Pie company, destroyed by fire, closer to comeback
One of New Orleans’ favorite confections is closer to a comeback.
Hammond out as USM AD
Southern Mississippi is looking for a new athletic director.
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