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Mississippi News: AG Hood, State Officials Address E-Cigarette “Epidemic” Among Teens

JACKSON, MS – The e-cigarette trend is now being called an “epidemic” by the Food and Drug Administration, and Attorney General Jim Hood announced yesterday he is taking specific actions to protect youth in particular against these addictive products. General Hood is joining the Mississippi Department of Health, Mississippi Tobacco Data at the Mississippi State … Continue reading Mississippi News: AG Hood, State Officials Address E-Cigarette “Epidemic” Among Teens

CLEVELAND | Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter

CLEVELAND — Browns coach Hue Jackson isn’t ready to “officially” make Baker Mayfield his starting quarterback. Everyone else has. Jackson said Friday that he’ll wait until talking to his players before publicly announcing a decision that seems inevitable after Mayfield replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night and led Cleveland to its first win … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter

JACKSON, Wyo | Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the body of 37-year-old Mark Uptain was found Saturday. Teton County spokesman Billy Kirk said the client, Corey Chubon of Florida, suffered leg, chest and … Continue reading JACKSON, Wyo | Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi agency says it won’t buy from Nike over ads

JACKSON, Miss  — Mississippi’s public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform. “As commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, I will not support vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military,” Commissioner … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi agency says it won’t buy from Nike over ads

JACKSON, Miss. | Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trail

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an Indian mound trail. Now, with the dedication of a marker to the late author Eudora Welty, the state is starting a writers trail. Gov. Phil Bryant and National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trail

JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi Trump rally canceled as storm nears East Coast

JACKSON, Miss — An official with President Donald Trump’s campaign says they are canceling a trip to Mississippi because Hurricane Florence is approaching the southeastern coast of the U.S. Michael Glassner, Chief Operating Officer of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., announced the news Monday. The Trump campaign said last week that he would hold … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi Trump rally canceled as storm nears East Coast

JACKSON, Miss. | KFC incident with deaf woman leads to sensitivity training

JACKSON, Miss.— The management company of 270 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell franchises nationwide has agreed to provide sensitivity training at those outlets following a May incident at a KFC in Mississippi in which a deaf woman felt she was being mocked. Disability Rights Mississippi, a nonprofit advocating for people with disabilities, said it … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | KFC incident with deaf woman leads to sensitivity training

Mississippi News: Jackson Man, Deangelo Morment, Sentenced for 2013 Gas Station Shooting of Jessica Keys, Kamron Conner

JACKSON, MS – A 25-year-old man will spend 30 years in prison for the 2013 shooting of Jessica Keys and Kamron Conner at a North State Street gas station in Jackson, announced Attorney General Jim Hood. Deangelo Morment, of Jackson, was sentenced Wednesday by Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill on two counts of … Continue reading Mississippi News: Jackson Man, Deangelo Morment, Sentenced for 2013 Gas Station Shooting of Jessica Keys, Kamron Conner