Mississippi

Anti-abortion bills: Odds good in GOP states, not Congress

President Donald Trump’s call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court. Two bills proposing to outlaw abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early … Continue reading Anti-abortion bills: Odds good in GOP states, not Congress

TUSCALOOSA, Ala | Petty, Hall lead Alabama past No. 20 Ole Miss 74-53

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —January 22, 2019— John Petty scored 15 points off the bench, and Donta Hall added 11 points and 10 rebounds for a school-record fourth straight double-double as Alabama defeated No. 20 Mississippi 74-53 on Tuesday night. Galin Smith matched his season high with 10 points for Alabama (12-6, 3-3 Southeastern Conference). Hall had … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala | Petty, Hall lead Alabama past No. 20 Ole Miss 74-53

Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort Partner to Deliver the Best Water Quality to Southwest Pool and Spa Businesses

  BOULDER, COLO./ JANUARY 22, 2019 (STL.News) Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort announced a partnership to expand the availability of Clear Comfort’s market-leading AOP (Advanced Oxidation Process) systems. Stellar Sales will now be the manufacturer’s representative of Clear Comfort residential pool and spa systems. With this partnership, Clear Comfort is expanding its ability to serve … Continue reading Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort Partner to Deliver the Best Water Quality to Southwest Pool and Spa Businesses

LOUISIANA News: Mississippi Resident, JEFFREY M. DESALVO Sentenced For Unlawful Use Of Merchant Mariner Credentials

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JEFFREY M. DESALVO, age 35, a resident of Picayune, Mississippi, was sentenced Thursday, December 13, 2018 after previously pleading guilty to three counts of unlawful use of a merchant mariner license in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2197. U.S. District Judge Nanette Jolivette Brown sentenced DESALVO to serve … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Mississippi Resident, JEFFREY M. DESALVO Sentenced For Unlawful Use Of Merchant Mariner Credentials

MADISON, W.Va. | As US life expectancy falls, West Virginia offers lessons

MADISON, W.Va.— If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start. The state is a bellwether of bad health, portending major problems years before they became severe nationally. “It seems that the worst outcomes happen here first,” said Dr. Michael Brumage, a West Virginia University … Continue reading MADISON, W.Va. | As US life expectancy falls, West Virginia offers lessons

NAACP News: NAACP statement on black voter turnout in Mississippi elections

The incredible Black voter turnout in Mississippi on November 6 – and again in the November 27 runoff election – provides a powerful example of what can happen when African Americans and other voters of color are encouraged to participate actively in our democracy.  This election illustrates what can happen when voters and politicians alike … Continue reading NAACP News: NAACP statement on black voter turnout in Mississippi elections

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich | Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.— Fortifying an Illinois waterway to prevent invasive carp from using it as a path to Lake Michigan could cost nearly three times as much as federal planners previously thought, according to an updated report. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week released a final strategy plan for upgrading the Brandon Road … Continue reading TRAVERSE CITY, Mich | Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

NEW YORK | NBA latest league to cash in on legal sports betting

NEW YORK — Professional sports leagues, which once vehemently fought the prospect of legal sports betting, are now scrambling to get in on it. In a pact announced Wednesday morning, the National Basketball Association is partnering with Sportradar and Genius Sports to distribute NBA betting data to sports betting providers in the U.S. It came … Continue reading NEW YORK | NBA latest league to cash in on legal sports betting