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News United States » Mississippi: Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/15/us/officer-fired-confederate-flag.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

He found himself in this predicament after a confrontation he had on Saturday with several people who were waving the official Mississippi state flag — the only one in the United States that includes a likeness of the Confederate battle flag. Officer ...

News United States » Mississippi: So why don't more students know about Mississippi's Fannie Lou Hamer?

News channel or source: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/columnists/ci_31676419/voice-civil-rights
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

we need to learn the basics of our country's past and demand that American politicians expand educational opportunities that successfully deliver the story of Fannie Lou Hamer to schoolchildren in her native Mississippi and across the United States.

News United States » Mississippi: Kentucky remains leading cattle producer east of the Mississippi

News channel or source: http://www.southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/kentucky-remains-leading-cattle-producer-east-mississippi
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“Kentucky ranks 14th in the United States in total cattle, including calves inventory, and eighth in beef cow inventory. In 2016 gross receipts from the production of cattle totaled $734 million, ranking it fifth among all commodities. Despite a slight ...

News United States » Mississippi: Mississippi high school graduation rate at record 83 percent

News channel or source: http://www.wtva.com/content/news/Mississippi-high-school-graduation-rate-at-record-83-percent-474256253.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Mississippi Department of Education officials said graduation ... now graduate without passing end-of-course exams in English II, algebra I, biology and United States history, according to previous figures released by the department, which could be ...

News United States » Mississippi: CWD positive in Mississippi promotes quick response

News channel or source: http://www.alexcityoutlook.com/2018/02/23/cwd-positive-in-mississippi-promotes-quick-response/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

ADCNR’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division added Mississippi to the list of states where ... The testing equipment is undergoing a validation process required by the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services ...

News United States » Mississippi: Mississippi high school graduation rate continues to rise

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/careersandeducation/mississippi-high-school-graduation-rate-continues-to-rise/ar-BBJbA1V
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

A significant fraction of students now graduate without passing end-of-course exams in English, algebra I, biology and United States history. Passing all four tests was required until 2014. It's unclear how much of Mississippi's improvement stems from ...

News United States » Mississippi: Mississippi native keeps military family tradition

News channel or source: http://www.theredstonerocket.com/news/article_905d5a0e-1712-11e8-9255-7f4a48a040b7.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kennedy, 64, from Waynesboro, Mississippi, retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1997 ... Editor’s note: This is the 157th in a series of articles about Vietnam veterans as the United States commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

News United States » Mississippi: Fake urine: Mississippi in legislative push to flush it away

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/02/23/fake-urine-mississippi-lawmakers-say-flush-it-away.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Political and business leaders in Mississippi are working to pass a law that would ... “Hopefully the senate will see the value of that and they will pass the bill.” At least 13 states have laws banning the sale or use of artificial urine for drug ...

News United States » Mississippi: CWD Positive in Mississippi Prompts Quick Response

News channel or source: http://www.courierjournal.net/online_only/article_9fa7afa4-1821-11e8-a453-9f8415695d82.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“A recent case of CWD in a free-range, white-tailed deer in west Mississippi prompted us to make this announcement now.” The testing equipment is undergoing a validation process required by the United States Department of Agriculture’s National ...