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Chris Davis

Chris Davis

News Director for News Mississippi and NewsMS.fm

Posts By Chris Davis

Fire at Apartment Complex in Baldwyn, Multiple Units Burned

January 14, 2015 |

BALDWYN, Miss.–A fire at an apartment complex in Baldwyn started around 8:30 Tuesday night. Several fire departments were called. The fire had spread to several units of the Garden View Apartments near Baldwyn High School.

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Woman Marries the Man Who Shot Her, Grand Jury to Hear the Case Again

January 14, 2015 |

IUKA, Miss.–At first Francine Angel was mad about being shot in the left ear. She told police that Herbert Bennett did it and he was arrested. The grand jury in Tishamingo County indicted the 58-year-old on attempted murder charges in February 2014.

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Mississippi Gas Average at $1.94, Could Help Some, Hurt Others

January 14, 2015 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Some families in Mississippi are saving a lot right now because of much lower gas prices. The state average for Wednesday morning was $1.94. While that’s helping police departments, school districts and anyone who pays for transportation, there are also people who are being hurt by the low prices.

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A Week in Washington: The Mississippi Students About to Get an Eye-Opening Visit

January 13, 2015 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Only 104 high schools students from across the nation who will take part in the 2015 Washington Week. Two of those are from Mississippi. As delegates, the Mississippi students will be awarded a $5,000 undergraduate college scholarship from the Hearst Foundation, which funds the entire program.

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Term Limits, Anti-Obama Care, Anti-Abortion Bills Filed by Palazzo in DC

January 13, 2015 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.–A bill that would limit how long U.S. Senators and representatives could serve in DC, an anti-abortion bill and an anti-Obama Care bill were all filed this week by Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Republican who represents Mississippi’s 4th District.

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Attempted Robbery of Central Mississippi Firearms, Police Asking for Your Help

January 13, 2015 |

KOSCIUSKO, Miss.–Last Thursday someone decided to try and pry back the burglar bars at Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. Inside the store, you guessed it, a whole bunch of guns. The burglars didn’t get it. They ran when the alarm went off.

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Miss. News Briefs: Girl Trapped Underwater Goes Home; Take the Money, But Not the Donuts

January 12, 2015 |

JACKSON, Miss.–There’s some good news about a kid who was trapped under water for over five minutes. She’s okay and the doctors said this weekend that she could head to the house. Here are some news briefs to kicks start the work week:

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Garden Mama: Why It’s Wise to Start Taking Care of That Lawn in January

January 12, 2015 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Your yard is actually one of the most valuable parts of your property. It breathes and makes the environment around where you live healthier, and that’s one reason to go ahead and start to make sure it has a good, healthy year.

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Mississippi Gas Prices Cheap, But Not Near the Cheapest

January 12, 2015 |

HORN LAKE, Miss.–The cheapest place you can buy gas in Mississippi today is in Horn Lake, at the Exxon, where it’s $1.55, according to gasbuddy.com. That’s far below the state average of $1.94, which is well below the national average of $2.12 for a gallon. But, Mississippi is far from having the cheapest average gas price.

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Weather Moderates For the Week

January 12, 2015 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Weather in Mississippi was really cold last week. Now it has got just a bit warmer and closer to seasonal norms. The high today in central and north Mississippi is in the 50s and near 70 south.

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