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CANTON, Miss.–Canton was undoubtedly the biggest draw for out of state crowds Thursday with the Flea MArket. But Thursday night as the vendors were packing up and getting ready to pull out, a man and a woman were both shot and taken to the hospital. One of the victims died.
STARKVILLE, Miss.–Starkville must be an exciting place to live right now, if you’re a football fan. If you don’t like crowds, you may want to get out of town for a few days. Their high school football team is number one and as for college football, well, you know the story.
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STARKVILLE, Miss.–If you have your Sports Illustrated in hand, it just about says it all about Mississippi’s college football scene for this week and last. Coming off of a big win weekend, both State and Ole Miss are again set to play some strong opponents.
NATCHEZ, Miss.–The area around News Mississippi’s Natchez affiliate, WQNZ, has been invaded by the Kudzu Bug. So, they did some investigating. Here’s the info about this pest that can invade your crops and your home.
CLARKSDALE, Miss.–The blues brings money into Mississippi and it was another kind of blues marker unveiled Wednesday. The Delta Blues Museum is in Clarksdale, a city with those blue Blues Trail Marker all over it. But this marker is a Mississippi River Interpretive Center Marker, and it’s about the Great River Road.
JACKSON, Miss.–With three Ebola scares in Mississippi over the past week and real Ebola just 400 miles away, killing a man in Dallas, Mississippi health leaders are the government are meeting to make sure Mississippi is ready.
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CLEVELAND, Miss.–Amidst all the praise being heaped by the load on Mississippi State and Ole Miss for their records and their prestigious wins, there’s a Division II school in Mississippi that is also getting some national props. That’s Delta State.
LULA, Miss.–Mississippi has four VPOs so far, and more are on the way. One opened in Perkinston last week and another is set to open soon in Vardaman. If you’re wondering what a “VPO” is, it’s the short name for Village Post Office, and it’s a new concept being introduced in Mississippi by the Postal Service.
JACKSON, Miss.–The Governor’s Energy Summit convenes Wednesday morning at the Jackson Convention Complex. Speakers will include Gov. Bryant, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Cheers star John Ratzenburger.
GULFPORT, Miss.–After Chiquita decided to leave its long-time home earlier this year, some feared that Dole, which has a similar operation at the Port of Gulfport, would also leave. Those fears were put to rest Tuesday when the Port announced a new 13-year deal to keep Dole.