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JACKSON, Miss.–It’s over $5 billion in taxpayer money expected to be spent by state government in the next fiscal year and today Gov. Bryant will announce how he would like it to be spent. His budget recommendations were expected at the capitol at 1:30.
SUMMIT, Miss.–Two women were found dead outside a home in Summit, in Pike County, Tuesday evening. Police were not saying much about the crime, but the Pike County coroner, Percy Pittman, confirmed their IDs.
VICKSBURG, Miss.–Six-year-old Jamerica Ragsdale was fighting to stay alive this morning at UMMC in Jackson after being shot in the head with a .22 caliber pistol Tuesday. A 16-year-old family friend, who may be the boyfriend of someone living in the house, was charged with being a minor in possession of a handgun, according to the Warren County sheriff.
THRASHER, Miss.–It was an accident right as school was letting out at Thrasher School Monday afternoon. A 13-year-old girl hit by a car and seriously hurt, and the driver of the car that hit her, a 17-year-old student at the school.
FOREST, Miss.–The big announcement came Monday that Raytheon will be expanding its facilities and that will create 150 new jobs when it’s complete. There’s also the potential for that number to go up to 200 jobs, but you will help pay for some of the expansion.
WALLS, Miss.–Sunday morning wasn’t the calm day of rest it usually is in DeSoto County when what many people thought was a hostage situation involving a dad and his two-year-old developed in Walls.
WAVELAND, Miss.–The lowest you’ll find gas in Mississippi right now is in Waveland, with the Exxon and Murphy stations there both selling it for $2.80, and in Bay St. Louis you can get it for $2.80 at the Shell and the CITGO.
JACKSON, Miss.–Mississippi will get some of the coldest weather so far this week, with the arrival of a front Tuesday.
CHOCTAW, Miss.–There were several Mississippi cities that honored veterans over the weekend in anticipation of Monday, which is officially Veteran’s Day.
COLLINS, Miss.–Pay attention to what other drivers are doing is the lesson you can take away from the wreck that killed two people near Collins Thursday. The wreck happened on Hwy. 84, about a mile west of the city.