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Chris Davis

Chris Davis

News Director for News Mississippi and NewsMS.fm

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Right to Work: Governor Signs Bills Limiting Union Activities

April 17, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Mississippi is a “right to work” state, meaning collective bargaining, or unions, do not have a say in whether or not you can work. Three bills signed Wednesday were expected to strengthen the state’s laws limiting union activity.

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Passover in Mississippi: The Jewish Tradition from a Southern Perspective

April 17, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–During the week Christians celebrate Easter and the death and resurrection of Christ, there’s a much smaller population in Mississippi celebrating the Exodus from Egypt. News Mississippi spoke with Rabbi Valerie Cohen about the celebration of Passover in Mississippi.

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Easter Week in Mississippi: Local Minister Talks About Christian Traditions

April 17, 2014 |

CLINTON, Miss.–If you’re a Christian, no doubt you’ve been recounting in your mind the story of the week leading up to the crucifixion, resurrection and ascension of Christ. News Mississippi has been exploring Mississippi’s take on Holy Week.

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Two Weeks in the Hospital, State Sen. Carmichael Goes Home

April 16, 2014 |

MERIDIAN, Miss.–After over a two-week stay in the hospital, state Sen. Videt Carmichael has returned home. He had been at UMMC in Jackson since he fell in his Jackson apartment near the end of the 2014 legislative session.

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Warming Up: Much of the Really Rotten Weather May Be Over for Easter Weekend

April 16, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–With temps at the freezing mark in north Mississippi and under 40 for much of the rest of the state, you probably were needing a light jacket for your commute Wednesday morning. But, temps were expected to recover and Easter weekend is looking fairly normal.

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A NewsMS Investigation: Cliven Bundy in Nevada: Could It Happen in Mississippi?

April 16, 2014 |

CLARK COUNTY, Nev.–It’s a twenty-year dispute with the federal Bureau of Land Management that has ultimately led to the incident in Nevada between the Bureau of Land Management and rancher Cliven Bundy. Now some are asking if there could be something similar happen in Mississippi.

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Cochran Speaks on McDaniel, Tea Party Calls for Nosef Resignation, Nosef Responds

April 15, 2014 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The campaign for Senate-turned war between incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel, both Republicans, has had some new twists and turns over the past few days. While it has always been bitter on Twitter, it’s been TV and radio appearances that have fueled the fracas this time around.

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Bomb Threat in Mississippi on Eve of Boston Bombing Anniversary

April 15, 2014 |

MERIDIAN, Miss.–It was one year ago today that bombs went off at the Boston Marathon and tributes and memorials were planned in that city. In Mississippi, on the eve of that anniversary, a bomb threat was called in to the McDonald’s in Meridian.

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Mississippi Sees Plenty of Damage as Strong Front Moves Through

April 15, 2014 |

GAUTIER, Miss.–The front that was expected to drop temperatures into the 50s for highs on Tuesday rolled through the state like a bulldozer Monday night, bringing down trees, leaving behind flooding issues and turning over RVs near the coast.

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Finally Awake: State Sen. Carmichael Emerges From Unconsciousness

April 14, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–A fall March 31 in his apartment that resulted from an illness put state Sen. Videt Carmichael in intensive care for two weeks. Friday he woke up, having been unconscious since hitting his head.

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