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Chris Davis

Chris Davis

News Director for News Mississippi and NewsMS.fm

Posts By Chris Davis

The Republican Run-Off: What You Need to Know Before You Vote

June 24, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Today will likely be the moment of truth for Sen. Thad Cochran and his opponent, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, in the run-off election for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. Here’s everything you should know before going to the polls.

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Mississippi Election Day Weather: You Could See a Storm or Two

June 24, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–It’s the primary run-off today for Mississippi Senate on the Republican side and for several local elections, but the weather knows no politics. You could see a storm when you go out to vote, especially in the afternoon.

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Confirmed Chikungunya: Mississippian Who Came Back From Haiti Has the Virus

June 24, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Chikungunya is in Mississippi. It may sound apocalyptic, but deaths from the mosquito-borne disease are rare. The Miss. Dept. of Health did confirm this week that a Mississippian who recently got back from Haiti does have the virus.

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Body of Missing Man Possibly Found Near Delta Town

June 24, 2014 |

ROSEDALE, Miss.–Missing since June 17, Jonathan Waldrop’s face has been all over the media in Mississippi in the past couple of days. The discovery of a body near the 2008 Chevy pickup that belonged to Waldrop may have brought an end to the search.

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Bad Bookkeeping: Chancery Clerk of Ittawamba Co. Ordered to Pay $500,000

June 24, 2014 |

FULTON, Miss.–Bad bookkeeping is what State Auditor Stacey Pickering says is responsible for the taxpayers being owed a half million dollars by Itawamba County Chancery Clerk Jim Witt. Pickering’s office Monday made a demand for that money to be paid back.

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Miss. News Briefs: Husband Found Burned and Shot, Cub Scouts Get Lifetime Memory

June 23, 2014 |

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss.–It’s hard to imagine just how mad you’d have to be at your spouse to not only shoot them dead, but to set their body on fire. Here are some news briefs that might be the start of a shocking week:

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Take Your Umbrella: Afternoon Pop-up Storms Could Be on the Rough Side

June 23, 2014 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Grab the rain gear on the way out the door, not only today, but for the rest of the week. You’ll see good chances of afternoon type thunderstorms and some of those could be on the rough side.

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Murders in Mississippi: Arguments, Carjacking Lead to Weekend Killings

June 23, 2014 |

VERONA, Miss.–If you know where Roy Ray Merritt is, call the cops immediately. He’s considered armed and dangerous and is wanted in the Saturday shooting death of Rodney Lowery, 41. There were at least two other murders in the state over the weekend.

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Missing in Mississippi: Cleveland Man Gone Since Last Week, Man Fell in Creek

June 23, 2014 |

CLEVELAND, Miss.–If you’ve seen Jonathan Waldrop, he’s been gone since June 17 and his family and Cleveland Police would like to find him and bring him home. There is a reward for info that leads to finding him.

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Miss. News Briefs: The Popular Police Chief, the Next Chapter, Sex Sting Sentences

June 20, 2014 |

MOSS POINT, Miss.–There’s a police chief on the Mississippi coast who’s so dang popular that the people just don’t want him to leave. If you’ve never been that well-liked, here are some news briefs to sooth your bruised ego on this Friday:

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