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Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say

Added: 19.07.2019 14:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself.


'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Added: 18.07.2019 19:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.


A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife

Added: 17.07.2019 18:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.


'Believe All Women' Makes 'Pence Rule' Common Sense

Added: 15.07.2019 12:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, is it crazy that men would try to avoid being alone with women they don't know? Robert Foster, a state representative in Mississippi who is running for governor,...

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Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans

Added: 15.07.2019 5:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River.


Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake

Added: 14.07.2019 16:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River.


Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more

Added: 13.07.2019 17:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.


New Orleans residents on high alert for flooding

Added: 13.07.2019 13:06 | 2 views | 0 comments

New Orleans is below sea level -- and Barry will test the safeguards that the city put in place following the devastation from Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago. Residents felt a sigh of relief after forecasters said the Mississippi River is expected to crest at about 17 feet on Monday, and not 19 feet as earlier predicted. The levees protecting the city range from about 20 to 25 feet in height, so they will do much to protect from flood waters. But businesses and residents alike are taking their own steps to prepare themselves for what is to come. Omar Villafranca reports.


Liz Williams Russell: Why Barry is such a scary storm

Added: 13.07.2019 11:35 | 3 views | 0 comments

The past, present and future of New Orleans lies with the Mississippi River. As New Orleanians brace for Tropical Storm Barry, we find ourselves on the brink of the unknown, as we are about to learn the extent to which our existing systems of controlling and managing nature will withstand the storm.

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