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New wildlife feeding regulations prohibit feeding birds — New regulations passed last week by the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks appear to have an unintended effect that makes feeding birds illegal. The commission passed new regulations on supplemental feeding, which is exactly what it sounds like. It is feeding wild animals, generally deer, to supplement their natural diet.

Live coverage: GOP runoff challenge hearing — LAUREL - Special Judge Hollis McGehee this morning is hearing a motion calling for dismissal of Chris McDaniel's lawsuit challenging his GOP primary loss to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. Cochran's legal team claims McDaniel waited too late to file a challenge of his June 24 runoff loss.
Aug 28, 2014

.@geoffpender providing live coverage of McDaniel challenge hearing. Main item is Cochran's motion to dismiss. #MSSen…

McDaniel subpoenas all voting records for 46 counties — While some might wish that he'd just go home, Chris McDaniel is going big in his challenge of the Republican Party primary for U.S. Senate. His latest salvo is to subpoena all voting records for 46 counties.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @DustinCL: In more #mssen news, McDaniel subpoenas everything ever (basically) via @samrhall

Aug 27, 2014

In more #mssen news, McDaniel subpoenas everything ever (basically) via @samrhall

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Mint gets better grade after critical violations — Health officials re-inspected the upscale eatery Mint the Restaurant in Ridgeland after it received critical violations during an inspection on July 29. The food facility received a 'B' grade during its corrective follow-up, according to the Department of Health's food facility inspections database.

Ole Miss fans flocking to Atlanta for game — Thousands of Ole Miss fans are heading to Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome, hoping to see the Rebels buck the Boise State Broncos. Johnny Maloney leaves his Cowboy Maloney office, complete with its memorabilia-packed Ole Miss corner, for an Atlanta flight this morning to make a game he describes as a "major life experience."

It's go time: Ole Miss takes on Boise State tonight — It's time. Time to get started with the season. Time to see what No. 18 Ole Miss really has in store for 2014. Time to play Boise State at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta (7 p.m, ESPN). The Rebels are, in a word, ready. They have been, truthfully, for about a week now.
Aug 28, 2014

Ole Miss has been bouncing off the walls, ready to show the nation what one player calls "the new normal." It's time.…

Game preview: No. 18 Ole Miss vs. Boise State — Matching speed This particular question comes up every time a team from the Southeastern Conference lines up with someone out of conference: can the opponent match the SEC speed? Boise State will try to prove it can. It does have a running back, Jay Ajayi, with SEC-size at 6-foot and 220 pounds.
Aug 28, 2014

I'll be live chatting at Noon (central) today to preview the Ole Miss-Boise State game. Here's part of our preview.…

Join us for Hometown Friday — Mississippi is home to a lot of interesting towns, people and historic places. And we want to invite you to learn more about one of those places - Clinton, Mississippi. Clinton is the site of our first-ever Hometown Friday.

Cochran photo case investigator loses job — The lead Madison Police Department investigator in the case involving the taking of a photo of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife has been reassigned to the animal control/rescue division. The lead Madison Police Department investigator in the case involving the taking of a photo of U.S. Sen.
Aug 27, 2014

Detective in Thad Cochran photo case reassigned to ... animal control by @jgatesnews via @clarionledger

Aug 27, 2014

Madison PD investigator in Cochran photo case reassigned

Monroe Co. involved in standoff with suspected drug dealer — The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is currently in a standoff situation with two men who are holed up in a home off Highway 6, Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said. Cantrell said the men are in a house at Highway 6 and New Road, and that one of the men has threatened to kill anyone who gets close to the home.
Aug 27, 2014

Monroe Co. involved in standoff with suspected drug dealer