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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Today in History, May 12: Former President Jimmy 2019-05-12 05:02:00On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter makes a five-day-trip to Cuba to visit Fidel Castro, becoming the first president in or out of offi

Sunday Morning Weather Wakeup 2019-05-12 00:01:00Sunday Morning Weather Wakeup

Stepfather of missing Texas 4-year-old who was with 2019-05-11 23:20:00Investigators found blood evidence linked to Maleah in the 26-year-old's apartment, police said.

5-year-old boy credited with saving his mother's life 2019-05-11 21:58:00Nicole Phung dialed 911 but couldn't speak, so her 5-year-old took the phone and gave their address to the dispatcher.

'She's a spunky lady': Driver saves her cat 2019-05-11 21:00:00The woman had just picked up her cat from the groomer and was on her way home when the accident happened.

College student killed after getting into car she 2019-05-11 19:49:00The University of South Carolina's president had a touching tribute for Samantha Josephson at graduation.

This place offers a smashing good time by 2019-05-11 19:05:00There are even printers to smash, if you're feeling inclined to reenact the infamous "Office Space" movie scene.

Saturday Evening Webcast 2019-05-11 18:28:00Saturday Evening Webcast

Here's what's happening in the week ahead 2019-05-11 17:45:00The start of a new week is right around the corner. Make sure you're caught up with everything that's happening here.

Kim Kardashian West has helped free 17 inmates 2019-05-11 17:23:00The E! star, who's studying to become a lawyer, has reportedly been working behind the scenes to help commute the life sentences of 17 first-time, no

K-9 school resource officer added to staff yearbook 2019-05-11 16:52:00Mya is all smiles in her yearbook photo.

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Mississippians See Growth on Amazon, But Politicians Misstate 2019-05-10 13:43:07Anna and Rex Childers watched their Mississippi-based business surge in sales this week after Amazon.com featured one of the couples' products, a mug

Officials Seek to Open Major Spillway on Mississippi 2019-05-10 13:22:05NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Army Corps of Engineers officials in Louisiana aim to open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans on Tuesday fo

Governor Bryant Proclaims May 10th as "Mississippi Beautiful 2019-05-09 15:18:41Jazz Artist Pam Confer has a lot to be excited about! "Mississippi Beautiful," an anthem written, recorded and produced by the state's ambassador,

City of Jackson State of Emergency Proclamation 2019-05-09 14:42:56Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued a State of Emergency proclamation for the city at 1:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon in light of torrential rains

Waller Exceeds Fundraising Expectations in GOP Race 2019-05-09 13:33:12Republican Bill Waller raised more than half a million dollars in his first two months in the race for governor, his campaign announced in a press rel

MBJ Honors Maxine Greenleaf, Belhaven Dual Enrollment Program 2019-05-09 13:17:31Mississippi Business Journal recently named Maxine Greenleaf, Jackson State University's executive director for communications and marketing, to its

Louisiana 'Heartbeat Bill' Relies on Mississippi Taxpayers' Legal 2019-05-08 14:19:38The Louisiana Senate passed a six-week abortion ban modeled after the one Mississippi passed in March, but with one caveat: If the Louisiana one becom

Mississippi Hires Experienced Executive for Its New Lottery 2019-05-08 11:42:16JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced Wednesday that it is hiring an experienced executive as its first president.

Mississippi School Discriminated to Avoid White Flight, Lawsuit 2019-05-07 13:39:21At least 1,000 angry white residents gathered in the streets of Cleveland, Miss., in the late summer of 1969, determined to send a message to any Afri

Analysis: Decisions on Mississippi Power Face New Officials 2019-05-07 12:53:16JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Public Service Commissioner is the hardest job that few people are thinking about in Mississippi's crowded election year.

As Mississippi Evades Measles, Activists Want Vaccine Exemptions 2019-05-06 13:56:44Mississippians need not worry about developing measles after an infected Tennessee traveler exposed diners at a Hattiesburg fast food restaurant last

Waisted Nutrition, Fondren Fitness and Great Lengths at 2019-05-06 13:41:39Clinton resident Johnny Markham opened Waisted Nutrition (224 W. Capitol St.), a shake shop that sells meal-replacement shakes and "loaded" energy t

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Tougaloo College salutes the Golden Class of 69 2019-05-08 23:18:35By Paulette Hayes Patton, Guest Writer, As hundreds of students rushed out of the gates of Tougaloo College last week, hundreds of former students rus

Charlotte Seals named Superintendent of Madison County Schools 2019-05-08 23:17:18The Mississippi Link Newswire, The Madison County Board of Education proudly announces the selection of Charlotte Seals as Superintendent of Education

Facebook bans Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation 2019-05-08 23:16:31By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, Facebook and Instagram have banned Minister Louis Farrakhan, the highly regarded leader of the Chicago-based

Crump, NAACP, NNPA to demonstrate after police brutality 2019-05-01 22:40:16By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, The Broward County Chapter of the NAACP will lead a march and rally to demand the termination and crim

The Ambassadors of the A-TEAAM shine brightly during 2019-05-01 22:39:06By Othor Cain, Editor, Sixth grade males from several middle schools across the state participated in an Awards and Recognition Ceremony Sunday, April

Biden enters presidential race bringing White Supremacy to 2019-05-01 22:38:06By Hazel Trice Edney, TriceEdneyWire.com, Former Senator and Vice President Joseph Biden, after much suspense, has finally entered the Democratic camp

Nave named president of Alcorn State University 2019-05-01 22:34:50The Mississippi Link Newswire, The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced recently the unanimous decision to name Dr. Fe

Civil Rights icon James Meredith visits Evers and 2019-04-24 22:31:12By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Civil Rights icon James Meredith said April 24 he was heading to Coahoma Community College (CCC) to speak but he was a l

Post Mueller Report: African Americans, Democrats divided over 2019-04-24 22:29:54By Barrington M. Salmon, TriceEdneyWire.com, America and the administration of President Donald Trump continue to reel from the fallout caused by the

Commentary: Transforming Jackson Public Schools 2019-04-24 22:28:57By Errick L. Greene, Ed.D., Superintendent, Upon accepting the role of superintendent of the Jackson Public School District, I pledged to ensure that

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