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Summary NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study suggests smoking has surpassed injecting as the most common way of taking drugs in U.S. overdose deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the study Thursday....
Summary LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — Lexington, Mississippi, is located in the second-poorest county in the nation’s poorest state. Yet a new analysis shows the town sends more players per capita to elite college football programs than almost...

Mississippi State Joins Attorney General Fitch on OnePill Can Kill Initiative, Educating Students on Dangers of Fentanyl

PRESS RELEASE | February 19, 2024 (Starkville, Mississippi) Attorney General Lynn Fitch today announced Mississippi State has joined the One Pill Can Kill initiative, her...

CCC Set to Host Mr. and Miss Coahoma Community College Pageant

BY JASALYN K. LUCAS | FEB 19, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - Coahoma Community College is gearing up to host the annual Mr. and Miss Coahoma...

Student Spotlight: Rio Bigstorm’s Journey at Coahoma

BY JASALYN K. LUCAS | FEB 16, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - In this week's installment of Coahoma Community College's "Faces of Coahoma," we spotlight Rio...

Secretary Michael Watson Warns of Increasing Uses of AI in Investment Scams

Press Release| Wednesday, February 14, 2024 JACKSON, Miss. – Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to emerge as the latest development in global technology. AI is still...

14 GOP-led states have turned down federal money to feed low-income kids in the summer. Here’s why

Summary Most Republican governors turned down federal money to provide grocery help for low-income families with school-age kids over the summer. While governors often complain...

First nitrogen execution was a ‘botched’ human experiment, Alabama lawsuit alleges

Summary MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama death row inmate has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of nitrogen gas execution. The lawsuit filed Thursday...

Commemorating Black History Month: Honoring Legacy, Upholding Justice, and Inspiring Change

BY: CA Staff Writer | Feb 15, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - Honoring Black History Month is a profound acknowledgment of the immeasurable contributions and resilience...

Clarksdale High School Student-Athletes Excel at Region 2 5A Powerlifting Meet

BY: CA Staff Writer | Feb 15, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - Clarksdale High School student-athletes showcased their strength and dedication at the Region 2 5A...

MDE releases 2023-24 Educator Shortage survey results

For Immediate Release:  February 15, 2024 JACKSON, Miss. – Results from the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) 2023-24 Educator Shortage survey show there are 5,012 vacancies among...

Mississippi inmates were exposed to dangerous chemicals and denied health care, lawsuit says

Summary JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal lawsuit says inmates at a Mississippi prison were forced to mix raw cleaning chemicals without protective equipment. A...

The first Black woman in the Mississippi Legislature now has her portrait in the state Capitol

Summary JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Rep. Alyce Clarke is the first Black woman elected to the Mississippi Legislature. And now, she is the first...

New Orleans bids another joyous ‘Fat Tuesday’ farewell to Carnival season

Summary NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is bidding a typically joyous farewell to Carnival season with Mardi Gras parades and street parties. Tuesday brings...

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