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An on-duty police officer was killed in a crash with another vehicle whose driver also died in Memphis, authorities said. Officials said the collision happened at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday while the officer was responding to a call in southeast Memphis, news outlets reported. The officer died at a... Read More.
The Republican-led Tennessee Senate’s ethics committee on Thursday recommended removing a Democratic senator from office because of her recent wire fraud conviction, pressing ahead over her objections that she had short notice of the hearing and is still awaiting sentencing. The panel voted to move Sen. Katrina Robinson’s case in... Read More.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to give his annual State of the State speech on Jan. 31. The Republican will deliver the address to state lawmakers for his fourth time since taking office in 2019. Lee is seeking reelection to a second term this year. The speech will air on Lee’s... Read More.
Mississippi is moving closer to joining most other states in allowing people to use marijuana to relieve medical conditions. The state House voted 104-14 Wednesday to pass a bill that would create a medical marijuana program. The bill passed the Senate 46-5 last week, but the House made some changes. In... Read More.
A Mississippi middle school has canceled a program designed to educate students about body image after parents became angry over a form that offered students shapewear. The form, sent by school counselors at Southaven Middle School, was meant to introduce a program to address societal stress on young girls to... Read More.
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