Mississippi

26 Mississippi Lawmakers Test Positive for Coronavirus

Hundreds of employees at Mississippi's State Capitol were tested Monday after at least eight lawmakers had contracted the virus in recent days, a health official said. Test results showed that 26 state lawmakers are positive for coronavirus.

Black Mississippi Mayor Tears Up As He Signs Order To Remove State Flag

"I began to reminisce about some of the things I endured here in Laurel and I had gone from that position to be in a position of the mayor, to be able to take that flag down and I wanted to do it to bring the people of Laurel together," Mayor Johnny Magee said of the executive order.

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