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Rooting for and rooting out the Confederate mascot in small town Mississippi | via @MSTODAYnews https://t.co/FkFwK7ho8B
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7/8
2020
An interesting tidbit from this story: "two-thirds of the stateā€™s borrowers declined to provide a gender and three-ā€¦ https://t.co/NwitRX47TC
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWho received PPP loans in Mississippi? The U.S. Treasury Department released the names of 650,000 businesses thatā€¦ https://t.co/OmfYvFlkrIThe Speaker, Lt. Gov. both have COVID-19. House Pro-Tem Jason White said he had symptoms & expects positive test.ā€¦ https://t.co/8lRbq3nRbe
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayToday 957 new cases and 44 deaths, (most deaths between July 3 and July 6. Half among LTC residents.) -Dr Byers atā€¦ https://t.co/87jo3SghMc
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Legislatureā€™s two presiding officers, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, 73, in the Senate and House Speaker Philip Gunā€¦ https://t.co/2BUmQNxMd7#OnThisDay in 2018, Lee Eric Evans was found dead at the intersection of Central St and Buena Vista Ave in Jackson,ā€¦ https://t.co/vchuU9iwvc
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: Masked Eagle #msleg https://t.co/S9ZvwHcQDUSeveral factors led to the Legislatureā€™s vote to change the flag, but it was House Speaker Philip Gunn, who led theā€¦ https://t.co/g6YVri8gXx
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: In 2015, House Speaker Philip Gunn stepped out on a limb and said he supported changing the state flag. Fivā€¦ https://t.co/8cBtJ0Zyb8Now we know the leaders of the House AND Senate have tested positive. Yesterday the House sent staff home for two wā€¦ https://t.co/kL94qJq37e
Retweeted by Mississippi TodaySenate staff has confirmed that Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann also has tested positive for COVID-19 and will work fromā€¦ https://t.co/Lgohfi8KNT
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayIn Caledonia, Mississippi, the public high school on Confederate Drive has a high school mascot called the "Confedeā€¦ https://t.co/dOk6NhjKHvWhen a federal judge scrutinized Caledoniaā€™s Confederate mascot eight years ago, he quoted William Faulkner in hisā€¦ https://t.co/qV1gICQUku @ayewolfe takes us to the northeast Mississippi town of Caledonia, where the public high school located on Confederā€¦ https://t.co/JHKYUxsVnf
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayGov. Tate Reeves and his family have tested negative for COVID-19, he confirmed on social media. https://t.co/cXiKsRhnPG
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Bolivar County Board of Supervisors voted today to remove the Confederate statue in front of the Cleveland courā€¦ https://t.co/TuYfWUzMbb
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7/7
2020
#ICYMI @BobbyHarrison9 unpacks how the #msleg vote to retire the state flag "put Reeves in a near-impossible politiā€¦ https://t.co/8cB4td82cm
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Mississippi House, reeling from its presiding officer, Speaker Philip Gunn, and multiple other members testingā€¦ https://t.co/auc7ZC6mXIToday at the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors meeting, there was no action taken in reference to Fire Chief. Posā€¦ https://t.co/VvrBK5xdR4
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayTelemental health visits soar. Is it a stopgap measure during pandemic or roadmap for the future? https://t.co/pmdRFAVVmoHereā€™s the story on Bolivar county removing its Confederate monument. Added bonus: ā¦@rorydoylephotoā© pictures! https://t.co/CKcCgJ77HV
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Bolivar County Board of Supervisors has voted to remove the Confederate monument in front of the Cleveland courā€¦ https://t.co/2IdqgxMKWMICYMI: Two vets who made Hattiesburg their beloved second home | Mississippi Today https://t.co/6jUA5aN6Ee
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHere is a recap from my perspective of how flag debate unfolded for Gov. Tate Reeves. Plus, it might be telling heā€¦ https://t.co/KGhRrrMRwD
Retweeted by Mississippi Today1) Lawmakers came to Jackson from every corner of the state. 2) Many refused to wear masks. 3) They went home and aā€¦ https://t.co/jMDiwrrWoA
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayBreaking: Bolivar county Board of Supervisors have voted to take down the Confederate monument in front of the Clevā€¦ https://t.co/wnR6TZg6MI
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHouse Speaker Philip Gunn waited for ā€˜perfect stormā€™ to remove the state flag for good. #msleg https://t.co/1b6LNWg89UDo you have a strong conviction in journalismā€™s role in democracy to provide accountability & access? Are you are cā€¦ https://t.co/JzgpwYD5uy
7/6
2020
Photojournalist Eric Shelton's work from July 2018 on the Farish Street District in Jackson led him to resident Leeā€¦ https://t.co/mGgjIvK9tDLawmakers in the #msleg are confirming they've contracted the coronavirus. "This morning (I) was informed that I tā€¦ https://t.co/oG4HUjWL95 @EricJShelton's work from July 2018 on the Farish Street District in Jackson led him to resident Lee Eric Evans, whā€¦ https://t.co/XjxQXSpbn7
7/5
2020
#ICYMI: Netflix to invest $10 million in HOPE Credit Union, a member-owned financial institution that provides bankā€¦ https://t.co/QLubrb8JRPView photos by @rorydoylephoto capturing demonstrators from around the Delta protesting the Confederate statue outsā€¦ https://t.co/2rfM3cMx8i.@Rick_Cleveland: An Independence Day story of two vets who made Hattiesburg their second home https://t.co/yPZXzas0JO
7/4
2020
#ICYMI: Voters will have the opportunity in November to remove a Jim Crow-era provision from the state Constitutionā€¦ https://t.co/ME523pos1LHospitalizations hit a record-high of more than 600 confirmed coronavirus patients across the state, worrying healtā€¦ https://t.co/ZMd7qv0LpYShortly after #msleg removed the state flag, which featured the Confederate battle emblem, the Coahoma County fireā€¦ https://t.co/X8Ket813QOView our latest COVID-19 data: positivity rate. The daily positivity rates (# of positive tests per total tests) aā€¦ https://t.co/Q8nwHIUlxKTotal weekly tests edged up over the week, but still shy of their peak in May. During that testing peak, the weeklyā€¦ https://t.co/n4iBmFHbOe
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi lawmakers earmark $1.25 billion in CARES money for schools, businesses, health care, unemploymentā€¦ https://t.co/2Msiypqhzg
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: Fireworks https://t.co/2WeB7ZiImL#ICYMI: @MarshallRamsey is taking readers on a tour through Mississippi. Visit the Old Natchez Trace through his coā€¦ https://t.co/7aHGaFVtsq
7/3
2020
Days ago, all efforts to change the flag seemed to have failed. In effect, the movement was dead in the water. Ifā€¦ https://t.co/bWIP6FvWqKBefore ending their 2020 session ā€“ for now ā€“ lawmakers late Wednesday night finalized spending $1.25 billion in fedā€¦ https://t.co/K9OSfNaFbhTodayā€™s Facebook live drawing from @MSTODAYnews. It took 42 minutes. https://t.co/CXFic9AKB9 https://t.co/mHZmNLOxOZ
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi has the fifth highest new cases per capita and saw its second-highest number of daily COVID-19 cases, aā€¦ https://t.co/UtgckJnXclMississippi Lt. Gov. @DelbertHosemann watches as the state flag is removed from the Capitol. @MSTODAYnews https://t.co/mNtDUVX9Nj
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWe are seeking an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for Mississippi who can help promote & market our organizatā€¦ https://t.co/2caJCtzAj1LISTEN: Photographer @EricJShelton @MSTodayNews recalls meeting Lee Eric Evans just before #IndependenceDay in 2018ā€¦ https://t.co/TlgW8cCYeD
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: The Next Miracle https://t.co/z1I9rm1YYQ https://t.co/IllCVpcg5WA part of its $100 million commitment to bring capital into Black communities across the country, Netflix announcedā€¦ https://t.co/LbPsLGKlTdA part of its $100 million investment into Black communities, @netflix deposited $10 million to @HopeCreditUnion. Cā€¦ https://t.co/3Jf8OqA2ui
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: Rep. Robert Johnson said the passage of the bill that removed the state flag has taught the state a lesson.ā€¦ https://t.co/ypdFLjTu0LThe Legislature is going home. For how long is not clear. Lawmakers finished most of their work, but could not agreā€¦ https://t.co/RFnntEi45C
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayOn the heels of SCOTUS upholding the right to abortion, Gov Reeves just signed Mississippiā€™s latest law to restrictā€¦ https://t.co/jM2kXxmG3M
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThis as AG Fitch also recently asked SCOTUS to review the stateā€™s 15-week ban. There was no fanfare to this bill beā€¦ https://t.co/2iq8C184nZ
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi education takes pandemic-fueled budget cuts, no teacher pay raise https://t.co/GDye2AOstp via @MSTODAYnews #MSLeg #msedu
Retweeted by Mississippi Todayā€˜Christmas treeā€™: Lawmakers OK borrowing $291 million for state projects https://t.co/zt4c2opNEa via @MSTODAYnews #msleg
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7/2
2020
#ICYMI: Lawmakers adopted an overall $2.2 billion public education budget for the fiscal year, a cut of more than $ā€¦ https://t.co/OCZtrPyAqiNEW: Mississippi has officially retired its former state flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem to a museum.ā€¦ https://t.co/LQKEJVkTncA source texted me last night and asked if I had seen what the Coahoma County Fire Chief posted. When I scrolled onā€¦ https://t.co/phrMm48zjM
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi state flags were removed from the Capitol during a ceremony in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 1, 2020.ā€¦ https://t.co/PAM4xqmu6g
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Coahoma County fire chief is facing scrutiny after calling the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus "a racist sā€¦ https://t.co/H6eDtDWl78Voters could remove Jim Crow law designed to thwart African American-backed candidates | via @MSTODAYnews https://t.co/gAaLhq2HUK
Retweeted by Mississippi Today"The question Iā€™ve been asked most the past couple days: How did this change happen now, in 2020, during an unpreceā€¦ https://t.co/Db2nCQmi00šŸŽ‰Congratulations to @caseyparks and our @MSTODAYnews fellows @aallyahpatrice, @kdavistwelve and Eric Shelton on theā€¦ https://t.co/72GCOg8K1E
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayFor public service in online journalism, @aallyahpatrice, @kdavistwelve and Eric Shelton received a second place wiā€¦ https://t.co/oGdNj5RfT8
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWant to go inside the wild few hours leading up to the moment that lawmakers voted to remove the state flag? Listā€¦ https://t.co/iBeaoFG35GInteractive timeline: How lawmakers removed the Mississippi state flag, the last in the nation featuring the Confedā€¦ https://t.co/ZJvSX0Zm5e
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThis chart didn't go above 500 until today, now showing 624 people getting sick last Thursday. We expected fluctuatā€¦ https://t.co/pJnsc9AhXV
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe flag that first became the official banner of Mississippi in 1894 will be removed by Department of Archives andā€¦ https://t.co/MU1SsExkPD
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHow did Mississippi lawmakers remove the state flag? View our interactive timeline: https://t.co/92c7MQOTym.@MSTODAYnews photog @EricJShelton was doing a story on Jackson's historic Farish Street District when he met Lee Eā€¦ https://t.co/4wlX05it8p
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#msleg approved borrowing $291 million for projects across the state, including more than $122 million for universiā€¦ https://t.co/vWD9Qv6a2AJune 30, 2020 via @MSTODAYnews https://t.co/odPlKMsCyD
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayItā€™s done: After waffling for years, Gov. Tate Reeves signs bill to change state flag https://t.co/wmZGGzRISn
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi Legislature down to the short rows. Looks like lawmakers will be going home soon #msleg
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayIt was July 3, 2018. @MSTODAYnews photographer @EricJShelton was working on a story about the historic Farish Streeā€¦ https://t.co/5LgiaKJfPz
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI via @BobbyHarrison9: State flag, COVID-19 could have reverberations in November Espy vs. Hyde-Smith tilt https://t.co/HkOLbhxQMK
7/1
2020
The latest from @MarshallRamsey: The Moment the Flag Came Down https://t.co/om0bJypK0RMississippiā€™s K-12 public education is taking a pandemic-fueled budget cut for the coming year under spending approā€¦ https://t.co/cyj8gIWs6JBreaking: Gov. Tate Reeves has signed the bill that officially removes Mississippi state flag, which features the Cā€¦ https://t.co/z8SFaLHOLo#COVID19 Update: Though long-term care residents drove death rates in the state for months, for the first time sincā€¦ https://t.co/SJ93nxZbeuCome work with the @MSTODAYnews team! Youā€™ll work closely with @lauchlinfields and I on all things audience engagā€¦ https://t.co/rz40mHCYqt
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWe're hiring! Mississippi Today is looking to hire a Product Engagement Coordinator who will enhance our site andā€¦ https://t.co/pXVDLHZ9gXMississippi Today journalists were recognized this week for awards in five categories of digital news by the Greenā€¦ https://t.co/cerICcNsGEColor your way through Mississippi with Marshall Ramsey! Today's stop? Columbia High School. Get the coloring sheeā€¦ https://t.co/NelaasdD4dAverage daily tests over the week = 4300, lower than they were a month ago when our paitivity rate was at itā€™s vallā€¦ https://t.co/DqCppynj8C
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWorking on our data update from the road, but we do have a new positivity rate chart that many have asked for (newā€¦ https://t.co/P1sd9moL7J
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: Mississippi furls state flag with Confederate emblem after 126 years A nine-member commission will be appoā€¦ https://t.co/lKa0qvSnWqICYMI: For not the first time, sports has helped Mississippians see their way to change | Mississippi Today https://t.co/pPaH4FWKsp
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMike Espy has been forced to take some detours from the roadmap he developed last fall to challenge Sen. Cindy Hydeā€¦ https://t.co/oM1lxibdndThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: Parting the Opposition https://t.co/DhXiNyWYdoMyrlie Evers began to weep when she heard the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the Confederate battle emblemā€¦ https://t.co/VK06qIfM3J
6/30
2020
This November, voters could remove a provision placed in the Constitution in 1890 to ensure Black Mississippians, tā€¦ https://t.co/IRgN6NZmGvNo doubt about it: Sports sparked successful Mississippi campaign for new flag. | Mississippi Today https://t.co/pPaH4FWKsp
Retweeted by Mississippi Today.@rick_cleveland: Lawmakers voted Sunday to remove the Mississippi state flag more than 126 years after it was adopā€¦ https://t.co/6T5dO7GaVwThe Other Side Podcast: Inside the wild few hours leading up to the moment that lawmakers voted to remove the stateā€¦ https://t.co/hEmG9lx50tLong debate in MS Senate this morning on 'expungement' bill, allow expungement of felonies after 5 years, part of cā€¦ https://t.co/otKLhMKiv3
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6/29
2020

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