JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A new study reports nearly a third of Mississippi roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 22 percent of bridges in the state need to be repaired or replaced. A Washington-based nonprofit made up of experts in the road-building business came up with the study on the extend of roads around the nation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's leading election official has begun airing education ads on TV explaining the state's voter identification law to the public. Mississippi voters will have to start showing photo ID at the polls in June, and the state will issue a free ID card to any voter who needs one.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is keeping up the pressure on Google to do more to prevent people from using the service to find illegal drugs or pirated videos and games. Hood has been dogging the Internet giant for most of 2013 and said in his latest letter to Google that it hasn't responded adequately to his concerns.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Two Vicksburg men have been charged in the wounding of two people at a Saturday night party at the local American Legion Post. A third person died from wounds suffered in the shooting.
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