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Mississippi mobile sports betting bill survives deadline

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www.wjtv.com – Richard Lake – 2024-04-02 16:33:45

SUMMARY: is a committee deadline day for lawmakers at the Mississippi Capitol, where many bills will die but some are still progressing. One such bill is focused on legalizing mobile betting in Mississippi. The Senate Gaming Committee passed the bill with a strike-all amendment attached, which raises concerns about the impact on brick-and-mortar and their employees. Chairman David Blount expressed worries about the lack of protection for these in the bill. Despite these concerns, the bill is still moving through the legislative , with considering possible changes to address these issues.

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Aberdeen Alderwoman nets new charges

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www.wcbi.com – Shawanda Jones – 2024-04-16 19:11:05

SUMMARY: Aberdeen Alderwoman Lady B. Garth was recently in Monroe County, Mississippi, for disturbing the peace, and was also served with warrants for simple assault and disturbance of election. Sheriff Kevin Crook released a showing leading up to her arrest. Despite claims of assault, Crook stated that Garth was not mistreated. Garth refused to comply with at the detention center, leading to additional charges. She remains behind bars for disturbing the peace, disrupting an election, and disorderly conduct. Garth's refusal to comply with enforcement resulted in her current charges. Follow WCBI for ongoing updates.

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Hoping for easy season: Combating bad allergies

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www.wcbi.com – Khamari Haymer – 2024-04-16 18:55:13

SUMMARY: During allergy season, Dr. Phillip A. Hooker advises keeping pollen out of the house by not opening windows, using antihistamines when working outside, keeping a clean house, and changing filters regularly. He also differentiates between colds and allergies based on symptoms, recommending a visit to a physician or allergy specialist if symptoms persist for more than a month. Allergy symptoms typically last longer than cold symptoms, with itching in the mouth and throat, and watery eyes being common indicators. Regular maintenance and precautions can alleviate allergy symptoms during the spring season.

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Former Winona Alderwoman sentenced on felony charge

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www.wcbi.com – Joey Barnes – 2024-04-16 18:36:55

SUMMARY: Former Winona Alderwoman Sylvia Clark was to three years of house arrest and two years probation for simple assault on an officer. The incident occurred during a meeting where she grabbed an officer's groin a feud with parks and recreation employees. As a felony charge, Clark was required to resign from her position. The incident took place last June and resulted in multiple charges, misdemeanors. Follow WCBI for the latest and updates.

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