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Richland Man Ordered to Pay Back Child Support or Go to Prison

A resident of Richland has answered in court for his failure to support his child in Rankin County. Joe Glen Tharp
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Fentanyl an Emerging Health and Public Safety Threat in Mississippi

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration recently issued a warning on the number of overdose deaths caused by heroin laced with the
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Mississippi’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Honored During Candlelight Vigil

Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Chiefs of Police joined together to host the 5th annual “Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement
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Attorney General Hood Recovers $30 Million for State’s Taxpayers and Deposits into General Fund

Since the 2015 Legislative Session convened, Attorney General Hood has handed lawmakers over $50 million for deposit into the State of
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Phishing Scam Targets Apple Users

A classic scam is now targeting Apple users. The very common “phishing” scam is constantly being revised by con artists to
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Attorney General Hood Recovers About $76 Million to Date for Mississippi from Financial and Mortgage Crisis

Attorney General Jim Hood has returned approximately $76 million to Mississippi from losses suffered during the Financial and Mortgage Crisis of
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Attorney General Hood Warns Mississippi Residents of Data Breach

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippians of a recent data breach reported by Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation (CHS) affecting at
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