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Truckers report high injury rates, injuries reported in Mississippi

Mississippi has one of the highest rates of highway traffic deaths in the country.It has been hit with more than a dozen lawsuits over the years, and it is the only state with a mandatory minimum of five years in prison for those convicted of driving while intoxicated.A bill...

Senate approves $2 billion in emergency spending bill

The Senate on Wednesday approved $2.4 billion in relief for those impacted by the Hurricane Harvey disaster, clearing the way for passage of the $2 trillion spending bill.The bill passed by a vote of 68-31, with Republican Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont voting against...