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News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

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SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) - Officials say the parents of an infant who was found dead at their Mississippi home drove with their 2-year-old daughter to Georgia, where they are being held on felony drug warrants. Police in Sylvester, about 170 miles south of Atlanta, say 2-year-old Maliah Harris was found unharmed at 12:09 this morning in a traffic stop after an Amber Alert was issued.

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Rankin County are investigating a possible murder-suicide.

Sheriff Bryan Bailey says in a statement the victims were a Hinds County deputy and his wife. He did not release the names.

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling State University's athletic programs will get a boost in the fall after students approved an athletics fee that will generate an additional $1 million annually.

Each student will be assessed $100 per semester.

BASIC CITY, Miss. (AP) - Officials from the Mississippi Crime Lab and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are investigating the discovery of a body in northern Clarke County.

Authorities have not said how the woman died. A woman says she was walking with her young children in yesterday morning when she saw the body in the woods.

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