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

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PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) - Republican Sen. Thad Cochran says he's asking for the support of Mississippi voters of all stripes going into the fall campaign season. Cochran and his Democratic challenger, former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, spoke to thousands of people Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair - a major political gathering.

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) - House Speaker Philip Gunn says it's time for Republicans in Mississippi to heal the wounds of a bitter U.S. Senate primary battle. Gunn told spectators at the Neshoba County Fair on Thursday that the primary is behind Republicans and now they should look to the fall election and major issues such as job creation.

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A judge has freed a Mississippi couple from jail after they were found living in a U-Haul truck with six other people, including two children and the children's grandmother. Reports say the judge told the man to leave Pike County and not return except for an upcoming court date court date.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A classic car stolen from a Jackson gas station has been found, but it's no longer in mint condition. Danny Tyner, the owner of the 1968 Ford Galaxie 500, tells WAPT-TV the Jackson Police Department recovered the car Monday. He says it has damage to the body, has been stripped and the engine and transmission were removed.

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