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

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in the Republican primary runoff. Judge Hollis McGehee said today that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time. McDaniel will announce Tuesday whether he will appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court.

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Warren County has bought a building for German tannery company ISA TanTec's its first American tannery in Mississippi. The company, which currently has tanneries in Vietnam and China, is investing $10.1 million and plans to hire 366 people over five years.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Power has been restored to downtown Jackson after an outage stalled work in state and local government offices and some private businesses for about 1½ hours. Officials of Entergy Mississippi say about 415 customers temporarily lost electric power today from about 10:30 a.m. to shortly after noon.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Closing arguments are being presented in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections. Tracey Lynn Garner is charged in the 2012 death of Karima Gordon. Jury deliberations in Jackson could start later today.

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