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

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Smith County authorities says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after reporting a cross burning in his yard. Sheriff Charlie Crumpton says Craig Wilson is recovering at a Jackson hospital after being shot in the stomach. Police arrested Jeff Daniels. They think Wilson was attacked because his mixed-race grandchildren visited him.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bryant and his wife, Deborah, have become first-time grandparents. The governor says Henry Stephen Snell was born in a Jackson-area hospital Monday night. He's 19 inches long and weighs 7 pounds, 10 ounces. The governor posted baby pictures on Facebook.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in other states including Mississippi in starting a week of demonstrations. About 900 people were arrested at statehouse protests during the 2013 legislative session in North Carolina.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State health officials say two more Mississippians have been infected with West Nile Virus. The state Department of Health says a Hinds County resident and a Rankin County resident have confirmed cases. So far this year, nine cases of West Nile have been reported, including one death in Yazoo County.

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