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

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SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) - A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester say Maliah Harris and her parents -- who were being sought by law officers across the South -- were located early today. The Mississippi Highway Patrol had issued an Amber Alert for the 2-year-old and her parents.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo, Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bond bill yesterday.

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.

The state agencies joined the Clarke County Sheriff's Department on County Road 376 near Basic City after a neighbor called 911 yesterday.

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The city of Tupelo wants to provide its citizens with a transit system.

Chief Operations Officer Don Lewis told members of the Accountability Task Force yesterday that bids are coming in to operate the system.

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