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

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

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford's financial adviser says the city's credit rating has improved. Demery Grubbs, an adviser with Government Consultants Inc., told the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday that Oxford's credit rating increased from a AA- to a AA rating from Standard & Poors.

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - A Friday afternoon shooting in Meridian was the second in the city in as many days. A man was shot Friday at 1:30 p.m. outside a Meridian home. Witnesses said a car sped away from the location immediately after the shooting. The man was taken to a hospital for emergency surgery.

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Toyota officials at the car manufacturer's Blue Springs facility are celebrating the production of the first Corolla built at the plant for export. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant joined Toyota officials Thursday. The plant will export more than 7,500 Corollas to 18 countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean this year.

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Police in Natchez have made a third arrest in connection with a Feb. 23 shooting death. Thirty-two-year-old Alan T. Thomas of Petal turned himself in on Friday. Thomas was booked with murder in the case of 20-year-old Terrence Thornburg who was shot at his residence.

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