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2 hrs ago | National Review Online
In a cordial phone call with me Tuesday regarding my column this week called " Barbour's Mississippi Mud ," Henry Barbour, Mississippi's Republican National Committeeman, clarified several points.
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6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
That's Mississippi's approach to invasive Asian carp, a pesky fish the state is trying to turn into a job creator by catching and exporting it to China.
10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
More than a dozen people spoke during a hearing to gather feedback about the state law.
The state law was supposed take effect July 1 but was delayed after advocacy groups chided the agency for not holding a forum about how the measure might affect the poor.
Thirty-five of the state's brightest young ladies will be in Meridian this week to represent their county in the Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi 2015 Program.
BIG RIVER Minot State University 7/18-7/23/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.
The Mississippi Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether a pardon by the governor should be grounds to wipe clean a criminal record.
The Mississippi Center for Legal Services has received a new grant which will be used for resource development efforts and direct legal assistance through its call center.
Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps responded to a letter from Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt regarding former Sheriff Mike Byrd.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the resort's owner, David McMeans, will pay $10,000 to the attorney general's Consumer Protection Fund.
Henry succeeds Clarence Brown of Yazoo City, who left June 30. The state Senate will consider Henry's confirmation in 2015.
This grant is a portion of the $1.34 million in grants the commission will award in 2014-2015 and will be used to support programming at the museum.
McDaniel lost the Republican primary runoff last month to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, but he has not conceded.
Mississippi's unemployment rate rose to worst in the nation at 7.9 percent in June, as the state's economic recovery lags behind others.
Mississippi registered the worst jobless rate in the nation in June, as unemployment rose in the state while improving elsewhere.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:50 pm
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