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Mississippi attorney general may subpoena Google on drug sales
Mississippi's attorney general says he still considers Google's responses to allegations that it's not doing enough to prevent illegal online sales of drugs without prescriptions and says he's sending out subpoenas for company documents to further his investigation.
10 hrs ago
Tax collection growth bucks national trends in Mississippi
An analysis by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute at the State University of New York-Albany shows that the first quarter of 2013 saw state tax collections increase dramatically with strong growth in personal income tax collections -- the strongest growth since the start of the last recession.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Exhibit looks at early Louisiana - Pipe Dreams'
In the early 1700s, France sent thousands of colonists and slaves to Louisiana in the belief that tobacco would refill a treasury drained by wars.
The Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863, A Transcription
Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit: "That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Louisiana tobacco: Mississippi bubble, Natchez war
That dream continued until an Army captain's land grab triggered a massacre by Natchez Indians, who burned the plantations, said Erin M. Greenwald, curator of an exhibit about the colony's tobacco history.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Miss. No. 1 in late credit-card payments
Mississippi, already burdened with historically high poverty and low average household income, continues to falter in paying off its debt in a timely manner, a report states.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Mississippi honors Medgar Evers on 50th anniversary of his death
President Barack Obama kisses Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of Medgar Evers before being sworn-in for a second term as the President of the United States by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during his public inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on January 21, 2013.
The Bolivar Commercial
Supes awarded clean up grant
The Bolivar County Board of Supervisors announced earlier this month it received a grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to boost cleanup efforts throughout the county.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
US News & World Report
George Wallace Stood in a Doorway at the University of Alabama 50 Years Ago Today
Gov. George Wallace blocks the door at the University of Alabama to keep two black students from enrolling on June 11, 1963.
Medgar Evers' Widow Keeping Husband's Legacy Alive
This week, Evers-Williams will hold events to remember her husband's work as the first Mississippi field secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Associated Press reports .
The Fresno Bee
The Buzz: Newsom makes light of Napster founder's wedding
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, shown in January talking about his new book, on Monday declined to comment on the environmental impact of Sean Parker's multimillion-dollar coastal wedding.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Delcambre made name for himself in seafood business
The life of U.S. Navy WWII veteran Paul Delcambre Sr. began on a farm and ended on a farm.
Alamogordo Daily News
Feds belatedly send $67 million in disaster funds
The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year's devastating wildfires.
Natchez plans to restore tollbooth colonnades
The city of Natchez is planning to restore the historic tollbooth colonnade with funding from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
'The Beautiful and the Deadly': Reptile exhibit quite striking
Most people probably don't know how big reticulated pythons and Gaboon vipers really are.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Miss Methodists honor anti-segregation ministers
Slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers' wife, Myrlie Evers, was to present the state conference's Emma Elzy Award on Sunday to ministers Keith Tonkel and Maxie Dunnam on behalf of all 28 who signed the statement published in January 1963.
H. Brandt Ayers: Where the ducks are
Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole doesn't believe any of the GOP stars from Eisenhower to Nixon, or even Reagan, could win a Republican primary campaign in today's party.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Model and reality TV actress Katherine Webb says she and the University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron are still dating, but they're not engaged.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Northwest Florida Daily News
Airman's retirement leaves only 6 siblings in the Air Force - for now
With seven of nine siblings being active-duty airmen stationed all over the world, it's hard to organize a reunion.
New Bern man completes Elite Transcontinental bicycle ride
After cycling across the country in 17 days, Joe Avolis of New Bern can look back with memories of crossing the Arizona desert and hill country in Alabama and Mississippi, following storms that produced tornados in Oklahoma and accomplishing something not many people would even attempt.