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  1. Mississippi lawmakers approve 16 more prosecutors, including 2 for Jackson County circuitRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... the most judges? And that should be where we put our resources." House Judiciary A Committee Chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon, said the 14 new prosecutors allotted for the budget year beginning July 1 would cost $1.4 million. That money had already ...

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  2. Gov. Phil Bryant calls special session to address adding more prosecutorsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... the most judges? And that should be where we put our resources." House Judiciary A Committee Chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon, said the 14 new prosecutors allotted for the budget year beginning July 1 would cost $1.4 million. That money had already ...

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  3. Mississippi Parole Board confirms two membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... Flowers Jr. and Butch Townsend were nominated to the five-member board last year by Gov. Phil Bryant. The two Brandon residents have been serving while awaiting confirmation. Flowers is a former U.S. marshal for the southern half of Mississippi, ...

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  4. Steve Sivils Joins Outdoor Distributors as National Sales ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | AmmoLand

    ... with many top-tier manufacturers, including some of those currently serving the hunting industry. Sivils resides in Brandon, Miss., with his wife, Audrey, and children Josh, Zach and Paige. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting deer, ...

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  5. Taste of MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... Mississippi. "There are a lot of neat things that are happening outside of Jackson, in Pearl and in Ridgeland and in Brandon. But I think this is an opportunity to showcase not just what Mississippi has to offer, but what Jackson and downtown has to ...

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  6. Teacher pay plan calls for third-year merit raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. 500-THOUSAND FOR THE JACKSON ZOO, THE NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM...AND HIGHWAY 80- IMPROVEMENTS IN BRANDON. AND A BIG ONE IN MADISON... MADISON WILL GET 1- MILLION DOLLARS FOR AN EYE-55 CONNECTOR. A teacher pay-raise plan calls for ...

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  7. Shelton earns title on Ross BarnettRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | FLW Outdoors

    Keith Shelton of Brandon, Miss., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament of 2014 on Ross Barnett Reservoir.

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  8. 2 Brandon police wrecks within minutes of each otherRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The first incident involved a motorcycle officer. We are told that the single vehicle accident occurred at 8:31 Tuesday morning on Government St. near the Hwy 80 overpass.

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  9. Brandon: County garbage fees going upRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... deficit in the garbage service fund by 2015 and keep the fund solvent. ALSO: Sgt. Maj. Earnest "Richard" Norton of Brandon recently retired from the Mississippi National Guard after 40 years of military service and more than 30 years as a military ...

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  10. Q&A with author Randy PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... he discovered he could write. Pierce's second novel, "Magnolia Mud," to be released this week by Dogwood Press in Brandon, spins a tale of top-level Mississippi politics about to unravel as a high-pressure campaign draws to a close -- and tragedy ...

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  11. House votes for medicinal marijuana oil legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... "I don't want to get Mississippi 10-year-old children high," said House Judiciary A Committee Chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon, who supports the bill. "I want the seizures to stop." Only Mississippi-licensed physicians would be able to prescribe the ...

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  12. Meridian drops fifth straight in sloppy game versus BrandonRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | The Meridian Star

    The Meridian High School baseball team continued its recent struggles of late as Brandon High School surged past the Wildcats, 13-6, in District 6-5A action Thursday at Q.V. Sykes Park.

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  13. Miss. House passes bill to legalize marijuana oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... "I don't want to get Mississippi 10-year-old children high," said House Judiciary A Committee Chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon, who supports the bill. "I want the seizures to stop." Only Mississippi-licensed physicians would be able to prescribe the ...

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  14. Miss. lawmakers approve medical cannabis oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... oil, does not contain THC, does not give ... any of the effects of THC," said House Judiciary Chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon. He read lawmakers a letter from parents whose child suffers severe, life threatening seizures and as a side effect of other ...

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  15. Best bets for families: Will Graham, Holi Mela FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... way to celebrate the season is while learning about Indian culture. The Holi Mela Festival at the Hindu temple in Brandon is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Indian food, music and dance will be part of the fun, along with blasts of color and mehendi henna ...

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  16. Shelton earns title on Ross BarnettRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | FLW Outdoors

    Keith Shelton of Brandon, Miss., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament of 2014 on Ross Barnett Reservoir.

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  17. Miss. Couple Creates First Record of Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Advocate

    ... paid $12 Tuesday to record their marriage license from that state at the Rankin County Chancery Clerk's Office in Brandon, Miss. They live in Rankin County. Their action is part of the Campaign for Southern Equality's We Do Campaign , an effort for ...

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  18. Madison shelter dogs find homes up NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... excited, and we're anxious." Herrington began transporting rescue dogs for ARF in Louisiana, and recently moved to Brandon and picked up where she left off with the Madison shelter. "I can't save them all, but I can save some," Herrington said. "I ...

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  19. 2 Brandon police wrecks within minutes of each otherRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The first incident involved a motorcycle officer. We are told that the single vehicle accident occurred at 8:31 Tuesday morning on Government St. near the Hwy 80 overpass.

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  20. Man shot while fishing in Rankin CountyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    BRANDON, Miss. -- A man is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot multiple times while fishing with his three sons.

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