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  1. New in Madison County - Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory to be introduced FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mississippi Business Journal

    This week, Madison County will take a giant step forward in the world of high-tech health care.

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  2. Madison Co. reworks firearms ordinanceRead the original story

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Madison County has reworked its firearms ordinance after a citizen's complaint and after the attorney general's office called it too broad. Board attorney Mike Espy told supervisors this week that the attorney general's office found the ordinance also exceeded the authority of the county to restrict the carrying of firearms.

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  3. Taxpayer suit aims to block city land deals for Cabela's Huntsville siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Alabama Live

    ... claims is "dramatically less" than the property's appraised value. Carl Fallin filed the suit late Tuesday in Madison County Circuit Court. He is asking that the land deal for the Cabela's site be voided. The case has been assigned to Madison County ...

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  4. PSC won't rehear domestic violence deposit waiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... a deposit delay equals rate regulation. Jim Herring, a lawyer for the Mississippi Rural Water Association and Madison County's Bear Creek Water Association, says his clients are likely to sue. "Our view is that this is not about domestic violence, ...

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  5. Thompson response extension granted, then recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Newms360.com

    Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson was given an extra month to prepare his defense Monday morning. Two hours later, that extension was recalled.

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  6. Madison County Jail still under federal court order to provide medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- After years of litigation alleging substandard care and overcrowding, the Madison County Jail 14 years ago was forced by the courts to provide adequate medical care. That federal court order, issued in 2000, remains in effect today, mandating daily sick calls, access to outside doctors, mental health care and regular access to a bed.

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  7. Public Service Commission won't rehear domestic violence deposit waiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Mississippi Press

    ... a deposit delay equals rate regulation. Jim Herring, a lawyer for the Mississippi Rural Water Association and Madison County's Bear Creek Water Association, says his clients are likely to sue. "Our view is that this is not about domestic violence, ...

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  8. Psychics search for Myra LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the desperate search for this missing child. This week a team of psychic detectives filed a report with the Madison County Sheriff's Department, in regards to Myra Lewis. The group of volunteers, made up of former law enforcement, forensic experts ...

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  9. Judge Thompson wants more time on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Newms360.com

    Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson filed a motion Friday with the Mississippi Supreme Court, asking for more time to petition the state's highest court for lighter sanctions. On Sept.

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  10. Scores show most Mississippi kindergarten students lagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Newms360.com

    ... us," Hoskinson said of the second choice. Her son just started kindergarten at Madison Crossing Elementary in Madison County, where the family now lives. Kindergarten teachers have long evaluated what incoming students know using their own methods, ...

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  11. Senator Montford And Rep. Beshears To Visit MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    State Senator Bill Montford and Representative Halsey Beshears will be in Madison for the annual Madison County Legislative Delegation meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m., in the Madison County Courthouse Annex building on Pinckney Street.

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  12. 25th class of Leadership Madison County selectedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Leadership Madison County board of trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled the 25th class of Leadership Madison County .

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  13. Same sex marriages widely discussed from courts to churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... declared a man last year. The couple filed for a marriage license in DeSoto County and then married in Madison County last month. Mississippi passed a constitutional ban on same sex marriage in 2004. Pastor and lawmaker Senator Phillip Gandy hopes ...

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  14. Thomas Younger, devoted family man, was Madison County's longest serving circuit judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Alabama Live

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Thomas Younger, the longest serving circuit judge in the history of the Madison County, never discussed work when he came home. His work life, which included five years as district attorney in Madison County and 29 years on the bench, was held forever separate from his family life - his greatest pleasure.

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  15. Friend: McGee had drug problem before fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Jackson Sun

    Friend: McGee had drug problem before fatal shooting Becca Brittain hopes death in officer-involved shooting will be "wake-up call" for others Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Becca Brittain hopes the death of her friend will be a "wake-up call" for other teenagers who have lost themselves in the "drug lifestyle." Brittain said she was good friends with Dillon McGee, 18, and saw him for the last time about a week before he was fatally shot by a deputy with the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Man arrested for allegedly threatening Madison Co. engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Madison County Herald

    Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock filed charges against a man he said threatened him in a Canton restaurant on Monday after a Board of Supervisors meeting. Seventy-two-year old Chuck Shelby was arrested the next day.

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  17. Gunman sought in Madison County double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Madison County Herald

    "We have two individuals who shot a male and a female. We're unclear on their conditions right now, and we're still searching for suspects," Canton Police Department Assistant Chief Juan Cloy said. "Shootings in Canton don't usually happen, especially with this magnitude."

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  18. Man bargaining with prosecutors in Rose Cochran photo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... to take unauthorized photos of Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife during the Republican primary campaign. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest tells the Madison County Journal the talks could result in Richard Sager, a teacher from Laurel, ...

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  19. Double shooting in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... STILL SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS. SHOOTINGS IN CANTON DON'T USUALLY HAPPEN ESPECIALLY WITH THIS MAGNITUDE. THE MADISON COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT IS ALSO INVESTIGATING AND BROUGHT A PERSON IN FOR QUESTIONING. IF ANYTHING NEW DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT WE'LL ...

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  20. Guest says plea talks underway with Richard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | SFGate

    Madison County prosecutors are in plea bargain talks with a man allegedly involved in an incident where illicit photographs were taken of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran during the Republican Party primary campaign. Kelly was indicted by a grand jury on charges stemming from the May break-in at St. Catherine's Village, where the senator's wife, Rose Cochran , has been for several years.

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