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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran , chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, issued the following statement regarding President Obama's State of the Union Address: "The President has shared his priorities, but now it is time for him to work with the new Congress on solutions to the challenges facing our nation at home and abroad. An improving national economy is good news, but it is not the result of the executive orders, new regulations or government mandates dispensed by the Obama administration over the past six years of slow growth.

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  2. Report: Arizona among most lax for highway-safety lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Arizona Republic

    Report: Arizona among most lax for highway-safety laws Highway-safety group criticizes Arizona, says it lacks a sufficient number of safety laws. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1BJaOXS A report gives Arizona and eight other states a "red" rating for having fewer than seven of 15 laws that the association considers critical to promote highway safety.

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  3. Source: WLBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    He did a lot of bragging in the speech. He says more Mississippians are working and making a dent in the unemployment rate.That allows for his first new proposal.

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  4. Sid Salter: School funding battle brings focus back to initiative processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newms360.com

    So how it is that Mississippi voters are facing three choices on the 2015 ballot on the question of funding K-12 education in Mississippi? One choice is to vote in favor of the proposed constitutional amendment pushed by the "Better Schools, Better Jobs" in the form of Initiative 42. Initiative 42 would require Mississippi to fund an "adequate and efficient system of free public schools." A second choice is to vote in favor of the alternative Initiative 42-A, adopted by the Mississippi Legislature, which would require funding of an "effective system of free public schools."

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  5. Greens who want results should take lessons from the grassrootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Grist Magazine

    Environmentalists moped into 2015 knowing that last year's midterm elections produced one of the most hostile Congresses on climate change and the environment than any in recent memory . Rhea Suh, the new president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, told me that "there are more challenges" confronting the environmental movement now "than we've ever seen."

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  6. Divine Brown, left, and Raoul Bhaneja perform in Life, Death and the Blues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    But while the musical genre has embraced a rainbow of performers, purists cling to the belief that white blues performers lack a necessary condition for authentic expression of the distinctly African-American art form. Anyone who isn't black is trespassing.

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  7. True ColoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    But while the musical genre has embraced a rainbow of performers, purists cling to the belief that white blues performers lack a necessary condition for authentic expression of the distinctly African-American art form. Anyone who isn't black is trespassing.

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  8. REVIEW: Stage West's 'Mockingbird' holds attention with compelling performances, storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    Malia Bolster, as Scout and Sam McCall, as Atticus Finch, rehearse a scene from To Kill a Mockingbird recently at the Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. To Kill a Mockingbird is not an "action" play.

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  9. Murder Impossible: The Case of the Deaf and Blind AssassinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 22, 2015 - PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- It's finally happened in the world of murder mysteries.

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  10. More Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    This is the prepared text of Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's 2015 State of the State speech, which he gave Wednesday at the state Capitol: Thank you Mr. Lt. Governor, Mr. Speaker and Mr. Speaker Pro-Tem.

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  11. Bryant: Miss. in its best financial shape in recent historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Gov. Phil Bryant says Mississippi is not yet where it needs to be, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history. Speaking at the state Capitol, Bryant called on legislators to move $50 million into a workforce training fund.

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  12. State of the State: Read the full text of Gov. Phil Bryant's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Mississippi Press

    Using a teleprompter to see his speech notes, Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant says the state has not reached its full potential, but is in its best financial condition in recent history during his State of the State address to lawmakers Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 in House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Bryant touted the state's decreasing unemployment rate and called on Congress to alter the federal health overhaul law to restore payments to hospitals for uncompensated care.

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  13. State of the State: Gov. Bryant says Mississippi in its best financial shape in recent history (updated)Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi has not reached its full potential, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during his State of the State address. "We are not yet where we need to be to move to a new level, but we are moving ahead and should not be timid about recognizing the good things in Mississippi," Bryant told legislators, statewide elected officials and judges in a packed House chamber in the state Capitol.

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  14. Bryant Delivers State of the State MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Gov. Phil Bryant says Mississippi is not yet where it needs to be, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history. Speaking at the state Capitol, Bryant called on legislators to move $50 million into a workforce training fund.

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  15. Arkansas counting on improvedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Naples Daily News

    The Razorbacks coach is, however, counting on a much-improved defensive effort for the rest of the season after back-to-back losses last week, including a shocking 96-82 setback to Mississippi at home. Arkansas fell out of the Top 25 following its latest defeat, a game in which the Rebels hit 20 of 27 shots in the first half on their way to a season-high 56.4 percent shooting from the field.

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  16. Is 4-Star WR Damarkus Lodge Headed to the SEC or Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BleacherReport

    For the past couple of weeks, it appeared as though 4-star Texas wide receiver DaMarkus Lodge was leaning toward either Ole Miss or Texas A&M as his future college home. Lodge made an unscheduled unofficial visit to Texas on Wednesday.

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  17. Only quarter of eligible Mississippians join health insurance exchange so farRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    With a month of open enrollment left, 81,251 Mississippians have either registered or been automatically renewed for the state's Federally Facilitated Marketplace created through the Affordable Care Act.

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  18. Census Bureau: Black (African-American) History Month: February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Huntington News

    To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926.

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  19. Mississippi election review is in, committee recommends a different primary systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Some recommendations to change how we do Mississippi primaries are now in the hands of State Legislators. Among the recommendations are allowing Mississippians to vote in a top-two primary election system.

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  20. School funding battle brings focus back to initiative processRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Mississippi Press

    So how it is that Mississippi voters are facing three choices on the 2015 ballot on the question of funding K-12 education in Mississippi? One choice is to vote in favor of the proposed constitutional amendment pushed by the "Better Schools, Better Jobs" in the form of Initiative 42. Initiative 42 would require Mississippi to fund an "adequate and efficient system of free public schools." A second choice is to vote in favor of the alternative Initiative 42-A, adopted by the Mississippi Legislature, which would require funding of an "effective system of free public schools."

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