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McDaniel Says Closed-Primary Bill Being Blocked

Updated: 01/29/2015 - A state lawmaker who lost a U.S. Senate race last year says he wants Mississippi to have a closed-primary system, but he thinks the lieutenant governor is blocking the way.

Barrett Files to Run in District 3

Updated: 01/29/2015 - There will be a primary challenge this year for District 3 supervisor in Lauderdale County. Otis Barrett is running in the Republican Primary.
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Bill to End Common Core Passes Committee

Updated: 01/29/2015 - Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday, according to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

Homeless Population: Decreasing Nationwide

Updated: 01/29/2015 - According to the latest national figures from HUD, the homeless rate in the U.S. has dropped 2% since 2007. But officials from a local agency say they have witnessed an increase in the number of homeless families.
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Mississippi Cities Set 2015 Agenda

Updated: 01/29/2015 - The Mississippi Municipal League and the state's mayors met this week in Jackson and released a joint agenda for the 2015 legislative session.

One Who Cares: Kris Gianakos

Updated: 01/28/2015 - This month's Eleven Who Care nominee is someone who's devoted much of his life to helping others. And if you work with any local organizations, you might already know him.
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