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More Districts Join MAEP Lawsuit

Updated: 7:08 PM - The issue of adequate funding for public education in Mississippi could end up in court or on a ballot, depending on who you ask.

Sales Tax Collections Driving Mississippi Revenue

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Mississippi is one of 10 states most reliant on sales taxes as a share of revenue and may be particularly susceptible to an ever-widening income gap dragging down state tax revenues.

Grand Jury Hears Cochran Photo Case

Updated: 09/12/2014 - The case of a Pearl man accused of taking a photo of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife in a nursing home has been presented to a grand jury.

Poplarville Election Ends in Tie

Posted: 09/11/2014 - The race for board of alderman in Poplarville between Glenn Bolin and Stephanie Bounds proves the importance of a single vote.

Bryant, Yates Lead Business Delegation

Posted: 09/11/2014 - Gov. Phil Bryant and Yates Construction CEO William Yates, III, will lead a Mississippi delegation to the 2014 SEUS-Japan Joint Meeting in Tokyo.

Harper Drops CSC Appeal

Posted: 09/10/2014 - Fired Meridian police officer, Dean Harper, has dropped his appeal to the Meridian Civil Service Commission.

Panel Considers Possible Voting Changes

Posted: 09/10/2014 - A 51-person panel convened by Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann plans to examine possible changes to voting and elections practices.

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