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GOP Leaders Predict Ethics Bills Will Pass

Posted: 12/07/2010 - Leaders in the new Republican-controlled Alabama Legislature predict they will pass Gov. Bob Riley's ethics proposals in a special session.

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Mangum to Run for Clarke County Supervisor

Updated: 12/06/2010 - A candidate in the 2007 elections, who was one of the youngest ever to run for political office, is casting his hat in the ring again.

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Supervisors' Meeting Gets Nasty

Updated: 12/06/2010 - A nasty verbal exchange happened at the Lauderdale County board of supervisors' meeting Monday, between a county supervisor and the top two members of the sheriff's department.

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Waide: No 2011 Political Campaign

Posted: 12/06/2010 - David Waide, outgoing president of Mississippi Farm Bureau, says he will not be a candidate for statewide office in 2011.

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Chip Pickering Sued over Soccer Fight

Posted: 12/06/2010 - A year after former congressman, Chip Pickering, was involved in a fight with a youth soccer league coach, he's facing a lawsuit stemming from the incident.

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Indian Ambassador Hopes to Improve Trade

Updated: 12/04/2010 - Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar meets with Mississippi Lt. Governor Phil Bryant in hopes of improving international relations and trade

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Consultant Warns of Prepaid Tuition Shortfall

Posted: 12/02/2010 - A financial consultant says Alabama's Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program is millions of dollars short of having enough money to pay its estimated future expenses.

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Special Session Called in Alabama

Posted: 12/01/2010 - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is calling the legislature into special session Dec. 8 to address ethics and campaign finance legislation.

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Graves Nomination Approved by Senate Panel

Posted: 12/01/2010 - The nomination of Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James E. Graves, Jr., to a federal appeals post was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Revenue Collections Above Estimates

Posted: 12/01/2010 - Mississippi revenue collections exceeded estimates in November, the fourth time that has occurred since the fiscal year began July 1.

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Riley to Discuss Possible Special Session

Posted: 12/01/2010 - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley may call a special session of the state legislature to deal with ethics and campaign finance legislation.

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Choctaw Give Boost to Meridian Tourism

Updated: 11/30/2010 - For the second year in a row, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians gave the city of Meridian a gift in the way tourism dollars.

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Cyber Monday, Good or Bad?

Posted: 11/29/2010 - Cyber Monday meant certain retailers only offered the best shopping deals online. And with retailers located out of state, sales tax is not generated back into Mississippi.

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Insurance Company Objects to Minor's Attorney

Posted: 11/29/2010 - An insurance company wants former Mississippi Supreme Court justice, Oliver Diaz, removed from a lawsuit involving imprisoned former attorney, Paul Minor.

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Feinberg Lays Out Details on BP Spill Claims

Updated: 11/24/2010 - The administrator of a $20 billion fund set up to pay for damages from the Gulf oil spill says he received a flood of last-minute emergency claims before a key deadline.

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Judge Delays Ruling in Siegelman Case

Posted: 11/24/2010 - A federal court has delayed ruling on whether the judge who presided over the corruption trial of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman should consider a new trial.

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Barbour Remains RGA Force

Posted: 11/18/2010 - Outgoing chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Haley Barbour, is taking on the newly created role of policy chairman.

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Dutch Experts Test Bone from Aruba

Updated: 11/16/2010 - Dutch forensic experts say they are testing a piece of bone found on the Caribbean island of Aruba to see if it comes from missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway.

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$132 Million Set Aside for Katrina's Homeless in Mississippi

Updated: 11/15/2010 - A lawsuit filed over the federal government's approval of Mississippi's plan to divert a half-billion in Hurricane Katrina housing money to a port project has led to an agreement that aims to help the neediest of the storm's victims.

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Barbour to Make FY 2012 Budget Proposals

Posted: 11/15/2010 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is expected to urge fiscal restraint as he releases his budget proposals for the year that begins July 1.

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