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Seniors Citizens Watching Washington Debate

Updated: 07/15/2011 - Just the mention of the stalemate over raising the debt ceiling in Washington caused quite a stir Friday at the Meridian Activity Center.

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NAACP Forum Spotlighted Candidates

Updated: 07/15/2011 - The Meridian-Lauderdale County NAACP sponsored a forum Thursday to allow candidates to share their messages with voters.

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EMSH Invites Candidates to Speak

Updated: 07/14/2011 - With the August primaries only a couple of weeks away, East Mississippi State Hospital hosted a political 'meet and greet' Thursday.

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Hood Sues Oil Spill Fund Administrator

Posted: 07/13/2011 - Mississippi's attorney general is suing the administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill fund to get access to claims filed by coastal residents.

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FBI Serves Warrant on Pearl River Resort

Updated: 07/12/2011 - A tribal leadership representative confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that federal agents executed a search warrant at the Pearl River Resort.

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Local Governments Meet

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Representatives of Meridian and Lauderdale County met Monday to compare notes on issues of mutual benefit.

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New Election for Choctaw Chief

Posted: 07/09/2011 - A tight tribal council vote has thrown out the results of some of June's tribal elections, including the race for Chief

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Tougher Underage Drinking Bill Effective July 1

Updated: 06/30/2011 - A new law takes effect Friday in Mississippi that will provide stiff penalties for young people who engage in underage drinking, as well as adults who allow it.

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Choctaw Runoff July 5

Updated: 06/29/2011 - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will elect a chief on Tuesday. Beasley Denson and Phyliss Anderson are in a runoff.

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Burton Appointed to SREB

Posted: 06/28/2011 - State Sen. Terry Burton, R-Newton, has been appointed to the Southern Region Education Board.

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Defense Questioning Alabama Casino Owner

Posted: 06/28/2011 - Defense attorneys in Alabama's gambling corruption trial are challenging the credibility of a casino owner who has pleaded guilty to offering bribes to legislators.

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Russell Takes Oath of Office

Posted: 06/27/2011 - Judge Ermea Russell took her seat on the Mississippi Court of Appeals Monday after being appointed by Gov. Haley Barbour.

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Public Hearings Set for Mississippi Initiatives

Updated: 06/27/2011 - The Mississippi secretary of state's office is holding public hearings across Mississippi on three initiatives scheduled to be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.

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Governor Candidate Visits

Posted: 06/25/2011 - Democratic candidate for governor, Johnny DuPree, visited Meridian Friday night.

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Candidates for Mississippi Governor Square Off in Forum

Posted: 06/24/2011 - Four candidates for Mississippi governor say they support an initiative on this November's ballot to block state and local governments from taking private land for private economic development projects.

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