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Deputies Fired?

Updated: 06/08/2010 - Two deputies who ran for sheriff against an incumbent in Choctaw County are now without jobs. Supporters rallied for them Tuesday.

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Provisional Ballots Down from 2006

Posted: 06/04/2010 - Fewer provisional ballots from Tuesday's primary election than the gubernatorial primary four years ago could make it harder for Tim James to overcome a 208-vote deficit and get into the Republican runoff for governor.

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Marcy, Cook in GOP Runoff

Posted: 06/03/2010 - Bill Marcy of Meridian and Richard Cook of Byram are headed to a June 22 Republican primary runoff in Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District.

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James Waiting for Provisional Ballot Count

Posted: 06/03/2010 - Tim James says he will wait for more than one thousand provisional ballots to be counted before he decides if he wants a recount of the Republican primary for governor.

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Davis Says He's Quitting Politics

Posted: 06/03/2010 - U. S. Rep. Artur Davis, who was soundly beaten in the Democratic primary in the Alabama governor's race, says he's giving up politics.

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Barbour Appoints Judge

Posted: 06/02/2010 - Philadelphia attorney Joseph Kilgore has been appointed to a chancery judgeship effective July 1, replacing Max Kilpatrick, who is retiring.

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Sparse Turnout in Mississippi

Posted: 06/02/2010 - Turnout, or the lack thereof, was an issue during Tuesday's Mississippi primaries.

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Philadelphia Beer Sales Begin July 1

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Updated: 06/03/2010 - For a controversial issue for the city of Philadelphia, a new law that allows the sale of beer on Sundays from 12 noon till 10 p.m. passed with very little debate at Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting. The vote was 4 to 1.

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Sparks: No Preference for GOP Opponent

Updated: 06/02/2010 - Alabama's new Democratic nominee for governor, Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks, says it doesn't matter to him who wins a Republican runoff for governor.

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Second District GOP Race in Limbo

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Hinds County will not report election totals Tuesday night, which means the outcome of the 2nd District Republican congressional primary will not be immediately known. Meridian's Bill Marcy is a candidate.

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Palazzo Wins District 4 GOP Primary

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Steven Palazzo has defeated Joe Tegerdine in south Mississippi's 4th District Republican congressional primary.

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No Crowds for Primary Elections

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Election officials say voters planning to participate in the primary elections in Alabama and Mississippi don't have to worry about long lines or crowds at the polls.

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Barbour Expands STEPS Program

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Gov. Haley Barbour said the Mississippi STEPS program will expand this summer to subsidize youth jobs and aid entrepreneurs opening their own businesses.

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Teacher Fired over Prayer Gets Job Back

Posted: 05/28/2010 - In a turn of events, a Franklin County High School teacher is back on the job after being fired for leading her class in prayer.

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Nunnelee, Palazzo Lead in Campaign Cash

Updated: 05/27/2010 - Two state lawmakers running for Congress have collected more campaign cash than their opponents in next Tuesday's primaries.

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House, Senate Appoint Select Committees

Updated: 05/27/2010 - Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy and Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant have appointed select committees to look into the oil rig spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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