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Governor Honors Tuskegee Airmen

Posted: 01/20/2012 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Friday signed a proclamation honoring the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

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Hearing on Barbour's Pardons Set for Monday

Posted: 01/20/2012 - Some people who could lose pardons granted by former Mississippi governor, Haley Barbour, may not have met constitutionally required public notification standards because they received ambiguous instructions.

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County, City Consider Inter-Local Pact on Demolition

Updated: 01/18/2012 - As talks continue between the city and county on demolishing dilapidated properties, a separate initiative has surfaced that could help to revitalize parts of Lauderdale County.

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Mississippi Presidential Primaries

Updated: 01/17/2012 - By the time the presidential race makes it to Mississippi and Alabama in two months, the GOP race could already be a virtual done deal. But local election officials say they hope not.

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Bryant Favors Limits on Pardons

Posted: 01/17/2012 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he favors says some sort of limits on gubernatorial pardon powers.

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Group Created to 'Reinvigorate' Democrats

Posted: 01/16/2012 - A new group of Democrats is banding together to promote the party that once ruled Mississippi, but has been overshadowed by the Republican Party in recent years.

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Barbour "Very Comfortable" with Pardons

Updated: 01/13/2012 - Former Mississippi governor, Haley Barbour, says he's "very comfortable" with his decision to grant pardons or other clemency to more than 200 people in his last days in office.

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Alabama Judge Dismisses Ballot Suit Involving Obama

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Court records show a St. Clair County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Pell City man challenging President Obama's inclusion on Democratic Party ballots in the Mar. 13 primary.

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Supervisors Meet with SPLC Attorney

Updated: 01/12/2012 - Officials with the Southern Poverty Law Center visited supervisors at their work session Thursday to talk about juvenile detention.

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Hood Says Some Barbour Pardons Might Be Invalid

Posted: 01/11/2012 - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he believes former Gov. Haley Barbour might have violated the state Constitution by pardoning some inmates who failed to give sufficient public notice that they were seeking clemency.

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