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Riley Borrows to Ease Budget Cuts

Posted: 08/19/2010 - Gov. Bob Riley has borrowed nearly $124 million from the state's rainy day fund to keep non-education agencies of state government from being hit with a 20 percent budget cut.

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Lawmakers Hold Hearings on Redistricting

Posted: 08/16/2010 - Fast-growing and relatively affluent suburbs could gain representation in the Mississippi Legislature, while struggling areas with shrinking populations could lose some seats.

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Harper Talks About Campaign Issues

Updated: 08/13/2010 - Mississippi Cong. Gregg Harper is campaigning in the third congressional district during the August recess and spent some time in the eastern part of the district Friday.

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Census Numbers and Redistricting

Updated: 08/12/2010 - Census workers have completed their count of people nationwide. Now the question is, will the numbers be tabulated quickly enough for the 2011 elections? If not, there could be some problems.

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Texas Sues Over Offshore Drilling Ban

Posted: 08/12/2010 - The Texas attorney general has sued the Obama administration, claiming the current offshore drilling moratorium is unjustified.

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Barbour, Riley Together at GOP Event

Posted: 08/11/2010 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour joined his Republican counterpart in Alabama, Gov. Bob Riley, at a dinner honoring Riley and raising money for GOP candidates.

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Alabama Taxes Ranked Among Lowest

Posted: 08/09/2010 - Figures show Alabama's state and local taxes are ranked among the lowest in the nation, ahead of only South Carolina.

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Small Businesses and Employee Health Insurance

Updated: 08/05/2010 - The Small Business Development Center says a new health care tax credit will benefit small businesses all over the state, not to mention a consumer report that shows 93% of small Mississippi businesses could participate.

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Kagan Confirmed to Supreme Court

Updated: 08/05/2010 - The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

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Embezzled Funds Trickle Back Slowly

Updated: 08/03/2010 - A state auditor's report reveals that the Meridian school District is still owed thousands of dollars from an embezzlement case dating back seven years.

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Theft of Signs More Than Money Problem

Updated: 08/02/2010 - The theft of street signs appears to be a growing problem in Lauderdale County. Officials say it's a matter of safety.

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