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Delegation Seeks Federal Funding

Updated: 09/13/2010 - A city of Meridian delegation is headed to Washington this week to try to secure funding to relocate the police department and some county departments into the old Sears building.

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A Look Ahead at State Budget

Updated: 09/13/2010 - Mississippi lawmakers are a week away from the start of committee budget talks for the upcoming year.

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Educational Committee Releases Report

Posted: 09/10/2010 - A commission reviewing Mississippi's public school structure has proposed steps to smooth the way for school districts to consolidate.

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Funding Crisis Averted at Mental Health Centers

Updated: 09/09/2010 - The Mississippi Department of Mental Health has agreed to pay half the cost of Medicaid matching funds to help the state's 15 community mental health centers through June 2012.

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Tax Hike Expected

Updated: 09/08/2010 - It appears that a property tax increase in Lauderdale County is all but inevitable.

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Supervisors Hear from Public

Updated: 09/07/2010 - Lauderdale County residents Tuesday evening had the opportunity to speak out about a possible tax increase.

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Override Fails, Compromise Sought

Updated: 09/07/2010 - An effort by the Meridian City Council to override a mayoral veto of a garbage contract failed Tuesday. Budget issues also remain for the city.

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City Council Faces Money Decisions

Updated: 09/03/2010 - Many requests have been made by groups and organizations for contributions and grants from the city of Meridian. Many are likely to be disappointed.

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New Law Bans Synthetic Marijuana

"dragon spice"

Posted: 09/03/2010 - Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law bills passed during the Aug. 27 special session, including one that makes synthetic marijuana illegal in Mississippi.

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Alabama Tax Collections Below FY 2009

Posted: 09/02/2010 - Alabama officials report that tax collections for the state Education Trust Fund were down 1.8 percent in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year.

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Reform Candidates Off Mississippi U.S. House Ballot

Posted: 09/01/2010 - Mississippi election commissioners Wednesday removed all four Reform Party candidates from the November congressional ballot because of questions about the state party's leadership.

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Choctaw Proceed with New Casino Plans

Updated: 09/01/2010 - It's official. Construction of a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians casino in Jones County is underway and going strong.

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Phillip Martin to be Honored

Posted: 08/31/2010 - East Central Community College will remember one of its own, posthumously, during homecoming activities Oct. 2.

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Southern Governors Push for Drilling Revenue

Posted: 08/30/2010 - Alabama's and Mississippi's governors are telling federal officials the Gulf coast states deserve more from oil wells drilled in the Gulf, because the states are assuming great risks.

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Judge upholds MBCI Decision

Updated: 09/24/2010 - A judge has upheld a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians decision denying a petition for an election on a casino

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Wicker Conducts 'Listening Tour'

Updated: 08/26/2010 - U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker made a stop in Meridian Thursday. He's currently on a 5-week recess from Washington.

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Barbour Asks EPA to Stop Casino

Posted: 08/26/2010 - Gov. Haley Barbour has asked the federal government to stop construction of a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians casino in Jones County, citing possible wastewater problems.

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