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Barbour Talks Budget in Meridian

Updated: 03/28/2011 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was supposed to be in the presidential battleground state of New Hampshire Monday, but he cut his trip short to tour the state discussing the budget.

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Lawmakers Honor Family of Medgar Evers

Updated: 03/28/2011 - The Mississippi Legislature is honoring the wife of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers for her contributions to civil rights and race relations.

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Medicare Premiums Could Impact COLA

Updated: 03/28/2011 - The government projects a slight cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits next year, but higher Medicare premiums are also expected.

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Alabama Chief Justice Pushes Sentencing Revisions

Posted: 03/28/2011 - Alabama's chief justice says bills that would change the state's prison sentencing and the corrections system are aimed at reducing the prison population and saving money that could be used to improve public safety.

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Energy Bill Becomes Law

Posted: 03/24/2011 - Gov. Haley Barbour has signed a bill he says will allow Mississippi to expand energy production and attract related investment and jobs in oil and natural gas production.

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Barbour Back in Iowa

Posted: 03/23/2011 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will spend the weekend in Iowa, with stops in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines Friday and Saturday.

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Supporters, Opponents Make Cases on Bond Request

Updated: 03/22/2011 - A vote to build a couple of new recreational facilities failed to pass Monday evening, after passionate pleas from supporters and opponents of the proposal.

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Edwards Enters Race for Tribal Chief

Updated: 03/22/2011 - A member of the Choctaw Tribal Council Monday declared his intentions of running for chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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Reaction to Barbour's Potential Presidential Run

Updated: 03/18/2011 - With less than a year left in his final term as Mississippi governor, national eyes are on Haley Barbour, wondering if he'll become a contender in the presidential ring.

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Heated Exchange at Supervisors' Work Session

Updated: 03/17/2011 - A heated verbal exchange took place at the Lauderdale County supervisors' work session. At issue was the authorization for city equipment to be used on private property.

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