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Barry Makes Appointment to Airport Authority

Updated: 10/06/2009 - Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry announced her appointment of Debra Ann Brewer to the Meridian Airport Authority at Tuesday's city council meeting.

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Shelby Opposes Obama Policy Change

Updated: 10/05/2009 - Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said canceling plans for a missile defense system that would have been based in Poland and the Czech republic is misguided and dangerous.

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Corruption Trial Accusations Rejected

Posted: 10/02/2009 - The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says complaints brought by a U.S. Department of Justice paralegal in the prosecution of former Gov. Don Siegelman were unsubstantiated.

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Meridian, Marion End Feud

Posted: 10/02/2009 - The city of Meridian and its neighboring town of Marion have decided to end their feud over $35,806 in payments for sewage treatment.

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State Tax Collections Short 10%

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Mississippi's tax collections fell 10 percent short of expectations in September, signaling further trouble for the already struggling state budget.

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Lawmakers Discuss IHL Funding

Posted: 09/25/2009 - More tuition and fewer academic programs were two possibilities discussed during budget talks with the Institutions of Higher Learning in Jackson.

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Group to Hold Protest Rally

Posted: 09/24/2009 - Citizens for Diversity and Inclusion has scheduled a rally for Sunday, to protest Mayor Cheri Barry's pick for police chief and his confirmation by the city council.

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Hosemann: Voter ID Likely on 2011 Ballot

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Mississippi's top election official says a voter-identification initiative is more likely to appear on statewide ballots in 2011, rather than 2010.

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Legislative Budget Committee Conducts Hearings

Posted: 09/21/2009 - This week, state lawmakers will hear from dozens of state agencies, as they start to plan next year's budget. But with financial challenges, not all the requests can be fulfilled.

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Barbour Wants State ACORN Funding Cut Off

Posted: 09/21/2009 - Gov. Haley Barbour has issued an executive order ending any state funding given to the Association of Community Organization for Reform Now, known as ACORN.

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Senate Votes to Allow Guns on Amtrak

Posted: 09/16/2009 - The U.S. Senate has passed a measure that would let Amtrak rail passengers carry handguns in their checked bags.

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Groups Call for Henson, Smith to Resign

Updated: 09/16/2009 - The Meridian-Lauderdale County chapter of the NAACP and the Committee for Diversity and Inclusion are calling for two city council members to resign.

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County Approves New Budget

Updated: 09/16/2009 - The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors has passed the fiscal 2010 budget.

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Mayor Responds to Criticism

Updated: 09/14/2009 - Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry says she is surprised by complaints about her recent appointments and those to come.

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Group Questions Other Barry Appointments

Updated: 09/14/2009 - Aside from the appointment of a new chief of police in Meridian, members of the NAACP and newly-formed Committee for Diversity and Inclusion are calling attention to concerns they have about other appointments.

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Group Objects to Barry Appointments

Updated: 09/14/2009 - A Meridian group is asking Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry to reconsider her choice for the new chief of police.

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