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Prosecutors Accuse House Speaker of 'Fishing'

Posted: 02/05/2015 - Prosecutors are disparaging indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's effort to view their phone records as a baseless fishing expedition by the defense.

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Bill to Limit A.G.'s Power to Sue Fails

Posted: 02/04/2015 - Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers.

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Meridian Sewer System on EPA Radar

Updated: 02/04/2015 - The city of Meridian is being accused by the federal government of multiple violations of the Clean Water Act in connection with the city's sewer system.

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House Bill Would Closely Monitor Pawn Shop Transactions

Updated: 02/03/2015 - The goal of a House bill is to get all pawnshops in Mississippi on board with an online system, making it easier for agencies to search items if they get sold outside the city where they're stolen.

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Mississippi to Receive $33 Million from S&P Settlement

Posted: 02/03/2015 - The state of Mississippi will receive $33 million from a national settlement with Standard & Poor's over allegations that the organization knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis in 2008.

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First Governor's Job Fair in Meridian

Updated: 02/03/2015 - Hundreds of people were waiting outside the door when the Governor's Job Fair Network brought an event to Meridian Tuesday.

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Bill Seeks to Clarify Who May Vote in Primary Runoffs

Posted: 01/30/2015 - Mississippi House Bill 1069 would make it a misdemeanor for a person to vote, or attempt to vote, in one party's primary runoff after having voted in the other party's primary.

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New Tumor Discovered in Cong. Nunnelee

Posted: 01/30/2015 - A spokesman for Republican U.S. Cong. Alan Nunnelee says doctors found a new tumor in the Mississippi congressman and told him no further medical treatment is possible.

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McDaniel Says Closed-Primary Bill Being Blocked

Updated: 01/29/2015 - A state lawmaker who lost a U.S. Senate race last year says he wants Mississippi to have a closed-primary system, but he thinks the lieutenant governor is blocking the way.

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Barrett Files to Run in District 3

Updated: 01/29/2015 - There will be a primary challenge this year for District 3 supervisor in Lauderdale County. Otis Barrett is running in the Republican Primary.

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Bill to End Common Core Passes Committee

Updated: 01/29/2015 - Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday, according to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

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Mississippi Cities Set 2015 Agenda

Updated: 01/29/2015 - The Mississippi Municipal League and the state's mayors met this week in Jackson and released a joint agenda for the 2015 legislative session.

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