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Judge to Hear Hood's Challenge of Pardons

Posted: 01/23/2012 - The Mississippi attorney general's office says it has not been able to find one of the five former trusties pardoned by Haley Barbour during his final days as governor.

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Governor Honors Tuskegee Airmen

Posted: 01/20/2012 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Friday signed a proclamation honoring the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

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Hearing on Barbour's Pardons Set for Monday

Posted: 01/20/2012 - Some people who could lose pardons granted by former Mississippi governor, Haley Barbour, may not have met constitutionally required public notification standards because they received ambiguous instructions.

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County, City Consider Inter-Local Pact on Demolition

Updated: 01/18/2012 - As talks continue between the city and county on demolishing dilapidated properties, a separate initiative has surfaced that could help to revitalize parts of Lauderdale County.

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Mississippi Presidential Primaries

Updated: 01/17/2012 - By the time the presidential race makes it to Mississippi and Alabama in two months, the GOP race could already be a virtual done deal. But local election officials say they hope not.

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Bryant Favors Limits on Pardons

Posted: 01/17/2012 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he favors says some sort of limits on gubernatorial pardon powers.

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Group Created to 'Reinvigorate' Democrats

Posted: 01/16/2012 - A new group of Democrats is banding together to promote the party that once ruled Mississippi, but has been overshadowed by the Republican Party in recent years.

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Barbour "Very Comfortable" with Pardons

Updated: 01/13/2012 - Former Mississippi governor, Haley Barbour, says he's "very comfortable" with his decision to grant pardons or other clemency to more than 200 people in his last days in office.

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Alabama Judge Dismisses Ballot Suit Involving Obama

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Court records show a St. Clair County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Pell City man challenging President Obama's inclusion on Democratic Party ballots in the Mar. 13 primary.

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Supervisors Meet with SPLC Attorney

Updated: 01/12/2012 - Officials with the Southern Poverty Law Center visited supervisors at their work session Thursday to talk about juvenile detention.

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