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Bryant Targets Medicaid Reform

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Gov. Phil Bryant wants to reform Mississippi's Medicaid program so that it doesn't cost any more state money next year.

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Universities Say Financial Aid Running Short

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Recipients of state scholarships could see their aid packages trimmed unless the Mississippi Legislature puts more money into financial aid.

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Noxubee Refuge to be Named for Hamilton

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Legislation has passed to name the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge after a former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Siegelman Takes Appeal to Supreme Court

Posted: 02/01/2012 - Former Alabama governor, Don Siegelman, filed a new appeal of his 2006 federal government corruption conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, suggesting he was "convicted of things that are not crimes."

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More on Police Station Delay

Updated: 02/01/2012 - Construction on the new Meridian Police Department has been delayed by several weeks, but city officials say the delay will not impact taxpayers, as the city has not spent any money on the project.

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Proposed Bill to Fund Research

Updated: 01/31/2012 - Alabama state Sen. Marc Keahey has proposed a bill that would use fees paid for traffic violations, such as DUI and reckless driving, to fund research into spinal cord injuries.

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Grand Jury Urges Juvenile Center Solution

Posted: 01/27/2012 - The latest Lauderdale County grand jury has recommended officials move ahead with a solution to address problems at the juvenile center.

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Lawmakers Working to Expand Charter Schools

Posted: 01/27/2012 - With even opponents conceding that a bill expanding charter schools in Mississippi is likely to pass, lawmakers are trying to hash out details of a new law.

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Mississippi Supreme Court Suspends Judge

Posted: 01/27/2012 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has suspended Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey W. Thompson from office for 30 days without pay.

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Defense Cutting Plans

Updated: 01/26/2012 - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined a plan for dealing with nearly $500 billion in defense cuts over the next decade, including a new round of domestic base closures.

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No Files on Pardoned Trusties, Others

Posted: 01/25/2012 - The Associated Press made public records requests for documents on trusties and some others pardoned by Haley Barbour, but state officials say they don't have them.

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Scrushy Sentenced to 70 Months

Posted: 01/25/2012 - Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy was given 70 months in prison at his second sentencing hearing.

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