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Council Votes on CAO Appointment

Updated: 01/03/2012 - After a vote was delayed a month ago, the Meridian City Council Tuesday approved a new chief administrative officer.

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Elected Officials Sworn-In

Updated: 01/02/2012 - There were a few new faces in the group of Lauderdale County elected officials who took the oath of office Monday afternoon.

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Session's Start to Highlight GOP Surge

Updated: 01/02/2012 - The curtain rises Tuesday on a new era for Mississippi, with Republicans leading the executive and legislative branches of government for the first time since Reconstruction.

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Alabama Unemployment at 3-Year Low

Posted: 12/22/2011 - Alabama is tied with three other states for the nation's second biggest drop in unemployment in November.

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PERS Commission Makes Recommendations

Posted: 12/14/2011 - A report that could leave a lasting impact on Mississippi's state retirement system was finally presented Wednesday.

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State Supreme Court Hears Appeal on MPC Plant

Posted: 12/14/2011 - The Mississippi Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday on the Sierra Club's challenge to a $2.9 billion power plant in Kemper County.

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Congressional Redistricting Case Moves Ahead

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Republican and Democrat lawmakers in Mississippi continue to disagree about how to equalize population in the state's congressional districts.

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Howard Industries Cited by OSHA

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Federal workplace safety officials have again cited a Laurel, Miss., manufacturer for unsafe practices.

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Proposal Coming to Merge Schools, Force Elections

Updated: 12/08/2011 - When the 2012 Mississippi legislative session opens, state superintendent, Dr. Tom Burnham, will propose a law allowing the state to either forcibly merge schools or require new elections within failing school districts.

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EMSH Hosts Lawmakers

Updated: 12/06/2011 - East Mississippi State Hospital hosted state legislators Tuesday to show how state funding is being used and make a case for future funding.

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Flags to be Lowered for Pearl Harbor Day

Posted: 12/06/2011 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has ordered state flags lowered to half-staff Wednesday in honor of the more than 2,400 Americans killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.

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PSC Fines Two Telemarketers

Posted: 12/06/2011 - Two telemarketers have been fined a total of $220,000 for reportedly violating Mississippi's no-call law.

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