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Musgrove Asks Judge to Order Payments

Posted: 01/14/2015 - Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is asking a judge to order Mississippi to pay more than $200 million that 21 school districts say they're owed from past school under-funding.

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Lawmakers Debate Education Funding Initiatives

Updated: 01/14/2015 - Mississippi lawmakers had a heated debate about education Tuesday, with some legislators stepping in to say 'you can try to change the Constitution, but we don't like the way you want to change it'.

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Supervisors Cited by Ethics Commission

Updated: 01/13/2015 - The Mississippi Ethics Commission has ruled that the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors violated the state's Open Meetings Act.

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Bounds Leaving for Nebraska

Posted: 01/12/2015 - The head of Mississippi's colleges and universities, Dr. Hank Bounds, is moving on to a new job.

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Some Disabled Veterans Get Tax Break

Updated: 01/12/2015 - Lauderdale County Tax Assessor James Rainey wants to make sure certain Mississippi veterans know there is a new benefit available for them this year.

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MPSD Reading: How You Can Help

Updated: 01/12/2015 - There's a city-wide push in Meridian to recruit volunteers to help third grade students prepare for the upcoming literacy exam.

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Supreme Court Begins January Session

Updated: 01/12/2015 - Can church signs be regulated more strictly than political signs? That's the issue the U.S. Supreme Court is considering.

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MPSD Reading Volunteers

Updated: 01/12/2015 - Locals are answering the call and volunteering to help third graders become better readers.

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Siegelman Appeal Goes to 11th Circuit

Posted: 01/12/2015 - A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the appeal of former Alabama governor, Don Siegelman, as he seeks a new trial.

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Senate to Take Vote on Keystone Pipeline

Keystone vote

Posted: 01/12/2015 - The U.S. Senate is moving ahead on a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline despite President Barack Obama's veto threat.

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Meridian City Ordinance Changes

Updated: 01/09/2015 - A change is on the way that's expected to help revitalize some neighborhoods in Meridian.

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Kemper Co. Sheriff's Race

Posted: 01/08/2015 - Two of the top law enforcement officers in one local county are preparing to go head-to-head at the ballot box. This is setting the stage for what could be one of the biggest elections in Kemper County's history.

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President Issues Declaration for Mississippi

Posted: 01/07/2015 - Federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and tornadoes Dec. 23.

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Mississippi to Use More Detailed State Budgeting Process

Posted: 01/07/2015 - Mississippi lawmakers say they're moving toward performance-based budgeting, a system requiring state agency leaders to set clear goals and provide detailed information about whether programs are working.

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