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Hubbard Claims Prosecutorial Misconduct in Ethics Case
- Lawyers for indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard are asking a judge to dismiss the case based on claims of prosecutorial misconduct.
Former Circuit Clerk Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
- Former Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $100,000 meant as restitution for crime victims.
Disqualified Democratic Candidates Speak Out
- Disqualifed Democratic Candidates Eddie Gray Holt and Randle Jennings, say they will seek a second opinion from the attorney general's office.
Lawmakers Move on Bonds Despite Some Complaints
- Mississippi lawmakers are moving toward borrowing $450 million, including $5 million for the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center in Meridian.
Mississippi Mayor Indicted for Embezzlement
- The mayor of Terry, Miss., was arrested Monday by agents from the state auditor's and attorney general's offices on charges he embezzled from the city.
IRS Wants to Require Tax Forms for Wins of $600 and Up
- Casino operators in South Mississippi are coming out against an IRS proposal that would require players to file tax forms any time they win $600 or more on slot machines, keno or bingo.
Bill Earmarks Casino Taxes for Bridges, Little for Tourism
- Mississippi lawmakers are nearing final approval of a bill that would use $36 million a year in casino taxes mainly to rebuild deficient bridges on state highways.
Local Democratic Candidates Disqualified
- A pair of candidates for office in Lauderdale County have been disqualified by the Democratic Executive Committee.
Bill Says No Permit Needed to Carry Gun in Purse, Briefcase
- People would not need a state-issued permit to carry a concealed gun in a purse, briefcase or other fully enclosed satchel, under a bill that's getting final legislative debate.
Dan Jones Reportedly Offered Two Year Contract Extension
- Individuals with knowledge of the negotiations say Mississippi's College Board has offered a two-year contract extension to University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones.
Mississippi Senate Agrees to Special Education Voucher Bill
- Mississippi senators have agreed to let a small percentage of special education students use public money to go to private schools.
Trial Delayed for Blogger in Rose Cochran Photo Case
- The trial has been delayed until June 8 for a political blogger accused of photographing the bedridden wife of Sen. Thad Cochran, without permission, in a nursing home.
Bryant Signs K-12 Education Budget Bill
- Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a $2.5 billion budget for public schools, setting one of the biggest pieces of the state spending plan for the coming year.
Mississippi Board of Cosmetology Seeking New Director
- The Mississippi Board of Cosmetology is looking for a new leader after its previous executive director resigned.
Thousands Rally in Support of Ole Miss Chancellor
- Supporters of University of Mississippi chancellor, Dr. Dan Jones, are pressuring trustees to renew his contract.
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