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Turkey stamp effort dies in Legislature

By Hunter Cloud The Daily Leader Mississippi legislators had an opportunity to fund the future of turkey conservation ...

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Protest on UM campus has a few tense moments; no arrests

About 30 people gathered on the University of Mississippi campus Thursday protesting Israel’s attacks on Gaza, and demanding ...

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House speaker: Voters may soon be able to vote on Medicaid expansion

JACKSON – Speaker Jason White has issued the following statement concerning Medicaid expansion: “Today, the Mississippi House of ...

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Double Decker Arts Festival draws tens of thousands Saturday

As the sun goes down over Oxford, the Double Decker Arts Festival continues with a slew of bands ...

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After ‘Wayfair,’ sales tax across state lines remains confusing

By Sid Salter Columnist Back in 2018, the Supreme Court changed the way remote sales tax was assessed ...

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In Medicaid debate, look at fast-growing rural mortality rates

By Sid Salter Columnist As Mississippi legislators head to conference on the state’s first sincere consideration of some ...

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MDP host 1st Congressional District Convention this Saturday

The Mississippi Democratic Party First Congressional District Convention will be held this weekend in Oxford. The convention will ...

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Coffee shop talk more questions than answers

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Drinking coffee poured right out of the pot often is too hot ...

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Sen. Wicker must stop Bernie’s push towards socialized medicine

By Billy Landes Guest columnist Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker just introduced legislation to stop the government from forcing ...

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Primary runoff April 2

Absentee voting open A runoff for the 2nd Congressional District’s Republican nominee will be held Tuesday, April 2, ...

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Goon Squad: Veteran judge was right jurist for a tough job

By Sid Salter Columnist Mississippians watched along with the rest of the nation to see whether justice would ...

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City receives $2M for connector road

Will link University and Commonwealth The city of Oxford was awarded $2 million for the future University Avenue-Commonwealth ...

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Medicaid expansion fight not over yet

By Russ Latino Magnolia Tribune When the Mississippi House of Representatives voted to fully expand Medicaid at the ...

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Democrats across Mississippi gearing up for county conventions

Following the successful precinct caucuses that took place last month on Feb. 23, Democrats across all 82 counties ...

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Auditor says classroom spending down

Administration costs grew 6.51 percent Mississippi continues to prioritize spending on administration over spending inside the classroom, according ...

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County Dems set convention date

All Lafayette County Democrats are invited to the County Convention on Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m. at ...

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Medicaid work requirements a possible Biden compromise?

By Sid Salter Columnist The current effort to make a partial expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care ...

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Lafayette County residents vote for Wicker, Black

Lafayette County voted on par with most of Mississippi in the primary election Tuesday evening. On the Republican ...

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Mississippi primary election on Tuesday

Lafayette County voters will take to the polls Tuesday for primary elections. Polls will be open from 7 ...

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Sen. Boyd named Top 50 influential people in the state

Sen. Nicole Akins Boyd was named as one of Mississippi’s Top 50 most influential people. Mississippi Top 50 ...

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View sample ballots for March 12 election

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Absentee voting deadline Saturday

For in-person balloting; mail-ins next week The Lafayette County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will be open this Saturday to ...

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