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Democratic nominee for Senate, former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, says Mississippi voters should get to make a side-by-side comparison of him and six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and challenged him to a series of debates before the Nov. 4 election, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, while standing outside Mississippi College School of Law.
Vampire movies, books, and TV series are all of the rage these days. Guess the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol wanted to get in on the act.
Setting up lunar or Martian colonies will require that explorers raise their own food. New research finds that simulated Martian soil supported plant life better than both simulated moon soil and low-quality soil from Earth.
In that role, she will oversee completion of the Mississippi history and civil rights museums that have been under construction since last year in downtown Jackson. The two museums under one roof are scheduled to open during the state's bicentennial year of 2017.
Jesmyn Ward , whose novel Salvage the Bones won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction, is scheduled to read from her works at 4 p.m.Thursday in room 215 of the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex at Millsaps College. The reading is free and open to the public.
Main Street Macon presents an exhibit of paintings and prints by Martha Stennis at the Macon Welcome Center, 401 Jefferson St., from Sept. 23 through Oct. 27. The public is invited to an opening reception Sept.
Debbie Burdette Gray, of Columbia. Ashley is also the daughter of the late Mr. Timothy Sasser of Summit.
Browning has served as interim managing editor since August and previously as news editor. He joined the staff of The Dispatch in July 2013.
While financial security is a priority for most people when planning for retirement, where you live when retired can have a significant impact on finances, and equally important, quality of life. Regions with a lower cost of living - such as the Southeastern U.S. - put less strain on a fixed income, while the region's mild climate makes winters more agreeable and less hazardous.
Mississippi's public universities and community colleges, whose enrollments grew at a brisk pace for several years after the turn of the millennium, have slowed in gaining additional students, and community colleges statewide actually have lost enrollment for four consecutive years. Those eight taxpayer-supported universities have a total of 79,909 students, an increase of 871 students, or 1.1 percent.
New to the departments of music and art, Elise and Mathew Hepworth join Missouri Western for their first semester teaching at the university. "I'm from Hamilton, and graduated from Penny High School," Hepworth said.
A new hotel has opened in Oxford, just in time for the first University of Mississippi home football game of 2014. Chan Patel, director of operations for the family-owned company, said the last-minute rush of details before the first guests arrived was characteristically chaotic, but no major hitches materialized.
OXFORD - Accounting Degree Review has released its 2014 ranking of the top 50 graduate schools for accounting.
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