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3 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Charlie Mitchell: When not meddling itself, government protects our privacy

Came across an article last week saying that's what higher-ups in Germany are considering in the wake of reports that America's National Security Agency is a bit too frisky in its "monitoring" of internal German government communications.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sunherald.com

Support industries growing along Mississippi 63

What has sprung up in the years since 2005 are light industrial businesses that support the heavy industry of Mississippi Power Company's Plant Daniel to the north and the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery to the south.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Jackson County, MS

The Times

Biloxi's Margaritaville casino closing by Sept. 19

Biloxi's Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant will waste away by mid-September, with the casino saying it can't raise more money because the landlord won't renegotiate the lease.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Buffett, Pop/Rock, Tunica County, MS, D'Iberville, MS

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Lawyers for Mississippi death-row inmate want conv...

Attorneys for a Mississippi death-row inmate who was tried six times for the same killings told the state Supreme Court on Monday that his most recent trial was unfair and his conviction should be overturned.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

Reuters

Lawyers for Mississippi death-row inmate want conviction overturned

Attorneys for a Mississippi death-row inmate who was tried six times for the same killings told the state Supreme Court on Monday that his most recent trial was unfair and his conviction should be overturned.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

Sunherald.com

MHSAA football championships will move to MSU, UM

Mississippi Association of Coaches executive director Johnny Mims, right, addresses the move of the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Classic to Southern Mississippi's M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg in 2015 and 2017 from venues in Alabama, during a news conference at the Mississippi High School Activities Association offices in Clinton, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Clinton, MS, Mississippi State, MS, Starkville, MS

The Mississippi Press

Hearing set Tuesday regarding Mississippi's new welfare drug-testing law

The Mississippi Department of Human Services holds a hearing Tuesday to gather comments about a new welfare drug-testing law.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

MHSAA to announce where football playoffs will be moved

The Mississippi High School Activities Association is scheduled to announce where state high school football playoffs will be moved to from Jackson.

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Related Topix: Jackson State University

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Highway 6 opening delayed by rain

The new 10-mile stretch of road that connects Tupelo to Batesville was scheduled to open Monday, but Mississippi Department of Transportation officials said Sunday that recent heavy rainfall has pushed back the date.

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National Review Online

Quin Hillyer: Barbour's Mississippi Mud

To be clear about exactly what in Barbour's conduct does and doesn't deserve a rebuke, and to take care of some housekeeping with regard to journalistic ethics, please forgive a bit of personal backstory.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Haley Barbour, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

Graceland Too to reopen; MacLeod memorial planned

The Holly Springs mansion that became a popular Elvis Presley museum will reopen to the public during Elvis Presley week with a memorial for owner Paul MacLeod.

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Sunherald.com

ATF: Stolen guns a serious threat in South Mississippi

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDU.S. Attorney Gregory Davis stands beside a display of stolen and illegal firearms while announcing the indictment of 15 persons in a gun trafficking case following their arrests in May 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harrison County, MS, Jackson County, MS

The Mississippi Press

Who will win Mississippi's Distinguished Young Women program this week? Meet the contestants

Thirty-five of the state's brightest young ladies will be in Meridian this week to represent their county in the Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi 2015 Program.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi Delta declared national treasure by U.S. Department of Interior

The latter have, in the past, included devastation by flood, by fire and by yellow fever.

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Related Topix: Delta State University

Sunherald.com

Commissioner: Byrd didn't violate sentence in response to letter from Jackson County sheriff

Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps responded to a letter from Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt regarding former Sheriff Mike Byrd.

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Sunherald.com

Miss. resort settles consumer protection complaint

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the resort's owner, David McMeans, will pay $10,000 to the attorney general's Consumer Protection Fund.

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Sunherald.com

Woman argues pardon by Gov. Barbour wiped out criminal record

The Mississippi Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether a pardon by the governor should be grounds to wipe clean a criminal record.

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Related Topix: Haley Barbour, US Governors, Mississippi Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tallahatchie County, MS

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

New Viral Video Shows the 'HAPPY' Side of Mississippi

We've all heard and seen videos inspired by Pharrell's single HAPPY---but for those who are fans of Mississippi there is one in particular that is sure to make you feel a little..

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Related Topix: Terry, MS

Sunherald.com

Air service could be key to South Mississippi casino, tourism market

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDA Vision Air flight takes off from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Gulfport on Wednesday June 26, 2013.

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Sunherald.com

Alligator season catches on in Mississippi

The second Mississippi hunting season begins Aug. 29 with two different groups: Public waters and Private lands.

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