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  1. Charlie Mitchell: Will 'law and order' believers adhere to the law?Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... "rainy day" fund. For the coming year, two leading Democrats, Rep. Cecil Brown of Jackson and Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory, point out that while 3 percent revenue growth is projected, the budget committee nor the governor propose full funding. It's ...

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  2. Flu hitting region hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... between December and February, said Family Nurse Practitioner Teresa Stanford of CarePlus Family Medicine Clinic in Amory. During the week before Christmas - the most current statistics available - Mississippi had a very high, widespread flu ... 1 comment

  3. Tax-cut proposal on legislative agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... begins July 1, will be one of the final tasks completed by legislators before the session ends. Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory, who serves as the head of the Senate Democratic caucus, said when asked about a tax cut, "I think one should keep an open mind. ...

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  4. More municipalities legalize alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... Pontotoc, Fulton and Pittsboro citizens voted to allow the sale of both beer and liquor inside their city limits. Amory voters said no to both, becoming only the second municipality to vote against alcohol under the 2012 law. Two years ago, the ...

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  5. Long-range shooting lifts West Lowndes past AmoryRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Panthers' shooters have the green light from coach Roosevelt Bridges to tee off from downtown, and Amory High found out Saturday how deadly they can be. West Lowndes hit seven 3-pointers and held off a brief Amory rally for a 61-51 win at the Joe Horne Columbus Christmas Invitational.

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  6. Injury held Bruce's Johnson backRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... by the ankle. "It's hard, really hard when you know what you want to do and can't do it," he said. "I remember in the Amory game, I made a catch and tried to cut. The ankle gave and I fell." Before the injury, in the season's fourth game, Johnson ...

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  7. Our Opinion: State education board adopts achievement planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... conference. The plan, the first one adopted by the board, will guide board policy. Board member Danny Spreitler of Amory said the plan includes evaluating the state superintendent, prioritizing projects, determining organizational structure and ...

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  8. Road map to success: State ed board to unveil its first strategic planRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... its first strategic plan. It will guide future actions of the nine-member board, said board member Danny Spreitler of Amory, including evaluating the state superintendent, prioritizing projects, determining organizational structure and allocating ...

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  9. School news: ICC Upsilon SigmaRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Several area students are new members of the Upsilon Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the Itawamba Community College Fulton Campus. They include Treviaris D. Key of Aberdeen; Katherine D. Ford, Hannah Nicole Gaskin, Casey R. Lochridge and Bryon Lee Washington, all of Amory; Enrique M. Hackler of Columbus; Alainey S. Hughes and Randall C. Richardson, both of Hamilton; Ambrianna Shardai Jones of Macon; and Justin Webb Leveck of Smithville.

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  10. State Capitol spruce-up underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... marble, stained-glass windows, 4,750 light fixtures and other unique architectural features. State Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, put the building in perspective by pointing out that soon after the country was founded its people undertook the task of ...

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  11. Democrats' budget alternative gives schools moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Legislative Democrats propose to phase in full funding of public education over a three-year period and to provide an additional $105 million during the upcoming 2015 session. Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, and Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, released the Democratic proposal Thursday in response to the plan offered Tuesday by the Legislative Budget Committee, which is led by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt.

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  12. Our Opinion: Democrats' alternative stronger on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Mississippi's legislative Democrats proposed a 2016 budget Thursday that is preferable in its content and goals from the Republican-dominated Legislative Budget Committee proposal announced Tuesday. The Democrats' proposal, presented by Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, and Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, realistically addresses the underfunding crisis in public education with a three-year plan to fully fund the mandated formula for public schools rather than offering lame excuses about why it can't be done.

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  13. Dems offer alternative plan for Mississippi 2016 budgetRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature are offering their own budget proposal that they say would pump more money into education. Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory and Rep. Cecil Brown of Jackson released the plan Thursday, two days after the Republican-led Joint Legislative Budget Committee released its spending proposal.

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  14. Dems offer alternative plan for Miss. FY16 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... are offering their own budget proposal that they say would pump more money into education. Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory and Rep. Cecil Brown of Jackson released the plan on behalf of their colleagues Thursday. It came two days after the Republican-led ...

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  15. Mississippi Democrats Offer Alternative BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature are offering their own budget proposal that they say would pump more money into education. Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory and Rep. Cecil Brown of Jackson released the plan on behalf of their colleagues Thursday.

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  16. Bryan, Dems offer plan to restore MAEP funding over 3 yearsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Legislative Democrats propose to phase in full funding of public education over a three-year period and to provide an additional $105 million during the upcoming 2015 session. Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, and Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, released the Democratic proposal Thursday in response to the plan offered Tuesday by the Legislative Budget Committee, which is led by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt.

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  17. Mississippi misses out again on share of $250 million in federal preschool fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... reporters Tuesday in a conference call previewing the announcement. State Board of Education member Danny Spreitler of Amory, who runs a foundation active in expanding and improving child care in Monroe County, said the loss was "demoralizing." ...

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  18. Miss. lawmakers release FY16 budget blueprintRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... money to supplement the budget, but critics say the practice is a bad habit. However, Democratic Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory said the proposal by the Republican-controlled budget committee ignores serious problems in one of the poorest states in the ...

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  19. Budget draft: Schools shorted, others cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... education, including community college, Corrections and Medicaid, than was appropriated during 2014. Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, said legislative Democrats will present an alternative proposal in the coming days. He did not have kind words for the ...

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  20. Our Opinion: Budget proposal falls short for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... existence. The Legislature is not above selectively deciding which funding mandates it will obey. Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, arguably education's most passionate Senate supporter in his 30 years of service, says the Republican leadership, executive ...

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