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  1. Kristin Deanne Hinton & Joseph Sidney CoxRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jimmie Burnette, and the late Robert Maynard Foreman of Brandon, Mrs. Patricia Jones of Ocean Springs, and the late Mr. Samuel Cobern Hinton, Jr. of Bay Springs.

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  2. Engagement: Anna Lin Conner & Steven EvelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Miss Conner, a graduate of Mississippi State University, is an Assistant Manager for Wal-Mart in Canton, Mississippi.

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  3. Ban on texting, driving failsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    A conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat joined forces to kill a bill to ban texting while driving in the 11th hour before the end of the 2014 Legislature.

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  4. Wonderful to see railroad authority become realityRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    It is with great excitement that the Mississippi Senate and House of Representatives joined hands and passed the bond bill for the purchase of the rail system from Memphis to Canton by North Central Mississippi Rail Authority. 1 comment

  5. Nissan settles worker's labor practice charge at Canton plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Nissan Motor Co. says it has settled an unfair labor practice charge with a pro-union worker at its assembly plant in Canton, Miss.

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  6. Controversial religious freedom bill heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Debate on a religious freedom bill opponents say would legalize discrimination rubbed nerves raw in both legislative chambers Tuesday.

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  7. Engagement: Brian Pender & Melissa WatkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth Blevins of Jefferson City, Missouri and Geraldine Williamson of Collins, Mississippi.

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  8. Canton: MadCAAP moves community gardenRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty's Garden of HOPE has moved to a bigger and better location, and planting will begin soon.

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  9. C-L Legislative UpdateRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Topics include: How Mississippi lawmakers plan to finalize the state's $6 billion budget; a bill that would split Madison and Rankin Counties into separate circuit court districts; and the borrowing of $30 million to build a railroad from Southaven to Canton.

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  10. Celebrities endorse union push at Canton Nissan plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Sean "Diddy" Combs is adding his support those seeking a union at Nissan Motor Co.

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  11. Kids uninjured in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Luther Branson Elementary School students are safe after an accident Friday in which an 18-wheeler hit the school bus transporting them back from a field trip.

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  12. Zippity Doo Dah WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Vietnam veterans such as Marvin Jackson did not receive special treatment upon return home from an unpopular war -- they were spat on and ridiculed instead of being honored for their service.

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  13. Legislature briefs: Medicaid, domestic abuseRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    The Senate last week held its first up-or-down vote on Medicaid expansion, as recommended by the federal Affordable Care Act, this session.

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  14. Canton: Man gets 40 years for raping childRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced last week that Tawarius Donta Sanders was sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexual battery involving a 4-year-old girl.

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  15. Study: Jackson a top place to start a businessRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    If you think you have the perfect product at the right time for scads of paying customers, Jackson could be the place to turn your concept into reality, a new study says.

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  16. Minimum wage hike: Progress or problem?Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Although it's admirable for President Barack Obama to raise federal employees' minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, it's altogether another thing for private businesses to be forced into increasing Mississippi's minimum wage by about 30 percent, some metro business leaders say.

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  17. TANF drug testing bill on way to BryantRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Legislation that would require new Temporary Assistance for Needy Families applicants to undergo drug testing if there's suspicion of substance abuse is on its way to Gov. Phil Bryant.

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  18. Mayor's unifying presence felt: Hundreds attend public wake at City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Hundreds of visitors went through Jackson City Hall on Friday, attending the public wake for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and a ceremony planned in his honor later that afternoon.

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  19. House OKs bills restricting union activityRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Debate grew terse as the House on Wednesday passed four bills that would restrict union organizing and protest and prevent local governments adopting union-friendly regulations in Mississippi.

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  20. Black Caucus: Medicaid unaddressed issue; no last-minute push expectedRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Medicaid expansion is one of the biggest issues Mississippi lawmakers are failing to address this year, the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus said Monday.

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