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  1. Moss Point native Carlos Moore law practice comes full circle as he opens office in Moss PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Success has come full circle for Moss Point native Carlos Moore, as he has returned to his roots to expand his law practice. Tucker and Moore, attorneys and counselors at law, officially opened their doors to their newest facility with a special ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday through the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

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  2. Both U.S. attorneys in Mississippi ousted by Trump administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    In this Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara speaks during a news conference in New York.

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  3. Sampling History: Blackwood Quartet opened at Wade School in 1938Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    A Dec. 15, 1938 story in the "Moss Point Advertiser" reported on a Gospel concert by the Blackwood Quartet, a group that was just starting out to eventually evolve into the Blackwood Brothers of today. It read: "Monday night, November 21, the Blackwood Quartet, composed of Roy E. Blackwood, Doyle, James and R. W. Blackwood, presented their hour and a half concert in the Wade High School auditorium for the benefit of the Girl Reserves.

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  4. 'Back the Badge' bill passes Mississippi House after emotional debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    House Judiciary B Committee chairman Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, calls on members to support a Back The Badge legislation that would triple the penalties for committing violence against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency responders, during floor debate Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers face Thursday, Feb. 9, deadline for original floor action on general bills originating in their own House.

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  5. Some Republicans seek end to automatic school money demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    In this Jan. 16, 2017 file photo, Senate Education Committee Chairman Gray Tollison, R-Oxford, calls on committee members to familiarize themselves with a copy of recommendations made to lawmakers by EdBuild, a New Jersey non-profit education consulting firm, during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education and Appropriations committees, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. More than 80 percent of Mississippi school districts could get more state money under one form of a K-12 school funding proposal being considered by the Legislature.

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  6. EdBuild proposal could shift more school funding to local taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Lawmakers, lobbyists and education and community activists provided a standing room only crowd in the Supreme Courtroom of the new Capitol in Jackson, Miss., as they listen as Rebecca Sibilia, CEO of EdBuild, a New Jersey non-profit education consulting firm, outlines their suggestions for directing more tax dollars into the classroom of public school during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education and Appropriations committees, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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  7. House passage of campaign reform bill signals end of long road for Hank ZuberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton discusses a bill that would restrict public officials from spending campaign funds on many personal expenses in a House Rules Committee on Wednesday in Jackson. Wednesday afternoon, the House passed the campaign finance reform bill 102-13, sending it on to the Senate.

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  8. AP analysis: Mississippi tightens bond rules for long-term debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Don't take on long-term debt to cover day-to-day expenses. Don't use credit to buy stuff that will wear out before it's paid off.

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