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MSU staff gradate from Leadership Excellence for Accomplished Professionals program

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Twenty-nine Mississippi State staff members are new graduates of the university’s Leadership Excellence for Accomplished Professionals program.

LEAP’s goals and purpose include the advancement of knowledge, enhancement of leadership skills and direct practical work application for selected employees.





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Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History

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JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.







Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support

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Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.




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Mississippi Cares is PenceCare

By BY TIMOTHY H. MOORE PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MISSISSIPPI HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION,

Vice President Pence, when he was governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, at the request of Gov. Bryant last fall, has worked to create a similar proposal – Mississippi Cares – for working Mississippians who need healthcare coverage.



Railroad Avenue reopens; growth of industries is aim for the future

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“First and foremost, it is open,” said Louisville Mayor Will Hill as members of the Louisville Board of Aldermen, City Department heads and Winston County Chamber team cut a ribbon on Railroad Avenue which opened September 9 with an official opening and ribbon cutting on September 11.



Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Not a Buzz to Be Found”

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TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to a Read with a Ranger program on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 10 am in the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter.” Uncover where insects go in winter to keep warm.




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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”



Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District









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