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New Report Says Gulf Still Struggling Five Years After Spill

Posted by Evelina Burnett

The National Wildlife Federation says in a new report that many Gulf species are still struggling almost five years after the BP oil spill.

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Bond Bill Funds Lots of Projects But Not All Needs

Posted by Paul Boger

A bill that will allow state government to borrow nearly 250 million dollars next year is on its way to the Governor.

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Survey Confirms Auto Title Loan Businesses Predatory Lenders

Posted by Desare Frazier

The Mississippi Center for Justice hopes a newly released survey will lead to stricter regulations on predatory lenders like auto title loans. 

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Lawmakers To Set State Budget At $6.3 Billion

Posted by Paul Boger

Roughly $6.3 billions, that’s the amount of money Mississippi lawmakers have budgeted for the next fiscal year.

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City of Jackson Under Emergency Declaration

Posted by Benecia Brown

The city of Jackson is under an emergency declaration because of its failing infrastructure. The declaration allows the city to access emergency funds.

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Son Attends Protest to Support Father, Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones

Posted by Desare Frazier

A surprise visit from the son of University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones was the highlight of a student led rally in Jackson, at the College Board offices.  

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WEEK 10 - MARCH 27 | @ISSUE | MPB

Posted by MPB News

We continue our coverage of the uproar over the firing of Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones by the IHL board. Austin Barbour and Brandon C. Jones talk about the decision during the roundtable. Paul Boger wraps up the week, and looks ahead to what's coming up this weekend and next week in the Legislator. 

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Jones: Decision will take "several days"

Posted by Sandra Knispel

University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones says conversations with IHL Commissioner Jim Borsig have been productive.

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Mississippi Lawmakers Will Use Weekend to Craft State Budget

Posted by Paul Boger

Mississippi lawmakers will be working through the weekend to craft one of the largest budgets in state’s history.

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Mississippi Bans Texting While Driving

Posted by Benecia Brown

Starting July first Mississippians will be banned from texting while driving. The new law is designed to protect and bring awareness to residents about the dangers of distracted driving.

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