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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Primary election runoffs on June 26 suggest a low turnout affair with little intrigue

By: Sid Salter For voters, the June 26 primary runoff elections are unfortunately looking like low turnout, low interest affairs that don’t promise much to...

Mississipi Center for Public Policy names new Director of Marketing & Communications

Mississippi Center for Public Policy President & CEO Jon Pritchett announced today that Brett Kittredge has been named the new Director of Marketing &...

Vicksburg Lumber Mill to Begin Operations as Vicksburg Forest Products, Create 125 Jobs

Vicksburg Forest Products is opening a lumber mill in Vicksburg, Miss. After significant upgrades and modifications are complete, the multi-million dollar corporate investment will...

Tupelo looks to regulate food trucks, but you’ll be surprised as to why

By: Brett Kittridge The Tupelo city council is considering regulating food trucks in the city but not for reasons you may suspect. It is not because...

Candidates whistling through political graveyard on Social Security, Medicare challenges

By: Sid Salter Both here in Mississippi and nationally, congressional candidates are making no mention of the serious challenges faced by the present iterations of the...

Connect Americans Now Applauds Oregon Legislators’ Commitment To Advancing TV White Space Technology

Connect Americans Now Executive Director Richard T. Cullen released the following statement in response to a letter sent by 57 members of the Oregon State Legislature...

Mississippi reading scores improve across the state

Reading scores rise across state Mississippi’s third grade reading scores are continuing to rise. Throughout the state, 93.2% of 3rd graders passed the test and...

Democrats still face long odds in Mississippi in U.S. Senate special election

By: Sid Salter Mississippi Democrats showed signs of political life in recent months after years of fielding candidates in congressional elections who could fairly be...

YP Daily Roundup 6/1/2018

US gains 223K jobs; unemployment at 18-year low of 3.8 pct.- WLBT WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May,...

Empower Mississippi Announces New Initiative on Employability and Criminal Justice Reform

Empower Mississippi announced today that the organization is launching a new initiative focused on increasing employability by reforming the state’s criminal justice system. Empower Mississippi...

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