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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.

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...

Police memorial and Top Cop appreciation day held in Jackson to honor law enforcement...

Wednesday at the Trademart Center in Jackson, officials, law enforcement, and hundreds more gathered to show appreciation to the men and women who have...

Sports betting decision likely more impactful on state revenues than proposed lottery

By: Sid Salter Mississippians have been talking about a state lottery for more than 25 years and still don’t have one – a decision that...

Whether by design or circumstances, 2018 elections are proving confusing to state voters

By: Sid Salter Confused about the 2018 elections in Mississippi? You likely aren’t alone. Mississippi voters will elect two U.S. senators in the 2018 elections. There...

Mississippi Book Festival announces Pulitzer Prize Winner Jon Meacham set to appear with Karl...

Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winning author, and Karl Rove, political strategist, author, and commentator, will discuss Meacham’s optimistic message for a divided America in...

City of Jackson chosen to participate in Facebook Community Boost Program

Jackson has been chosen as one of 30 markets nationwide to participate in the Facebook Community Boost Program happening throughout 2018.  Jackson joins cities like...

Report shows Mississippi 7th highest in state/local tax burden

According to Key Policy Data, Mississippi showed collections of $10.8 billion in state and local taxes for Fiscal Year 2016. that averages out to...

AG Hood Alerts Consumers About Computer Scams

A pop-up alert on your computer that appears to be a technical support message could be an effort to steal your personal information, warned...

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