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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.

First Responders Push Bill to Help Cover Costs of On-the-Job Illnesses

Mississippi One of Three States Without A Law to Help Save First Responder Lives First responders across Mississippi hope to have a bill passed into...

SALTER: Medical marijuana unlikely to advance in 2019, but 2020 effort could get legs

By: Sid Salter Almost 40 years of covering Mississippi government and politics suggests to me that an election year isn’t the best time to enact...

Mississippi Opportunity Zone investment to be featured in the State of the Union Address

After all the political posturing in DC, it's finally happening.  The State of the Union Address will be delivered tonight at 8:00 p.m. by...

Legislative Black Caucus hosts public hearing on legalization of medical marijuana

The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus held a public hearing at the Capitol on Monday to discuss the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. There are currently...

VIDEO: New Group Aims to Protect Fairness and Stability in Mississippi’s Courts

The newly formed Mississippi Civil Justice Alliance (MCJA) will act as a watchdog for fairness and stability in the Mississippi judiciary. The MCJA is...

OPINION: Families Must be Treated With More Prudence by State Lawmakers

By Stephen Lusk It was early 2018 when Lynn and Jason Albertson, Mississippi parents of a special needs child, noticed their otherwise outgoing daughter Bonnie...

HomeStretch, Inc., increasing furniture production in Nettleton, creating 71 jobs

HomeStretch, Inc., an upholstered reclining furniture manufacturer, is expanding in Nettleton. The project is a $500,000 corporate investment and will create 71 jobs. “HomeStretch is...

SALTER: Thompson’s statements on border security battle with Trump were noteworthy

Mississippi Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has been an unapologetic liberal on social issues for the whole of his long congressional career and...

OPINION: Strawman arguments in the cigarette tax debate

By: The Mississippi Center for Public Policy The Mississippi State Medical Association and numerous other groups want to see cigarette taxes increased in Mississippi. They...

Bill to authorize ‘do not resuscitate order’ #billoftheday

Authored by Senator Burton, SB 2037 would create the "Mississippi Emergency Medical Services Do Not Resuscitate Order-Bracelet Act." The bill would allow for a terminally...

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