Mississippi awarded $10.6 million in early childhood development federal grant

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Mississippi was awarded $10.6 million for the "Connected for Success: A Family-Based Unified and Integrated Early Childhood" federal grant. This is the first time Mississippi...

SALTER: Mississippi’s congressional clout will be tested, realigned in the 116th Congress

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By: Sid Slater During the 2018 federal election cycle, The New York Times, The Washington Post and other national news organizations examined the question...

SALTER: SBA poultry loan review shines bright light on industry’s role in Mississippi economy

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By: Sid Salter The ancient creation dilemma is based on determining which came first, the chicken or the egg? But in 2018 agri-business government...

Amazon Locating Consumer Goods Fulfillment Center in Marshall County, Miss., Creating 850 Jobs

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Amazon is locating a consumer goods fulfillment center in Marshall County. The project will create 850 jobs over three years. “I am proud to welcome...

MCPP: Mississippians Gave $1.8 Billion To Charity Last Year

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As many prepare for end-of-year charitable contributions, data from the Internal Revenue Service continues to show Mississippi as one of the most charitable states...

SALTER: Christmas holiday’s bounty belies hard realities of poverty, hunger in Mississippi

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By: Sid Salter Perhaps if I were a preacher, which I’m decidedly not, and I offered a sermon, which this decidedly isn’t, I’d call it:...

SALTER: McNeece was a fourth-generation community journalist and a lady of great substance

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By: Sid Salter My friend Lisa Denley McNeece would have made light of the cruel absurdity of her death on Sunday at her home in...

Latorre brings unique perspective as Mississippi Division of Medicaid’s first full-time medical director

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Dr. Carlos Latorre earned two degrees in geology and worked at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in...

Trey Dellinger to head Americans for Prosperity’s Mississippi Chapter

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Americans for Prosperity-Mississippi (AFP-MS), Mississippi’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, on Monday announced Trey Dellinger as its new State Director. Trey will succeed outgoing State...

OPINION: The Mob Attacks Rudolph

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We can learn many wonderful lessons from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. But more than that, it is something families with young children have enjoyed for...

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