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    Common sense about Common Core has so far prevailed in the Mississippi House of Representatives. Gov. Phil Bryant and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves both want to scrap the Common Core educational standards completely and start over with development of new standards to guide Mississippi schools. House Speaker Philip Gunn, Education Committee chairman John Moore and […]

    The death of the retired Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice Roy Noble Lee Sr. should be noted for what it is – the passing of the man who led efforts to modernize the Mississippi court system despite the strongest possible ties to the status quo in Mississippi. Lee, 99, died at his home on Roosevelt […]

    A sign of the concern among business and political leaders here about sluggish economic growth is that one of the World Economic Forum sessions this week was titled “Avoiding a Centennial Slump” – meaning a downturn that lasts a hundred years. Few are quite that gloomy. But “structural stagnation,” as Lawrence Summers, the Harvard economist […]

    The Bible as state book raises some questions I’m absolutely thrilled the state Legislature is going to adopt my Bible as the state book! I am assuming, of course, it is my Bible – the Catholic Bible – that they’re adopting. What do you suppose the authors of this bill mean when they refer to […]

    The Setting: Early ’70s on the Gulf Coast. I was in the car with my elderly grandmother and great aunt Teensie. Both were hard of hearing and both wanted to order lunch from a local drive-through. First, they’d never been through a drive-through. Second, they shouldn’t have been driving at all. It was, shall we […]

    The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont’s Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders’ political operation, which might become a presidential campaign. Sanders, 73, does not smile promiscuously, […]

    Daily Journal reports Oxford 85, Provine 77: No. 2 Oxford survived a late push and defeated Provine 85-77 on Saturday night in the Hotbed Classic. A night after losing at Saltillo, Oxford placed five players in double figures. MVP Cortez Jones had 22, Jarkel Joiner and Josh Gibbs 15 apiece, Shelby McEwen with 13 and […]

    By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Starkville took control in the second half of the nightcap of the Aberdeen Shootout, coming from behind for a 45-40 win over the host Bulldogs. “We made some adjustments at the half in how we were going to guard them, and we emphasized rebounding at the end,” Starkville […]

    By David Wheeler Special to the Journal ACKERMAN – The current Tupelo Lady Wave basketball team had no real notion of the perpetual hustle that is the Choctaw Central Lady Warriors. The Lady Wave got an eye-full Saturday at the Mid-Mississippi Girls Challenge, and survived to tell the tale, barely claiming a 44-41 victory. “We […]

    By John Zenor Associated Press MOBILE, Ala. – Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah rushed for 73 yards and added 40 receiving while leading the North to a 34-13 victory over the South on Saturday in the Senior Bowl. The Cornhuskers’ No. 2 career rusher won MVP honors, and the running backs and defenses came up with the […]