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    By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – An attorney is defending the Mississippi Legislature’s decision to put an alternative to an education funding measure on this November’s ballot. Michael Wallace filed papers Monday in Hinds County Circuit Court, asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed last week by Oxford parent Adrian Shipman. Shipman’s […]

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) – Left-hander Paul Maholm has been released from a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. The former Mississippi State standout agreed to the deal Jan. 28 and had a 2.19 ERA in five spring-training games, allowing three runs, seven hits and two walks in 12 1-3 innings with five strikeouts. Cincinnati, […]

    By Jim O’Connell AP Basketball Writer Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common – both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press’ 2014-15 All-America team. Kaminsky, the 7-foot senior from Wisconsin, […]

    TERRY (AP) – Terry Mayor Roderick Nicholson was arrested Monday on embezzlement charges tied to accusations that he used a city credit card to pay for $2,700 in repairs to two personal vehicles, authorities said. State Auditor Stacey Pickering and Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release that Nicholson was arrested and booked […]

    Daily Journal A teenage girl is dead after a one-vehicle accident in Prentiss County on Saturday night. According to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar, the accident was called in around 8:15 p.m. The car, which had three female occupants, was traveling west on County Road 1700 (New Bryant Road) when the driver lost control for […]

    By Meredith Somers and Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press FORT MEADE, Md. – Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other […]

    By John Zenor AP Sports Writer MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama coach Nick Saban is expected to address the media Monday after two Crimson Tide players were arrested in separate cases over the weekend. Defensive back Geno Smith and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor are facing legal trouble again. Smith was arrested on a charge of driving […]

    The 1st District field is set. A total of 13 candidates qualified by Friday’s deadline for the special congressional election on May 12 to fill the vacancy left by the death of Congressman Alan Nunnelee. In this election, all candidates will be on the same ballot regardless of party. The top two vote-getters will advance […]

    Like 20 other states – including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas – Mississippi’s largest single employer is Wal-Mart. As Jerry Seinfeld once famously said, “not that there’s anything wrong with that.” In Mississippi, Wal-Mart’s corporate website reports that the company employs 23,430 “associates” at an average wage of $12.93 […]

    “It was pride that changed angels into devils,” taught Saint Augustine. Media reports on the controversy between Dr. Dan Jones, chancellor of the University of Mississippi, and the IHL Board of Trustees, have painted Dr. Jones as an angel and board members as devils. That is not a fair characterization. Good people serve on the […]