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- Patricia BennettPatricia Bennett, who has served as a criminal law professor at the Mississippi College School of Law for 27 years, became the college's interim dean on Dec. 1.
- U.S. Rep. Harper Slams Election Recounts, Calls Pence His 'Bellcap' on VotesU.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, who just learned that he will help oversee federal elections, says the Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein campaigns are using vote recounts to portray the presidential election results as less than legitimate.
- Rod Paige: JSU Must Improve Image, DeVos a 'High-quality Person'Dr. Rod Paige, the former U.S. secretary of education under President George W. Bush, believes Jackson State University can and must get past its recent financial controversies and have a bright future.
- City of Jackson Christmas Parade Rescheduled to Dec. 10 Due to Inclement WeatherDue to forecasted inclement weather, the City of Jackson’s annual Christmas Parade has been rescheduled from Saturday, Dec. 3, to Dec. 10 at noon.
- GOP Leaders: Invest in Early Education, Reading to Raise Graduation RatesTackling chronic absenteeism, providing early childhood education and improving third-grade reading would increase graduation rates in Mississippi, the Republican chairman of the Mississippi Senate Education Committee said last night.
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- Mississippi Power Says It's Likely to Miss Kemper Deadline Mississippi Power Co. says it's likely to miss another deadline on its Kemper County power plant and to have to repay $250 million in tax credits to its parent company.
- Judge Mulls Whether to Dismiss Mississippi Election Dispute A federal judge is considering whether to dismiss a lawsuit over a 2015 Mississippi election that tied, went to a drawing of straws won by the Democratic incumbent and was later reversed by the Republican-led House in favor of the ...
- Emails: LGBT Law Cost N. Carolina Project with 700 Jobs Internal emails show that city and state officials blame a North Carolina law limiting LGBT protections for a company's decision to pick another state for a new project that includes 700 jobs.
- Mississippi's Harper Named Chair of House Admin Committee Republican Rep. Gregg Harper of Mississippi has been named chairman of U.S. House Administration Committee.
- Lawsuits Seek to Block or Halt Wisconsin, Michigan Recounts Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin's ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan's attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in his state.
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