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- Young 'Gives a Darn'Incumbent candidates usually have an edge, and in the Republican primary race for governor this year, Phil Bryant is an obvious favorite. That’s not deterring Mitch Young from running however, appealing to the common Mississippi-native and self-funding his campaign.
- Neshoba RoundupAhead of the primary elections on Tuesday, candidates for state-elected positions gave their annual speeches at the Neshoba County Fair this week.
- Vicki Slater for GovernorDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Vicki Slater knows her way around Mississippi's legal and political circles and brings skills and insight to the Capitol that have been lacking for quite some time.
- Yarber Tasks Jackson's Youth with Shaping City's FutureThe Jackson-area teens who recently took top prizes at a New Orleans technology competition had front-row seating at Mayor Tony Yarber's second State of the City address at the Arts Center of Mississippi on Monday.
- Mayor Tony Yarber's State of the City SpeechThe full text of Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber's 2015 State of the City address at the Mississippi Arts Center.
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- Congress Heading on Vacation, Putting Off Messy DecisionsAs lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.
- Despite Bombing, Islamic State is No Weaker than a Year AgoAfter billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.
- Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 YearsThroughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
- Experimental Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Virus in West AfricaAn experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
- House Speaker Protested by Flag Supporters at Neshoba FairAbout two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair.
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