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- City, Hinds County Prep for Polling-Place ChangesOfficials from the City of Jackson and the Hinds County Election Commission say they want to be in accord ahead of possible changes to several polling places.
- State Sues Jackson Over Refusal to Police FairThe city of Jackson appears to have won the first round in a game of chicken against the Mississippi State Fair Commission over not providing fair security.
- Tim Johnson Challenges Tate Reeves to Debate(s)Tim Johnson, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, wants to debate Tate Reeves, the Republican incumbent.
- Peter FriedrichAs the assistant professor and chair of the theater department at Millsaps College, Peter Friedrich is working to bring change that goes beyond the college to the national theater culture.
- How Some Alabama Hospitals Quietly Drug Test New Mothers—Without Their ConsentIn Alabama, a positive drug test can have dire repercussions for pregnant women and new mothers.
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- Tadaharu YamamotoTadaharu Yamamoto, president of Yokohama Rubber Co.'s Mississippi branch, says it will take up to two years to reach yearly capacity of 1 million truck and bus tires.
- Proposal Would Erase Confederate Sign from Mississippi FlagA new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag. But it could be years before the issue gets on the ballot, and there's no guarantee voters would accept it.
- Syria: New Russian Strikes, Talks in Paris on Assad's FutureThe presidents of Russia and France, which both started bombing Syria this week, held talks Friday about their military operations as they tried to overcome differences on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should stay in power.
- 'We Began to Run': Students Describe Horror of ShootingArmed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots.
- Musgrove to Make New Arguments in School Funding LawsuitFormer Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove will make more arguments in a lawsuit seeking millions of dollars for 21 school districts.
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