Archive | May 23rd, 2013

Stillbirth a capital crime? Mississippi Supreme Court must decide

May 23, 2013

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The cause of any given miscarriage or stillbirth is difficult to determine, and many experts believe there is no conclusive evidence that exposure to drugs in utero can cause a miscarriage or stillbirth. A Lamar County woman whose blood tests showed traces of illegal drug use after she birthed a stillborn child would go to […]

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Congressmen live large on farm supports while fighting federal food safety net

May 23, 2013

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In supporting billions of dollars in cuts to federal food assistance, a U.S. House Republican from Tennessee and a fellow GOP member from California insist the government has no business feeding the hungry but themselves receive tens of thousands of dollars annually in farm subsidies. House Agriculture Committee members Reps. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) and Doug […]

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Q&A: David Landrum talks about new season for Livingston Farmers Market

May 23, 2013

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Livingston Farmer’s Market kicks off its spring season tonight with a special concert by Grammy-winning country music star Travis Tritt. Located at the corner of Highway 463 & 22 in Madison County the market is open every Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. The concert starts at 7:00 PM at the Livingston lake and tickets […]

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Main Street Association, tourism professionals take Heritage Highway roadtrip

May 23, 2013

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Representatives from Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), Division of Tourism, recently traveled along Mississippi Highway 82 as part of a regional tourism initiative to celebrate its designation as the state’s first Heritage Highway. MMSA and MDA Tourism representatives explored the towns and cities of Columbus, Eupora, Greenville, Greenwood, Indianola, Kilmichael, […]

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