Archive | November 4th, 2013

Gov. Bryant may prefer Legislature instead of courts to face BlueCross

November 4, 2013

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By Bobby Harrison JACKSON, Mississippi – Gov. Phil Bryant may not be ending his battle with BlueCross & BlueShield, but instead may be moving the contest to a different venue – a political venue where he has more expertise – the Mississippi Legislature. Bryant, for whatever reason, decided last week he did not want to […]

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Miss. NG chief bucks Pentagon with refusal to recognize same sex marriages

November 4, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi– Mississippi’s top Army National Guard officer, Maj. Gen. Augustus “Leon” Collins, is caught between Mississippi’s refusal to recognize gay marriage and the insistence of the Pentagon that Mississippi issue official ID cards to the same-sex spouses of Air and Army National Guard members. At this point, Mississippi Adjutant General Collins is sticking with […]

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UPDATE: US Supreme Court rejects Killen’s appeal in 1964 slayings of 3 civil rights workers in Miss.

November 4, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, the AP has reported, rejected an appeal from Edgar Ray Killen, convicted of manslaughter in 2005 for the 1964 slayings of three civil rights workers in what became known as the “Mississippi Burning” case. The decision means the justices won’t review lower-court rulings that found no violations […]

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C Spire names “Fiber” finalists, reveals digital TV pricing

November 4, 2013

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi — Nine Mississippi cities have been selected finalists in C Spire’s “Get Fiber First Challenge,” a project to provide homes with internet and digital television connections that are 100 times faster than the national average. During Monday’s announcement at the C Spire headquarters in Ridgeland, officials explained the next step for the finalists, […]

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Blue Rose Estate Sales opens in Bay St. Louis

November 4, 2013

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BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi — Blue Rose Estate Sales is now open at 442 Main St., where Loiacano’s Gym was located. Jul Lee Dedeaux is manager and partner along with Herb Pursley and Philip LaGrange. Dedeaux said the store carries high end, unique home decor and furniture including light fixtures and chandeliers plus some jewelry. […]

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