Archive | November 26th, 2013

Foreclosures dip statewide in September

November 26, 2013

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Foreclosure rates in Jackson dropped more than a half percentage point in September compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, foreclosures statewide dropped by nearly two-thirds of a percentage point in September from September 2012, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a California-based real estate research firm. The CoreLogic data shows that the […]

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Pickering to run for Senate if Cochran decides against reelection

November 26, 2013

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Add State Auditor Stacey Pickering to the list of potential candidates for the U.S. Senate if Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) decides not to seek reelection in 2014. Cochran has held the seat since 1978 and has said he’ll decide by the end of this month whether to seek another six-year term. However, a Cochran spokesman […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bullfighting in Mississippi is a cruel event; boycott

November 26, 2013

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OPEN LETTER TO PETE CASTONERA – ORGANIZER OF MISSISSIPPI BULLFIGHTING Very disappointed with you Pete. There was I advising opponents of your Mississippi Bullfighting promotion not to type personal insults and praising you for allowing us to debate the topic and what do you do? Ban me from commenting! That’s what the big bosses used do in […]

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Weather continues to affect holiday plans; state could see flooding, snow

November 26, 2013

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Mississippians are facing a very wet — and perhaps somewhat white — Thanksgiving as a large, active front moves through the state dumping heavy rain that could change over to wet snow later today. The big problem right now is rain. Parts of Mississippi are under a flood watch through today. The National Weather Service […]

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