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Time Magazine mentions Jackson’s “Pothole Robin Hood”

July 15, 2013

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In today’s NewsFeed blog, Time Magazine writer Matt Peckham mentions a Metro Jackson resident Ron Chane who’s taking the law (and public works) into his own hands and solving Jackson’s infrastructure debacle one bucket of stolen asphalt at a time. “Pothole Robin Hood,” as he’s been called in local news reports, got the police’s attention […]

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Time Magazine editorial: Paula Deen victim of ‘implacable witch hunting’

June 28, 2013

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Paula Deen grew up in Georgia. In the ’50s. Her world was the one depicted in the book “The Help”, in which black people’s status as lesser beings was casually assumed. So, who is really surprised that she has used the N word in her life? It would be downright strange if she hadn’t, and […]

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Red Tide: ’Bama displaces Mississippi as most ‘conservative’ state

February 4, 2013

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Alabama has taken the crown previously held by Mississippi as the most conservative state in the union, according to a new Gallup poll. Last year the top four were Mississippi, Utah, and Wyoming, with Alabama coming in fourth, Time magazine reports. Overall, Americans in 2012 remained more likely to identify as conservative (38 percent) than […]

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Time Magazine takes extensive look at Mississippi’s sex ed effort

September 24, 2012

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Mississippi’s new school sex education effort to reverse a teen pregnancy rate that exceeds that of all other states is highlighted in a lengthy story in the current issue of Time Magazine. The magazine notes the mixed nature of the curriculum, with some districts opting to “abstinence only” instruction often led by local pastors and […]

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ROSS REILY: A new day may be dawning for Mississippi cotton

May 25, 2012

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When construction began a couple of weeks ago on a $6.5 million cotton gin in Noxubee County, it may have signaled a change in Mississippi agriculture that experts have been pointing to nationally for more than a year. Bogue Chitto Gin Inc. was created by a group of 25 cotton farmers from Aliceville, Ala., and […]

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