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Madison mayor wrong to try and keep Jackson State on the outside looking in

February 5, 2013

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Clinton is the only small town in the Metro Jackson area that boasts a four year college. Mississippi College is one of the oldest institutes of higher learning in the country. Take a drive some evening to Clinton. As you exit I-20, you’ll head north on the Parkway. Topping the hill, you’ll see the college […]

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TAKE 2: Bring it on — But the gun culture in America has got to change

December 17, 2012

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

I read Nick Kristof’s column in the New York Times on Sunday. It was entitled, “Do we have the courage to stop this?” Kristof writes about common sense gun regulations in Canada and Australia that we might consider implementing. The first time the column below ran, I received some of the nastiest and scariest e-mails […]

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Bring it on — But the gun culture in America has got to change

March 29, 2012

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I don’t like guns. My father had an old shotgun he kept in the closet, unloaded of course. He was a country boy who never took to hunting, so I had no experience with firearms and the sport surrounding their use. Two husbands, no hunters. When I married Ken, he had a small handgun. He […]

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