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All American staving off shutdown, fine through legal appeals

By TED CARTER The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is the next stop in embattled All American Check Cashing’s fight to keep its 43 Mississippi payday lending stores open and avoid paying a $3 million fine. The Madison-based check casher and payday lender is the first low-dollar, short-term lender charged with running afoul of the state’s law against ...

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Prescott leads field for Conerly Trophy as state's best football player

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi State University quarterback and All-America candidate Dak Prescott is among the first three finalists named for the 2014 C Spire Conerly Trophy to be presented at a Dec. 2 awards program. Joining Prescott as finalists are Belhaven University wide receiver Greg Livingston and Mississippi College defensive back Dylan Klibert. Mississippi’s 10 football-playing senior colleges have until ...

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MBJ Editorial: Mississippi has a Heisman to hold on to

While we understand what Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann meant when he said, “If Mississippi ever wins a Heisman trophy, we want to keep it,” there likely are many out there who don’t. Hosemann made the comments in connection with a story, saying a new law could help protect student athletes from sports agents who engage in unethical practices. Mississippi ...

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