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New leadership course looks to bringing more women into politics

COLUMBUS — Organizers of a leadership course for college students say they’re trying to increase the number of women in Mississippi politics. Twenty-six female students from in-state universities and community colleges are taking part this week in the bipartisan course at Mississippi University for Women. Tomorrow, they are meeting at the state Capitol with Gov. Phil Bryant, state Treasurer Lynn ...

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Analysis: West Point's Turner earned respect across party lines

JACKSON — Current and former Mississippi lawmakers, across party lines, are mourning the death of longtime Democratic Sen. Bennie Turner of West Point, who died Nov. 27. He was 64. Turner, an attorney, was first elected to the Senate in 1992 and took office in January 1993. The most recent configuration of his district included all of Clay County and ...

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Tabb leads session, presents award to Tuck

Dr. Myrtis Tabb, associate vice president of finance and administration at Delta State University, recently attended the Women in Higher Education -Mississippi Network (WHEMN) spring conference on the Jefferson Davis campus at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. She presented a session on “Examining the Current Status and Emerging Roles of Women in Higher Education” with Celeste A. Wheat, a doctoral ...

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Sullivan named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Janet Sullivan loves her job. In fact, she enjoys it so much that on many weekends while others are having fun, Sullivan can often be found working in her Natchez office. As special projects coordinator for the Southern District of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Sullivan’s dedication to both her profession and the community has been officially recognized. Last Thursday, ...

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Tuck wins leadership award

Amy Tuck, special assistant to the president at Mississippi State University, is the 2010 selection for the Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network’s Leadership Award. Mississippi’s former lieutenant governor and an Oktibbeha County native, Tuck was nominated by MSU president Mark Keenum. In addition to serving as MSU’s representative to the organization, Tuck also is a member of the MSU President’s ...

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