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Remembering those we lost in 2012

Eudora Welty once wrote in The Optimist’s Daughter, “The mystery in how little we know of other people is no greater than the mystery of how much.” Here are some of the Mississippians that we lost in 2012 as reported by the Mississippi Business Journal and other media outlets. University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine dean emeritus Dr. ...

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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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