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Harrison GOP says state party interfered in mayor’s race


BILOXI — The Harrison County Republican Executive Committee is protesting what it calls the state party’s interference in the Biloxi mayor’s race. Chairman Frank Genzer of Biloxi told The Sun Herald that local Republicans are upset about a letter from state Chairman Joe Nosef that questioned the GOP credentials of Andrew “FoFo” Gilich. Gilich won a special election Tuesday with ...

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Glenn McCullough ‘trained’ at TVA for his new job as MDA chief

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, right, announces Glenn McCullough Jr. as the new director of the state's economic development agency during the annual meeting of the state chamber of commerce, the Mississippi Economic Council, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Jackson, Miss. McCullough is a former head of the Tennessee Valley Authority and former mayor of Tupelo and will succeed Brent Christensen, who is leaving the Mississippi Development Authority for a job in Greensboro, North Carolina. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By JACK WEATHERLY & TED CARTER Gov. Phil Bryant says he didn’t need to look outside of the state to seek his next executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority. He selected Glenn L. McCullough Jr. of Tupelo, who did a lot of work for his home state when he was running the Tennessee Valley Authority. In fact, Tupelo was the ...

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(VIDEO) MONICA LEWINSKY — The price of shame

In this Ted Talk, Monica Lewinsky addresses her scandal of 1998 and how she “was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become constant — and can turn deadly. In a brave talk, she takes a hard look at our online culture of humiliation, and ...

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Protesters possible at New York picnic over religious freedom law

NEW YORK — Opponents of a Mississippi law could be like ants at the state’s annual New York picnic. Those protesting the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which takes effect July 1, say it could sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians. Oxford chef John Currence and others will host a Big Gay Mississippi Welcome Table dinner tomorrow in New York. ...

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Michigan's Debbie Stabenow speaks as Delta State hosts 78th annual Delta Council

CLEVELAND, Mississippi —  Politics, agriculture, and the economy were the hot topics on a rainy Delta morning as hundreds gathered for the 78th annual meeting of Delta Council, Friday, May 17, on the campus of Delta State University. The event kicked off in the Bologna Performing Arts Center with a presentation by political analyst Stu Rothenberg titled “Lame Duck: What’s ...

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Glen Campbell provides top MBJ video of 2012

Since the start of MBJ-TV in March 2010, we’ve covered everything from new industries to natural disasters, interviewed hundreds of Mississippians from Morgan Freeman to Skylar Laine and minded everyone’s business in the process. We’ve crunched the YouTube analytics and selected some of our top videos that were produced in 2012. You can watch these and all of our videos ...

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Cohen speaks at MUW

COLUMBUS – Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen will speak at Mississippi University for Women’s Welty Gala on Sept. 24. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mary Ellen Weathersby Pope Banquet Room on campus. It benefits the endowment for the Eudora Welty Chair in Humanities at MUW. Cohen served as the 20th U.S. secretary of ...

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