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Whether CWIP constitutes a tax takes up most of Kemper hearing in front of Supreme Court

Most of last Monday’s hour-long Kemper coal plant hearing at the Mississippi Supreme Court centered on two questions: If the Mississippi Public Service Commission allows Mississippi Power Co. to charge its ratepayers for the facility’s construction, will it constitute a tax, or will it simply be a rate assessment? If it is a tax, does it render the Baseload Act ...

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City hall renovation cost balloons

MERIDIAN — The renovation of Meridian’s City Hall has been plagued with unforeseen problems, with costs more than doubling original estimates and years added to the construction timeline. But, when the building finally reopens, City Clerk Ed Skipper said, Meridian will be home to “a national treasure.” City Hall was originally constructed around 1915 in the Beaux-Arts style of architecture. ...

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