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Ex-Secretary of State Clark backing Cochran for Senate reelection

Dr. Eric Clark, former Mississippi secretary of state and current executive director of the Mississippi Community College Board, is endorsing Thad Cochran in his bid for reelection to the U.S. Senate. At a press conference, Clark said: “The first comment I would make is that I’m here as a citizen of Mississippi, and not representing any organization. I am a ...

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Cochran, McDaniel recruit celebrities in bid for Senate seat

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is pitching his support for Sen. Thad Cochran in a new TV ad paid for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It’s the latest in a string of celebrity endorsements in a hard-fought and often bizarre race in which a tea-party backed candidate, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, is trying to unseat the ...

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Brothel owner endorses ex-prostitute for mayor

VICKSBURG — Bunny Ranch brothel owner Dennis Hof has a very special reason for endorsing Linda Fondren for mayor of Vicksburg. In a news release, Hof said he was getting involved because Linda Fondren and her husband Jim not only owned and operated The Sagebrush Ranch (a Nevada brothel that is located next to Hofs), but before that she was ...

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Mayor endorses proposed countywide sales tax

PICAYUNE — Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero Jr. has endorsed a proposal for a 1-cent countywide sales tax, which would also be applied in the Pearl River County’s two municipalities, Picayune and Poplarville. The tax was initially proposed by county Supervisor Anthony Hales Sr. Pinero tells the Picayune Item his support depends on whether or not a portion of the sales ...

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Realtor group endorses Bryant for governor

JACKSON — Yesterday, Phil Bryant’s campaign for governor received another key, pro-business endorsement at a news conference in Jackson. The Mississippi Association of Realtors formally endorsed Bryant citing his proven record of conservative, pro-business leadership. Dee Denton, president of the Mississippi Association of Realtors, said, “Phil also understands that good government is key to helping more Mississippians achieve the American ...

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MABC endorsing Nunnelee for Congress

JACKSON — The Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors (MABC) are endorsing Republican State Sen. Alan Nunnelee in his bid for the First Congressional District seat. The endorsement ceremony will take place at Goodlett Manor in Tupelo at 1 p.m. today. Nunnelee is seeking to unseat incumbent Democrat Rep. Travis Childers. MABC is the largest association of construction leaders in Mississippi. ...

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