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Looking for a old lunchbox

As the first round of the 2011 primaries is in the books, things are very similar to what they might have been 40 years ago. While one party is packing up the campaign materials and anticipating taking the respective oaths of office, the other is looking for bright spots where it can find them. The only difference in now and ...

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MBJ Editorial: Bryant the man to build bridges, hoist state from depths

This publication has been more than critical of Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant in many areas, particularly during his run for governor, for which he will go head-to-head with Dave Dennis, Hudson Holliday and Ron Williams on Aug. 2 in the Republican primary. Insiders admit to us that he has deserved much of the criticism. His guffaws are numerous, but when ...

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Luckett answers questions about Freeman comment

JACKSON — Plenty of politicians and political hopefuls were making the rounds at the Mississippi Economic Council’s Hobnob Wednesday in Jackson. Bill Luckett, who is pursuing the Democratic nomination for governor, was one of them. Luckett’s campaign has hummed along pretty quietly since he made it official that he was running about two weeks ago. That changed last weekend, when ...

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