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Investigators find employee let tea party officials into courthouse

An investigation shows a county employee let three tea party members into the Hinds County Courthouse after everyone went home election night, according to District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith. “I can confirm that it was a county employee,” Smith said yesterday in a statement. “There is at least one reason why there is no burglary charge as originally was suggested ...

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Tea party official, others not charged over courthouse incident

JACKSON — No charges will be filed against a tea party officer and two others representing the challenger in a Senate primary after they became trapped in a courthouse in the middle of the night, hours after officials had gone home from counting votes. Janis Lane, Scott Brewster and Rob Chambers were locked inside the Hinds County Courthouse more than ...

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Tea party officer, others trapped in courthouse in middle of night

JACKSON — A tea party officer and two others representing the challenger in a Senate primary became trapped in a courthouse in the middle of the night, hours after officials had gone home from counting votes, authorities said. Janis Lane, Scott Brewster and Rob Chambers were locked inside the Hinds County Courthouse more than an hour after entering shortly before ...

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