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OP-ED — Wicker: Reform at Jackson VA long overdue

Last week’s headlines about the quality of management and care at Jackson’s G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center were not a surprise to those of us who have sought reform for the past two years. In fact, national attention – heralded by a comprehensive article in the New York Times – was long overdue. Under the headline “A Pattern of ...

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Losing a piece of history?

The iconic F86L SabreJet that has that has been a fixture for motorists along Interstate 55 at the Hazlehurst exit may be on its way to Louisiana. Douglas DeCote, the founder of Louisiana Veterans for Justice, wants to refurbish the jet and add it the exhibits at the USS Kidd & Veteran’s Memorial in Baton Rouge, La. “We’d like to ...

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Morrison wrings out every emotion in new novel about war veteran

Fans of Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison will welcome her latest work, “Home”, a novel of just 144 pages that revisits the theme of the prodigal son. The Nobel laureate author has a way of reaching deep into human emotion and shaking us into feeling things we didn’t know we could feel as she did in the moving Beloved. ...

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