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Clinical therapist Thomas Pough helps bring sex addiction out of the shadows

As a college student, Thomas Pough made the discovery that counseling was for him. A series of positions and moves led him to Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services in Hattiesburg in 1996. An outgrowth of Forrest General Hospital, it’s one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment centers and Mississippi’s largest. “I’ve always been interested in helping others. I ...

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Davis will not resign despite state, federal investigation into spending

SOUTHAVEN — Fourth-term Southaven Mayor Greg Davis said yesterday he plans to remain on the job amid continuing state and federal scrutiny of his spending of city money. “I am looking forward to continuing working for all the citizens of Southaven. For that reason, I have no intentions of resigning,” Davis said during his first public appearance in about a ...

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Auditor's Office reduces amount of money owed by Davis

SOUTHAVEN — The Mississippi Auditor’s Office has reduced the amount of money that Southaven Mayor Greg Davis must pay as part of an investigation into the misuse of city funds. Davis has been under scrutiny since November when Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering told him to pay about $170,000 for allegedly improper billings, penalties and interest. The expenses included travel, stress ...

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Chamber says it reimbursed Davis for expenses

SOUTHAVEN — Officials with the Southaven Chamber of Commerce say it reimbursed Mayor Greg Davis for expenses through his account with the organization. The Commercial Appeals reports how much Davis has been reimbursed over the years is unknown. The newspaper says it has filed a records request with the chamber. Chamber officials say no questions have been raised about the ...

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Former Detriot mayor's Skytel lawsuit tossed

JACKSON — A judge in Mississippi has dismissed a federal lawsuit by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick over the release of sexually explicit text messages. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the U.S. District Court judge yesterday said Kilpatrick didn’t follow court rules in filing an amended federal complaint against SkyTel Inc., the city’s former communications provider. ...

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Aldermen hold closed session on mayor's spending

SOUTHAVEN — Southaven aldermen met in closed session last night to discuss $44,000 in receipts from meals and other items Mayor Greg Davis charged to the city. The Commercial Appeal reports the officials didn’t reveal what they discussed. Davis repaid about $96,000 of the more than $170,000 the state auditor demanded he return to the city for personal expenses he ...

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Personhood continues to show disconnect from reality

The supporters of the personhood initiative that failed during the last General Election are pointing to a new post-vote poll that they say shows clearly why personhood was defeated. But, maybe their interpretation of the poll is more telling about why the anti-abortion effort lost and just how disconnected at least of its supporters seem to be. According to a ...

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CARTER: 'Personhood' amendment gone but not forgotten for Bryant, Romney

The landslide defeat of Mississippi’s so-called “Personhood” amendment is being hailed nationally as a huge victory for women in the Magnolia State. But for Gov.-elect Phil Bryant and GOP presidential nomination candidate Mitt Romney, the amendment will remain a reminder of the dangers of pandering. Confident in the passage of Initiative 26, Bryant proclaimed at a campaign rally in Northern ...

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'Personhood' prop splits Mississippi religious leaders

Mississippi religious leaders are split on a “personhood” initiative on next Tuesday’s ballot. Initiative 26 would amend the state constitution to declare life begins at fertilization. The state’s largest religious group, the Mississippi Baptist Convention, supports the proposal, as does the Tupelo-based American Family Association. >> RELATED STORY: Barbour votes for Personhood amendment after all >> RELATED STORY: Op-Ed — ...

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