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Brown's nomination for federal judgeship to be considered

WASHINGTON — The nomination of Jackson attorney Debra M. Brown to a federal judgeship in north Mississippi is scheduled to be considered by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Brown’s nomination is one of four before the committee, which meets at 8:30 a.m. CDT. Her confirmation hearing was held earlier this month. President Barack Obama nominated Brown in May. ...

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Polk, Palazzo honored

Longtime Magee businessman John Polk and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo were honored recently as alumni of the year by the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Polk, retired executive of Polk Meat Products and newly elected state senator, received the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Palazzo, who is serving his first term in the U.S. ...

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Huckabee stumping for Nunnelee

TUPELO — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says fellow Republican Alan Nunnelee would be North Mississippi’s friend in Congress because he would not support Democrat Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. Nunnelee is running for the U.S. House seat held since 2008 by Democrat Travis Childers. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Huckabee spoke to about 200 people Wednesday ...

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McGlowan making run for Congress

OXFORD — Conservative author and TV commentator Angela McGlowan says she is running for Congress in North Mississippi. She held a news conference yesterday in Oxford to announce that she’s seeking the Republican nomination. The GOP is hoping to unseat Democrat Travis Childers, who has held the 1st District seat since mid-2008. McGlowan faces state Sen. Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo ...

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Ross to kick off run for Congress

EUPORA — Former Eupora mayor and judge Henry Ross has scheduled stops across North Mississippi Feb. 2 to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Congress in Mississippi’s 1st District. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Ross will launch his campaign with a bus tour with stops in Hernando, Corinth, Tupelo and Columbus. He becomes the second announced ...

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