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Mississippi Power wants rate hike, mainly for Kemper plant

GULFPORT — Mississippi Power Co. has filed documents with state regulators for a net rate increase of 11.35 percent. The company says customer impact will vary with electricity usage. Company spokeswoman Cindy Duvall says Mississippi Power made three separate filings late Tuesday to the Public Service Commission. Duvall says two were for increases and one was for a decrease in ...

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Personhood supporters form political action committee

NEW ALBANY — Supporters of the so-called personhood movement, which defines life as beginning at fertilization, have formed a political action committee (PAC) to help elect anti-abortion candidates and to educate voters. The Mississippi personhood amendment was defeated by voters Nov. 8. Les Riley and the board of Personhood Mississippi announced Wednesday that they have created the Personhood Mississippi Political ...

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The check’s in the mail

Decision to reduce number of days mail is delivered will hamper business The Yazoo Herald newspaper is the one place Yazooans can find out who’s getting married, who’s been arrested or what happened at the latest meeting of the county supervisors or city aldermen. The newspaper, which hits mailboxes on Wednesdays and Saturdays, also offers the biggest selection of shopping ...

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Residents upset about loss of South Jackson Post Office

As more than 700 post offices nationwide are being closed, the one in Mississippi has people enraged The United States Postal Service (USPS) has identified, as of July 28, nearly 700 of its post offices nationwide that are under what the USPS calls “review,” which is one step away from closure. USPS vice president Jordan Small told a House subcommittee ...

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