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abortion

Restricting abortion rights in Mississippi has nothing to do with being pro-life

If lawmakers are going to use that label to defend abortion restrictions, they could at least try harder to live up to what it promises. Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:38 am

lynn spruill

After denying a Mississippi LGBTQ organization a Pride parade permit, city leaders reversed the decision with a new vote

Starkville city leaders will allow a local LGBTQ organization to organize a pride parade, reversing an initial vote denying the permit request that made national ... Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 7:44 pm

jefferson davis

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran isn’t just leaving Washington. He’s also leaving behind Jefferson Davis’s old desk

Sen. Thad Cochran's Senate Chamber desk once belonged to Jefferson Davis, who resigned in 1861 after Mississippi seceded from the Union and became president of ... Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:35 am

Chris McDaniel

Could a Democrat win in Mississippi in 2018? What the nation is saying about Thad Cochran’s resignation

Mississippi was already poised for an eventful election year, but the impending retirement of longtime U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has local and national analysts buzzing ... Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 8:00 am

Phil Bryant

Sen. Thad Cochran will resign April 1 due to health problems

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is resigning April 1 due to "health problems," according to the Associated Press.  Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Monday, March 5, 2018 3:57 pm

lgbtq

Starkville officials will revisit Pride Parade in light of federal lawsuit, financial burden

Weeks after the Starkville Board of Aldermen denied a local LGBT organization's request to hold a Pride Parade, the topic is back up for discussion. Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Monday, March 5, 2018 3:48 pm

james meredith

There was a reason James Meredith wanted to tear down his statue at Ole Miss. Then he had a change of heart.

Meredith said the Black Alumni Reunion is what changed his mind and heart about the statue, which he told attendees he hasn't even looked at ... Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Monday, March 5, 2018 2:36 pm

claire howorth

Mississippi native Claire Howorth moves into deputy editor role at Vanity Fair

Oxford native Claire Howorth is taking on a big job with her new role as a deputy editor at Vanity Fair—the magazine where she got ... Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:10 pm

AT&T

Mississippi ranks dead last in internet use, but AT&T is expanding high-speed access in rural counties across the state

AT&T has expanded internet service in communities throughout Mississippi, which ranks dead last in internet access due to the lack of availability in rural areas.  Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Friday, February 23, 2018 9:35 am

first amendment

Some people have a problem with Parkland students using their survival as a platform for change

The idea that specific groups in our society should keep their mouths shut for any reason other than to entertain is repulsive. Read more

by Alex McDaniel, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 7:26 am

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