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President, Top Congressional Leaders Finally to Meet

By Josh Lederman/The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet Friday with the top leaders in the House and Senate to discuss what...

House Adds to List of Tax Breaks for Business

By Emily Wagster Pettus/The Associated Press JACKSON — The Mississippi House has approved tens of millions of dollars' worth of tax breaks for businesses, but...

Michelle Obama’s Campaign Making a Difference

By Darlene Superville and Mary Clare Jalonick/The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Wal-Mart is putting special labels on some store-brand products to help shoppers quickly spot...

Stennis, Schools Partner on Programs

Education is the key to economic development. Industries need problem-solvers: educated, trainable workers who can go above and beyond classroom instruction. Strategic planner Phil Hardwick...

Report Shows $93 Million Impact From Trace

A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that 5.7 million recreational visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway spent $93 million in...

Justice Coleman Takes Formal Oath

by Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal OXFORD – Mississippi State Supreme Court Justice Josiah Dennis Coleman’s father administered the oath of office at his formal investiture...

Gaining Ground Gathering to Focus on Sustainability

by Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal OXFORD – Two people with deep knowledge of food and farming will keynote “Setting the Table,” Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute...

House Leaders At Odds

by Bobby Harrison/NEMS Daily Journal JACKSON – The chairmen of the House’s two money committees found themselves on differing sides Tuesday with top appropriator Herb...

Budget Woes Can Be Fixed Without Hurting Economy

PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - An ax is scheduled to hit the federal budget Friday: Unless the White House and Congress reach a budget deal...

3 out of 4 Americans Bored With, Tune Out Budget Crisis

JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick...

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