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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

The Mississippi Insurance Department asks: ‘What’s in Your Go Bag?’

Most people don't prepare for disasters until it's too late. The Mississippi Insurance Department is urging individuals and families to pack a bag with...

Mississippi recognized by Amazon as having fastest growing small businesses

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the 10 states with the fastest-growing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling in Amazon’s stores. The report examined year-over-year sales...

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant

By: Megan Geuss, ARS Technica An article earlier this week reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) notified Southern Company that it is opening an...

Alabama Democrat state representative doubles down on abortion remarks – ‘Dead is dead’

By: Kyle Morris, Yellow Hammer contribution After State Rep. John Rogers’ (D-Birmingham) abortion comments widely circulated across social media platforms Wednesday, politicians and several prominent...

SALTER: Self-checkout line at grocery and big box stores put traditional cashiers’ jobs in...

By: Sid Salter There were some justifiable fears in the late 1950s and early 1960s - threats like polio, global thermonuclear war, or the President...

SALTER: Paying for public health care remains federal, state governments’ most vexing challenge

By: Sid Salter I often wrote over the course of 35 years about public health care finance with a level of personal engagement that reminds...

SALTER: Education, healthcare, roads and taxes, as usual, will dominate 2019 elections

By: Sid Salter My active observations of Mississippi statewide elections stretch back to the 1970s and what remains fascinating to me is how little the...

Workforce development gaining traction among business leaders and lawmakers

When it comes to workforce development, the state of Mississippi is utilizing multiple resources in order to create a more transparent and coordinated program...

SALTER: Immigration: “Country’s full” but U.S. farm, construction labor shortages persist

By: Sid Salter During a briefing on immigration and border security in Calexico, Calif., last week, President Donald Trump held fast to his steady contention that...

Mississippi Goes Purple for Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Marsy’s Law for MS is working to bring more attention to the rights of crime victims The Office for Victims of Crime, an agency within...

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