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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.

SALTER: Will the Great Flood of 2019 supplant the benchmark 1927 flood as the...

By: Sid Salter In what would be his final studio album, the inimitable Mississippi blues legend B.B. King in 2008 covered the 1927 Bessie Smith...

Changes to come to the state’s Telephone Solicitation Act to protect consumers from scams

On Monday, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley and fellow Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton announced some upcoming changes to...

OP-ED Book Review: Mark Spivak’s book “The American Crusade”

Non-fiction award winning author Mark Spivak released his newest book in May of 2019, entitled, The American Crusade: A Political Thriller. The book focuses on an...

SATLER: New Jersey congressman vents, blasting Mississippi over so-called ‘moocher state’ status

By: Sid Salter A Democratic New Jersey congressman recently vented his contempt for so-called ‘moocher states’ like Mississippi that receive more money from the federal...

Mississippi could lose $9.2M next year in federal research funding under sequestration

The Science Coalition Unveils State-Level Analysis of Impact of Sequestration on Research Funding The Science Coalition (TSC) has released a new analysis of the impact to core federal research agencies’ state-level...

SALTER: New Washington state law really is thinking “outside the box” or perhaps even...

By: Sid Salter Our pop culture in this country has made mincemeat out of the phrase “thinking outside the box” and rendered the phrase trite...

Mississippi AFP Director comments on successes of 2019 Legislative Session

With the 2019 Legislative Session well behind us, State Director for Mississippi chapter of American's for Prosperity Trey Dellinger recapped what their group saw...

Mississippi Forestry Commission names new Director of Information and Outreach

Effective May 16, Jason Scott has joined the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) as the new Director of Information and Outreach. “Jason’s 10 years of experience...

SALTER: Call it reform or expansion, but embattled state hospitals seek Medicaid safety net

By: Sid Salter As noted more often than this writer cares to remember, the fact is that public health care for Mississippi’s poor, working poor,...

Businesses Urged to File Past Due Annual Reports As Soon As Possible

More than 53,000 businesses have not filed their Annual Report, which was due to the State on April 15, 2019. Under Mississippi law, all limited...

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