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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.

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...

Medicaid to increase monthly prescription drugs, yearly home health visits

The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) will soon cover more prescription drugs per month and more home health visits per year for Medicaid beneficiaries,...

SALTER: Memoirs of Florence Mars, James Meredith offer insights into a troubled era in...

By: Sid Salter I have distinct memories of two memorable, inimitable figures from the civil rights era in Mississippi whose lives and experiences are featured...

Watkins & Eager Welcomes Former United States Congressman Gregg Harper

Watkins & Eager is pleased to announce that former United States Congressman Gregg Harper has joined the firm as a member in its Jackson office. “Gregg...

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