Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Impersonator Grabs the Spotlight

Uh oh, former state senator Tim Johnson and Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef have turned the public spotlight on an ugly thing politicians like to keep under the rug. Johnson is a successful impersonator, mostly of Elvis Presley. Nosef suggests … Continue reading

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Mississippi Sports Heritage Second to None

“Stories worth remembering and savoring … again and again,” said Robin Roberts, co-host of Good Morning America. Indeed. Stories remembered and savored in the telling by Rick Cleveland in his book “Mississippi’s Greatest Athletes.” Do you know the story of … Continue reading

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Keep Schools Free from Preventable Diseases

Health science saves lives, particularly in Mississippi. Since scientific research by Dr. Jonas Salk produced the polio vaccine in the mid-1950s, vaccines developed by health scientists have brought seven major human diseases under some control – smallpox, diphtheria, tetanus, yellow … Continue reading

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More Jobs, But Fewer with Jobs, Huh?

“Mississippi added 8,800 more jobs in 2014 than in 2013,” so noted Gov. Phil Bryant in his optimistic State of the State address last week. Over the same period, 16,700 fewer Mississippians had jobs. So says the same report that … Continue reading

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