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Special Report, Author at Daily Leader


A community with no newspaper is only bad news

What would my town be without a newspaper? If you haven’t asked yourself that question, perhaps it is time to consider just what the newspaper ... Read more

by Special Report, Friday, August 14, 2020 4:41 pm


Immunization records can now be printed at home

In an effort to ease stress on parents during back-to-school preparation, the Mississippi State Department of Health now offers a convenient way for parents to ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:23 am


Anti-immigration efforts remain a whack-a-mole affair

Whack-A-Mole was a popular arcade game back in the mid-1970s which required players to use a mallet to strike randomly appearing toy moles back into ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:20 pm


Co-Lin to offer tuition-free Workforce Education through ReSkillMS

Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education will offer short-term training through the new ReSkillMS program which will be free of tuition fees until mid-December. While the ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:47 pm


AG supports bill to help seniors recover money from scams

Attorney General Lynn Fitch joined 44 state and territory attorneys general in signing a bipartisan letter urging Congress to include Edith’s Bill in COVID-19 relief legislation. As ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:33 pm


Analysis: Budget dispute goes to 1 judge in Hinds County

Mississippi Republican legislative leaders helped defeat a 2015 education initiative by arguing that if someone sued the state over school funding, one judge in Hinds ... Read more

by Special Report, Friday, August 7, 2020 3:22 pm


Dueling medical marijuana initiatives face a hard road

Mississippi voters will face the question of legalized medical marijuana use on a broader scale on the November ballot. Medical marijuana is already legal in ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:20 pm

State/National News

4 special judges appointed to Mississippi courts

(AP) — Four special judges have been appointed in Mississippi to handle a backlog of cases caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Mississippi Supreme Court Justice ... Read more

by Special Report, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:04 am


Genuine political change agent Charles Evers was a walking contradiction

Charles Evers, who died last week at the age of 97, changed Mississippi politics in ways that are profound and enduring. Yet Evers was for ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:50 pm

Opinion Columnists

Coin shortage makes my penny stash look better

I have a huge old six-gallon glass water bottle that I inherited from my father. I use it for the same purpose that he did ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:15 pm

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