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Special Report, Author at Daily Leader

Opinion

Amazon in Alabama: Organized labor’s racial narrative soundly rejected yet again

Organized labor’s organizing efforts in the South in recent years have focused on equating union membership with social justice. Over the last decade, that narrative ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:00 pm

News

Multiple gunshot victims including an officer at TN high school

The Knoxville Police Department confirmed multiple gunshot victims including an officer following a shooting at Austin-East High School on Monday afternoon. Knox County Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

by Special Report, Monday, April 12, 2021 3:49 pm

News

Jefferson Davis County deputy killed in on-duty accident

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputy Pat Barnes was killed Saturday night in an accident on Hwy. 42 East. The accident happened just before 9 p.m. ... Read more

by Special Report, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:30 pm

Opinion

VMT tax proposal would penalize rural states without substantial public transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stepped strongly toward, then beat a rather hasty retreat from the concept of including a vehicle mile traveled or VMT ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion

Democrats’ push for ERA not about empowerment

When President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office, there was a grand celebration by pro-abortion groups. They see the Biden-Harris administration as ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion

Texas was McMurtry’s connection to Mississippi’s Morris

The passing of iconic Texas novelist, screenwriter and antiquarian bookseller Larry McMurtry at age 84 on March 25 will mean different things to different fans ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:00 pm

Opinion

Mississippians with disabilities are ABLE to save

More than one in three Mississippi adults live with some kind of disability, well above the national average of 25%. For many of these families, ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00 pm

Opinion

Farmers watch CA pro-union law before court

Despite the fact that Mississippi has not been particularly fertile ground for labor unions seeking new members from new employment sectors, the attention of American ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:00 pm

Opinion

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion

Students have alternatives to pay loans

Hidden in the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion spending bill was a small provision that made student loan forgiveness tax free, which insiders believe was a ... Read more

by Special Report, Friday, March 12, 2021 6:00 pm

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