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Ostrich

A frugal ostrich named Gilbert

The Secretary is responsible for campaign finance reporting. It’s not working. But he seems to ignore the problems.

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Mark Twain

Good intentions

“It’s noble to be good, and it’s nobler to teach others to be good and less trouble.” Mark Twain’s words might be rephrased as: “It’s better and easier to do good in someone else’s neighborhood.”

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Goldilocks and the three tax cuts

One was too hot. One was too cold. And one was just right. The governor has one: The Working Families Tax Cut. The lieutenant governor has one: The Taxpayer Pay Raise Act. And the speaker has one: call it the Mine is Bigger than Both of Yours Tax Cut. Which one is just right for…

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Brandon Presley

Fight over Mississippi’s Baseload Act could affect Entergy

Mississippi has another utility that would like, at least someday, to collect some money for a power plant it hasn’t built yet. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has another utility that would like, at least someday, to collect some money for a power plant it hasn’t built yet. Mississippi Power Co. has already raised rates…

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