California Dreaming on such wintry days

Temperatures in Mississippi over the past week have been cold enough to freeze mercury, which has prompted a few of my friends and me to reminisce of a trip in the California sunshine with dreams of planning another.
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Marijuana issue may endanger initiative process

In the 2020 election cycle, Mississippi voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of authorizing a medical marijuana voter initiative as outlined in Initiative 65 over the express objections of the majority of legislative leaders.
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A humorous reunion of new friends

Worlds collided in Philadelphia last Saturday night in the best sense possible.
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Navy plans will impact Ingall’s in Mississippi

The numbers are full of contradictions when one considers the future of U.S. Navy shipbuilding and the impact that industry has on our nation and state.
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Past and Present – Miss my Peugeot, not my warts

The car I had that I was really in love with was a silver Peugeot with red leather seats and seat warmers. If you drove it fast, it would really hold the curves and at night when all the interior lights were on it looked like an airplane pilot’s quarters.
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Going back in time with paper ballots

It feels like we’re going somewhat backwards, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
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Memoir recalls sojourn from Bronx to Mississippi

Professor Howard Ball, the distinguished political science scholar, first came into my orbit on Friday, Sept. 10, 1976, when he was 39 and I was 17 during my senior year of high school.
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Some history with these town elections

This year’s municipal elections will feature a lot of history in Calhoun County.
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A woman of talent, substance, curiosity

Earlier this month, a gentle, intellectual giant died and it’s likely that few among her university colleagues and friends in Douglasville, Georgia knew they were in the presence of a Hall of Fame athlete.
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Lots and lots of memories with these 11

There weren’t any tears, mostly just smiles, lots of hugs, and a whole lot of seniors.
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