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The code, which is an updated version of the 1989 code, took effect…
by Brent Eades The top-ranked travel site Expedia has just advised us that Almonte has made the list of small towns people should visit for Canada Day in this 150th anniversary year. It is, if I may say, a slightly odd article in that it features mostly random stock photos rather than pictures of the…
03.23 / 21:58
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Lowry, Robert Samuel R.S. “Bert” April 8, 1927- March 20, 2017 Proud father, grandfather, great grandfather and life-long farmer from the 9th line of Ramsay, Bert Lowry passed away March 20, 2017, just three weeks shy of his 90th birthday. Son of the late Hollie Lowry and the late Edna Gardner. Dearly loved husband of [&#…
03.23 / 21:58
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Dem bones, dem bones! Everyone loves a mystery, and even more, solving one.  The Almonte Lecture on March 31 will attempt to do that when Paul Marland will delve into the 15th century story of King Richard III, whose bones were disinterred during excavations in Leicester, England in 2012. Perhaps Richard was not the villain …
03.23 / 21:58
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COLMAN -- Sioux Valley Energy was one of 12 electric cooperatives to receive the "Cooperative Purpose Award" from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The group of electric…
03.23 / 21:05
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Since October, Lake County has had no locally-based search and rescue dive team. And a systematic effort to reconstitute search and rescue dive team functions in the county was tabled by…
03.23 / 21:05
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Lamar County supervisors approved a deal for Lumberton's armory and looked at a bid for automated garbage…
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came after Trump, who ran as a master dealmaker, failed to reach agreement with a bloc of rebellious conservatives. Moderate-leaning Republican lawmakers were also bailing on the legislation, leaving it short of votes. The bill c…
03.23 / 20:55
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is declining to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant. A March &…
03.23 / 20:26
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The Southern Miss. women’s golf team is having a record season ranked No. 67 in the Golfstat.com rankings and No. 78 in the Golf week poll o…
03.23 / 20:23
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The Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss its mid-March operational date, the company revealed Thursday in an SEC…
03.23 / 20:08
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Elvis Presley, William Faulkner and B.B. King are among the first 18 members of a hall of fame at a Meridian museum t…
03.23 / 19:16
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is declining to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant. A March &…
03.23 / 19:16
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City leaders in Bay St. Louis are searching for the community's zoning…
Implicit bias starts early in education—really early. New research shows that boys, black children and especially black boys are more likely to be expelled or suspended from early education program than their peers who commit similar offenses. Dr. Walter Gilliam, a researcher at the Yale University Child Study Center, presented his research at the Jackson State University Implicit Bias Think Tank on Thursday, March 23. JSU hosted a series of researchers from around the country for a t…
03.23 / 18:36
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LATIMER, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says a man whose body was found inside a freezer had been strangled. Jackson County Sheriff M…
03.23 / 18:01
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law, no matter where you sit in a car. Senators Thursday sent a b…
03.23 / 18:01
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LATIMER, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says a man whose body was found inside a freezer had been strangled. Jackson County Sheriff M…
03.23 / 18:01
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bill to reinforce requirements that cursive writing be taught in Mississippi’s public schools needs only Gov. Phil B&#…
03.23 / 18:01
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Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law, no matter where you sit in a…
03.23 / 17:58
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