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Déjà Trump:

I discovered a scary thing about this column I wrote for the Champaign Urbana News Gazette back in June 1991. If you change out some words—very few words, actually—this still works. 502 more words


Governor Bryant Issues a State of Emergency for School Districts Due to the Weather

From Governor Phil Bryant today:

The State Board of Education retains the authority to decide whether or not schools will make up any days missed, but for good measure, Governor Bryant issued a State of Emergency Proclamation for school districts due to the weather conditions. 25 more words

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Lawmakers grill emergency officials for details in false missile alert briefing

On Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8:07 a.m., an employee at Hawaii Emergency Management Agency mistakenly sent a statewide emergency alert to cell phones that read: 874 more words


Congressional District 1 Reps Ask State Board of Education for Relief from Snow Days Makeup

I am sure that many people are wondering how all of these snow days will impact the school year in MS. Today, DeSoto House Rep Robert Foster shared a letter from the Northern Congressional District 1 Representatives that was sent to the MS State Board of Education requesting relief from having to make these days up. 20 more words

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Harvey survivors tell Texas House Urban Affairs Committee that safe housing is long overdue

Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner mostly blamed Congress and Washington politics for the slow pace of recovery after Hurricane Harvey… 567 more words

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Skubick: State House and Senate square off over tax relief plans

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – The chair of the House Taxation Committee will stick with his plan for tax relief versus the plan the Senate adopted yesterday on a 37-0 vote. 232 more words


MS House Passes HB957, A New Education Funding Formula To Replace The MAEP

Last night, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted on HB957 which is a bill that will replace the current education funding formula, known as the MAEP, with the new EdBuild funding formula. 63 more words

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