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01/02/2013 - 12:10pm

 James Meredith stopped by my office a few weeks ago and gave me his new book, “A Mission from God.”

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01/02/2013 - 12:07pm

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01/02/2013 - 12:03pm

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01/02/2013 - 12:00pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

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 by ANTHONY WARREN

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12/07/2012 - 11:33am

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12/07/2012 - 11:30am

by KATIE EUBANKS

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OF THE THREE fastest-growing counties in the state, Madison County paid the most for engineering work last year.

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12/07/2012 - 11:07am

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By ANTHONY WARREN

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By KATIE EUBANKS

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