Recent bill could be contributing to increase in vagrancy
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After crumbling to practically a dirt road, LOHO's Robert Drive finally gets repaved. It wasn't a multimillion road reconstruction requiring costly engineering fees. Just a simple decent layer of asphalt to smooth the surface.
One of the greatest blessings to us all is the love of our mothers.
I lost my mother seven years ago. It is still painful to think of that day. There has been a big hole in my heart ever since. I lost the one person in the world who loved me unconditionally.
It is truly a blessing to have a job that involves helping the community achieve good things.
One of the fundamental functions of the Northside Sun is to help charities and non-profits achieve their goals by promoting their causes and informing and exhorting the public to get involved.
Tiger woods’ miraculous comeback at the Masters seemed like destiny. That’s because it was.
Americans love to watch the high and mighty fall from grace. Then when they are sufficiently humbled, we root for them to come back and redeem themselves in the face of all odds. Such is the story of Tiger Woods.
Easter is late this year, April 21. Last year it was on April 1.
Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox. Easter can be as early as March 22 or as late as April 25.
With state Elections coming up, one of the hottest issues is expansion of Medicaid.
When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act nine years ago, it included the expansion of Medicaid to cover families and individuals making 138 percent of the poverty level.
The legislature has just passed another bill designed to tackle Mississippi’s sky-high incarceration rate.
How high is it? England and France, which have about the same standard of living as Mississippi, have one-tenth the incarceration rate as our state. Indeed, Mississippi has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world.
THE legislature is in session and big money is on the line – $21 billion. This represents 18.3 percent of Mississippi’s total GDP of $115 billion.
Mississippi citizens need a clear understanding of the budget. In the end, our votes make the difference.