Q. My wife and I made a resolution this year to pay off $20,000 in credit card debt we’ve accumulated. I want us to follow your plan, and live on a really tight budget. She wants us to use a debt consolidation company, like some of her friends have done. I’m really against her idea, but how …

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House Speaker Philip Gunn says PERS regulation conflicts with state law and that he also opposes it because the legislators will be drawing two checks from the state. But one lawmaker says the speaker is trying to block them from serving because Democrat Jim Hood issued the ruling

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TUPELO – A sold-out crowd of 720 community leaders from all over Mississippi and parts of Alabama, Tennessee and Texas gathered at The Orchard to attend the Community Development Foundation’s one-day leadership conference, IGNITE.

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TUPELO • The chairman of the Lee County Democratic Party was arrested early Tuesday morning at his house and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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Navistar Defense on Monday said it had acquired its assembly plant in West Point for an undisclosed amount. The company has leased the facility from Babcock and Wilcox since 2006.