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Hood calls out 'political blogger' in pay-to-lie scheme

clarionledger.com — Attorney General Jim Hood said his office is investigating whether a "political blogger" paid a Meridian man to lie about a vote-buying scheme. During his speech at the Neshoba County Fair, Hood called for more civility and integrity in political races and pointed to the Republican primary for U.S.
Jul 30, 2014

MS AG says he's investigating whether @chuckcjohnson paid guy who alleged Cochran vote buying scheme $2K #MSSEN on.thec-l.com/XfQMmb

Jul 30, 2014

RT @FirstTeamTommy: Hey @daveweigel, Watch this: clarionledger.com/story/dailyled… Am I hearing what I think I'm hearing? Dude told the AG Johnson paid him to lie? #mssen

Hood calls out 'political blogger' in pay-to-lie scheme

clarionledger.com — PHILADELPHIA -- Attorney General Jim Hood said his office is investigating whether a "political blogger" paid a Meridian man to lie about a vote-buying scheme. During his speech at the Neshoba County Fair, Hood called for more civility and integrity in political races and pointed to the Republican primary for U.S.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @AG_Conservative: Chuck Johnson under investigation by MS AG for allegedly paying pastor to lie about vote-buying: clarionledger.com/story/dailyled…

Chris Jones a D-end at heart but different player this year

clarionledger.com — Two minutes into 2014 season passed before Chris Jones started talking about defensive end. Technically Mississippi State's season kicks off on Thursday with the first practice, but players reported to the football complex on Wednesday. Jones, a defensive tackle, was the first player to address the media.
Jul 30, 2014

Future NFL 1st rounder at DT. RT @MikeBBonner: Chris Jones still talked about playing defensive end today. bit.ly/1pGmP5y

Mississippi judge predicts state will legalize marijuana

clarionledger.com — PHILADELPHIA -- Longtime Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon told the crowd at the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday that he predicts marijuana will be legalized in Mississippi within the next decade. Gordon, who is facing a challenge this year from attorney Don Kilgore, was critical of the state's new corrections and criminal justice reforms law.
Jul 30, 2014

Mississippi judge predicts state will legalize marijuana on.thec-l.com/1rPNmDA via clarionledger

Reeves to push for tax cut; Hood says vote buying allegations a lie

clarionledger.com — PHILADELPHIA -- Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said the state's rainy-day fund is full, revenue is up, and he plans to push for a tax cut for Mississippians in the next legislative session. It was one of the biggest announcements Wednesday, the first day of political stumping at the 2014 Neshoba County Fair.
Jul 30, 2014

Reeves to push for tax cut; Hood says vote buying allegations a lie on.thec-l.com/1rPPvPG via clarionledger

2014 Dandy Dozen recap show

clarionledger.com — South Panola coach Lance Pogue joins The C-L's Courtney Cronin and Riley Blevins to discuss the Dandy Dozen, which picks were a surprise, who should have made the list and more. (Video by Courtney Cronin/The Clarion-Ledger),

Johnson claims libel, says he didn't need photo rights

clarionledger.com — Charles C. Johnson, a blogger and journalist from California who has taken a keen interest in the GOP primary U.S. Senate race, vehemently denies that he did anything wrong when he used three photos without the permission of the media organizations that took the photos and maintain rights to them.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @samrhall: ICYMI: Johnson claims libel in story about using photos w/out permission. Claims didn't need rights to print. #MSSen on.thec-l.com/1rNU1OC

Jul 30, 2014

RT @samrhall: ICYMI: Johnson claims libel in story about using photos w/out permission. Claims didn't need rights to print. #MSSen on.thec-l.com/1rNU1OC

Jul 30, 2014

ICYMI: Johnson claims libel in story about using photos w/out permission. Claims didn't need rights to print. #MSSen on.thec-l.com/1rNU1OC

Jul 29, 2014

Charles C. Johnson claims libel, says he didn't need photo rights to publish on.thec-l.com/1rNU1OC

The Most Important Rebels, No. 3: Cody Prewitt

clarionledger.com — OXFORD -- Welcome back to what is quickly becoming a Clarion-Ledger tradition: the 75 Most Important Rebels. If you're not familiar, each year we countdown the players who matter to the success of Ole Miss football. This is not a straight talent-evaluation: role matters, which means a true special-teamer (long-snapper Will Denny, for example) is more valuable than the third-team left tackle.
Jul 30, 2014

All-American safety Cody Prewitt is the backbone of Ole Miss' defense, and the No. 3 Most Important Rebel. clarionledger.com/story/olemisss…

GOP attorney: No Miss. law prohibits crossover voting

clarionledger.com — An attorney for the Mississippi Republican Party says there is no law in the state that prohibits crossover voting in a primary and runoff election, only an intrepretation by the attorney general.

Mississippians keep an eye on Israel and Hamas conflict in Gaza

clarionledger.com — With continued warring in Gaza between Israel and Hamas, Mississippians are keeping an eye on the Middle East. On Tuesday, Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni Islamic organization, demanded an "immediate cessation" to Israel's offensive in Gaza, where Israeli military sources tell national media that thousands of Hamas sites have been hit.
Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

Mississippians keep an eye on Israel and Hamas conflict in Gaza on.thec-l.com/1rNlznh via @clarionledger