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Dr. Carl Reddix on 'Political Realities'new

Last summer, former Gov. Haley Barbour nominated Dr. Carl Reddix to serve on the state Board of Health. Reddix served on the board until April, when he learned the lieutenant governor had not referred his confirmation to the Senate Health Committee because of his ties to the Jackson Women's Health Organization, Mississippi's only abortion clinic.
Jackson Free Press  |  Elizabeth Waibel  |  06-04-2012  |  The War on Women

Pardons: The Coward's Way Outnew

How Tammy Ellis Gatlin died at hands of a man pardoned by Haley Barbour.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ronni Mott  |  01-12-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Saving Mississippi Public Broadcastingnew

Gov. Haley Barbour told Mississippi Public Broadcasting to come up with a plan to be self-sufficient in five years. Can the network survive without state funding?
Jackson Free Press  |  Valerie Wells  |  05-06-2011  |  Media

Barbour Suspends Scott Sisters’ Sentencesnew

Gov. Haley Barbour has issued orders for the release of Jamie and Gladys Scott, sisters serving life sentences for a 1993 armed robbery.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ward Schaefer  |  12-30-2010  |  Race & Class

Budget Battle Shows Barbour's Mettlenew

The Mississippi state budget negotiations were like a summer blockbuster: expensive, full of strong language, boring and too long. Gov. Haley Barbour played a starring role, and like any diva, he got what he wanted much of the time.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ward Schaefer  |  07-09-2009  |  Politics

Hurricanes Love the Heatnew

Now that two superstorms have pummeled the Gulf Coast in less than four weeks, one has to ask: Has global warming souped up Atlantic hurricanes?
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  09-28-2005  |  Environment

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