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Industry reacts to passage of House tax bill

In a statement November 17, Bishop Dewane cited findings by the nonpartisan congressional Joint Committee on Taxation that show the bill's raising of taxes on the working poor beginning in 2023 while giving simultaneous tax cuts to the highest-income Americans is problematic. Republicans argue that

LAUREL LEADER-CALL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Beyond the Sidelines: Taylorsville football

After finishing 4-7 a season ago, Taylorsville High School is 13-1 and headed to the 2017 class 2A South State championship. The Tartars defeated North Forrest 49-14 on Friday to advance to a south state battle against Collins. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at Taylorsville's playoff win. After fin

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-19 05:04:53

EMCC mourns death of defensive lineman Tyrone Clemons

East Mississippi Community College athletics announced the tragic death of sophomore defensive lineman Tyone Clemons late Saturday night through its Twitter account. Clemons, a Laurel native who attended West Jones High School, played in all 11 games for the Lions this season. EMCC didn't elaborate

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-11-19 19:06:00

Pine Belt shoppers gearing up for Black Friday

Pine Belt shoppers gearing up for Black FridayPine Belt shoppers gearing up for Black Friday Updated: Sunday, November 19 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-11-20 01:38:20 GMT Black Friday is November 25 and Pine Belt residents such as Emily Brumfield are getting ready for the big night. "I have several things on

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-20 00:54:53

Pine Belt high school football playoff scores November 17

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The South State semifinal round of the MHSAA playoffs got underway Friday. Here is a rundown of where some of those matchups from around the state stand at halftime. CLASS 6A SOUTH Hancock 3, Pearl 21 Petal 28, Meridian 28 More: Four decades, 280 wins in, Purv


Former IHL Board president Robinson named USM COB's Alumna of Year

MIDDAY 11/17: One-Eighty at Merit Health WesleyMIDDAY 11/17: One-Eighty at Merit Health Wesley Laurel School District one step closer to having new superintendentLaurel School District one step closer to having new superintendent Mississippi Public Universities to award 4,663 degrees in DecemberMiss


Dick Allison: Words from the old pastor/chaplain one year later

I am writing this column exactly one year after I wrote my last column for the Hattiesburg American, just as Jane and I were preparing for our move to Louisville, Kentucky. I titled that column "All good things must come to an end?" Now I want to follow up and share with folks who have been so good

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-19 16:25:08

South Mississippi personnel file for Nov. 19

Howard "Bud" Westbrook, M.D. has joined Stone County Hospital as a full-time family physician, seeing walk-in and scheduled patients at Stone County Family Medical Clinic adjacent to the hospital. A graduate of University of Mississippi Medical Center, he completed all post-graduate training at Univ

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Man arrested after 3-car crash near Muskegon

The scene of a crash on Black Creek Road in Fruitport Township on Nov. 17, 2017. FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - There people were hospitalized and a man was arrested following a head-on crash southeast of Muskegon Friday night. The three-car crash happened around 11:10 P.M. on Black Creek Road

WOOD - 2017-11-18 21:20:02

Muskegon double shooting suspect charged

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - A man accused in a double shooting that also sparked an Amber Alert for three children is now officially facing charges in Muskegon. Jaraun Render, 22, appeared in district court Friday, a day after he was arrested in Grand Rapids. From a jail video feed, Render pleaded not


Opioid hospitalization in Muskegon County highest in state, 8th in U.S.

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - Muskegon County leads the state in opioid abuse hospitalizations and is eighth in the nation, according to a medical claims analysis. Dexur examined Medicare data from October 2015 to September 2016 - the most recent available - to determine opioid abuse hospitalization rates.


Muskegon girl shares similar story as boy in new 'Wonder' movie

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICH. - The movie Wonder premieres in theaters this weekend. It's based on the best-selling book Wonder, which tells the fictional tale of fifth-grader Auggie Pullman, a boy born with a rare disorder that left his face disfigured. Avery Cooper, a fourth-grader at Reeths-Puffer Eleme


Muskegon dialysis center avoids outages with new generator

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for a new generator at Fresenius Kidney Care Center in Muskegon. (Courtesy of Fresenius Kidney Care) MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - Dialysis is a life changing procedure for those who depend on it to do the job their kidneys can't. "It's a life or death matter," said R


Ground broken for The Village at Rosy Mound

GRAND HAVEN TWP. - Reenders Inc. and Heritage Property Management Inc. recently broke ground on The Village at Rosy Mound, a senior housing development on Rosy Mound Drive in Grand Haven Township. The three-story independent senior living community will provide one- and two-bedroom apartments for th

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 16:00:00

'Our concern is for their safety'

Local police have different ways of interacting with homeless people in Ottawa County, depending on what category of homeless that person falls into. There are two types of homeless people, according to Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker. One is the truly homeless, who you will find on the streets

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 18:00:00

New pastor joins Grand Haven's First CRC

After 12 years in youth ministry, Nederveld graduated from seminary last spring and became the pastor of First Christian Reformed Church in August. Nederveld said he prayed what the next step would be to take, and God made it clear he should serve in a pastoral role. Nederveld, who grew up in Hudson

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 20:00:00

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 8

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 06:27:52

L-E sisters create project that brings essentials to homeless

Two Texarkana sisters are tackling the needs of the city's homeless population hands-on by providing them with backpacks filled with essential items for survival on the streets. Grace Cantu, Lily Cantu and their family have worked for a few years with Church Under the Bridge to provide backpacks fil

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 04:22:44

Holocaust survivor, 102, meets his newly discovered nephew

Associated Press Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, right, speaks with Alexandre Pietruszka on Thursday as they meet for the first time in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba. Pietruszka, who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished, learne

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 03:55:25

Health insurance enrollment events set for Dec. 2, 9

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System will host free "Rock and Enroll" health insurance exchange enrollment events from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 at 3101 Kennedy Lane, Suite 1200, Texarkana, Texas. Certified application counselors will be on site to help guide participants through the enrol

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 05:27:00