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Crime

Legislators Push for More Felony Expungements, Prison Labor Minimum Wage

Sen. Derrick Simmons, D-Greenville, is asking the Legislature to add several felonies to the list of possible expungements from an inmate's permanent record five years after the offender’s sentence was fulfilled.

Biz Roundup

Fresh Market Valentine's Meals, Mississippi Coding Academies and Madison Primary Care Center

In preparation for Valentine's Day, The Fresh Market in Ridgeland is offering restaurant-style meals with heart-shaped entrees and desserts that couples can enjoy at home this year.

Person of the Day

Cora Norman

Former Mississippi Humanities Council director Cora Norman, who worked to promote the state's diversity soon after court-ordered school integration in the early 1970s, has died. She was 94.

Politics

Analysis: Transition Turmoil Splits Mississippi Delegation

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi won a 2018 special election and a 2020 regular election by making a single overarching promise—to support President Donald Trump.

Food

Duck a l’Orange with Sunflower Seed Romesco

Whether you follow the recipe at home or come to Elvie's and ask for the duck special, I am confident this dish will delight.