Opinion




A mid-life convert to coffee

By TIM KALICH,

I’m a sucker for stories about the health benefits or detriments from the food and drink we put into our bodies.

If someone reports that rutabagas will forestall aging, ward off cancer or strengthen the heart, I might not run out and buy a bushel of them, but I’ll think about it.



White sounds perfect

S ince Phil Bryant’s rise in Mississippi politics began when he was appointed state auditor in 1996 by then-Gov. Kirk Fordice, he has an commendable sense of ownership about the position.





PERS gets more money

M ississippi leaders like to talk about how they’re shrinking state government. That’s fine, but one of the rising costs of this effort is taxpayer contributions to the Public Employees Retirement System.





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