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Tuition at a 2012 level

H ere’s an interesting item for any parent who recently put their kids through college, or who is wondering how to pay for the rising cost of education in the future: Purdue University has not raised its tuition since 2012.





Cutting Medicaid is pound-foolish

By TIM KALICH,

The Mississippi Legislature is wrestling with a number of huge issues this year. Is there a better way to calculate funding for the state’s public schools? Should the state start a lottery to try to shore up its finances? Is it finally ready to start putting real money into repairing or replacing its deteriorating roads and bridges?








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Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.