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Trade-offs in raising Medicare eligibility age

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

Americans are living longer, and Republicans want to raise the Medicare eligibility age as part of any deal to reduce the government's huge deficits.

 

 

Gypsies take curious route through US to asylum

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

A minivan with California license plates and a dozen passengers zipped across the border between Vermont and Quebec in October, heading north in a southbound lane unblocked by traffic.

 

 

Tsunami warning lifted for Japan earthquake

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage.

 

 

Hamas chief arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal has arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit. The landmark trip reflects his militant group's burgeoning international acceptance.

 

 

Black boxes in cars raise concerns

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

Many motorists don't know it, but it's likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride.

 

 

Gene-altered mosquitoes could be used vs. dengue

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes to reduce the risk of dengue fever in the tourist town of Key West.

 

 

McAfee hospitalized after being denied asylum

Posted 12/7/2012 in National

Software company founder John McAfee was hospitalized briefly Thursday after being denied political asylum in Guatemala, and his lawyers said they were making a last-ditch effort to keep him from being flown back to Belize for questioning about the killing of a fellow American expatriate.

 

Skimming fraud on upswing during shopping season

Posted 12/6/2012 in Area

With only 19 shopping days left until Christmas, shoppers crowd the stores and browse the Internet in search of the perfect gift. For many, that means paying for the item by a swipe of the debit card and that could make unsuspecting shoppers vulnerable.

Time to go a-wassailing!

Posted 12/6/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two or three at a time, in numbers that might reach 5,000, festival-goers will gather around the Christmas punch bowl Friday for the ninth annual Wassail Fest, presented by Main Street Columbus. A mixture of both downtown holiday shopping and a beverage contest, the festival -- which will be held from 5-9 p.m. -- has become a favorite event for downtown Columbus.

Lairy to run for Turner's senate seat

Posted 12/6/2012 in Area

Like father, like daughter? Angela Turner Lairy, daughter of state senator Bennie Turner, D-West Point, has announced she will run in the Jan. 15 special election to fill the seat left vacant by her father's death Nov. 27, Lairy told the Dispatch Wednesday.

Starkville duo chosen for All-State band

Posted 12/6/2012 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

In his five years as the Starkville High School band director, Shawn Sullivan has had one member make the Mississippi Lions All-State Band. This year, he has two: Andrew Rogers and Jacob Easley.

 

Two conferences address Miss. teen pregnancy rate

Posted 12/6/2012 in State

Organizers say it's just a coincidence that separate conferences about teenage pregnancy in Mississippi are taking place in the same facility on the same day.

 

 

Suit filed over Greenwood doctor's prosecution

Posted 12/6/2012 in State

Greenwood oncologist Arnold Smith contends Attorney General Jim Hood had no authority to run a police operation that resulted in shootout at a local law office.

 

 

Historic Miss. buildings open for candlelight tour

Posted 12/6/2012 in State

The Mississippi Capitol and other historic buildings are decked out for the Old Jackson Christmas by Candlelight Tour.

 

 

Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

Posted 12/6/2012 in National

New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.

 

 

Expert panel: NASA seems adrift in space, needs new goal

Posted 12/6/2012 in National

NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," seems lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.

 

 

Marriages and divorces 12-6-12

Posted 12/6/2012 in Business

 

 

Building permits 12-6-12

Posted 12/6/2012 in Business

 

 

Home brewing law next challenge in beer regulation

Posted 12/6/2012 in State

Buoyed by recent success in changing Mississippi's beer and brewing regulations, the craft beer lobby was set to push next year to change laws to allow the sale of "growlers," large containers of fresh draft beer to go.

 

 

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