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Kemper settlement

Mississippi Power Co. should feel lucky. That might sound ironic for a company and its parent that have had to eat $6.4 billion of a bad investment, but it could have been worse.

Depends on who you ask

Gov. Phil Bryant was bragging again recently about how low Mississippi’s jobless rate has fallen. The December unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, the lowest it’s been during that month in decades.

On Facebook, the governor posted that the December “number of jobs is the most ever recorded in Mississippi.”

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Each year sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School study ancient Egyptian culture.  Shown are (from left) Mari Lampton Walker, Lauralee Hetzel, Emily Van Uden, Hannah Polk and Addy Katherine