The growing anti-immunization movement thankfully hasn’t found many inroads in Mississippi.
The state has the highest immunization rates in the country because it requires vaccines to enter school and doesn’t accept religious or philosophical exemptions.
Under the circumstances, Dan Jones did the right thing last week in rejecting an offer from the College Board to remain as chancellor of the University of Mississippi for two more years.
Proximity is a key element of newsworthiness.
For example, a car wreck that happens down the street from your house is going to matter more to you than one on the other side of town. And a crash in another county is of essentially no news value.
Mississippi’s Democratic legislators took a gutty position last week in stopping a Republican rush to get an election-year tax cut enacted.
While hearing a case this week, U.S. Supreme Court justices rightly expressed doubts about whether the Americans With Disabilities Act should apply to police officers who confront armed and violent people.