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Our View: Airport tax bill deserves full support

Posted yesterday in Dispatch Editorials

In 2004, the Mississippi Legislature made a change in a law applying to the state's airports in a well-intentioned effort to help our state's regional airports improve service and attract customers.



Voice of the people: P.W. Miller



Mona Charen: Gillette is not wrong

Posted yesterday in National Columns

Is the new Gillette razor ad a radical feminist attack on masculinity -- the commercial embodiment of a woke sensibility? I was prepared to think so. But having watched it twice, I find a lot to like.



Our View: Online commenters signal the End Times?

Posted 1/16/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

Each week, between 40,000 and 50,000 folks turn to The Dispatch's website to read the news. One feature offered online that is not available in the print edition is the ability to leave anonymous comments below each story.



Leonard Pitts: Some find it all too easy to denigrate women

Posted 1/16/2019 in National Columns

This is a column about some black people. Not all, thank goodness. Not even most.


Slimantics: The Founding Fathers had it right: newspapers are essential

Posted 1/15/2019 in Local Columns

This is going to sound a bit self-serving, I realize, but newspapers -- no matter the platform -- are essential to nation's welfare, something our Founding Fathers realized from the start.


Froma Harrop: Are we truly one paycheck from disaster?

Posted 1/15/2019 in National Columns

The partial government shutdown has forced some federal workers to move money around to pay for food and rent. No surprise there. What's shocking is the many who don't have the money to move.


Possumhaw: Pick something you could be good at

Posted 1/14/2019 in Local Columns

Few things are so calming as sitting in a sun lit room with two cats tightly curled into a ball by your side.


Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett



Marc Dion: Tacos and Trump

Posted 1/14/2019 in National Columns

As Pres. Donald J. Trump prepared to deliver an address to the nation this last week, I thought about snacks.


Partial to Home: On tour with swamp rocker Tony Joe White

Posted 1/12/2019 in Local Columns

At the head of a column two weeks ago about a walk in the rain along Moore's Creek, I quoted the opening lines from "A Rainy Night in Georgia," and attributed the tune to Brook Benton, who in 1970 took it to the top of the Billboard charts.


Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar



Voice of the people: Nora Miller


Ask Rufus: A Fire, Post Roads and a Bicentennial

Posted 1/12/2019 in Local Columns

There remains a lot of confusion over when the Columbus Bicentennial should be celebrated. To that we can add, 'Which Columbus is which?'


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