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Immigration

Immigration Advocates (More or Less) Applaud Obama's Plan

President Obama's Immigration Accountability Executive Action focuses on toughening border protections against people entering the U.S. illegally, deporting people who have been convicted of felonies and expanding previous executive action protecting children who were brought to the country illegally.

Education

Ole Miss Leader: Lymphoma Treatment Going Well

University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones says his treatment for lymphoma "continues to go as well as possible."

Person of the Day

Jay Hopson

Jay Hopson will always be the answer to a trivia question as the first white football coach hired in Alcorn State University and SWAC history. The New York Times, ESPN and many national news outlets covered Hopson's hiring in May ...

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MAEP’s Moral Center: Mississippi’s Education Enigma

The quality of education in Mississippi is falling behind the rest of the nation with only 61 percent of students graduating from high school on time and two-thirds of kindergarteners not ready to learn how to read.

Music

Say ‘Yes, MAAM’ to Classical Music

You may not be a die-hard classical-music purist, but the Mississippi Academy of Ancient Music, known as MAAM, can make you feel like one.

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Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Live Music 9 p.m. free

Bottoms Up - DJ, Dancing w/Special Events 9 p.m. $5 18+

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads noon; Three Hour Tour 6 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

Duling Hall - The Mulligan Brothers 8 p.m. $10 advanced $15 door ardenland.net

F. Jones Corner - Live Music midnight $10

Fenian's - Justin Patterson

Fitzgerald's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Stace & Cassie

Georgia Blue, Madison - Brian Jones

Hal & Mal's - Mississippi Shakedown w/ Holy Ghost Electric Show (RR) $5

Hamp's Place - Best in R&B & Southern Soul

The Hideaway - Jeff Bates CD Release Party 9 p.m. $10

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Lisa Mills 9 p.m. free

Kathryn's - Sole Shakers Trio 7 p.m.

Kemistry - Music Therapy w/DVDJ Reign

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - European Theater w/ Standard Life 10 p.m.

Martini Room, Regency - Ladies Night 9 p.m.

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

One Block East - Live Music 9 p.m.

The Penguin - Live Music

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Snazz 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Hairicane 8 p.m. $5; Triple Threat (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soulshine - Acoustic Crossroads Duo

Time Out - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 8 p.m.

The Turnrow, Gluckstadt - Jason Turner 7:30 p.m.

Underground 119 - Pat Brown 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday