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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Oct. 14, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___ Oct. 13 The Greenwood Commonwealth on New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas: Four months ago, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas didn’t hesitate to knock his teammate, Drew Brees, when the quarterback said he believed kneeling...

Mississippi Lieutenant Gov. Delbert Hosemann announces the end of the Legislative session at the Mississippi state Capitol building on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Jackson, Miss., as House Speaker Philip Gunn stands beside him.  (AP Photo/Leah Willingham)

Mississippi lawmakers wrap up 'unprecedented' session

Oct. 2, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After what Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann said felt like the “longest session” in memory, the state Legislature on Friday finally wrapped up its business for the year. Hosemann, a Republican, said lawmakers — who had until the end of day Friday to complete...

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette speaks with reporters after the first meeting of accelerateSC, an advisory group about reopening the state economy, on Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

South Carolina's lieutenant governor contracts COVID-19

Sep. 14, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday and is recovering in isolation with her family at home, officials said. Evette had a sore throat and headache Thursday and was tested for the virus. She has stayed at her family's home near Greenville since...