Life expectancy declines

By JACK RYAN,

A study looking at six decades of data in the United States reports that overall life expectancy has declined in each of the past three years. This is a slap in the country’s face, given that we spend more on health care than anyone else in the world.


Espy seeks a rematch

By JACK RYAN,

Since the November elections, when Republicans swept all eight statewide seats and added to their supermajorities in the Legislature, some prominent Mississippi Democrats have been musing aloud about what the party can or should do to become more competitive in the state.














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