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Mississippians May See Student Loan Debt Drop $10,000-$20,000 Under Biden Order

Hundreds of thousands of Mississippians who received federal student loans could have their debt eliminated or significantly reduced under an executive order President Joe Biden announced Wednesday. The plan cancels up to $10,000 in federal student-loan debt for lower and middle-class Mississippians, or up to $20,000 for those who received Pell Grants.

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Ridgeland Alderman Meeting 2/15/22 Gene McGee
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City of Ridgeland Signs Library Contract, Averting Ridgeland Library Shutdown

The City of Ridgeland has signed a standalone contract with the Madison County Library System and sent a third-quarter payment that had previously been withheld. The payment averted a potential library shutdown and ended, for now, the long-running dispute between the library board and the city administration that began at the beginning of this year.

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