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MACE readies for Blues Fest with week of events

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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One of the most heralded events of the Mississippi Delta is about to commence — the 42nd Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

As Mississippi Action for Community Education (MACE) makes preparations for the festival, there are also several events taking place during “Blues Week” leading up to the big day itself. 



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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 




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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.



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