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    Seeking New Approaches to Old Problems

    Melissa Flournoy

    Apr 9, 2009

    Sun Herald - Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi

    Mississippi can work to find smart ways to address the chronic social and economic problems that have plagued the state for decades — now, not in some far-flung future, writes Melissa Flournoy.

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    Change Choices, Not Conversation

    Melissa Flournoy

    Aug 24, 2008

    Monroe (LA) News Star

    Too often we talk only about the ongoing challenges facing education, health care, transportation and economic development across the Gulf South — Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.... We need to determine new ways to work together across state lines to focus on solutions that will benefit the entire region, writes Melissa Flournoy.

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    Mississippi Comeback

    George D. Penick, K. Jack Riley

    Aug 20, 2006

    Los Angeles Times

    Published commentary by RAND staff: Mississippi Comeback, in the Los Angeles Times.

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