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    Seeking New Approaches to Old Problems

    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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    Apr 9, 2009

    Sun Herald - Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi

    Melissa Flournoy

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    Change Choices, Not Conversation

    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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    Aug 24, 2008

    Monroe (LA) News Star

    Melissa Flournoy

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    Mississippi Comeback

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

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    Aug 20, 2006

    Los Angeles Times

    George D. Penick, K. Jack Riley