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Laurel redistricting plans are headed to the Justice Department

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The city of Laurel redistricting plans are headed to the U.S. Justice Department.

Tuesday, the council voted unanimously to send its newly drawn lines to the justice department for final approval.

If the plans are approved the new ward lines will go into effect after the next city election in 2013.

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