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Canton, Mississippi is located in Madison County. Zip codes in Canton, MS include 39046. The median home price in Canton is $199,900 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Canton information.

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Monday | Sunherald.com

Charlie Mitchell: No two police shootings are the same

A problem with public outrage when citizens -- especially young citizens -- are shot and killed by police is that no two situations are alike.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

National View: As Mississippi moves on, a new struggle arises

Fifty years ago, shortly after the Ku Klux Klan abducted and murdered civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, I was sitting in one of Starkville, Mississippi's few black-owned cafes when Police Chief Thomas Josey stormed in and unleashed a torrent of abuse.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for August 14.

Health officials say in a news release the newest case occurred in a resident who recently returned from the Dominican Republic.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Coroner: Both suspect and victim dead following shooting

Two shooting investigations are underway in Canton. According to the Madison County Coroner, the victims in both instances died and the shootings are connected.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

New Canton superintendent is man with a plan

Those are four tools new Superintendent Ike Haynes Jr. says he believes will make the Canton Public School District the top district in Mississippi for growth in student achievement.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunherald.com

Man shoots daughter, police later kill suspect

WAPT-TV reports the incident began with a shooting in the driveway of a home in Canton that witnesses say was the result of a domestic dispute between the two.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Madison County Inmate Walks off Work Site

Authorities in Mississippi say Casey Lynn Bates escaped from a work detail Friday morning.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Arrest made in beating of Canton man

CANTON AUTHORITIES SAY XAVIER JOHNSON BEAT THE MAN INTO A COMA WHEN HE WALKED OUTSIDE HIS HOME TO GET HIS NEWSPAPER LAST WEEK.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Canton man attacked, robbed

CANTON POLICE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO BEAT A 75-YEAR-OLD MAN INTO A-COMA. SOMEONE BEAT THE MAN WITH A BLUNT OBJECT WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

'The Hollars' films in Canton

CALLED "GET ON UP". THE FILM WAS REVEALED YESTERDAY BUT AS 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS EXPLAINS...THERE IS ALREADY A LOT OF TALK ABOUT THE NEXT BIG MOVIES THAT COULD BE SHOT IN THIS STATE.

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Times Post

This story has a ring to it

Steve Lavender has found a class ring but it's not his and he would love to give it back to its original owner.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Briefs: Mississippi cuts from schools, gives cash to Nissan; UN warns inequality bad for health

"Since 2008, Mississippi has violated a constitutional mandate to adequately fund the state's public K-12 schools," Reader Supported News said on July 23. "Mississippi has spent $648 less per student than it did in 2008.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Body found in Canton backyard

ANSWERS TONIGHT AFTER A MAN FOUND A BODY HIDDEN IN SOME BUSHES, BEHIND A HOME ON BOYD STREET.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Race-tailored tactics used to disparage black gun rights advocates

"Chinn was a black man in Canton, Mississippi, who in the 1960s owned ... a large collection of pistols, rifles, and shotguns with which he threatened local Klansmen and police when they attempted to encroach on his businesses or intimidate civil rights activists working to desegregate Canton and register black residents to vote," Russell recounts.

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Institute for Southern Studies

Labor lessons from Mississippi Freedom Summer

It's the 50th anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer: the 1964 campaign, led by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to register large numbers of African Americans to vote.

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