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1 hr ago | Vicksburg Post

Three winners in first night of preliminaries

Three winners were chosen last night in the first round of preliminary competitions at the 80th annual Miss Mississippi Pageant.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Blues, Etta James, Burlesque, Vicksburg, MS

1 hr ago | Commercial Dispatch

The summer of the 'super flea'

Kathy Doty works with two of the six Belgian Malinois dogs she is training as service animals Wednesday at her home in Columbus.

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Related Topix: Columbus, MS, Entomology, Science, Lowndes County, MS

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Switched

College Republican Who Switched Parties Once Scorned 'Damn Liberals'

On his social media accounts, Evan Alvarez was a model conservative. He called for President Barack Obama's impeachment, decried government "handouts," enthused about Republican candidates, and said there was nothing he hated more "than a damn liberal."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Southern Gardening: Ornamental sweet potato vines make carpet of color

Mississippi State University's Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station has several sweet potato vines growing in trial gardens.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

The Atlantic

Raj Shaunak and the Economic Boom in Eastern Mississippi

It's one thing to draw high-skill, high-wage jobs to a place with few opportunities.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

Two Coast women among 41 vying for Miss Mississippi this week in Vicksburg

Two young women from the Coast, Bethany Noelle Cuevas of Long Beach and Michaela Moore of Biloxi, are among 41 contestants competing this week for the title of Miss Mississippi at the 2014 Miss Mississippi Pageant at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Fashion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Youth Spotlight: Nicholas Hopkins

Nicholas Hopkins got to work after learning of the plight of injured military men and women being unable to lift what they used to.

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Related Topix: Florida Institute of Technology, Education Etc.

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sunherald.com

Personnel File

Shelia White will be inducted into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame in a ceremony this month at Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Pascagoula, MS, Moss Point, MS, Harrison County, MS

Commercial Dispatch

A cultural exchange: Melted artillery and water buffalo horn link a...

Sara Gallman of Caledonia shows some of the wearable art hand-crafted by artisans in countries including Guatemala, India and Uganda for Noonday Collection.

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Related Topix: Texas

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sunherald.com

Foxes will adapt appetite to whatever's handy

I had to travel to Mississippi State University last week for a meeting. I left my house at 5:15 a.m. As I neared Tradition on Mississippi 67, a flash of white, crossing the road, appeared in my headlights.

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Related Topix: Entomology

Sunherald.com

Foxes will adapt appetite to whatever's handy

I had to travel to Mississippi State University last week for a meeting. I left my house at 5:15 a.m. As I neared Tradition on Mississippi 67, a flash of white, crossing the road, appeared in my headlights.

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Related Topix: Entomology

El Paso Times

New combined arms battalion chief says he's reached 'Super Bowl' of Army

Lt. Col. Tommy L. Cardone, new commander for the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team, hands the battalion colors to Command Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

The Bolivar Commercial

Camp offers LEGO building

For the first time, Delta State University will partner with All About Learning to offer LEGO Camps this summer for children to explore their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM.

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Related Topix: Delta State University, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Mississippi Business Journal

State's first tea garden survives bad weather with some losses

Owner Jason McDonald and business partner Timothy Gipson started the farm in October.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Lincoln County, MS, Weather, Tea, Drink, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Penn State

Roush named new dean of College of Agricultural Sciences

Penn State announced today that Richard Roush will be the new dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees at its July 11 meeting.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ohio State University, Entomology, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Across DeSoto area, fireworks fans seek biggest bang for their bucks

Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal July 1, 2014 - Josh Miller looks over the selection of fireworks available at American Fireworks in Horn Lake.

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Related Topix: Horn Lake, MS, Southaven, MS, Desoto County, MS, Tate County, MS, Senatobia, MS

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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JACKSON State revenues for the recent budget year came in slightly ahead of expectations, showing Mississippi's economy is growing slowly and requires caution in spending, Lt.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Sunherald.com

Landscape architect professor writes about Crosby Arboretum, a place of haunting beauty

Bustling cities enclosed within the shadows of soaring skyscrapers are inspiring for some.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Home Gardening, Home, Mississippi, Agriculture

Mississippi Business Journal

UMMC turns to Hood for opinion on moving unmarked graves

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking an attorney general's opinion on whether the state Department of Archives and History has authority over the medical center's ability to relocate unmarked graves on its Jackson property.

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Mississippi State, MS, Opinion

USA Today

Young GOP leader bolts party after Senate race

A young Republican in Mississippi is calling it quits after the raucous GOP primary in which six-term Sen. Thad Cochran defeated Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Jackson, MS

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