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23 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Jackson police look to Baton Rouge for crime-fighting ideas

"I think the city of Jackson certainly has the same DNA as Baton Rouge," said Jackson Public Safety Commissioner Marshand Crisler.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Crime fighting plan outlined

GETTING ADVICE FROM ANOTHER CITY HOW ON HOW CURB CRIME. POLICE SAY HOMICIDES ARE AT A HIGH THIS YEAR.

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Related Topix: Learned, MS

The Daily Beast

McDaniel Pushes For Do-OverBy Ben Jacobs

Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel is pushing for another election in Mississippi and his attorney is citing a controversial mayoral race from 2013 in doing so.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Monthly

Mississippi "Crossover" Vote: Bigger Than a Breadbox, Smaller Than a Buick

So pouring salt on the wounds of Team McDaniel , The Upshot 's Nate Cohn and Derek Willis have looked more closely at evidence of African-American "crossover" voting in the late MS GOP SEN runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, African-American, 2012 Presidential Election

Sunherald.com

Greg Davis seeks lower bond for appeal

If that is denied, The Commercial Appeal reports attorneys for Davis are asking that he be allowed to use his public official bond from Travelers Insurance to cover his appeal bond.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Video: McDaniel Campaign Announces Challenge to MS Election, Predicts Victory

In a press conference on Monday, Mitch Tyner, lead counsel for the McDaniel campaign, announced their intentions to challenge the outcome of the June 24 run-off election against 6 term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran, who McDaniel defeated on June 3, but did not meet the required 50% +1 thresh-hold, setting the stage for the run-off, and all of the ... (more)

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

Sunherald.com

Cochran campaign says few questionable votes have been found

Austin Barbour, a senior advisor with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's re-election campaign, speaks at a press conference in Jackson an hour before the ill-fate conference call.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Deputy indicted in fatal fight

CHARGE. 16 WAPT'S TIFFANEY BRADLEY IS LIVE AT THE HINDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE WITH DETAILS, TIFFANEY? MEGAN, JOSHUA ADAMS WAS ONCE LOOKING AT A MURDER CASE AGAINST HIM..

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mayor names 3 to Jackson tax board

They join former House Speaker Tim Ford; Hinds County Republican chairman Pete Perry; Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers; Tougaloo College President Beverly Hogan; Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership President/CEO Duane O'Neill; and Jackson businessman Godwin Dafe.

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Related Topix: Jackson State University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Man shot to death in Bolton

SHE WAS DATING. POLICE SAY SHE SHOT HIM NEAR A GAS STATION ON BOLTON BROWNSVILLE ROAD IN BOLTON.

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Related Topix: Bolton, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

McDaniel offers thousands of dollars as 'Voter Fraud Rewards'

The "Challenge" is a way for his campaign supporters to 'help fund fifteen $1,000 rewards which will be paid to individuals who provide evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in voter fraud on or leading up to the June 24, 2014, Republican primary runoff election in Mississippi.'

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Free Republic

Former Hinds County Deputy Circuit Court Clerk Arrested for Altering Public Records

A Terry resident has been arrested for creating false public records while serving as Hinds County Deputy Circuit Court Clerk, according to Attorney General Jim Hood.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hill

The GOP establishment strikes back

Three weeks after the tea party claimed its biggest victory to date--the stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor--the GOP establishment fought back valiantly and aggressively to score a narrow victory in Mississippi's Primary runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, African-American, Jackson State University

Daily Pundit

Gentry GOP Corrupted Mississippi Senate GOP Runoff? Just Incrediblea

To make matters even more interesting, Democrats in Hinds County are accusing Cochran's Hinds County Republicans of illegal activity.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Free Republic

Election Drama Continues 1 Week After Republican Runoff

The runoff in the U.S. Senate primary between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel may be over, but the drama is reaching a fever pitch one week after ballots were cast across Mississippi.

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

Sunherald.com

Creative court clerk arranges conjugal visits with inmate, AG charges

Kimberly Keonna Gibson, 32, of Terry wanted intimate visits with a state inmate, according to the Attorney General's Office.

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Vicksburg Post

Electronics, gun stolen

At 2:51 p.m. Monday, a Toshiba laptop computer valued at $900, a 40-inch Sony television valued at $1,000 and a DVD player valued at $240 were reported missing from a home in the 1300 block of Henry Lake Road, according to Warren County sheriff's records.

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Related Topix: Warren County, MS, Vicksburg, MS, Byram, MS

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Daily Beast

How Thad Cochran Pulled It OffStuart Stevens

No trick strategies were necessary to push the incumbent over the Tea Party challenger in Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Jones County, MS, 9, John McCain

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

GOP official at center of election dispute charged with DUI

Hinds County Republican Party chairman Pete Perry tells reporters at a news conference at the county courthouse in Jackson, Miss., Friday, June 27, 2014, that examples of voter fraud, cited by the tea party and state Sen. Chris McDaniel's campaign for the Mississippi GOP U.S. Senate, are simple clerical errors that were fixed.

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

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Lucianne.com

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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is projecting confidence about his campaignA s review of ballots cast in a runoff election he narrowly lost to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran Tuesday ahead of a planned legal challenge to the election results.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Hillary Clinton

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