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2 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

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The firm, which recently expanded its Birmingham office with the addition of 20 lawyers, made the presentation Thursday at an event attended by city and state officials and representatives of the firm, including former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Haley Barbour, Mississippi Government

6 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy defends race remarks

The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective... Northwestern University's football players will cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Northwestern University

10 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station recognizes Raja Reddy and Brett Rushing

The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station recently honored members of the Mississippi State University faculty and staff for outstanding research, service and facility maintenance.

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11 hrs ago | UPI

Couple who fled home after baby daughter's death face drug charges

A couple who fled their home in Mississippi after their baby daughter was found dead were in custody Thursday in Georgia.

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15 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Miss. girl, 2, found unharmed in south Georgia

Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Maliah Harris and her parents -- who were being sought by law officers across the South -- were located late Wednesday.

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19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Bronze piece from Jackson airport sold on eBay

Beckwith, who lives in Taylor, will be honored for lifetime achievement by the Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters in June.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sun Herald honors outstanding community, business leaders in South Mississippi

The 2013 class of Outstanding Community Leaders and Top Business Leaders Under 40 were announced Wednesday at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Biloxi, MS, Jackson County, MS

Sunherald.com

Miss. could give $20M in aid to Cooper Tire

Senate Bill 2975 says Cooper would be eligible for $8 million during fiscal year that starts July 1, followed by $6 million in each of the next two years.

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Bellingham Herald

Miss. governor signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban

House Bill 1400, which becomes law July 1, will ban abortion starting at 20 weeks' gestational age.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Abortion

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mississippi briefs: John Lewis to speak at Ole Miss law school graduation

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the guest speaker for the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10, the university announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Silver to stay in Mississippi for now

Transportation officials made a similar announcement last week for Greenville. It announced the order for the other three airports on Tuesday.

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Houston Press

Ex-Black Crowe Luther Dickinson Has Plenty 'Mojo, Mojo' of His Own

If the general rules of parent/child relationships hold, most members of the latter group will find the former's music tastes "uncool" at some point.

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Related Topix: Blues, North Mississippi Allstars, Ford, Ford Club Wagon

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

The Pascagoula School District's Arts Alive! Super Saturday will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Painting, Arts, Jackson County, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

NOLA.com

Mississippi authorities look to Jefferson Parish for justice in Jaren Lockhart murder

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office detectives who toiled to investigate the murder of Jaren Lockhart knew two significant dates were fast approaching.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, MS, Prison, Federal Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mississippi Business Journal

New shareholders named for Copeland, Cook, Taylor and Bush

Leslie Bounds practices in the area of business and taxation. Bounds received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law and her B.S. from Mississippi University for Women.

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Related Topix: Mississippi College, Mississippi University for Women, New York University, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Mississippi

Northern Michigan News

Kansas farmer gets kidney donation from hunter

Two hunters brought together by a love of the outdoors formed a friendship leading one to donate a kidney to the other, a friendship that has led to a foundation aimed at sharing the outdoors with others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Mississippi Government, Kidney Cancer, Health

Sunherald.com

George County man gets 30 years day-for-day for 26 sex-crime charges against children

A George County man will spend 30 years in prison day-for-day after pleading guilty Tuesday to 26 charges accusing him of sex crimes against two children under the age of 10. Gordon Dewayne Stewart, 41, pleaded guilty to a total of 12 charges of sexual battery and 14 charges of touching of a child for lustful purposes.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Historic COFO building demolished due to structural problems

A building in Meridian that once served as a gathering point for those working to register blacks to vote and planning of civil rights activities in East Mississippi in the 1960s has been torn down.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Charlie Harper: Mississippi leads, Georgia lags

I do not in any way intend to demean my friends from Mississippi in saying that.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Drugs

Hattiesburg American

Miss. looks to step up reading instruction

State officials say they plan to use bolstered state funding to hire more literacy coaches and better train teachers as schools seek to meet legislative requirements that all third graders read at a basic level by next year or be flunked.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Education Etc.

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