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35 min ago | The Macon Telegraph

Natchez CVB working on 'Get On Up' movie tour map

Natchez Convention and Visitor's Bureau Interim Director Creda Stewart tells The Natchez Democrat the tour is designed as a self-guided walking tour.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Get On Up premiere in Madison

Big stars, and big crowds in Madison today for the premiere of the James Brown biopic -- shot entirely in Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Theater, Arts

The Town Talk

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: a Ny Yankee in King Cotton's court

They say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg, Mississippi's, Catfish Row.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Oxford, MS, Tunica, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Wedding proposal goes viral

It's the proposal seen around the world. A Mississippi groom-to-be drew on Disney to land the bride of his dreams.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Sunherald.com

Flexible guide for meeting growing, changing needs

More students create a need for more housing, academic, administrative and service space.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi

Sunherald.com

Personnel File

Robin Overstreet, professor emeritus in the department of coastal sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, will receive the Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship award at the American Society of Parasitologists conference in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, University of Oregon, University of Miami, Small Business, Personal Finance

Sunherald.com

3-month project set for Highway 278

TV reports the Mississippi Department of Transportation says Highway 278 will be repaved between Lafayette County Line Road and Highway 336.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Education notebook for South Mississippi

Nowak is a 2013 graduate of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Perkinston, MS, Education Etc.

Sunherald.com

South Mississippi casino industry starts 22nd year with strengths, challenges

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDGolden Nugget Casino in Biloxi is silhouetted against the night sky with the last of the shell of the abandoned Margaritaville project in the foreground Wednesday.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Tax free weekend in Mississippi

STILL A COUPLE OF HOURS LEFT IN TAX FREE WEEKEND. FOR TWO DAYS ONLY, SHOPPERS DID NOT HAVE TO PAY SALES TAX ON CERTAIN ITEMS.

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Belleville News Democrat

Recent excavation may reveal Cahokia Mounds inhabitants' beliefs

The "bundle" of whelk shells and bird bones found tied together and unearthed at Cahokia Mounds by student archaeologists from the University of Bologna in Italy is unlike most discovered in the pre-Columbian settlement, said Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Executive Director Lori Belknap.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

WAPT-TV Jackson

Case Files: Rubio one-on-one

GATHERING IN JACKSON TODAY. 16 WAPT'S BERT CASE TALKED EXCLUSIVELY WITH RUBIO, ABOUT HIS VISIT TO THE CAPITOL- CITY.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform

Sunherald.com

Kelly chairman of state education board

Since 2007, Kelly has served as Gulfport's chief administrative officer. He was appointed to the board by Gov. Haley Barbour in 2011.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Haley Barbour, US Governors, Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Alcorn State University

The Modesto Bee

Father, son work on Mississippi monument

Three eight-foot Confederate soldiers tower over the men as they form and shape clay around the giant bodies.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

The Mississippi Press

MSU students propose designs for Mississippi Maritime Museum in Pascagoula

When Mississippi Maritime Museum's board of directors began discussing renovation plans for an interim museum and design blueprints for a permanent one, they contacted the Magnolia State's only postsecondary architecture school.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Mississippi State, MS, Jackson County, MS, Starkville, MS

Sunherald.com

Religion Briefs for South Mississippi

Anglo-Catholic Chapel of St. Benedict: Theology class on cleansing the thoughts of our hearts by repentance, 9:30 a.m. July 27. High Mass and Holy Communion for traditional Anglicans and interested visitors, 11 a.m. July 27. Evening Prayer and anointing of the sick, 2 p.m. July 27. Address: 1902 24th St., Gulfport.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Speakers, Escatawpa, MS, Long Beach, MS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

2015 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Preliminary Winners

Preliminary competition wrapped up for the annual Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi wrapped up on Friday night at Meridian's Historic Temple Theater.

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Related Topix: Madison County, MS, Greene County, MS, Simpson County, MS, Rankin County, MS, Lauderdale County, MS

WSIL

Prehistoric Civilization Discovered in Jackson County

Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

Sunherald.com

Elephant ears can add to garden color, texture

GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICEDiamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Mississippi State University

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for July 25.

Mississippi's public schools need an additional $312 million from lawmakers next year to fully fund the formula that determines how much money education is supposed to get.

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

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