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7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

MVSU launches degree programs in Greenville

"We understand it's extremely difficult for some individuals to drive to our campus, to Cleveland and other colleges just to go to school," MVSU President William Bynum told the Delta Democrat Times .

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11 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Analysis: Mississippi may be on execution hiatus

Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, US News, US Supreme Court, Prison, Death Penalty

15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/31/2014

BIG RIVER Starlight Mountain Theatre 8/16-9/13/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

Ask Rufus: The Legacy of Black Prairie Blues

Roxie's Place was a jukejoint at White Station where Howlin' Wolf often played. Photo by: Courtesy photo Blues is a great unifier.

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Related Topix: Blues, Prairie, MS, West Point, MS, Howlin' Wolf, Roxie, MS, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

New Case: Parker v. Benoist

A recent case from the Supreme of Mississippi held that forfeiture provisions in wills in Mississippi are enforceable unless the will contest has been founded upon probable cause and made in good faith.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

Washington Times

Residency program begins at clinic, hospital

Whether it's helping out in Forrest General Hospital's Hospital Care Services, seeing patients at Hattiesburg Clinic or assisting with surgeries in the operating room, Primeaux and Wilkinson - along with four other physicians - are cutting their teeth in Mississippi's newest family medicine residency program, which welcomed its inaugural class of ... (more)

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WSIL

Rising Levee Tax in Union and Alexander Counties?

The sections in question run from where the Mississippi and Big Muddy Rivers connect south to Gale in Alexander County and back up north from Gale to Wolf Lake.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto are dotting every - i' and...

Chef John Folse of New Orleans and Chef Rick Tramonto of Chicago are enjoying the moment as the two are opening A Seafood R'evolution in Ridgeland.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Ridgeland, MS, Seafood, Sarah, MS

Newms360.com

State ed chief: Foundation can aid pre-K expansion

During her first year leading Mississippi's school system, Carey Wright has spoken often about the need to expand early-childhood education in the state.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Tupelo, MS

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.

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Greenwich Citizen

Nunnelee returning to Miss. for stroke recovery

Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi Government

Townhall

Judge Throws Out McDaniel Primary Challenge In Mississippi

A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Switched

Judge Throws Out Chris McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Thad Cochran Victory

A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Jeff Sessions

Switched

These Celebs Rocked These Retro Ads Before They Were Famous

But this video from worldwideinterweb takes the "before they were famous" thing to another level.

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Related Topix: Magic Mike, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Glee, Mad Men

The Washington Post

Rep. Nunnelee able to return home to Mississippi after brain surgery

Rep. Alan Nunnelee has recovered enough from recent brain surgery to be able to return home to Mississippi, he announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Mississippi Government, 9, Sports

Christianity Today

Christ is the Answer to Our Race Problem

Acts 17 provides teaching to support this idea: " From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth ."

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Mississippi Government

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

Reviews of new e-books, Aug. 31

June marked the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the campaign launched to register African American voters in Mississippi that became a turning point in the civil rights movement.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

KSL-TV

14 Miss. school districts sue over underfunding

Fourteen Mississippi school districts sued the state Thursday, seeking money they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hinds County, MS

WTOK-TV Meridian

Fourteen Mississippi School Districts Sue over Underfunding

Fourteen Mississippi school districts have filed suit against the state, seeking repayment of amounts they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.

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Related Topix: Clay County, MS, Hattiesburg, MS, Leake County, MS, Prentiss County, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Olive Branch airport manager retires

David Taylor, Olive Branch airport manager for 30 years, is retiring after a successful career at one of the busiest runways in Mississippi.

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