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  1. MDOT invests in Mississippi's public transit systemRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... ADA compliant buses, and $20,000 for vehicle insurance. $68,573 - Aaron Henry Community Health Services Center, Clarksdale: Vehicle match of $33,573 for two 25-passenger ADA compliant buses and one 27-passenger ADA compliant bus, and $35,000 for ...

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  2. Pearl River Community College looks to new faces for playoff returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Community College opens its 93rd season of intercollegiate football Thursday night, as the Wildcats travel to Clarksdale to battle Coahoma. After guiding the Wildcats to a 5-4 record in 2014 - the school's first winning season since 2010 - Jones is ...

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  3. Harmonica player, guitarist brings talent to NeighborFESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Republic

    ... 8 and played "Skip To My Lou" on harmonica. The Chicago resident, who also lives part-time in Indianapolis and Clarksdale, Mississippi, has continued to put music first - and continued to attract new fans. The 17-year-old Diersing, who last played ...

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  4. Blues marker to honor musician 'Son' HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... outside the state. House, considered one of the most influential of the early Delta bluesmen, was born near Clarksdale and became a preacher before he took up the blues. During the 1920s and 1930s, the Paramount Records label recorded many ...

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  5. SPARK joins forces to combat childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | District Administration

    SPARK, the premier physical education brand of School Specialty , is pleased to announce its exciting collaboration with KIDS in the GAME, ICAN Foundation and other supporting organizations including GoNoodle, Play Like A Girl and Hip Hop Public Health to counter childhood obesity through the promotion of active and healthy living. Inspired by a school counselor's passion to implement change in the classroom and community, SPARK recently teamed-up with KIDS in the GAME and ICAN Foundation to provide the Oakhurst Intermediate School in Clarksdale, Mississippi with much-needed resources to develop a comprehensive physical education and health program.

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  6. Late-blooming blues singer set for shows in Leigh and SouthendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | South End Standard

    ... on a US holiday. Ken said: "My family did a tour of the south in 2014 and one of the highlights was a stopover in Clarksdale, Mississippi, for the annual Juke Joint Festival. "We parked at the camping ground and in the morning offered to help some ...

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  7. Robert Lee Willis, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Robert Lee Willis, Sr., 70, of Lorain, died Monday, August 17, 2015 in his home. Mr. Willis was born August 10, 1945, to Alice McCray and The Reverend John Willis in Clarksdale, Mississippi, coming to Elyria, in 1960.

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  8. Golden Wave journeys into the unknown tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo's football coaches know the way to Clarksdale, but what they'll find on arrival in the Mississippi Delta is a different story. The Golden Wave kicks off its 2015 season at 7 p.m. today against the host Wildcats at Coahoma County High School's field.

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  9. MDOT invests in railroad projects across MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a weight capacity of 286,000 pounds, including rail and bridge upgrades. $389,275 - Mississippi Delta Railroad, Clarksdale: Upgrade rail from 85 to 115 pounds from mile post 102.2 to mile post 101. MDOT's responsibilities include maintaining and ...

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  10. Sid Salter: Aaron Henry volume packs power from an eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Newms360.com

    The new biography "Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator" by Minion K.C. Morrison, head of the Mississippi State University Political Science and Public Administration Department, is a stunningly powerful book that takes an honest and exhaustive look at one of the seminal figures from the state's civil rights history. Not since the University Press of Mississippi published Constance Curry's important "Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning" in 2000 has there been a book of such depth and nuance on the controversial Clarksdale pharmacist.

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  11. MDOT provides funding for railroad projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... weight capacity of 286,000 pounds, including rail and bridge upgrades. $389,275 to Mississippi Delta Railroad in Clarksdale to upgrade rail from 85 to 115 pounds from mile post 102.2 to mile post 101.

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  12. School Specialty's SPARK Joins Forces With KIDS in the GAME, ICAN...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Digital Game Developer

    SPARK™ , the premier physical education brand of School Specialty , is pleased to announce its exciting collaboration with KIDS in the GAME , ICAN Foundation and other supporting organizations including GoNoodle , Play Like A Girl and Hip Hop Public Health to counter childhood obesity through the promotion of active and healthy living. Inspired by a school counselor's passion to implement change in the classroom and community, SPARK recently teamed-up with KIDS in the GAME and ICAN Foundation to provide the Oakhurst Intermediate School in Clarksdale, Mississippi with much-needed resources to develop a comprehensive physical education and health program.

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  13. Blues/Folk guitarist to play first time at MACRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... the U.S.A and Europe. He said his favourite place to perform has been during the Sunflower River festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi. "If you can play with those folks and get out alive you're in good shape," Hurrie said with a chuckle. We encourage ...

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  14. Rte Ten's TV picks for Thursday August 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | RTE.ie

    ... and tried to make a new start new with fresh recordings as the Swing Era commenced. A car accident outside of Clarksdale, Mississippi called time on the colourful chanteuse, who died from her injuries on September 26, 1937. Photo shows Tika Sumpter ...

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  15. An interview with blues musician Voo DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Examiner.com

    ... he'd be interested in shooting a video as well as the album covers. He agreed and we jumped in a car and went to Clarksdale MS. Recorded the video and editors it that night. It was a blast and I think there was a whole lot of beginners luck with it ...

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  16. MURRILL v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | FindLaw

    ... was denied, and Murrill appealed. A 4. On May 29, 2012, Keith Redmond was delivering pizzas for Domino's Pizza in Clarksdale, Mississippi. That day an unnamed customer called in an order for three large pizzas and two fourteen-piece hot wings for ...

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  17. An interview with blues musician Voo DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Examiner.com

    ... he'd be interested in shooting a video as well as the album covers. He agreed and we jumped in a car and went to Clarksdale MS. Recorded the video and editors it that night. It was a blast and I think there was a whole lot of beginners luck with it ...

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  18. Mississippi native makes mark on comic book world industryRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | Washington Times

    ... Ubisoft. Everything started across the street from a cotton field on the campus of Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale. Coahoma County is the opening setting for Fielder's first foray into independent publishing with the graphic novel "Matty's ...

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  19. Man of many talents goes liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The London Free Press

    ... . He would like to bring that show to London - but we're getting ahead of ourselves. "(Super Chikan) lives in Clarksdale, Miss., where "the crossroads" allegedly are and where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil. "More importantly, it's where ...

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  20. Covenant Financial Corporation to join Planters Holding CompanyRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Planters Holding Company, parent company of Planters Bank & Trust Company, headquartered in Indianola, and Covenant Financial Corporation, parent company of Covenant Bank, headquartered in Clarksdale, jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement providing for the merger of Covenant with and into Planters. The transaction is expected to result in a combined institution with approximately $1.0 billion in total assets and 18 full-service banking offices throughout the Mississippi Delta region and North Western Mississippi.

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