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  1. Soul Music Great Charles Wright Drops Black History Month Bombshell "Up from Where We've Come"Read the original story

    Sunday | PressReleasePoint

    New Book details a Historical Autobiography about the Racism and Hardship the Wright Family Faced as Sharecroppers Near Clarksdale, Mississippi Circa The '40s and early '50s. Los Angeles, CA, February 03, 2016 - - Among the most profound new literary entries to be released this February in Black History Month is a bitter true to life tome from culturally conscious Rhythm & Blues legend Charles Wright, the singer/songwriter/guitarist best known for singing and composing '70s Soul smash "Express Yourself" still heard daily on radio, in movies and dozens of television commercials.

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  2. Soul Music Great Charles Wright Drops Black History Month Bombshell "Up from Where We've Come"Read the original story

    Saturday | PRLog US Entertainment

    New Book details a Historical Autobiography about the Racism and Hardship the Wright Family Faced as Sharecroppers Near Clarksdale, Mississippi Circa The '40s and early '50s. LOS ANGELES - Feb. 6, 2016 - PRLog -- Los Angeles, CA, February 03, 2016 - Among the most profound new literary entries to be released this February in Black History Month is a bitter true to life tome from culturally conscious Rhythm & Blues legend Charles Wright, the singer/songwriter/ guitarist best known for singing and composing '70s Soul smash "Express Yourself" still heard daily on radio, in movies and dozens of television commercials.

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  3. Charles David Work SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... 14, 1936, to Harry Harden Work, Sr. and Catherine Stewart Work. On August 1, 1964, he married JoAnn Zepponi in Clarksdale, MS. He graduated from New Albany High School and joined the United States Army. After serving, he attended Mississippi State ...

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  4. Helena Andrews-DyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Washington Post

    ... one of the most conservative members of Congress, a hamburger cook-off with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and a trip to Clarksdale, Mississippi to write about the murder of a mayoral candidate. A 2008 graduate of Brandeis University, Ben spent the first ...

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  5. Delta's Planters Bank climbs above $1 billion with Covenant acquisitionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Indianola's Planters Bank & Trust Co. has completed its acquisition of Covenant Bank of Clarksdale, raising its assets to more than $1 billion and extending its reach into North Mississippi.

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  6. Charles David Work SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... 14, 1936, to Harry Harden Work, Sr. and Catherine Stewart Work. On August 1, 1964, he married JoAnn Zepponi in Clarksdale, MS. He graduated from New Albany High School and joined the United States Army. After serving, he attended Mississippi State ...

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  7. Ushio America, Inc. Announces Strategic Investment in Fixture...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | PressReleasePoint

    ... will continue to operate under the American Green Technology name and manufacture their products in the USA in Clarksdale, Mississippi. According to Keith SanGiacomo, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ushio America, Inc., "The investment in ...

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  8. 2016 Delta Ag Expo attendees hear about competitiveness issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Delta Farm Press

    Rives Neblett, left, a farmer from Clarksdale, Miss., talks about farm profitability with Darren Hudson, director of the International Center for Agricultural Competitiveness at Texas Tech University. Dr. Hudson, who holds the Larry Combest Endowed Chair at Texas Tech, was the keynote speaker for this year's Delta Ag Expo.

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  9. Ushio America Announces Strategic Investment in Fixture Manufacturer, American Green TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PR Log

    ... will continue to operate under the American Green Technology name and manufacture their products in the USA in Clarksdale, Mississippi. According to Keith SanGiacomo, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ushio America, Inc., "The investment in ...

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  10. Charles Wright relects on his life with autobiography 'Up from Where We've Come'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Examiner.com

    ... is an up-close and intimate telling of the Wright family's back-breaking struggles as sharecroppers near Clarksdale, Mississippi through the '40s and early '50s. Written in the raw dialects of how Blacks and Whites communicated during that era, the ...

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  11. Disaster recovery center opens in Coahoma CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A disaster recovery center is open in Coahoma County to provide assistance to survivors of the deadly December storms, tornadoes and floods that struck Mississippi. The center is located in the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium, 506 E. Second St., Clarksdale.

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  12. Lilly to be honored with artist reception at DSCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Covington Leader

    ... at the Universal Art Gallery in Memphis. Lilly began painting as a young child in his native hometown of Clarksdale, MS and he studied at the Memphis College of Art in the 1960's. It wasn't until Lilly was in his mid-50s that his work was publicly ...

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  13. Christmastime tornadoes ravage South; at least 14 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | NBC29

    A storm system killed several people as it swept across the South, and officials are searching for mis... . People inspect a storm-damaged home in the Roundaway community near Clarksdale, Miss., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

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  14. The Latest, South storms: 3 more deaths confirmed; 14 totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | NBC29

    ... Press Register via AP). Neighbors help salvage items from a storm-damaged home in the Roundaway community near Clarksdale, Miss., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. A storm system forecasters called "particularly dangerous" killed multiple p... (AP ...

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  15. Seeing a tornado track with Landsat imageryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Google Earth Blog

    ... News reports, however, mention damage to property quite some distance from both ends of the visible track (from Clarksdale, Mississippi to Lutts, Arkansas) reaching at least double that distance. Keep in mind that Landsat imagery has a resolution of ...

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  16. Deadly Storm System Scatters Damage Across The SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... up and tossed the car he was riding in, officials said. A tornado damaged or destroyed at least 20 homes in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Planes at a small airport overturned and an unknown number of people were injured. "I'm looking at some horrific ...

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  17. 14 Tornadoes To Touchdown In MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... in a small Mississippi town says a tornado damaged or destroyed numerous houses just outside the town limits. Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett said the only confirmed casualty was a dog killed by storm debris, but as many as 20 homes may have been hit ...

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  18. Southern tornadoes: Wave of storms kills 7 in Mississippi, Tennessee, ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    People inspect a storm-damaged home in the Roundaway community near Clarksdale, Miss., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. A storm system forecasters called "particularly dangerous" killed multiple people as it swept across the country Wednesday.

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  19. South hit by deadly spring-like storms, at least 6 killed, more than 40 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... serious." Some of the injuries included amputations, he said. A tornado damaged or destroyed at least 20 homes in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Planes at a small airport overturned and an unknown number of people were injured. "I'm looking at some ...

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  20. Holiday Travel: Deadly storm system scatters damage across the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... up and tossed the car he was riding in, officials said. A tornado damaged or destroyed at least 20 homes in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Planes at a small airport overturned and an unknown number of people were injured. "I'm looking at some horrific ...

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