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  1. Teen Pregnancy, MisunderstoodRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2013 | AltWeeklies

    ... me not just because he was a celebrity, as one-fifth of the world-famous pop group 'N Sync, but because he was from Clinton, Miss. As far as I knew growing up, there were no gay people in Clinton. You do not have religious freedom if every single ...

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  2. Doggie Palooza, Open House are set for CARA during MayRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Rankin Ledger

    ... events throughout the year. If you would like to make a donation to CARA, please mail it to CARA, PO Box 231, Clinton, MS 39060 or go to the website www.carams.org . Community Animal Rescue and Adoption (CARA), a true no-kill animal rescue, is ...

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  3. Peterson's leadership in MC dyslexia therapy program honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Clinton News

    ... dyslexia therapy program over the past decade is receiving national attention. The two-year master's program on the Clinton campus trains therapists to work with students with dyslexia and related learning disorders. There are 127 MC graduates with ...

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  4. Locker doors opening for Clinton inventor after - Shark Tank'Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Clinton's Greg Cronin did what any good dad would do. He used his ingenuity to help solve a problem for his daughter, Ashley.

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  5. New studies point out 'diversity gap' in U.S. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | TBD.com

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  6. William Carey medical school set to graduate first classRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... in 2010 also was a formidable task. "There were some bumps and some bruises at first," admits Jeremy Rainey of Clinton, a member of the inaugural class. Despite the doubts, and despite the bruises, William Carey's College of Osteopathic Medicine ...

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  7. NCAA Softball: Union plays for National Christian College region...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Union softball will play for the National Christian College region championship at 5 p.m. tonight in Clinton, Miss.

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  8. New studies point out 'diversity gap' in U.S. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | TBD.com

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  9. Arrow baseball season ends with losses to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Clinton News

    After one of the best regular seasons in recent memory, the season is over for the Clinton High Arrow baseball team after it dropped its first two playoff games to Columbus.

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  10. Sports Briefs: Local college results; Generals roster moves; New coach introsRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    CLINTON, Miss. (Union Sports Information) -- The Union University softball began the defense of their 2013 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) National Title with a 7-3 victory over Lee (Tenn.) University to open the NCCAA MidEast Region Tournament. Union improved to 26-25 on the season, while fellow Gulf South Conference foe Lee dropped to 23-23. Union's Kelly Robey (20-18) earned the win by tossing a complete game, allowing three earned runs on six hits with seven strikeouts and six walks. Union pounded out 10 hits in the game, with two each coming from Erin Picard, Shelby Lamb, and Cross. Chandler's two RBI led the way for Union. CLEVELAND, Tenn. - A rash of hit batters spoiled the Union University baseball team's shot at victory in a championship bracket Wednesday afternoon on Olympic Field. A four-run fourth keyed top seed and host Lee University to a 5-0 win. Union slips to 13-34 on the season. Lee is now 32-17 with the win. Union had runners at second and third with two away in the third when Wacey Russell doubled to right moving Caleb Warnimont to third. Union didn't score. Four hit batsmen, a walk and a pair of hits allowed the Flames to take a 4-0 lead in the fourth. In the seventh, Union stranded runners on second and third. A single run in the eighth put Lee up 5-0. Jeremy Stawychny (7-4) picked up the win. Samuel Davis (3-3) took the loss. The Bulldogs held a 10-8 edge in hits. Union will play an elimination game at 12:00 p.m. Thursday versus Hiwassee College. The Seattle Mariners announced on Tuesday the promotion of pitcher James Gillheeney to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners promoted another pitcher, Andrew Kittredge, to the Generals from High Desert on Wednesday Gillheeney, 26, returns to Triple-A Tacoma from Jackson. Gillheeney opened the 2014 season with the Rainiers making three starts going 1-2, with a 7.59 ERA. Gillheeney was promoted to Jackson on April 23 and in three starts for Jackson was 1-0, with a 1.29 ERA. Gillheeney was removed from Monday night's game after 3.0 shutout innings on three hits, taking a no decision in Jackson's series-opening loss to Huntsville, 2-0. In six starts combined between Jackson and Tacoma, he is 2-2, with a 4.01 ERA. Gillheeney will rejoin the Rainiers' rotation. Gillheeney ranked 6th in franchise history with 39 career starts going 10-13, with a 4.37 ERA and has started games for Jackson in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was Seattle's eighth round draft pick in 2009 out of N.C. State and Johnston, RI. Kittredge, 24, has been added to Jackson's roster from A+ High Desert where he was 2-0, with a 5.40 ERA, 18 strikeouts and two walks in 10 relief appearances for the Mavericks. Kittredge has appeared in games for Jackson in 2012 and 2013 posting a 1-3 record, with a 5.40 ERA in 21 relief outings. Last season, Kittredge was 1-5, with a 6.39 ERA in 41 games and one start between High Desert, Jackson and Tacoma. In 77 career games he is 6-6, with a 5.43 ERA, logging 121 strikeouts and 41 walks. McNairy Central High School will host its new football coach, Chad Hodge, with an official introduction today at 5:30 p.m. in the school's gym. Hodge was hired on Tuesday after working the past four seasons as the defensive coordinator at Dresden. Jackson Christian will host a reception for its new football coach, Todd Roland, as well as its incoming president Dr. Mark Benton on Monday from 5-6 p.m. at the Linda Tyler Early Learning Village at 649 Rushmeade Road. Roland comes to Jackson Christian after working for two decades as an assistant coach at Boyd-Buchanan in Chattanooga. Southwest Community College will host a free baseball showcase at Hardin County High School's baseball field on May 28. Registration begins at 10 a.m. for baseball players in senior classes in 2014-16. For more information, contact SWCC head coach George Sykes at 901-690-3003 or Hardin County head coach Clint Arendall at 731-412-7079. The inaugural West Tennessee Adult Hoop It Up 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held at the Milan High School Mayo-Wheeler gymnasium on May 24. Games will be played throughout the day from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Grow & Learn Youth Foundation (GLYF) and Mister Greg's 2014 Summer Academic Enrichment Program, June 2 through July 11, directed by Greg Horton of Milan. Five divisions of teams will play: Ages 18-25, Ages 26-39; Ages 40 and older; Co-ed; and Public Safety. Registration for the event is Monday - Friday, May 19-23, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Baskerville Chapel at 1010 Moore Street in Milan. Team entry fees are $50 per team with five members per team. A late fee registration the day of the tournament is $60. For more information contact George Jones, league director 731-613-3054 or email: jonesg2014_glyf@bellsouth.net; or G. L. Horton 731-613-0098 or email: hortongl_glyf@bellsouth.net. The Jackson Boxing Club will host a free summer youth program at Golden Gloves Arena at 221 Sycamore St. each week Monday through Friday from May 5 through June 30 4:30-7 p.m. Youth 8 years old to 18 are welcome to join and be a part of a program that will put a child in a good exercise and muscle development program. Parents are welcome to check out the camp as well. For more information, contact Rayford or Rhonda Collins at 731-664-1575, 731-437-0302 or 731-437-0301. Rayford Collins, Warren Woodrow and Charles Ward will conduct the sessions along with senior boxers at the club.The club's boxing season is set to start on Sept. 1. MARTIN -- The UT Martin softball program will host a two-day Exposure and Skills Development Camp on June 10-11 at Bettye Giles Softball Field in Skyhawk Park on the UTM campus. The camp runs 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day and is for older softball players ages 13 through graduating high school seniors. The camp will include a full day of hitting, pitching, fielding, base-running and scrimmaging. The cost is $125, and campers must bring a sack lunch. The fee includes a camp T-shirt and insurance coverage. Preregistration is required. For more information, contact head coach Donley Canary at 731-881-7162 or at dcanary@utm.edu. The Eastview United Pentecostal Church will host a softball tournament Saturday. The church is located at 7810 Hwy. 45 South in Ramer. For more information, call 662-665-2334.

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  11. Hargrove gets one last shot at national titleRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Rivals.com

    ... in Topeka to win three games on Sunday and advance to play at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament May 14-17 in Clinton, MS. Cowley opened the Region Tournament on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Labette before losing to Coffeyville by a score of ...

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  12. U.S. teachers nowhere as diverse as their studentsRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | Stevens Point Journal

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe 'when they can look and see someone ...

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  13. US teachers nowhere as diverse as their studentsRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  14. Study Finds A 'Diversity Gap' - Among US TeachersRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Sweetness & Light

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  15. Diversity lacking among teachers in the U.S.Read the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Sandusky Register

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  16. Teacher ranks not as diverse as their studentsRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone who looks ...

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  17. Study Highlights - Diversity Gap'...Read the original story

    May 5, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone ...

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  18. New studies: Teachers not as diverse as studentsRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | LongmontFYI

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Miss. It becomes easier for students to believe "when they can look and see someone who ...

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  19. Sooper Seekrit Quota System Fails AgainRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Canadian Content

    ... pushing their students to excel, said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. It becomes easier for students to believe 'when they can look and see someone ...

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  20. From hoops to blues, check out this week's Gotta Hear Song, "I Refuse To Lose" by Jarekus SingletonRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... always Singleton's first choice for a career. In addition to being an outstanding musician, the 29-year-old from Clinton, Mississippi was a college basketball star with hopes to play in the NBA, but his career was cut when he had an ankle injury. In ...

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