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  1. Victim in New Orleans killing identified as Mississippi manRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities have identified a man shot to death on Canal Street in New Orleans as 37-year-old Kentri Harper of Jackson, Mississippi. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the shooting happened in the 1500 block of Canal Street early Sunday morning.

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  2. Southern Miss/Alabama baseball matchup rescheduled for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... The game can be heard on the Southern Miss IMG Sports Network that includes affiliates in Hattiesburg (94.3 FM), in Jackson (620 AM), in Columbia (96.7 FM), and Pascagoula 1580 AM (Pascagoula), as well as free on the Southern Miss GameDay App.

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  3. Injured hiker leaving hospital after dramatic 2-day rescue by Lawrence respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    A Jackson, Mississippi, man was being discharged from a Jasper hospital this afternoon after a two-day rescue effort extracted him from Bankhead National Forest following a hiking injury. The rescue of John McBride, 49, began Sunday afternoon, and finished at 10:15 this morning when he was taken by ambulance from the Thompson Creek trailhead in the Sipsey Wilderness to Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper.

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  4. Walmart donates millions to ensnare low-income Americans in cancer...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    The Walmart Foundation has issued a $300,000 grant to the American Cancer Society that is specifically to be used in pushing more mammogram screenings on low-income, African-American women living in three American cities. Poorer, black women in Jackson, Mississippi; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Portsmouth, Virginia will be told that in order to avoid developing breast cancer, they will need to undergo a routine screening procedure that science has repeatedly shown actually causes breast cancer , all in the name of prevention, of course.

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  5. Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP pollRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Villanova's Josh Hart takes a shot past Seton Hall defenders Michael Nzei, of Nigeria, and Khadeen Carrington during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Villanov... . Kansas guard Josh Jackson dunks the ball as Baylor's Manu Lecomte , King McClure and Ishmail Wainright watch in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Waco, Texas.

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  6. THIS: The Gathering BrainstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hilobrow

    ... great, you should come and do that." "Did you just hear what I said?!" It's set in a future, dystopic South, in Jackson, Mississippi; Jackson is already a dystopia so it's not that far. It's based in the year 2028, after two massive hurricanes come ...

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  7. Analysis: Mississippi museum directors see role as educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum are two entities under a single roof . They are being built near the Capitol in downtown Jackson and will open in December to culminate the state's yearlong bicentennial celebration.

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  8. Revolutionary Black Panther Party Stays Close to Their OriginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... Miami, Dallas, Houston, Tallahassee and Milwaukee. There are 30 members locally. Dr. Muhammad is headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi. "Our mission is to feed, clothe, train and self-defend our people," said Jamal Cannon, chief General Sergeant for ...

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  9. Black History Quiz - Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... challenging than last week's offering. Let's begin. 3. Where was the first "sit-in" at a segregated lunch counter? Jackson, Mississippi Atlanta, Georgia Charleston, South Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina 4. At its height, what was the slave ...

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  10. Fitting FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | QSR Magazine

    ... at home." All this effort goes into the desserts even though they make up only 2 percent of net sales across the Jackson, Mississippi-based, 72-unit chain. For many diners, the best dessert is a long-time favorite: ice cream. But entrepreneurs are ...

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  11. POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Leadership more concerned with re-election than peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Newms360.com

    ... which removes Great Britain from the European Union, campaigned for candidate Donald Trump first at Trump's rally in Jackson, Mississippi. Mississippi's citizens may be ahead of the curve nationally as it's been five years since the progressives ...

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  12. Tony NetheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Mr. Nethery is survived by his wife, Judy Faye Bevins Nethery; his sons, Phillip Nethery and wife Karen, of Jackson, Mississippi, Brian Nethery, of Paducah, KY; his brothers, Jimmy Nethery and wife Brenda, of Gunnison, Mississippi, Donald Nethery ...

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  13. Feds: Hub City doctor, Christmas tree farm named in federal pharmacy investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... according to the complaint filed by the U.S. government. World Health Industries, Inc, Pro Pharmacy, Located in Jackson, Mississippi, is said to have shipped all of its prescriptions to customers via Federal Express, United Parcel Service and the ...

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  14. 10-year-old rapper seeks to spread 'positive hip-hop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WOI

    ... in a crowded room. Until he opens his mouth. "There are two types of people in this world," says 10-year-old Corey Jackson. "There are dreamers. And there are dream chasers. I'm chasing my dreams!" He may only be 10, but rapper Corey J., aka Lil C ...

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  15. Correction: Mississippi History Museums-DonationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | NewsOK.com

    ... Motor North America is giving $750,000 to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. JACKSON, Miss. - A car manufacturer that assembles vehicles in Mississippi is the latest corporate donor to the state's two history ...

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  16. Princess Leia Poster: Legal Issues Won't Keep This Artist Out of the RebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The New York Observer

    ... with and even a few ideas she has for future projects. Hayley Gilmore: I was unable to attend the Women's March in Jackson, Mississippi due to helping others print the posters. I was making sure they had access to the files and such. If I had ...

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  17. Q & A with Angie ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... way home from a party. Author Angie Thomas based her debut novel on her own experiences, both as a kid growing up in Jackson, Miss., and as a young woman navigating a world where gun violence and police brutality are a frightening everyday reality. ...

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  18. Helping friends: Foundation aids Scouting, schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Newms360.com

    ... to teach youth how to shoot," Robinson said. "They've also gotten ammunition, all for the Boy Scout camp. The Andrew Jackson Council, that's the Jackson, Mississippi area Boy Scout Council, is on the list of last year's recipients as well. I know ...

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  19. Killers on the run after Jackson's 13th homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 23-year-old man was gunned down in broad daylight. It happened just before noon Thursday on McFadden Road in south Jackson.

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  20. LU police chief discusses importance of equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | News Tribune

    ... Never stop learning." Hill said typically we hear about the efforts of people like Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse Jackson and other black leaders during this time, but he said there were many others, including white Americans, who should be ...

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