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  1. Mississippi can enforce LGBTreligious objections law, court saysRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal appeals court says Mississippi can start enforcing a law that will let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.

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  2. Court clears Mississippi LGBT objections law; appeal likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Day

    JACKSON, Miss. - A federal appeals court said Thursday that Mississippi can enforce a law that allows merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples, but opponents of the law immediately pledged to appeal.

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  3. Mississippi's controversial religious objection bill passed, igniting protests nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | USA Today

    Mississippi's controversial religious objection bill passed, igniting protests nationwide The measure drew criticism nationwide as supporting discrimination against gay people and others in the name of religion. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2sZe040 JACKSON, Miss.

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  4. 9-year-old shot in head named honorary JPD detectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    JACKSON, MS - A 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head Saturday night is in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery. The Jackson Police Department tweeted a picture of Richard Kyles recovering in the hospital and says he is now an honorary JPD Detective.

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  5. Court Lets Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law Go Into EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Advocate

    Mississippi's draconian "license to discriminate" law, allowing widespread discrimination against LGBT people and others, is now in effect, thanks to a federal appeals court ruling. A lower court last year issued an injunction preventing the law from taking effect, but today a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit lifted it, saying those who sued to block the law lacked the standing to do so, reports The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Miss.

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  6. OSHA tackles workplace violence, temporary worker risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Business Insurance

    ... or fatalities from the toxic gas in Florida. Patrick Whavers, an occupational health and safety specialist in OSHA's Jackson, Mississippi office presented a unique case he investigated at a privately operated state prison after OSHA's national ...

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  7. Can state enforce LGBT religious objections law? Court makes rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | CBS News

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal appeals court says Mississippi can start enforcing a law that will let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to asked a federal appeals court to uphold the state law.

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  8. Love Is A Dirty Word Is an 80-Minute Spoken-Word Poem and It's BeautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | LA Weekly

    There are so many fine elements in Giovanni Adams' autobiographical solo show, Love Is a Dirty Word , that it's hard to decide which to mention first: the cadenced flow of his beautifully detailed 80-minute spoken-word poem, the open and disarming manner of his delivery or the production's flawless pacing under Becca Wolff's accomplished direction. The piece relays Adams' journey from his childhood as the scion of a resolute mom and a charismatic Dad in Jackson, Mississippi, up through his arrival in Hollywood, via Yale, where he first intimates his attraction to men and begins coming to terms with the conflicts and doubts besieging a Christian person of color on his road to manhood.

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  9. TEC appoints Brown to technicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    TEC of Jackson has appointed of Matthew Brown as Technician at TEC in Roanoke, AL.

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  10. Beyonce' awards scholarship to Mississippi nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Just days before the world got in formation following reports of two new additions to the Bey Hive , a Jackson, Miss. native has an even better reason to celebrate.

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  11. Mississippi Main Street announces 2017 awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th Annual Awards Luncheon June 8 at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson.

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  12. A Progressive Electoral Wave Is Sweeping the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... in districts that went for Trump in 2016. Chokwe Antar Lumumba, a human-rights lawyer, won the mayoralty of Jackson, Mississippi, in June with 93 percent of the vote. ( ith a clenched fist held high and the promise of a "movement of the people," ...

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  13. Colorado Republican lawmaker references shooting of congressman Steve Scalise in fundraising emailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... outlet's watchdog team beginning in 2014. Before that, he was an investigative reporter at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., and covered local government at The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, Tenn. He graduated in 2009 from the University of ...

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  14. She's In Jail Because Gun Inside Purse Went OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | AmmoLand

    USA Today reports on 05-26-2017 in Jackson, Mississippi, Story Headline " She's in jail after dropping purse - because gun inside it went off" A 58 year old woman from Philadelphia, Mississippi was in Lakeland Family Medicine Center on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus Thursday when she had a mishap. The woman dropped her purse and the gun inside it discharged.

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  15. Browns rookie Garrett still being evaluated for injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... in practice. He crumpled to the ground and was in obvious distress while being checked by a trainer and coach Hue Jackson. Garrett did not return to the field and later limped into the team's facility. A team spokesman says Garrett is being ...

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  16. Remember the faithless electors? Colorado secretary of state wants to bolster rules banning them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... outlet's watchdog team beginning in 2014. Before that, he was an investigative reporter at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., and covered local government at The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, Tenn. He graduated in 2009 from the University of ...

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  17. 3-star DL James Williams puts the Rebels in top 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Red Cup Rebellion

    The 6'5, 265-pounder from Jackson, Miss. has narrowed his list down to an All-SEC list and Ole Miss is in the mix.

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  18. Hinds Co. deputies disguised as delivery carriers arrest woman in drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 29-year-old Jackson woman has been arrested after Hinds County deputies, disguised as package delivery carriers, busted her with 8 pounds of marijuana. Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason says the package was shipped from Sacramento, California and was delivered to a home on Wood Village Drive in Jackson Tuesday morning.

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  19. Police: Mississippi man shot as he tried to run over officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi police say a driver was shot as he tried to run over a police officer at a roadblock. Jackson Police ...

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  20. Yarn Spinners Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    ... not discussing books. For example, when the group read 'The Help', a 2009 novel about African American lifestyles in Jackson, Mississippi during the 1960's, the Yard Spinners went and watched The Help in theatres. This group meets the first Tuesday ...

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