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  1. Anti-Gay Klan Fliers Delivered Under Cloak of Darkness Threaten Mississippi ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Towleroad

    ... Myatt says, is that such "mentality continues to exist in the 21st century in Mississippi." In May, residents of Jackson, Mississippi 170 miles north of Ocean Springs received fliers from another KKK chapter, the "Loyal White Knights" who claimed to ...

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  2. Police: 77-year-old steals frozen chicken from Church's, takes off on bicycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    JACKSON, Miss. - Police in Mississippi are investigating a break-in at a fast-food restaurant where frozen chicken was taken.

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  3. Expert says alligators could pose threat in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    As Disney resorts work to post signs warning of alligators in their Florida parks, wildlife officials said gators are also a concern in Mississippi. "If you're driving the city of Jackson, chances are you have probably come within 100-200 feet of an alligator," said Ricky Flynt, coordinator of the state's alligator program.

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  4. Man steals chicken, apple pies from fast food restaurant overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jackson police are investigating a business burglary that happened Tuesday morning at the Church's Chicken on West Woodrow Wilson Avenue. Commander Tyree Jones said around 4 a.m., a witness saw a man break into the back of Church's Chicken on W. Woodrow Wilson.

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  5. Expanded Medicaid may translate into fewer unpaid hospital billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    U.S. hospitals may be getting paid for more of the care they actually provide thanks to the Affordable Care Act, if research from Michigan reflects the situation around the country. The federal government forms for applying for health coverage are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act, widely referred to as "Obamacare", outside the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013.

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  6. Reminder: Guns Helped Secure the Freedom and Civil Rights of Black AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    "I'm alive today because of the Second Amendment and the natural right to keep and bear arms." So declared John R. Salter Jr., the civil rights leader who helped organize the legendary non-violent sit-ins against segregated lunch counters in Jackson, Mississippi, in the 1960s.

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  7. Mississippi Confederate flag opponents take protest to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Alabama Live

    In this photo taken June 23, 2015, the Mississippi state flag is unfurled against the front of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag.

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  8. Southern Baptists may consider opposing Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... The two men first met soon after Floyd's congratulatory note to Young when both were invited to speak at a church in Jackson, Miss., and a Mississippi nonprofit focused on racial reconciliation. "The Lord opened up some doors in our relationship. ...

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  9. One judge to hear 3 clerks' recusalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    JACKSON, Miss. - One judge will hear all three challenges to a Mississippi law that will let clerks cite religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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  10. Bo Bounds finds entrepreneurship the perfect lifestyleRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... worrying. I'm having a blast now." If Bounds is an over-the-top Southern Conference fan, he comes by it honestly. A Jackson native, Bound's father, Woodie Bounds, served on the executive committee of the Bulldog Club, the Mississippi State ...

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  11. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  12. Botulism traced to prison hooch sickens federal inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Fox 23

    ... so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) i 1 2i 1 2i 1 2 One of the largest American botulism outbreaks in decades is being blamed on inmate-brewed alcohol ...

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  13. 'Alf' actor dies at age 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... Circus in 1973. He performed for U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, and became friends with Michael Jackson after Jackson saw him performing, said Varga. Meszaros also appeared on the TV series "Dear John" and "H.R. Pufnstuf," and had ...

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  14. Fitzgerald Leaves CJRW, Joins Thoma Thoma as Creative DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... live their brand required the full package, and Bill is the right fit." Fitzgerald started in advertising in Jackson, Mississippi, and has worked with some of the South's top agencies. At Heifer, he developed multimedia campaigns and unified ...

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  15. Administrative Offices Closed Friday, June 17, 2016Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Dean College

    ... has been a master teacher and Founding Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Polarity Dance Theatre (Jackson, MS) among a host of roles in countries around the world. He has experience in the corporate world and is proficient in four ...

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  16. Avanex Emerges with 'Photonic Processor' TechnologyRead the original story

    Dec 31, 1995 | Fiber Optics Online

    ... officer John Fee, who formerly spearheaded optical networking efforts at MCI and subsequently MCI WorldCom (Jackson, MS). "We understand what gives network operators heartburn," he continues. "Then, we can design something very quickly and assemble ...

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  17. Jackson residents pray for victims of Orlando massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... can drive out hate is love." The massacre in Florida came just a day after the first gay pride parade was held in Jackson, which Temica Morton helped to organize. "People, let's come together as a whole. We are family. It has nothing to do with gay ...

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  18. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Dwight D. Eisenhower. In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi. (In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 2001.) In ...

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  19. Honor Medgar Evers by fighting for voting rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Daily Kos

    ... liar. The sheer quantity of falsehoods such as claiming that "thousands of Muslims" in New... On June 12, 1963 in Jackson, Mississippi, a shot rang out and the life of Medgar Wiley Evers was forever stilled . Evers knew he faced death for daring to ...

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  20. This day in history, June 12, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Dwight D. Eisenhower. In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi. (In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 2001.) In ...

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