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  1. Mississippi congressman Nunnelee takes oath in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. A Mississippi congressman who's recovering from a series of health problems has taken his oath of office while hospitalized in his hometown.

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  2. Severe storms slam the South, killing at least 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Jeff and Melissa McKenzie embrace in the ruins of their florist and gift shop store in Columbia, Miss., after a tornado ripped through the city Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. According to Marion County Emergency Management the tornado touched down around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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  3. Severe weather slams southern US; 1 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 12:45 PM EST shows most of the east underneath cloudiness. This is due to a large developing storm system in the Mid-West.

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  4. Lawyer: Let same-sex marriage start in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. An attorney is again asking a federal appeals court to let same-sex marriages start next week in Mississippi.

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  5. Dueling and drooling sets the bar on 'Redneck Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Estimated total viewers reached by key weekday newscasts during the November sweeps and percentage change from last November as measured by Nielsen. sweeps saw the entry of Fox affiliate WJZY into the early morning and the 6 p.m. news races and showed how much work is left to do to become competitive.

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  6. Teacher raises money for diverse children's booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. A teacher at Casey Elementary School in Jackson has raised hundreds of dollars to buy children's books featuring diverse characters.

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  7. No deaths in fire at Miss. Agriculture MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Two firefighters look over the blazing wreckage of a barn at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, that caught fire on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. A barn and other structures burn completely to the ground at the Fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.

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  8. Ex-Gov.: 'tar babies' quip not meant to offendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term "tar babies" to describe President Barack Obama's policies, but says "neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend."

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  9. As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, lifelong Mississippi resident Logenvia Morris, wearing a button with an image of her son Aaron Morris on it, speaks at her home in Jackson, Miss. Morris, who goes to every football game to cheer for her son, said the offensive lineman had to overcome his grandfather's deep skepticism about whether black students are truly welcome at the university.

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  10. $627M in Gulf oil spill recovery projects approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. Officials approved plans Friday to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but environmentalists are fuming that $58 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf.

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  11. Backers seek expansion of civil rights death lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. There's been only one prosecution of a civil rights killing since the Emmett Till Act became law nearly six years ago, and supporters want to strengthen the law.

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  12. Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran.

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  13. Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.

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  14. Survey: US gas prices down 4 cents per gallonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    CAMARILLO, Calif. The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, and prices in California have fallen 5 cents in the same time period.

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  15. US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This Aug. 21, 2013 file photo shows Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, right, leading abortion opponents in prayer on the sidewalk in front of the Jackson Women's Health Organization Clinic in Jackson, Miss.

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  16. US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This Nov. 21, 2013 file photo shows abortion support signs outside of the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss.

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  17. FEC filing: pro-Cochran PAC funded black outreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Hinds County Republican Party chairman Pete Perry tells reporters 300 to 350 possible illegally cast votes were found in Mississippi's largest county in the Senate runoff between incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville, at a Tuesday, July 15, 2014 news conference at the Hinds County ... (more)

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  18. McDaniel not giving up GOP runoff against CochranRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. Chris McDaniel has presented no evidence to support his claim that voter fraud pushed Senate incumbent Thad Cochran to victory in Mississippi's GOP runoff.

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