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  1. Businessman: Mississippi's Ex-Prison Chief Sought BribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps leaves the U.S. Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, after pleading guilty to two federal charges. A businessman says a former Mississippi prison official solicited the first in a series of bribes that eventually mounted to $1.5 million.

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  2. Anne Moody, Mississippi Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | ABC News

    Anne Moody, who wrote about her civil rights activism in the 1968 memoir "Coming of Age in Mississippi ," has died at age 74. Her sister, Adline Moody, tells The Associated Press on Saturday that Anne Moody died Thursday at home in the small town of Gloster, Mississippi. Adline Moody says her sister had dementia the past several years and stopped eating two days before she died while sleeping.

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  3. Two Dead After Tornado Strikes MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | ABC News

    There were several reported tornadoes in the south today, including one in Mississippi that killed at least two people and injured several others and damaged homes, officials said.

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  4. Tornado Strikes Mississippi, Several Injuries ReportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | ABC News

    There were several reported tornadoes in the south today, including one in Mississippi that injured several people and damaged homes, officials said.

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  5. No Deaths in Fire at Miss. Agriculture MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | ABC News

    A firefighter walks past blazing wreckage of a barn at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, that caught fire late Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. A two-alarm fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum was believed to have started in a barn, but fire investigators were sifting through the charred debris to determine the exact cause, fire officials said Friday.

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  6. Man Pleads Not Guilty in Wife's Fall DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | ABC News

    Prosecutors said Wednesday that a man accused of pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park as they celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary planned to kill her in advance, and later lived off $1.5 million in assets that were partly hers. Harold Henthorn, 58, pushed his wife more than 140 feet off a cliff, which was in a remote area far from the trail the couple had been hiking, prosecutors said at a federal court hearing.

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  7. Woman Killed in National Park Had $4.5M InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | ABC News

    For their 12th wedding anniversary, Harold Henthorn took his wife, Toni, for a hike to enjoy the resplendent autumn color and snowy peaks of Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. They set out on the steep and craggy terrain of Deer Mountain, then walked off a trail to a ledge to capture the view.

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  8. As Rebs Win, Ole Miss Balances Dixie and DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | ABC News

    In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, lifelong Mississippi resident Logenvia Morris poses at her home in Jackson, Miss., next to her prize possession, the first Mississippi game jersey her son Aaron Morris wore for the football team. 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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  9. US Gas Prices Fall, Extending Summer DeclineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | ABC News

    A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices drove the declines, but the drop was also heavily impacted by a crash in prices of ethanol and the fact that winter-grade gasoline costs less to produce.

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  10. Backers Seek Expansion of Civil Rights Death LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | ABC News

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY SEPT. 21 This photo taken July 30, 2014, shows sisters Mattie Hull, left, and Gloria Green-McCray looking at a memorial to their late brother, James Earl Green, at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss.

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  11. Southern Express Airways Expands Regional ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | ABC News

    The Olive Branch, Mississippi-based company said Thursday it is adding more flights to Atlanta and upgrading its Destin, Florida, service from seasonal to year-round. Stan Little, Southern's chairman and CEO, says Thursday in a statement that over next few weeks, the airline will offer new service to Knoxville and Chattanooga in Tennessee and to Madison/Jackson, Mississippi.

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  12. Survey: US Gas Prices Down 4 Cents Per GallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | ABC News

    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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