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  1. Is Mississippi ready to pull Confederate emblem from state flag?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Magnolia State is the last to include the Confederate emblem on its state flag. A group of prominent current and former Mississippians have called for its removal.

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  2. Mississippi flag change? State unlikely to remove Confederate flag soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    Mississippi flag change: A group of more than 60 prominent former and current residents of Mississippi signed a letter calling for the state to strike the Confederate symbol. Why experts don't see change happening quickly.

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  3. Is Mississippi ready to pull Confederate emblem from state flag?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Magnolia State is the last to include the Confederate emblem on its state flag. A group of prominent current and former Mississippians have called for its removal.

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  4. Mississippi prison escape: How common are jailbreaks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Two prison escapees have been captured and two remain at large after breaking out of Mississippi's Hinds County Detention Center. Jermaine Wilson and Kevin Holmes, along with two other inmates, escaped from Raymond Detention Center near Jackson, Mississippi on Monday.

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  5. Mississippi divided: Battle over Confederate flag shifts to Magnolia StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    With the Confederate flag gone from the South Carolina State House grounds, some residents of Mississippi are confronting their state flag, the only US flag to incorporate the Southern cross. A participant of a 'Save the Mississippi State Flag Rally' at the Capitol on July 6 holds a Mississippi flag as she listens to speakers in Jackson, Miss.

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  6. FBI investigates hanging death of black man in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Otis Byrd is shown in this photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Jackson, Mississippi, March 20. The FBI is investigating the circumstances of a black man, identified as Byrd by the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP, who went missing March 2 and was found hanging by a bed sheet from a tree in a wooded area about half a mile from his home in western Mississippi on Thursday, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office. A Mississippi sheriff said Friday that a black man found hanging from a tree did not appear to have stepped off of anything before he died.

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  7. Judge turns hate crimes case into vision of a 'new Mississippi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Hinds County Sheriff's Department deputy directs Deryl Dedmon to a seat in a Hinds County courtroom in Jackson, Miss., in this 2012 file photo. Mr. Dedmon was sentenced to federal prison on Feb. 10 following a hate crimes investigation.

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  8. Three white Mississippians are convicted of hate crimesRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In this March 21, 2012, file photo, a Hinds County Sheriff's Department deputy directs Deryl Dedmon to a seat in a Hinds County court room in Jackson, Miss. Dedmon is one of three young white men who admitted they were out hunting black people to attack when they beat, ran over and killed a car plant worker in Mississippi's capital city were sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, to federal prison following a hate crimes investigation.

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  9. Alabama standoff over same-sex marriage channels George WallaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court addresses a Pro-Life Mississippi and a Pastors for Life luncheon in Jackson, Miss., on Jan. 17, 2014. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Monday, despite an 11th-hour attempt by Moore to block the weddings.

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