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  1. Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Daily Herald

    Jody Owens, director of the Mississippi office of the Southern Poverty Law Center, holds up a copy of a lawsuit filed on behalf of four African-American mothers with children in public elementary schools during a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education.

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  2. Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Daily Herald

    In this Friday, May 19, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans. Mississippi Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona apologized on Monday, May 22, for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

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  3. Teen charged in death says 19-year-old shot Mississippi boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily Herald

    This Madison County Detention Center booking photograph taken Thursday, May 18, 2017 shows Byron McBride. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news conference that authorities plan to charge McBride, Dwan Wakefield, and Tyreek Washington,in the death of 6-year old Kingston Frazier.

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  4. Official: Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Daily Herald

    Family member Martin Archie, left, comforts Ruby Archie, after learning that Kingston Frazier, 6, was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Family members react after learning that Kingston Frazier was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Jackson, Miss.

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  5. Black lawmakers to protest over Confederate emblem on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Daily Herald

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Some black Mississippi officials say they are boycotting a regional legislative meeting that their own state is hosting, which meets July 29-Aug. 2, 2017, in Biloxi, to protest the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  6. USF football player charged with sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | Daily Herald

    Florida police have arrested a 22-year-old University of South Florida football player on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment. In a news release sent Tuesday, USF police said they arrested LaDarrius Divonta Jackson at 10:30 p.m. Monday night.

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  7. US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallonRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that consumers could see price increases slow as crude oil costs drop.

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  8. Goodbye, Gestalt Gardener? Cuts threaten more than NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this March 21, 2017 photo, Dr. Susan Buttross, a physician who does a call-in radio show on Mississippi Public Radio, responds to a listener's question from the Jackson, Miss., studios. President Trump and others have suggested that future federal budgets would eliminate support for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which helps pay for national and locally produced shows that are part of the Mississippi Public Broadcasting programing.

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  9. Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Rep. Steve Holland, a Plantersville Democrat,, second from left, laughs with fellow democratic representatives David Baria of Bay St. Louis, left, Kevin Horan of Grenada, second from right and Nick Bain of Corinth, right, in House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, March 24, 2017. Holland earlier told lawmakers that he has dementia and will retire after this legislative term.

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  10. New book spurs call for fresh probe of Emmett Till lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    This undated file photo shows Emmett Louis Till from Chicago. Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Till for allegedly whistling at Bryant's wife.

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  11. Muslims, Latinos unify over Trump's immigration, border planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Jocelynn Lujan, 6, left, and her sister, Jennifer, 8, attend a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, where activists denounced President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration. Many U.S. Muslim and Latino advocates have been speaking out and preparing lawsuits against executive actions taken by President Donald Trump to build a Mexican border wall and strip funding for immigrant protecting sanctuary cities, as well as anticipated orders to restrict refugees.

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  12. In bipartisan nod, GOP-led Mississippi Senate commends ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Daily Herald

    JACKSON, Miss. -- The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature has resisted much of President Barack Obama's agenda.

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  13. UK Brexit-backer Nigel Farage to attend Trump inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this is a Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss. Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.

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  14. After Brexit and Trump, populists eye Europe's next dominoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss. Britain's vote to leave the European Union was a major shock to the global political system.

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  15. No. 1 Alabama big favorite in showdown with No. 6 Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Daily Herald

    GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 6 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama: Three seasons ago, Trevor Knight was Oklahoma's quarterback when he engineered a Sugar Bowl upset of Alabama.

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  16. Tuesday Morning QuarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Grunt bona fides: A team's leading rusher is typically not grunt material. Pascal, though, also starts at defensive end in addition to fullback and plays on every special team for the Wildcats -- kickoff, kickoff return, punt, punt return, point-after-touchdown, onside kickoff and the onside "hands team."

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  17. Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Donald Trump's English booster, Nigel Farage, has ruled out running for a third term as leader of the UK Independence Party following the surprise resignation of his successor. Farage said Wednesday he is retired.

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  18. Gas prices up 4 cents cent to $2.21 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The average price of gasoline in the U.S. is up four cents over the past three weeks to $2.21 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil costs caused refiners and retailers to bump up their prices.

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  19. Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has dropped six cents over the past two weeks to $2.16 a gallon for regular grade, industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday. A drop in crude oil prices has driven a nine-week decline in costs at the pump, but those prices have strengthened in the past week and retail price drops are likely to be smaller or cease, Lundberg said.

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  20. Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Daily Herald

    In this June 25, 2016 photo, civil rights pioneer James Meredith, center, and others walk through downtown Jackson, Miss., to the state Capitol, as part of a 50th commemoration of his march from Memphis to Jackson to encourage black people to overcome a fear of violence and to encourage them to register to vote. Along the way, he was shot and wounded, causing several groups and hundreds of marchers, including the Rev.

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