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  1. Freedom Rider: Injustice can't be ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Deseret News

    While being jailed during her fight for human rights, one woman transcribed her experiences on any scrap of paper she could find. Carol Ruth Silver, one of the original Freedom Riders, spent 40 days in jail in Jackson, Mississippi, in June 1961 for her involvement with the movement.


  2. Mississippi lawmakers propose making Bible the state bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Deseret News

    Democratic state Reps. Tom Miles, of Forest, left, and Michael Evans, of Preston, stand before the entrance to the House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.


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

    Dec 24, 2014 | Deseret News

    Traffic is blocked on US 98 East near Columbia, Miss., after a tornado touched down around 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two southeastern counties where officials say four people died in the storms and several more were injured.


  4. Dueling Tennessee billboards support, oppose ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Deseret News

    It's not the "Tender Tennessee Christmas" of the Amy Grant song, but some nerves are frayed in the Volunteer State as dueling billboards in favor of, and opposing, Christmas confront residents. An atheist group kicked off the adversarial ads.


  5. Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Deseret News

    This is a Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Bennie Thompson, D- Miss., as he speaks in Jackson, Miss. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including Thompson, are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.


  6. Man accused of pushing wife off cliff is in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Deseret News

    This undated photograph provided by the Bertolet family shows Toni Henthorn. Harold Henthorn, Toni's husband, was indicted by a federal grand jury this week on a charge of first-degree murder more than two years after his wife fell to her death in Rocky Mountain National Park.


  7. 10 hooked sea turtles heading back to the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Deseret News

    In this July 25, 2010 photograph released by the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies for editorial purposes, a Kemp's ridley sea turtle swims at the Center for Marine Education and Research in Gulfport, Miss., during its rehabilitation at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport. This sea turtle was known as L-0039.


  8. Child sex trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Deseret News

    In this June, 2014 image from video provided by the FBI, authorities raid a hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.


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