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  1. Police recapture last of 2 Mississippi jail escapeesRead the original story

    Friday | GantDaily.com

    Police have captured the second of two murder suspects who escaped from a jail in Mississippi, the sheriff's office said. Landfair was arrested in Jackson on Friday night, Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason said.

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  2. Police recapture one of two accused murderers who escaped from Mississippi jailRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | GantDaily.com

    Police have captured one of the inmates accused of murder who escaped from a jail in Raymond, Mississippi, the sheriff's office said. Prison guards noticed the empty cells of the two inmates, 19-year-old Moore and 29-year-old Landfair, after a routine headcount early Thursday morning.

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  3. Two accused murderers escape from Mississippi jailRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | GantDaily.com

    Two inmates accused of murder are on the run after escaping from a jail in Raymond, Mississippi, the sheriff's office said. "The inmates escaped through a hole in the wall," Victor Mason, the Hinds County Sheriff, said on Thursday.

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  4. The basic - but often ignored - rules of zoo safetyRead the original story

    Monday May 30 | GantDaily.com

    The killing of 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla Harambe to protect a 3-year-old boy who had slipped away from his mother and entered the gorilla habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has galvanized social media and left many wondering who to blame: the mother or the zoo? Perhaps there's a more important question: Do most parents know how to play it safe while visiting the zoo? In the past 26 years, there have been 256 injuries from animal attacks at accredited and non-accredited zoos, menageries and wild animal parks in the U.S., according to a searchable database developed by the animal advocacy group Born Free. Thirty-three victims died from their injuries.

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  5. John Kasich prepares for March MadnessRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    John Kasich is home. Well, close to home - just across the border from the state where he sits as governor, traveling around Michigan for a campaign many in his party wish would just end.

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  6. Severe storms, including tornadoes, rough up Gulf Coast statesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    Rough weather was rumbling across the Gulf Coast states on Tuesday evening, with reports of tornadoes in Louisiana and Mississippi. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana reported severe damage to businesses in Paincourtville and damage to a home in Belle River.

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  7. Mississippi councilman says throw rocks at police chasing petty crooks in JacksonRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    A city councilman fed up with police from other counties racing after small-time crooks in his Jackson, Mississippi, neighborhood has called for residents to throw things at officers in pursuit. "Let's get rocks; let's get bricks, and let's get bottles," Stokes told CNN affiliate WJTV.

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  8. Richard Browne: From near death to dreams of taking on Usain BoltRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    In 2007, the 16-year-old was recovering in hospital after slipping and falling through a plate glass window of a laundromat in his hometown of Jackson, Mississippi. The shards severed muscles, nerves and an artery in his right leg but, after surgery, Browne's condition had improved enough for doctors to move him from intensive care to a standard ward.

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  9. Pastors say it's time to talk about racial injusticeRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    Ronald Reagan once said that "all great change in America begins at the dinner table," and we agree. But, as ministers, we also believe that great change can't happen unless someone sets the table for tough conversations.

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