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  1. Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firmRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Greenwich Citizen

    Protesters waive a rainbow flag on the front lawn of the Rowan County Judicial Center, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Morehead, Ky. The protest was being held against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who, due to the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States and her own religious beliefs, has refused to issue any marriage licenses in the county.

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  2. Confederate, Jim Crow tributes go well beyond battle flagRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Mississippi flag hangs, with the other state flags, in the subway between the U.S. Capitol and Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. In the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, S.C., a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

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  3. Fastest rising rents in US? Jackson, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    File-This Aug. 18, 2003, file photo shows homes on Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine, overlook Portland Harbor. Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States - with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and Portland, Maine.

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  4. Attorney feels driven to solve 1940 slaying of NAACP memberRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this photo provided by John Ashworth, chairperson of the Elbert Williams Memorial Committee, Elbert Williams poses for a photo with members of the NAACP branch in Brownsville, Tenn. Williams, a charter member of the branch, was killed by unknown assailants on June 20, 1940.

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  5. Kirk Kerkorian, billionaire and Las Vegas casino mogul, diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 5, 2007 file photo, billionaire Las Vegas casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian is in the audience for the Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Kerkorian, an eighth-grade dropout who built Las Vegas' biggest hotels, tried to take over Chrysler and bought and sold MGM at a profit three times, died Monday, June 15, 2015.

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  6. Applications for 3 more Mississippi charter schools advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Charter School Authorizer Board voted Monday that applications by two groups that want to open three schools are complete and can move ahead to the next stage of consideration. Final decisions are expected in September.

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  7. Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling BeeRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Ten spellers advancing to the finals of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, stand on stage together, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Oxon Hill, Md. Front row, from left are, Sylvie Lamontagne, Snehaa Ganesh Kumar, Siyona Mishra, Tejas Muthusamy and Siddharth Krishnakumar.

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  8. US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters following his victory over Democrat Travis Childers and Reform Party candidate Shawn O'Hara, at his victory party in Jackson, Miss. In a statement released Monday, May 25, 2015, Cochran's office said he married longtime aide Kay Webber in a private ceremony on Saturday in Gulfport, Miss.

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  9. B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, the then 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the annual B.B. King Homecoming, a free concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss. Festival organizers said this year's festival was to have been a tribute to the then living King, who died May 14, 2015.

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  10. Barbour: Mississippi needs 'salt-and-pepper' party diversityRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour tells a mostly black audience at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., that the state and nation would be better served with more racial diversity within the Democratic and Republican parties, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Barbour, who was Republican National Committee chairman in the mid-1990s, says Mississippi does not need a white party and a black party.

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  11. Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens to a reporter's question after attending a bill signing ceremony with Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, April 16, 2015. Bush said he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" on whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

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  12. Bush backs confirmation of attorney general nominee LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a group at a Politics and Pie at the Snow Shoe Club Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Concord, N.H. Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a GOP meeting in Nashua.

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  13. Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Boston University student Patrick Johnson, center, holds a sign as he joins with other protesters, including students, fast-food restaurant employees and other workers, as they march Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Boston. Organizers of the event are calling for the nation's lowest paid workers to earn at least $15 per hour.

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  14. Judge rules against Mississippi attorney general over GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 6, 2013 file photo, Attorney General Jim Hood holds a news conference in Jackson, Miss. A federal judge has ruled against Hood in his effort to keep Google from getting its hands on correspondence between Hood and lobbyists for the motion picture industry.

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  15. Judge rules against Mississippi attorney general over GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 6, 2013 file photo, Attorney General Jim Hood holds a news conference in Jackson, Miss. A federal judge has ruled against Hood in his effort to keep Google from getting its hands on correspondence between Hood and lobbyists for the motion picture industry.

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  16. Feds indict 1 after noose put on Ole Miss integration statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    This Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 file photo shows the James Meredith statue on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Miss. Graeme Phillip Harris of Alpharetta, Ga.

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  17. Thousands rally in support of ousted Ole Miss chancellorRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Supporters of University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones rally in the Circle on campus, in Oxford, Miss., on Wednesday, March 25, 2014. Last week, Mississippi's Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning declined to renew Jones' contract, which expires in September.

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  18. Mississippi, West Virginia toughest on school immunizationsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Pediatric residents from the Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center wear stickers calling for the lawmakers to support immunizations during a visit to the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Jackson, Miss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mississippi has the highest measles immunization rate in the country for children entering kindergarten.

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  19. Miss. health officer opposes change to vaccine requirementRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Rep. John Moore, R-Brandon, left, and row mate Rep. Mark Formby, R-Picayune review specifics on proposed legislation Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Formby is the main sponsor of House Bill 130 which if passed would allow parents or guardians to get a certificate saying they have conscientious objections to certain vaccinations for their children.

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  20. 2 men plead guilty in 2011 racial beatings in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Robert Henry Rice exits the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, during a lunch break, prior to his change-of-plea hearing in relation to a series of 2011 racial beatings that resulted in the death of a Jackson man. Rice was indicted in 2014 at the end of a long investigation sparked by the June 2011 death of James Craig Anderson who was run over by a pickup truck outside a Jackson motel.

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