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  1. Mississippi at the Crossroads of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Switched

    It's surreal to be in the south during this time in history. The hot, humid muggy Mississippi weather today was interrupted momentarily by a ferocious thunderstorm that flashed and rumbled over the Capital City, dumping buckets of warm rain in its hurry to race through the region.

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  2. In America's Payday Loan Capital, Innovative Microcredit Helps Break The Debt CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Switched

    Neon signs illuminate a payday loan business in Phoenix on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, one of 650 operating in the state with some open 24-hours a day. A growing backlash against payday lending practices have prompted legislatures around the country to crack down on the businesses.

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  3. Las Vegas Review-Journal Names New PublisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Switched

    Nevada's largest newspaper has a new publisher credited with growing circulation and business at the newspapers he's led. Taylor arrives in Las Vegas nearly a year into his tenure as president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, which is owned by Gannett Co.

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  4. Four Dead in Ohio, Give Peace a ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Switched

    Forty-five years ago today the front lines of the war against the war in Vietnam, and in this case more pointedly in Cambodia, formed at the base of Blanket Hill on the campus of Kent State University. Four students were killed by National Guard troops that day on the rolling hills countryside campus in northeastern Ohio.

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  5. The Long Road and Short Step from Mississippi 1963 to Ferguson 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Switched

    One of the inspirations for "The HuffPost Show" is a 53-year-old TV program called "That Was The Week That Was" -- a groundbreaking series that blended music, comedy, conversation and frequently pointed satire. For example, in 1963, a civil rights protestor marching from Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi, was gunned down on the side of the road.

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  6. Mississippi Lawmaker Gene Alday Apologizes For Racist CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Switched

    Rep. Gene Alday, a Walls Republican, stands before the entire chamber and makes his apologies for remarks he made to a newspaper about black people in his hometown, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Alday told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper in a story Sunday that in Walls, the town where he was once mayor and police chief, "all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call `welfare crazy checks.'

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  7. 3 White Mississippi Men Sentenced For Hate Crimes, Including Running Over Black ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Switched

    In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Deryl Dedmon, 19, charged with capital murder in the June 2011 death of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson, a black man, in Jackson, reads a letter to Anderson's family after pleading guilty to murder and committing a hate crime, in Hinds County Circuit Court, in Jackson, Miss. Federal prosecutors have filed a motion to continue the October sentencing of Dedmon and two others convicted of federal hate-crime charges.

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  8. Here's Why Mountain Dew Will Survive The Death Of SodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Switched

    From the first moment the green elixir touched his lips, Chris Whitley knew he was hooked on Mountain Dew. He was an 11-year-old kid on his way back from either BMX or baseball practice , and his dad bought him a can to try.

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