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  1. Ex-Mississippi gov says he 'forgot' gun seized at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Newsday

    In a July 18, 2016 file photo, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour speaks during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Barbour says he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint on Jan. 2, 2018, at at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in Jackson, Miss.

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  2. The Latest: Trump pays tribute to civil rights 'heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Newsday

    The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement : In paying tribute to civil rights activists in Mississippi, President Donald Trump says "we strive to be worthy of their sacrifice" and "pray for inspiration from their example." President Donald Trump, second from left, talks with Charles Evers, left, Civil Rights movement activist, after arriving on Air Force One at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.

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  3. Boycotts, protests to greet Trump on Mississippi visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Newsday

    President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show. Trump was visiting Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday at the invitation of Gov. Phil Bryant for the state's bicentennial and opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. 5 comments

  4. The Latest: Some refuse to attend museum opening with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Newsday

    Work crews rush to set up a stage beside the state's two newest museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in Jackson, Miss. The long-planned Saturday ceremony will mark Mississippi's bicentennial of admission into the union, however the appearance of President Donald Trump at the ceremony has drawn the ire of U.S. Reps.

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  5. Hard history: Mississippi museums explore slavery, Klan eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, Ellie Dahmer, foreground, wife of Vernon Dahmer of Hattiesburg, who was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, their daughter Bettie Dahmer, and an older brother Harold, right, view some of the artifacts in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview in Jackson, Miss. Dahmer was targeted because he encouraged fellow African-Americans to register to vote during the Jim Crow era.

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  6. Some object to Trump attending civil rights museum openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, a monolith listing the names, dates and rationale for the lynching of African-American residents rests in the foreground of a photograph of a burning Ku Klux Klan cross on display in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss. The monolith is one of several that line this gallery with the documented lynchings.

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  7. Hard history: Mississippi museums explore slavery, Klan eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 image, Ellie Dahmer, foreground, wife of Vernon Dahmer of Hattiesburg, who was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, their daughter Bettie Dahmer, and an older brother Harold, right, view some of the artifacts in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview in Jackson, Miss. Dahmer was targeted because he encouraged fellow African-Americans to register to vote during the Jim Crow era.

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  8. Slain activist's family sees Mississippi Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Newsday

    Ellie Dahmer, wife of Vernon Dahmer of Hattiesburg, who was killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan, reacts as she recognized a subject in one of the exhibits in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Dahmer was targeted because he encouraged fellow African-Americans to register to vote during the Jim Crow era.

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  9. A look at 3 sites proposed as new national monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Newsday

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  10. Memo: Consider civil rights home for national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Newsday

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  11. Symbol of racist terror set for display in state museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Newsday

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  12. Average US gas prices jump 8 cents thanks to crude costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Newsday

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