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  1. Journalist Wilson 'Bill' Minor dies; covered civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | News Times

    CORRECTS DATE FROM MARCH 27 TO MARCH 28 - LE -In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 file photo, veteran Mississippi journalist and syndicated columnist Bill Minor tells a story during a ceremony in Senate chambers where he was honored for his journalistic prose, in Jackson, Miss. Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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  2. Mississippi governor approves outlawing of sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | News Times

    In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant discusses his legislative priorities during his State of the State address in the House chamber at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The Republican governor signed a bill into law Monday, March 27, 2017, that bans sanctuary cities in the state for immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally.

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  3. Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | News Times

    Rep. Steve Holland, a Plantersville Democrat, stands by his seat and looks around House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, March 24, 2017. Holland earlier told lawmakers that he has dementia and will retire after this legislative term.

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  4. No flush, no shower: Mississippi capital city in water pinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | News Times

    School children from Oxford, Miss., walk past the bank of portable toilets that are parked outside the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, March 10, 2017. City residents are stocking up on bottled water and restaurants are evaluating whether they can stay open, the three days that a large portion of the city is expected to be without water or will experience low pressure because the city is replacing a major water pipe that's damaged.

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  5. Mississippi minister who stood against racism in 1960s diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | News Times

    In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, Wells Church pastor Rev. Keith Tonkel participates in a discussion about the challenges Mississippi's capital city faces in Jackson.

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  6. Lawyer: Mississippi flag sends message of 'white supremacy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | News Times

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss. A long-running feud over the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is moving onto a new legal battlefield.

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  7. Confederate-themed Mississippi flag heading back to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | News Times

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss. A long-running feud over the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is moving onto a new legal battlefield.

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  8. Lawyers challenge 'all-American' Argentine's deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | News Times

    Before she was arrested following an immigration protest, Daniela Vargas dreamed of becoming a math professor and soccer mom, with three kids in an SUV. Now the 22-year-old friends describe as all-American girl may be deported without a hearing to Argentina, a country she hasn't seen since she was 7, when her parents fled a collapsing economy and violated a visa waiver program to work in Mississippi.

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  9. 'All-American' Argentine faces deportation without hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | News Times

    Before she was arrested following an immigration protest, Daniela Vargas loved to watch "Grey's Anatomy," wanted to be an SUV-driving soccer mom with three kids, and dreamed of becoming a math professor. Now the 22-year-old friends describe as all-American girl may be deported without a hearing to Argentina, a country she hasn't seen since she was 7, when her parents fled a collapsing economy and violated a visa waiver program to work in Mississippi.

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  10. Nissan faces safety fine in Mississippi as union rally loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | News Times

    In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, questions Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A workplace safety agency wants to fine Nissan Motor Co.

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  11. New book spurs call for fresh probe of Emmett Till lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | News Times

    This undated file photo shows Emmett Louis Till from Chicago. Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Till for allegedly whistling at Bryant's wife.

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  12. The Latest: Trump changes course after denouncing protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | News Times

    President Donald Trump is doing a quick about-face about the protests that swept through Washington and around the world on Saturday. He then continued, "Even if I don't always agree, I recognize the rights of people to express their views."

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  13. Teacher barred for 12 years after dragging student by hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | News Times

    Former Greenville, Miss., teacher Linda Winters-Johnson demonstrates how she pulled at a student's hair Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, during a teacher licensure commission hearing in Jackson, Miss. Winters-Johnson actions which were video recorded, allegedly show her dragging a special education student by the hair across the floor of the Greenville High School gym Sept.

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  14. The Latest: Trump said to want only the 'best and brightest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | News Times

    Retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn gives the thumbs-up as he arrives at Trump Tower, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in New York.

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  15. The Latest: Long lines at voting locations across Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | News Times

    Poll worker Odell Carter checks a voter's photo identification at a Ridgeland, Miss., precinct, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. The is the first presidential election where voter photo ID was required.

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  16. Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | News Times

    This is a Sept. 17, 2016 file photo of leader of the UK Independence Party Diane James.

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  17. 15 emerge from house, but police unsure anyone held hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | News Times

    A resident gestures to a policeman as a police presence remains in a south Jackson, Miss., neighborhood, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, while lawmen continue to negotiate with a man suspected of holding about a dozen people against their will.

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  18. Hearing set for Mississippi man charged with killing 2 nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | News Times

    In this Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, Rodney Earl Sanders leaves the Durant Municipal Building after an initial appearance in court in Durant, Miss. Sanders was charged with two counts of capital murder in the slayings of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both 68. Sanders is scheduled for a court hearing, Friday, Sept.

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  19. Attorney seeks to revive lawsuit against Mississippi flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | News Times

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Mississippi attorney Carlos Moore is trying to revive his lawsuit challenging the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  20. Leader of British movement to leave EU joins Trump at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | News Times

    Nigel Farage, ex-leader of the British UKIP party, speaks as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, listens, at Trump's campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Nigel Farage, ex-leader of the British UKIP party, speaks as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, listens, at Trump's campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.

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