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  1. Minimum wage fight hits the streets of 160 U.S. cities ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Reuters

    Workers in the fast-food, home care and airline industries are staging protests and strikes throughout the United States on Thursday to advocate for a $15 minimum wage and other labor rights. The protests are under a banner organization called "Fight for 15" and organizers say they expect Thursday's actions will represent the most expansive to date, increasing to a planned 160 cities from 150 in a similar nationwide protest in early September.

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  2. Canadian rookie Taylor wins by two shots in JacksonRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Reuters

    Rookie Nick Taylor, helped by three consecutive birdies on the back nine, displayed ice-cool composure to win his maiden PGA Tour title by two shots at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi on Sunday. On a glorious afternoon of unbroken sunshine at the Country Club of Jackson where the greens ran firm and fast, the 26-year-old Canadian surged past overnight leader John Rollins with a sizzling six-under-par 66. Taylor broke clear of a tightly bunched leaderboard with his three-birdie blitz from the 13th, nerve les sly sank a par-saving putt from nine feet at the 16th and could afford the luxury of a three-putt bogey at the last to post a 16-under total of 272.

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  3. Dane Cappelen flies high in Jackson on PGA Tour debutRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Surprise package Sebastian Cappelen looked right at home in his first ever PGA Tour event as he charged into a two-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the $4 million Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. Playing this week on a sponsor's exemption, the 24-year-old from Denmark took advantage of ideal scoring conditions with five birdies in his last nine holes to shoot a sizzling seven-under-par 65 at the Country Club of Jackson.

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  4. on the Move-Raymond James names new management in regional reorgRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Raymond James & Associates, the traditional employee broker-dealer arm of the brokerage and financial services holding company Raymond James Financial , said on Monday it named two new regional directors as one veteran director retires and the fast-growing firm redraws its map of U.S. regional market areas. After 40 years in the financial advice industry, William C. Roney, head of the Great Lakes region, will retire at the end of 2014.

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  5. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Thursday, Sept. 25Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Reuters

    Dow component Nike Inc is expected to post a jump in quarterly profit due to higher sales, in turn driven by heavy marketing during the 2014 soccer World Cup. Demand growth in China and the introduction of new products such as additions to its Jordan and Vapor footwear brands are also expected to have driven sales since the World Cup ended in July.

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  6. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Thursday, Sept. 25Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Reuters

    Dow component Nike Inc is expected to post a jump in quarterly profit due to higher sales, in turn driven by heavy marketing during the 2014 soccer World Cup. Demand growth in China and the introduction of new products such as additions to its Jordan and Vapor footwear brands are also expected to have driven sales since the World Cup ended in July.

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  7. U.S. gasoline prices continue to drop -Lundberg surveyRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Reuters

    The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell by 4 cents in the past two weeks as crude oil prices continued a broad decline, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday.

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  8. U.S. gasoline prices continue to fall- Lundberg surveyRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | Reuters

    The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell by six cents in the past two weeks as crude prices have continued a broad decline, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday.

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  9. World class dancers in Mississippi for ballet competitionRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | Reuters

    World class dancers from around the world converge on Mississippi for what the New York Times once called the ''most important'' ballet competition in North America.

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  10. KFC says story of scarred girl asked to leave was hoaxRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Reuters

    A story involving a disfigured 3-year-old Mississippi girl whose family said they were asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her appearance was scaring customers, has been found to be a hoax, according to a spokesman for the fried chicken franchise.

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  11. UPDATE 1-KFC says story of scarred girl asked to leave was hoaxRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Reuters

    A story involving a disfigured 3-year-old Mississippi girl whose family said they were asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her appearance was scaring customers, has been found to be a hoax, according to a spokesman for the fried chicken franchise.

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  12. KFC probes case of scarred girl asked to leave U.S. fried chicken outletRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Reuters

    KFC expects findings soon about whether a Mississippi girl with facial scars was asked to leave a franchise and plans to donate $30,000 toward her care despite a report the story was a hoax, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

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  13. KFC investigating claim that disfigured girl was asked to leave restaurantRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Reuters

    The KFC restaurant chain said it was looking into complaints that the family of a Mississippi girl recovering from a pit bull attack was asked to leave a restaurant because her appearance frightened other customers.

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  14. Mississippi police probe actions by Senate candidate's supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Reuters

    A campaign official for U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel and two others are under investigation in Mississippi after being found locked inside a courthouse where ballots in Tuesday's Republican primary had been counted hours earlier.

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