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  1. Mississippi attorney general ramps up for 2019 governor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Powhatan Today

    In this Thursday, July 19, 2018, file photo, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, left, speaks at a news conference in Jackson, Miss. Fourth-term Attorney General Hood said in a statement Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, that he will announce his candidacy for governor Wednesday, Oct. 3 in his hometown of Houston, Miss.

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  2. Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    This photo provided by the Jackson Police Department in Mississippi shows Maurice Forte, who has been charged with three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of his mother, grandmother and sister in a Sept. 16, 2018, shooting in Jackson, Miss.

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  3. Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Gov. Phil Bryant, right, and author Eudora Welty niece Mary Alice Welty White, second from right, admire the inaugural Mississippi Writers Trail marker honoring Welty in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018.

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  4. How black women are organizing to energize voters this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Alison Desir, with Harlem Run, Run 4 All Women, a collective of runners passionate about running, health, social welfare, women's rights and community involvement, listens as speakers describe their grassroots political programs aboard a Black Voters Matter Fund bus tour in the Mississippi Delta, near Greenville. The tour was in part to introduce traveling national media to a number of hands-on organizations, mainly led by women, that are working throughout the Delta to build interest and excitement for the upcoming election, documenting the campaigning in locales with important upcoming races where black turnout might be key.

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  5. Record number of women have won major party primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In the Senate, a record 19 women have won their primaries. And for the first time, 13 women have been nominated for gubernatorial races in a single election year.

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  6. Women win primaries in record numbers, look to NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this March 17, 2016, file photo, Lucy McBath, National Spokeswoman for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, is joined by faith leaders, gun violence survivors and others on the south steps of the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Miss. There are nearly 50 black women running for Congress this year, from McBath who is challenging GOP Rep. Karen Handel in Georgia to Republican Rep. Mia Love's bid for a third term in Utah.

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  7. Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Tennessee Titans running back Dion Lewis has been so focused on football with his new team that he didn't realize until a few days into training camp just how special the benches on each sideline really are. "It's great," said Lewis, who spent the past three years with New England.

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  8. Evers home added to African-American Civil Rights NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signs a proclamation designating the former home of the late civil right activist Medgar Evers and his wife Myrlie Evers, into the African American Civil Rights Network, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss. Attending the ceremony were, from left, Charles Evers, the brother of Evers, Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of the couple, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Beverly Wade Hogan, president of the college.

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  9. Study: 'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., responds to a question during a town hall meeting in Jackson, Miss. Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center.

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  10. Defense lawyer: Prosecutor tried to coach false testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Panola County District Attorney John Champion holds an enlargement of a selfie taken by the late Jessica Chambers, as he presents his closing arguments to the jury, in Batesville, Miss., in the capital murder case against Quinton Tellis. In a motion filed Monday, July 2, 2018, a defense attorney for Tellis alleges that Champion sought false testimony from an unrelated defendant in exchange for leniency, and asks that he be thrown off the case and punished, and that a September retrial be delayed while the state attorney general's office takes over the prosecution.

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  11. Political veteran faces venture capitalist in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this June 20, 2018 photograph, Howard Sherman, a venture capitalist and a U.S. Senate Democratic runoff candidate, takes a break at a campaign stop in Jackson, Miss. Sherman faces state Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, in the party runoff Tuesday, June 26, for the right to face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, in the fall general election.

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  12. Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it symbolizes racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Members of the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign march in front of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. The marchers later burned a Confederate battle flag as well as the Mississippi state flag at the mansion's front gates as part of their protest calling for lawmakers and statewide elected officials to address the need for union rights, living wages, fully funded anti-poverty programs and properly fund public education.

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  13. Wicker, Palazzo and Evans among Mississippi party nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this April 19, 2018 photo, Rep. Michael Ted Evans, D-Preston, discusses his take on issues confronting farmers of the Third Congressional District of Mississippi during a special forum on agriculture and rural issues, in Jackson, Miss. Six Republicans and two Democrats are seeking their respective party's nomination for the seat in the June 5 primary.

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  14. Sen. Wicker wins GOP nomination in Mississippi primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this May 21, 2018 photo, Rep. Omeria Scott, D-Laurel, talks about running for her party's nomination for U.S. Senate in the June 5, 2018 party primary, at the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss. She and five other Democrats seek the seat held by incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.

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  15. Mississippi holds primaries for Senate and 2 House seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this May 8, 2018 photo, Republican educator and artist Katherine Tate, a candidate for the Third Congressional District seat, speaks to Lake, Miss., residents at an informal community meeting with the voters over a fried catfish dinner. Tate is one of six Republicans seeking the party's nomination in the June 5 primary.

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  16. Franco, Vasquez and Watts shut out Jackson, Mississippi wins 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Enderson Franco, Kelvin Vasquez and Devan Watts combined for a shutout as the Mississippi Braves topped the Jackson Generals 4-0 on Monday. Franco went five scoreless innings, allowing four hits while striking out seven and walking three to pick up the win.

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  17. Mississippi GOP hopefuls decry federal spending, regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Whit Hughes is one of six GOP candidates in the 3rd Congressional District who spoke Wednesday night, April 18, 2018, in Jackson, Miss., at a forum sponsored by Americans For Prosperity, a group promoting free markets and limited government. Sen. Sally Doty, R-Brookhaven, is one of six GOP candidates in the 3rd Congressional District who spoke Wednesday night, April 18, 2018, in Jackson, Miss., at a forum sponsored by Americans For Prosperity, a group promoting free markets and limited government.

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  18. Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Powhatan Today

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  19. Bernie Sanders struggles with new path to black votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this April 4, 2018 photo, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, left, applauds as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a town hall meeting examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss. In this April 4, 2018 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on a question during a town hall meeting with Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss.

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  20. Kansas' Malik Newman declares for NBA draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Newman, a 6-foot-3 redshirt sophomore guard from Jackson, Miss., who was KU's best player during the squad's NCAA Tournament run to the Final Four in 2018, has declared for the NBA draft and will leave the program, he announced Wednesday. "We kind of figured I'd sit out a year , then if things go as planned the year I played, then yeah most definitely I'd try to pursue that dream of being in the NBA," Newman said in a phone interview with The Star.

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