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

    Thursday | 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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  2. Evers home added to African-American Civil Rights NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | 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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  3. Study: 'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Powhatan Today

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Suit: Mississippi flag's rebel symbol 'racially demeaning'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    This June 23, 2015 file photo, shows the state flag of Mississippi at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, April 4, 2018, says the Mississippi flag is "racially demeaning and hostile" because it contains the Confederate battle emblem.

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  16. Lawsuit: Mississippi 'harsh' in denying ex-con voting rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Former convict Byron Coleman, 54, says he would like to be able to vote before he dies, at a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, March 27, 2018, where the Southern Poverty Law Center announced a new federal lawsuit, that seeks in Mississippi, what 40 states already have, which is automatic or uncomplicated restoration of voting rights once a person completes a sentence for a disenfranchising crime. The SPLC says Mississippi's system is "harsh, punitive and unforgiving" and disproportionately hurts African-Americans.

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  17. Mississippi awaits governor's OK on abortion restrictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Rep. Tommy Reynolds, D-Charleston, speaks in support of amending Senate Bill 2976 to say the state Gaming Commission wouldn't get any money in the budget beginning July 1 until Mississippi enacts a lottery to benefit schools, roads and cities, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The amendment and bill passed the House and now goes to conference committee.

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  18. Challenge announced against Mississippi's Sen. Roger WickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Powhatan Today

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  19. Possible GOP foe for Sen. Roger Wicker 'looking for a fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., speaks during an address before business leaders in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi lawmaker Chris McDaniel is hinting strongly that he will challenge Wicker in the 2018 U.S. Senate race.

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  20. Gay pride parade organizers sue Mississippi city over denialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Starkville Pride member Alexandra Hendon attempts to comfort organizer of Starkville Pride and the Pride Parade Bailey McDaniel, who cries after hearing the 4-3 vote denying the organization's request for an LGBT pride parade during the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Bailey McDaniel, 22, an organizer with Starkville Pride, an LGBT support group is photographed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Starkville, Miss.

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