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  1. The Latest: Man charged with killing 8 to face grand juryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A judge in Mississippi says a grand jury can decide whether to indict a man charged with killing a deputy sheriff and seven other people FILE - This May 28, 2017 file photo provided by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation shows suspect Willie Cory Godbolt, in Lincoln County, Miss. Godbolt, charged with killing eight people, is set to make a court appearance on Wednesday, July 26. Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings of a sheriffA a a s deputy and seven others who were GodboltA a a s relatives or acquaintances.

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  2. not Real News: a look at what didn't happen this weekRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

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  3. US weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 247,000Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017, file photo, a car leaves the WIN Job Center in north Jackson, Miss. The center and its satellite offices are part of the Mississippi Department of Employment Security and offer employment and unemployment services.

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  4. Police seek gun used in child killing as 3 teens chargedRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities in Mississippi say three men young men stole and car and then killed a 6-year-old boy in the back seat. Police say the three arrested Thursday will be charged with capital murder.

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  5. US gas prices rise 9 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.43 a gallonRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose 9 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.43. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that increased oil prices and the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base contributed to the rise.

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  6. Goodbye, Gestalt Gardener? Cuts threaten more than NPRRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Residents in parts of the rural United States say they are skeptical about President Donald Trump's proposal to cut federal aid to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting In this March 22, 2017 photograph,"Gestalt Gardener," horticulturalist Felder Rushing stands in the midst of his wildflower and herb garden at his Jackson, Miss., home. The "Gestalt Gardner" program is one of Mississippi Public President Donald TrumpA a a s proposal to erase federal support for public broadcasting would reach far into rural America.

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  7. Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floorRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A colorful Mississippi lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade has gone public with a diagnosis of dementia, saying he will seek to serve out his term and live his days with "the gusto of a hound dog" 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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  8. No flush, no shower: Mississippi capital city in water pinchRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    About 40,000 homes and businesses in Jackson, Mississippi, will be without water or will experience low water pressure this weekend because the city is replacing a major water pipe 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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  9. Mississippi Confederate flag fight moves to new battlefieldRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    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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  10. Houston-bound Southwest flight diverted after pressure lossRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Houston was diverted to Jackson, Mississippi, after a loss in cabin pressure that prompted oxygen masks to deploy.

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  11. No. 1 Alabama big favorite in showdown with No. 6 Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 6 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama: Three seasons ago, Trevor Knight was Oklahoma's quarterback when he engineered a Sugar Bowl upset of Alabama.

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  12. Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leaderRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Donald Trump's English booster, Nigel Farage, has ruled out running for a third term as leader of the UK Independence Party following the surprise resignation of his successor. Farage said Wednesday he is retired.

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  13. Man, 77, sentenced to life for 1962 cold-case murder of wifeRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A 77-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for murder Monday, more than a half century after he told authorities his wife died in a boating accident, and a prosecutor says he believes the suspect killed two others. Felix Vail was sentenced in southwest Louisiana for second-degree murder in the death of Mary Horton Vail.

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