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  1. Warning signs may have been missed in Florida school shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | SavannahNow

    This photo posted on the Instagram account of Nikolas Cruz shows weapons lying on a bed. Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the day after opening fire with a semi-automatic weapon in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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  2. Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | SavannahNow

    Parents meet at a hotel in Coral Springs, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, to pick up their children, following a shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla. A former student opened fire at the Florida high school Wednesday, killing more than a dozen people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets.

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  3. Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | SavannahNow

    This undated photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections shows Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers. Killen died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

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  4. Confederate monuments not limited to the Old SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries in the states of the Old South. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil War have rebel monuments on or near the grounds of their state Capitol buildings.

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  5. Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | SavannahNow

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a Mississippi state flag 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. A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  6. Lawsuit: Mississippi fails to educate black children equallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Indigo Williams, one of the four African-American mothers who have children in public elementary schools, explains why she and others are plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education.

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  7. Black Mississippi lawmakers to protest over Confederate emblem on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | SavannahNow

    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. In this March 15, 2017 file photograph, Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes, D-Gulfport, speaks at a news conference on the gender pay gap at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.

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  8. US gas prices rise 9 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.43 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | SavannahNow

    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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