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  1. Lawsuit over suicide after political scandal ends for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In this May 22, 2014 file photo, Mark Mayfield appears in court, in Madison, Miss., during an initial court appearance on a charge of conspiracy in relation to the alleged illegal photographing of the ailing wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., without her permission at the nursing home where she's lived for 13 years. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday, Sept.


  2. Police: A man in wheelchair charged with killing 3 relativesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | SFGate

    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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 11 | SFGate

    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.


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

    Thursday Sep 6 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Cassandra Overton Welchlin, cofounder of the Mississippi Women's Economic Security, right, gives Betty L. Petty, of the Sunflower County Parents and Students United, a "high five" during a meeting at the MACE headquarters of Mississippi Delta grassroots organizers and the Black Voters Matter Fund field team members, as part of a bus tour of the Delta. The parties interacted in an attempt to raise interest and excitement for the upcoming election, document the campaigning in locales with important upcoming races where black turnout will be key and to expose traveling national media to the work being led by the mostly women grassroots leaders.


  5. Lottery bill passes Mississippi Senate but falters in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | SFGate

    Rep. Robert Johnson III, D-Natchez, rubs his head as discussion over a lottery bill continues in House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The Mississippi House killed a bill that would create a state lottery, voting 60-54 against it.


  6. Judge dismisses suit over alcohol shipments to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | SFGate

    In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photograph, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, left, and Revenue Commissioner Herb Frierson announced lawsuits against wine merchants allegedly illegally shipping wine into Mississippi, at a news conference in Jackson, Miss. The attorney general said companies are ignoring the law against shipments to Mississippi and not checking ages of buyers.


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

    Aug 19, 2018 | SFGate

    In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams smiles before speaking to supporters during an election-night watch party in Atlanta. More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year.


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

    Aug 4, 2018 | SFGate

    Hollis Watkins, chairman of the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, seated, listens as Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, speaks of the importance of signing a proclamation designating the former home of the late civil rights activist Medgar Evers and his widow Myrlie Evers, into the African American Civil Rights Network, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss. Evers was the Mississippi NAACP's first field secretary beginning in 1954 and was assassinated at the house in 1963.


  9. Reeves, transport director differ over highway communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | SFGate

    Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves informs reporters about his response to Attorney General Jim Hood's informal document requests regarding a frontage road project in Rankin County, Thursday, July 26, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Additionally, Reeves displayed a quote from correspondence from Melinda McGrath, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, that he says refutes accusations of political influence on the road project.


  10. Gun activist opposing NRA-backed Georgia congresswomanRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | SFGate

    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. McBath will challenge Rep. Karen Handel this fall after winning a runoff election in the 6th District of metro Atlanta.


  11. Civil rights legend Meredith says he's on a mission from GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | SFGate

    This June 27, 2018 photo shows civil rights activist James Meredith in Jackson, Miss. "I've been in the God business all my life," Meredith says.


  12. Mississippi panel recommends takeover of Noxubee schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | SFGate

    Paula Vanderford, chief accountability officer with the Commission on School Accreditation, outlines violations of a large number of Mississippi's accreditation standards for public schools by the Noxubee County School District, according to findings of an investigative audit at the school district's accreditation hearing in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 18, 2018.


  13. Hood investigates road project near Reeves' subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | SFGate

    Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves listens to a reporter's question as he talks about controversial state-funded road projects, including one near his gated community, during a news conference Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. less Lt.


  14. Topazi, who led Mississippi rebuild post-Katrina, dies at 68Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | SFGate

    In this June 30, 2005, file photo, Kevin Jarvis of Northop Grumman Ship Systems, background, and Blake Wilson, right, of the Mississippi Economic Council, observe the House as Anthony Topazi, chairman of the Momentum Mississippi group, left, applauds following a new House Momentum Mississippi bill, in Jackson, Miss. Topazi, the man credited with helping to "get the lights back on in 11 days" as Mississippi's Gulf Coast recovered from Hurricane Katrina has died at the age of 68. News outlets report former Mississippi Power Co.


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

    Jul 3, 2018 | SFGate

    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.


  16. Democrat Thomas resigns after 21 years in Mississippi HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | SFGate

    This Feb. 10, 2017 photo shows State Rep. Sara Richardson Thomas, D-Indianola at the House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Thomas is resigning from the Mississippi Legislature effective Saturday, June 30, 2018, the last day of the state budget year.


  17. How the 'Bad Boys of Brexit' forged ties with Russia and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | SFGate

    Nigel Farage, former leader of the U.K. Independence Party , speaks during the "UK in a changing Europe" event in London March 29. Nigel Farage, former leader of the U.K. Independence Party , speaks during the "UK in a changing Europe" event in London March 29. BRISTOL, England - On Aug. 19, 2016, Arron Banks, a wealthy British businessman, sat down at the palatial residence of the Russian ambassador to London for a lunch of wild halibut and Belevskaya pastila apple sweets accompanied by Russian white wine. Banks had just scored a huge win.


  18. Baria touts party in runoff as Sherman promises fresh courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | SFGate

    In this June 20, 2018 photograph, State Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, a U.S. Senate Democratic runoff candidate, sits down at a campaign stop in Jackson, Miss., and speaks about what he must do to win the party's nomination on Tuesday, June 26, to face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, in the fall general election.


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

    Jun 18, 2018 | SFGate

    Members of the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign burn a Confederate battle flag at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. Protesters also burned a Mississippi state flag. 4 comments

  20. Prosecutor: Mississippi man to plead guilty in nuns' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | SFGate

    In a Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, Rodney Earl Sanders, of Kosciusko, Miss., says nothing as he leaves the Durant Municipal Building after a probable cause hearing in municipal court, in Durant, Miss.


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