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  1. Band halftime program - police held at gunpoint - draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Mississippi high school band is being barred from a state competition and some performances after a halftime skit depicting three police officers being held at gunpoint was performed in a community where two officers were shot to death last month. Jackson school district Superintendent Errick Greene told The Associated Press on Friday evening that the Mississippi High School Activities Association notified the district at midweek of the sanctions against the marching band at one of Jackson's schools, Forest Hill High.


  2. Dem running for Mississippi governor: Help 'least among us'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood stands on the steps of the Chicksaw County Courthouse in Houston, Miss., with his family and supporters as he announces his candidacy for governor, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Hood is the only Democrat currently holding statewide office in Mississippi.


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

    Monday Oct 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


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

    Sep 11, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


  5. Average US price of gas steady at $2.91 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    U.S. gas prices remained steady over the past two weeks and an analyst says the pump price may start to drop later this month. The price in the San Francisco Bay Area was even higher while the city with the lowest average was Jackson, Mississippi at $2.51 per gallon.


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

    Sep 7, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


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

    Aug 19, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

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

    Aug 16, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Tennessee Titans running backs Dion Lewis and Derrick Henry rest on a cooling bench during NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans put a bench on each side of their three practice fields, giving players a chance to recover when the temperature during morning practices can feel like 90 degrees.


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

    Jul 25, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


  10. 25 years after losing spot to Woods, Armour to play OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Ryan Armour lifts the winner's trophy, a rooster named Reveille, after the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss. Armour had the pedigree, and he nearly had a prestigious title to go with it.


  11. Bill would release records from civil-rights cold casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo, Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., leaves a meeting with fellow Democrats just before a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington. The federal government would be required to release records from unsolved criminal cases linked to the civil-rights era under a bill proposed Tuesday, July 10, by Jones.


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

    Jul 3, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


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

    Jun 28, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


  14. Mississippi Dems pick party stalwart Baria in Senate runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    State Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, a U.S. Senate Democratic runoff candidate, waves to passing traffic as he visits a voting precinct, in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The runoff winner will face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, and others in the fall general election.


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

    Jun 18, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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. 3 comments

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

    Jun 12, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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.


  17. Raytheon to invest $100M to expand Mississippi radar plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Wes Kramer, president of Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business, points to the radar housing on a U.S. Navy war ship poster, Thursday, May 31, 2018, and says his company plans to invest $100 million in its Forest, Miss., plant, to test and make military radars, during a news conference at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. In addition, Raytheon will construct a new 50,000-square-foot facility to serve as the hub for testing, integration and production of s-band radars, including the U.S. Navy's next -generation SPY-6, Air and Missile Defense Radar program.


  18. Plaque shows landmark status for civil rights leaders' homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The National Park Service unveiled a bronze plaque, unseen, showing the Jackson, Miss., home of civil rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers, as a national historic landmark, Thursday, May 24, 2018. As the Mississippi NAACP's first field secretary beginning in 1954, Medgar Evers led voter registration drives and boycotts to push for racial equality.


  19. Estimated 7,000 bodies may be buried at former asylumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 9, 2018 photo taken in Starkville, Miss., Mississippi State University anthropologist Molly Zuckerman holds a portion of a mandible extracted from one of the graves unearthed at what was the graveyard of the Mississippi State Asylum in Jackson, Miss. The jaw at left, is from another dig and is used for scale.


  20. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces his re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this April 4, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., responds to a question during a town hall meeting in Jackson, Miss. Sanders announced Monday, May 21, 2018, that he intends to seek re-election in 2018.


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