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  1. Theater review: a Mississippi Ga damnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    So far, 2015 is the year of Jonathan Norton. The Dallas playwright has been snagging local productions of his work, and a fair amount of grant money, for about five years now.


  2. Anne Moody, Mississippi civil rights activist, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    Anne Moody, whose memoir "Coming of Age in Mississippi" gave a wrenching account of growing up poor in the segregated South and facing violence as a civil rights activist, died Thursday at her home in the small town Gloster, Mississippi. She was 74. Moody had dementia the past several years and stopped eating two days before she died in her sleep, her sister, Adline Moody, told The Associated Press on Saturday.


  3. Priest's son charged in death of parents, 5-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Star-Telegram.com

    The son of an Episcopal priest has been charged in the brutal killings of his parents and his 5-year-old brother at their Houston apartment, police said Wednesday. Israel Ahimbisibwe, 51, his wife Dorcus Ahimbisibwe, 47, and their son Israel Ahimbisibwe, Jr. were found dead in their apartment Monday morning.


  4. No deaths in fire at Miss. Agriculture MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    A two-alarm fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum was believed to have started in a barn, but fire investigators were sifting through the charred debris to determine the exact cause, fire officials said Friday. State Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith said in a television interview that one worker was being treated for an arm injury that was not life-threatening.


  5. Woman killed in national park had $4.5M insuranceRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    For their 12th wedding anniversary, Harold Henthorn took his wife, Toni, for a hike to enjoy the resplendent autumn color and snowy peaks of Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. They set out on the steep and craggy terrain of Deer Mountain, then walked off a trail to a ledge to capture the view.


  6. As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university. The Rebels haven't played this well since 1962, which happens to be the same year troops stood up to mob violence to force the University of Mississippi, under federal court order, to admit James Meredith as its first black student.


  7. Trophy Club names new police chiefRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Patrick Arata, a former special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration has been named the new Trophy Club Chief of Police. He will officially assume office Nov. 3. "I knew that I had the skills to lead the department into the future, but proving it to the town manager and staff making the decision was my challenge," Arata said.


  8. ACLU: Mississippi county fails to indict inmatesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Mississippi county has illegally held inmates in jail for as long as a year without appointing counsel or presenting cases to a grand jury, the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a lawsuit, and a law professor said Wednesday that something similar could be happening elsewhere in the state. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Jackson, Mississippi, against officials in Scott County on behalf of inmates Octavious Burks and Joshua Bassett.


  9. Backers seek expansion of civil rights death lawRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    There's been only one prosecution of a civil rights killing since the Emmett Till Act became law nearly six years ago, and supporters want to strengthen the law. The NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are working to expand and extend the measure.


  10. Survey: US gas prices down 4 cents per gallonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, and prices in California have fallen 5 cents in the same time period.


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