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  1. Same-sex couple in Mississippi goes to court to seek divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    Tiffany Brosh, left, and Laurin Locke of Pearl, Miss., become the first legally-married same-sex couple in the Jackson metro area following a ceremony officiated by Justin MCreary, center, of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jackson outside the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, June 29, 2015. The attorney general's office authorized the issuance of licenses that morning countering a statement made on Friday that delayed implementation of legal marriage in the state.

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  2. Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile issued an order Wednesday updating a previous ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Alabama. Granade says state probate judges can't discriminate against gay couples because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is legal everywhere.

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  3. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Following the massacre of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina bipartisan momentum sees lawmakers and a growing tide of Republicans now argue this battle symbol belongs in a museum. But while police now patrol the streets of Saddam Hussein's hometown, its Sunni civilians are fearful the Islamic State group could come back.

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  4. Fastest rising rents in US? Jackson, Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States - with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Miss., and Portland, Maine. Real estate data firm Zillow said Tuesday that prices nationally climbed a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in May from a year ago.

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  5. Top lawmaker: Remove Confederate sign from Mississippi flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Supporters of the proposed new Mississippi state flag, foreground, vie for placement with supporters for the current flag bearing the Confederate battle emblem, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., on April 3, 2001. Voters decided later that month to remain the last in the nation to prominently display a Confederate battle emblem as part of its flag; but now, in the wake of the shooting that killed nine black people in a South Carolina church, Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn is calling for the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

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  6. Attorney feels driven to solve 1940 slaying of NAACP memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    In this photo provided by John Ashworth, chairperson of the Elbert Williams Memorial Committee, Elbert Williams poses for a photo with members of the NAACP branch in Brownsville, Tenn. Williams, a charter member of the branch, was killed by unknown assailants on June 20, 1940.

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  7. Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. The former Florida governor will be in New Hampshire this weekend to speak at town hall-style meetings at two businesses and at a GOP event.

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

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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.

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