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  1. Big names weigh in on final unresolved US Senate electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks about his experience in government as a congressman and agriculture secretary in the Clinton administration, before college students at a town hall meeting at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

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  2. Google donates to Cindy Hyde-Smith but backpedals after - public hanging' comment, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Sunherald.com

    Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, and said repeatedly that she would not answer questions about a video that showed her at a Nov. 2 campaign event in Tupelo, Miss., where she praised a man by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Hyde-Smith issued a statement Sunday saying the remark was "an exaggerated expression of regard" for a friend who invited her to speak, and "any attempt to turn this into a negative connotation is ridiculous."

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  3. Ad uses lynching photo to slam senator's - hanging' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Sunherald.com

    Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadership of Working Together Jackson during their luncheon and accountability session, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 in Jackson, Miss. Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadership of Working Together Jackson during their luncheon and accountability session, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 in Jackson, Miss.

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  4. Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Sunherald.com

    Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi, right, leaves a news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., after saying repeatedly that she would not answer questions about a video that showed her at a Nov. 2 campaign event in Tupelo, Miss., where she praised a man by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Also pictured are Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, left; and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.

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  5. Bus tour is - more beneficial' than debate against opponents, Cindy Hyde-Smith saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Despite mounting pressure to debate her opponents before Election Day, Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith believes there is a better way to get up close and personal with voters. "We are doing a bus tour a through the state.

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  6. Mike Espy was acquitted 20 years ago. But the corruption charges haunt his Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this Feb. 23, 2018 photograph, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy, introduces U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., unseen, during the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala, in Jackson, Miss. Espy was also Mississippi's first African-American elected to Congress since Reconstruction, who confirmed Friday, April 6, 2018, that he'll run in a special election to finish the term started by longtime Republican Thad Cochran.

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  7. Dem running for Mississippi governor: Help - least among us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announces that he has filed 11 civil state RICO lawsuits against all corporate and individual conspirators in a prison bribery scandal, at his Jackson, Miss., office. Mississippi's Democratic attorney general on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, launched his 2019 campaign for governor by criticizing the Republican-led Legislature for enacting corporate tax cuts and saying he wants to improve the state economy so young people won't have to move away to pursue higher salaries.

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  8. Analysis: Public retirement plan pressure won't end soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Eugene Clarke, R-Hollandale, center, asks a question of an agency head, during public hearing by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Jackson, Miss.

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  9. Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    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.

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  10. Mississippi Trump rally canceled as storm nears East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Trump spoke at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson.

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  11. Mississippi governor has September deadline on lottery billRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, speaks to reporters at the conclusion of the Special Session of the Legislature, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The lawmakers passed three bills that establish a state lottery, help solve the state's crumbling infrastructure of roads and bridges, and establishes a BP oil spill settlement plan.

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  12. We ask the Legislature to pass a lottery bill todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    A senator reviews the proposed lottery bill in Senate chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The Senate passed the bill, 31-17, however, the Mississippi House killed the bill that would create a state lottery, voting 60-54 against it.

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  13. House, Senate both pass lottery bills. Now ita s time to negotiate the final changes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    A senator reads over a bill summary of the proposed Mississippi Lottery Law, as the legislation is presented before the body in Senate Chambers, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Republican leaders have outlined a package to divert existing tax revenue, take on debt and create a lottery.

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

    Aug 4, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    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.

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  15. Coast seafood industry skeptical of Jackson lake project. a I have a lot of concerns.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    The manager of one of the Coast's largest oyster processors is wary of the proposed One Lake flood control project in Jackson. "I have a lot of concerns about the project," said Jennifer Jenkins, whose family has owned Crystal Seas Seafood in Pass Christian since 1966.

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  16. Flood control project could cause more damage to oyster industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    A proposed flood control project on the Pearl River is designed to protect Jackson from flooding. South Mississippi oystermen are worried that the project would cause salinity levels in the Mississippi Sound to drop, damaging the oyster crop.

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  17. Civil rights legend Meredith says hea s on a mission from GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    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.

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  18. Hood investigates road project near Reevesa subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    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. 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.

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  19. Reeves says hea s not to blame for planned road near his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he did not pressure the Mississippi Department of Transportation to build a $2 million road near his gated neighborhood. Reeves said Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall, who is also an elected Republican, pushed for the proposed frontage road.

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  20. Mississippi delays road to lieutenant governor's subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation is putting the brakes on a plan to build a $2 million access road to a gated subdivision where Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves lives.

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