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

    Saturday Aug 4 | 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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  2. Coast seafood industry skeptical of Jackson lake project. a I have a lot of concerns.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | 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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  3. Flood control project could cause more damage to oyster industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | 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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  4. Civil rights legend Meredith says hea s on a mission from GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. This video of a lost dog reuniting with its owner could also have you dancing in delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    An animal shelter captured the joyful moment on video when a lost dog was reunited with her owner this week. Joyce Adams of Jackson, Mississippi, is seen dancing in delight as her dog Daisy leapt and kissed her three times.

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  9. Mississippi holding primary runoffs for US Senate and HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this June 20, 2018 photograph, Howard Sherman, a venture capitalist and a U.S. Senate Democratic runoff candidate, takes a break at a campaign stop in Jackson, Miss. Sherman faces state Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, in the party runoff Tuesday, June 26, for the right to face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, in the fall general election.

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

    Jun 18, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    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. The protesters also burned a Mississippi state flag.

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  11. He thought he was black until, 'I find out I don't have a lick of African-American in me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Olivia Perry and her adopted son Martin, who was about 4 years old in this photo. Perry's parents never told him that he was adopted. 6 comments

  12. Roger Wicker is so close to Trump, he a wants to get into his underwear,a David Baria saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this May 16, 2018 photo, State Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, speaks about his platform to supporters at a fund-raiser, in Jackson, Miss. Baria is among several people seeking the nomination of their party for a shot at the Republican-held U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.

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  13. 3 Doors Down guitarist didn't get addiction treatment from doctor a " he got more pills, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Matthew Roberts, guitarist and co-founder of 3 Doors Down, was found dead Aug. 20, 2016, in the hallway of a Wisconsin hotel. An Alabama doctor has been charged in a federal indictment with unlawfully prescribing narcotics to Roberts.

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  14. Sound Off for May 5: a Dona t like our state flags - move out of our state!aRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

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  15. Sound Off for April 9: To solve state flag issue, teach children to love, not hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a couple leaves the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., after participating in a rally in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. In Mississippi, the last state to display the Confederate battle emblem on its flag, some lawmakers want the divisive symbol removed, others want to punish public institutions that refuse to fly the banner and a state House leader suggests having two separate but equal flags: one with the rebel cross and one without.

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  16. Mississippi court: Woman has parent rights in same-sex splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    File-In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photograph, Chris Strickland speaks with reporters, outside the Mississippi Supreme Court in Jackson, Miss., after oral arguments on her behalf regarding seeking parental rights to a 6-year-old boy born to her ex-wife when the two were married. Mississippi's Supreme Court said Thursday, April 5, 2018, that Strickland has parental rights to the child, and a total of eight justices, citing different reasons, found the original ruling flawed.

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  17. Suit: Mississippi flag's rebel symbol 'racially demeaning'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    This June 23, 2015 file photo, shows the state flag of Mississippi at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, April 4, 2018, says the Mississippi flag is "racially demeaning and hostile" because it contains the Confederate battle emblem.

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  18. Lawsuit: Mississippi 'harsh' in denying ex-con voting rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Jody Owens, of the Southern Poverty Law Center, says Mississippi's system is "harsh, punitive and unforgiving" and disproportionately hurts African-Americans, during a Tuesday, March 27, 2018, news conference in Jackson, Miss., where the center announced their new federal lawsuit challenging the limited way Mississippi restores voting rights to ex-convicts who complete their sentences.

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  19. Mississippi awaits governor's OK on abortion restrictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    Kami Bullock, left, and Barbara Beavers, both anti-abortion supporters, stand with their signs outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., and attempt to elicit support from passing drivers, Thursday, March 8, 2018. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic.

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  20. Sound Off for March 7: Chris McDaniel isna t mature enough for politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Sunherald.com

    State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, speaks about one of his amendments during floor debate to the creation of the Asbestos Transparency Trust Act in Senate chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.. McDaniel, who lost a bitter U.S. Senate race in 2014, says he will "get into a dark place and pray" about whether to run this year.

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