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  1. Ita s begnning to look a lot like Christmas with plenty of events across the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Sunherald.com

    Jeffrey and Eva Payne look at the light displays while walking through Jones Park on the first night of the Gulfport Harbor Lights Festival last year. There will be boat parades, shopping events, theater events, lighting events and more this weekend and beyond to help you get into the Christmas spirit.

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  2. Mullens returns, leads Southern Miss to bowl eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Sunherald.com

    The Southern Miss Golden Eagles, losers of five of their past six games, got all that with a resounding 39-24 victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at M.M. Roberts Stadium on Friday. "I don't know if I've ever been prouder of a football team in my life," said first-year Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson, whose Eagles finished the regular season with a 6-6 overall record and a 4-4 conference mark.

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  3. Gold medalist Tori Bowie has a special day in HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Sunherald.com

    A native of Jackson, Miss., and a Southern Mississippi track star, young sprinter Frentorish "Tori" Bowie has waited four years for this moment. She tries not to think too much about the coveted gold medal, as she trains relentlessly, in the hot, Florida sun for the Rio Olympics.

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  4. At Mississippi school funding hearing, many say spend moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Sunherald.com

    Aisha Carson, foreground, addresses lawmakers and staff of EdBuild, a non-profit education consultancy company hired by the House Management and Senate Rules committees to examine the funding formula for Mississippi's public schools at a public hearing on the possible changes at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. House and Senate Republicans are considering a rewrite of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, which has been fully funded only twice since it was created in 1997.

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  5. Sen. Brice Wiggins talks turkey at Pecan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Sunherald.com

    State Sen. Brice Wiggins, R-Pascagoula, spent Tuesday as Pecan Park Elementary School's principal for the day, where he read a Thanksgiving-themed book to students. State Sen. Brice Wiggins, R-Pascagoula, spent Tuesday as Pecan Park Elementary School's principal for the day, where he read a Thanksgiving-themed book to students.

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  6. Marker notes site Meredith was shot in 'March Against Fear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Sunherald.com

    In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, James Meredith speaks during an unveiling ceremony for a marker for the spot where he was shot in Hernando, Miss., during the March Against Fear from Memphis, Tenn., to Jackson, Miss., in 1966. The pioneer who integrated the University of Mississippi in 1962 said, "Mississippi is the center of the black-white, rich-poor universe.

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  7. Good, bad news for the Pearl RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Sunherald.com

    The Water Resources Development Act funds water projects nationwide for the Army Corps of Engineers. Two sections of the 2016 act, now moving through Congress, concern the Pearl River in Louisiana and Mississippi.

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  8. OLA extends volleyball championship dynastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    The Our Lady Academy Crescents kiss the trophy after beating Resurrection for the Class I state title on Saturday, October 29, 2016, in the MHSAA State Volleyball Championship at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. The Our Lady Academy Crescents celebrate with the trophy after beating Resurrection for the Class I state title on Saturday, October 29, 2016, in the MHSAA State Volleyball Championship at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss.

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  9. Equitably fund public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    As a proud grandmother of two and a 37-year veteran educator in our state's public schools, I believe in public education. Like my educator colleagues throughout Mississippi, I love teaching and adore students! Mississippi educators became educators to ignite in our students the passion and love for learning.

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  10. Petitions fail to strip Confederate emblem from state flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | 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.An effort to erase the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag is failing because sponsors didn't gather enough signatures to put an initiative on the 2018 ballot. FILE -In this Thursday, Sept.

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  11. MS/AL, Bernard Blackwell rosters loaded with Coast talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    It should come as no surprise that the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game roster will feature plenty of South Mississippians. The 2016 senior class has been a historic one in South Mississippi on the recruiting front and it showed when the MS/AL rosters were announced Wednesday during a press conference in Jackson.

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  12. Missouri towna s creepy clown search nets a lot of rumor a " and little elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Police across the country have just about had it with reported sightings of "creepy clowns" in their towns, many of which are fake . Kenneth Hampton, police chief in Tchula, Miss., posted a warning to Facebook last week after he saw someone walking around in a mask, multicolored wig and overalls as he patrolled town, according to the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss.

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  13. Memorial Mass for 2 nuns killed in their Mississippi homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    A memorial Mass will be held Monday for two 68-year-old nuns who were killed in their Mississippi home, even as authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. A man from about 15 miles away has confessed without giving a reason, according to the sheriff.

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  14. USMa s Tori Bowie lands gold medal on womena s 4x100 relay teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    A native of Jackson, Miss., and a Southern Mississippi track star, young sprinter Frentorish "Tori" Bowie has waited four years for this moment. She tries not to think too much about the coveted gold medal, as she trains relentlessly, in the hot, Florida sun for the Rio Olympics.

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  15. Former Southern Miss standout Tori Bowie takes bronze in 200 metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    A native of Jackson, Miss., and a Southern Mississippi track star, young sprinter Frentorish "Tori" Bowie has waited four years for this moment. She tries not to think too much about the coveted gold medal, as she trains relentlessly, in the hot, Florida sun for the Rio Olympics.

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  16. Gulfporta s Brittney Reese begins Olympic competition TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Carla Young talks about how her daughter, Brittney Reese, struggled, and even considered retiring, after an injury and surgery. Now she is a favorite to win gold in Rio.

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  17. Brett Favre: From the Kiln to CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD Brett Favre looks for a receiver during game against Texas A&M in Jackson, MS. Favre passed for over 1000 yards in each of seasons as a Golden Eagle.

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  18. Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights - issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence. In this June 25, 2016 photo, civil rights pioneer James Meredith, center, and others walk through downtown Jackson, Miss., to the state Capitol, as part of a 50th commemoration of his march from Memphis to Jackson to encourage black people to overcome a fear of violence and to encourage them to register to vote.

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  19. Emails show Christian groupa s influence on a religious freedoma billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, center, walks behind his spokesman, Clay Chandler, left, as reporters ask him if he will sign a bill that would let government employees and private businesses cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples who want to marry, following a news conference on a youth jobs program at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, April 1, 2016. A small Human Rights Campaign equality banner flies on the grounds of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., as several hundred people rally outside the building and called on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to veto House Bill 1523, which many believe will allow discrimination against LGBT people, Monday, April 4, 2016.

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  20. Jim Hood: HB 1523 tarnishes Mississippi, distracts from critical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Rabbi Jeremy Simons, Director of Rabbinic Services for the Institute of Southern Jewish Life, speaks on the steps of the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson on Friday as he and others celebrated Thursday's ruling of a federal judge who blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday. Simons was a plaintiff in one of the cases challenging the law.

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