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

    Sunday Sep 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    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.


  2. Average US price of gas steady at $2.91 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    U.S. gas prices remained steady over the past two weeks and an analyst says the pump price may start to drop later this month. The price in the San Francisco Bay Area was even higher while the city with the lowest average was Jackson, Mississippi at $2.51 per gallon.


  3. Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Tennessee Titans running back Dion Lewis has been so focused on football with his new team that he didn't realize until a few days into training camp just how special the benches on each sideline really are. "It's great," said Lewis, who spent the past three years with New England.


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

    Aug 4, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signs a proclamation designating the former home of the late civil right activist Medgar Evers and his wife Myrlie Evers, into the African American Civil Rights Network, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss. Attending the ceremony were, from left, Charles Evers, the brother of Evers, Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of the couple, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Beverly Wade Hogan, president of the college.


  5. Study: 'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., responds to a question during a town hall meeting in Jackson, Miss. Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center.


  6. Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    In this spring 2017 photo provided by Matthew Leach, his son, Andy Leach, poses at an auto race near Southaven, Miss. More than a month has passed since the 12-year-old boy hanged himself in his father's garage after being bullied at school in Mississippi.


  7. Lawmaker who nearly beat Cochran to run for his seat againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Arriving for a vote in this photo taken Feb. 15, 2018, at the Capitol in Washington, Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican from Mississippi who serves as chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, announced Monday that he is resigning from the Senate on April 1, saying in a statement, "I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge." With Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., already up for re-election in the deeply conservative state, the GOP will be defending two seats in Mississippi as they try to preserve their slim majority in the U.S. Senate.


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

    Mar 8, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    House Judiciary B Committee Chairman Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, answers questions from lawmakers, about House Bill 1510, on what is likely to be the nation's most restrictive abortion law, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The House voted 75-34 in favor of the measure, which would make most abortions illegal after 15 weeks of pregnancy.


  9. The Latest: Democrat enters US Senate race in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., speaks during an address before business leaders in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi lawmaker Chris McDaniel announced Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, that he will mount a primary challenge to the state's other U.S. Senator, Roger Wicker.


  10. Challenge announced against Mississippi's Sen. Roger WickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, hugs his sons, Cambridge, 11, right and Chamberlain, 6, prior to announcing his candidacy to the U.S. Senate, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 in Ellisville, Miss. McDaniel will challenge current Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.


  11. Average price of US gas falls 6 cents, to $2.59 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped about 6 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.59. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that it's the first decline since December.


  12. Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges Hall: Ban assault weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Former state Rep. Robert Clark, who in 1967 became the first African-American of the 20th century to win a seat in the Mississippi Legislature, speaks with reporters prior to the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Jackson, Miss., where he was one of five civil rights veterans honored. Ruby Bridges Hall, a Tylertown, Miss., native who faced threats and ostracism when she became the first black child to integrate a public school in New Orleans in 1960, listens as Gabriel Owens, 7, of Madison, Miss., performs her role as a young Hall, prior to the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Jackson, Miss., where she and four other civil rights veterans were honored.


  13. Confederate-themed flag rises again in 1 Mississippi cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    File-This Aug. 17, 2017, file photo shows the Mississippi state flag, top, sharing space with the bicentennial banner designed by the Mississippi Economic Council to recognize the state's bicentennial anniversary, outside the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss. Officials in one Mississippi city are voting to once again fly the Confederate-themed state flag, weeks after the mayor quietly furled it.


  14. Mississippi lawmaker displays unloaded gun during debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Mississippi state Rep. Charles Young holds up an unloaded pistol during a debate in the state House chamber on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Young, a Democrat from Meridian, says he was making a point about the hypocrisy of laws and rules about where people may carry guns.


  15. Blast of cold air to sink temperatures across the Deep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Forecasters say a mix of sleet and freezing rain could coat highways in parts of north Georgia as an arctic blast sinks temperatures below freezing in parts of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The north Georgia mountains could see light freezing rain by Sunday morning.


  16. Elvis cousin says he won't run for US Senate in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    In this Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Democratic Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley speaks to reporters about power company rates in Jackson, Miss. Presley, a distant cousin of Elvis Presley, said Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that he is not a candidate for U.S. Senate, noting a Senate race would take him away from important issues as a utility regulator, including efforts to expand high-speed internet access to rural areas.


  17. Winter storm hits South with more snow, frigid temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Savannah Stucker, left, and Loretta Compton throw snow balls at Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport, La., Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018.The National Weather Service on Tuesday issued winter storm warnings in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. Alexi Mojsejenko brushes snow off her car on Oldham Ave. during the morning snow in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.


  18. Inmate convicted of giving fatal buttocks injection diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo shows Tracy Lynn Garner during her trial in Jackson, Miss. Garner was convicted of depraved heart murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.


  19. Historic photos of Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. displays his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal in Oslo, Norway, December 10, 1964. The 35-year-old Dr. King was honored for promoting the principle of non-violence in the civil rights movement.


  20. 'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This undated photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections shows Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers. Killen died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.


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