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  1. APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active futureRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 21 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation's oldest civil rights organization back to prominence. Derrick Johnson, 49, of Jackson, Mississippi, was hired as the NAACP's 19th president and CEO after having served as interim leader since July and previously as vice chairman of the NAACP board of directors.

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  2. Davis International Baccalaureate Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States. In a move proposed by parents, the school with 98 percent African-American enrollment will be renamed for Barack Obama in the next academic year.

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  3. Most stressed cities in the country? Indy ranks 45thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    In the survey by "Wallet Hub", Detroit, Michigan, Cleveland, Ohio, Jackson, Mississippi and Miami, Florida round out the top five. On the other end of the spectrum, Freemont, California, Plano, Texas, Overland Park, Kansas, Scottsdale, Arizona and Sioux Falls, South Dakota are the best places for low stress.

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  4. Shenandoah graduate 1 of 16 servicemen killed in Monday's crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    MIDDLETOWN, Ind. - A former Shenandoah High School football star was among the 16 military members killed in the crash of a Marine Corps refueling plane Monday.

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  5. Jacee Dellapena helps the doctor deliver her baby brother.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    JACKSON, Miss. - A 12-year-old Mississippi girl got a hands-on experience when her baby brother was born earlier this week.

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  6. National manhunt underway for Mississippi murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A Mississippi man is at the center of a nationwide manhunt in the murders of two women and the shooting of a jogger. 28-year-old Alex Bridges Deaton is accused in the murder of his girlfriend, 30-year-old Heather Robinson, as well as aggravated assault after he allegedly shot a woman as she was jogging early Friday morning in Rankin County, Mississippi.

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  7. The Latest: Tornado threat shifts east across SouthRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Severe weather is exiting Louisiana in time for the Sugar Bowl game Monday night between Auburn University and the University of Oklahoma, but thunderstorms and some tornadoes remain a threat in southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and northwest Florida. Those areas remain under a tornado watch until late Monday, as a storm system that began early Monday in Texas keeps pushing eastward.

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