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  1. Rebel flag on civil rights hero's grave gets widow's pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Yuma Sun

    In this Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, Ellie Dahmer views the exhibits at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum during a private preview in Jackson, Miss. The widow of a slain civil rights activist, Vernon Dahmer, says she forgives the person who draped a Confederate battle flag over her husband's gravesite.

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  2. 7 nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before Senate runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Yuma Sun

    In this photo provided by WLBT-TV a noose hangs on a tree on the state capitol grounds in Jackson, Miss. on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

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  3. Mississippi senator banking on boost from Trump ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Yuma Sun

    Appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., answers a question during a televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate with Democrat Mike Espy in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Democrat Mike Espy answers a question during a televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate with his opponent appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.

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  4. The Latest: Alabama senator stumps for Mississippi DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Yuma Sun

    In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo, Democrat Mike Espy, left, challenges an answer from appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., during their televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate in Jackson, Miss. Hyde-Smith faces Espy, a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary, in a runoff election Tuesday, Nov. 27. The winner gets the final two years of a six-year term.

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  5. Mississippi senator praises man with 'public hanging' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed 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 to a crowded ballroom of supporters following his speech in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday night, Nov. 6, 2018.

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  6. Correction: Obit-Civil Rights Lawyer storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    In a story Oct. 30 about the death of Michael Trister, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Trister had invited U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy to speak at the University of Mississippi in March 1966. Trister did not start work at the university until the fall of 1966.

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

    Sep 16, 2018 | Yuma Sun

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

    Aug 4, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, center, shows the 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. Among those attending the ceremony were, third from left, Charles Evers, the brother of Evers, Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of the couple, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Beverly Wade Hogan, president of the college, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.

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  9. Globetrotters' Hyche to speak at camp for deaf athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Globetrotters player Chris "Animal" Hyche, whose parents are deaf, will speak at next week's annual Mike Glenn Basketball Camp for the Deaf. Hyche, originally from Jackson, Mississippi, will use his sign language skills to communicate with the athletes.

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  10. Franco, Vasquez and Watts shut out Jackson, Mississippi wins 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Enderson Franco, Kelvin Vasquez and Devan Watts combined for a shutout as the Mississippi Braves topped the Jackson Generals 4-0 on Monday. Franco went five scoreless innings, allowing four hits while striking out seven and walking three to pick up the win.

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  11. Costumes, beads and music: Mardi Gras comes to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    Tens of thousands of revelers descended on New Orleans streets for parades and rowdy fun as Mardi Gras got underway. Revelers march during the Society de Sainte Anne parade, on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.

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

    Jan 12, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    This June 20, 2005 file photo shows Edgar Ray Killen in Philadelphia, Miss. On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

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  13. Ryan Armour takes the long, hard road to paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Yuma Sun

    In this Oct. 28, 2017, file photo, Ryan Armour laughs after carding a birdie on the 16th during the third round of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss. Armour took nearly two decades before getting his first win, which made him eligible for this week's Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

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  14. Stapleton's 3s help Mississippi St top Southern Miss 70-64Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    Southern Mississippi head coach Doc Sadler, left, speaks to guard Dominic Magee in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. Mississippi State guard Lamar Peters looks for an open teammate to pass to as Southern Mississippi guard Dominic Magee guards him in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.

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  15. Average US gas price drops 3 cents to $2.51 for regularRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that further declines are likely because U.S. gas supplies are flush.

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  16. Trump draws protests while honoring civil rights heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    Brittany Brent of Jackson, wears a Confederate battle flag sticker on her mouth as part of a silent protest to the current Mississippi state flag, on which it rests prominently, during the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. A small group of protestors wore the stickers and stood silently holding an alternative flag during the program.

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  17. The Latest: Mississippi flag protested at museum openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    Mississippi flag demonstrators stand along a ledge at the Energy Plaza where the state's bicentennial celebration and the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, was held, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The protesters are seeking the removal of the Confederate battle flag emblem from the flag and support a different symbol entirely.

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  18. Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    A heavy morning snow falls in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, as an electronic sign posts a winter weather advisory for drivers along I-55. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation across several Deep South states.

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  19. The Latest: Trump pays tribute to civil rights 'heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement : In paying tribute to civil rights activists in Mississippi, President Donald Trump says "we strive to be worthy of their sacrifice" and "pray for inspiration from their example." He was speaking at the opening of two museums in Jackson, an event boycotted by some black leaders, including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis.

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  20. The Latest: Trump visits civil rights museum amid protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement : About 50 protesters greeted President Donald Trump at the opening of museums in Jackson, Mississippi, dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement. Some black leaders - including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis - are boycotting the event, saying Trump has sown racial division instead of racial harmony.

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