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  1. The Definitive and Final Ranking of All 50 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MSN Living

    ... like a John Grisham book, but Jake Brigance has to quit his lawyer job to work on a catfish aquaculture farm in Yazoo City. 44. Connecticut Inventing the cheeseburger, the can opener, ESPN, and Rick Mahorn can only get you so far. Also, we're ...

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  2. Kudzu not that badRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Boing Boing

    ... Morris, the influential editor of Harper's Magazine, described in his many stories and memoirs about life in Yazoo City, Mississippi. The more I investigate, the more I recognize that kudzu's place in the popular imagination reveals as much about ...

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  3. Todd Starnes School band told to stop performing Christian hymnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Fox News

    ... kudzu. I must have received emails and Facebook messages from nearly the entire state - from Desoto County to Yazoo City. Something must be done to right this wrong, people said. A message had to be sent to the likes of Judge Reeves. Locals gathered ...

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  4. Nurse arrested in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    Attorney General Jim Hood , in a news release this week, says 25-year-old Kimberly Barrett , of Bentonia, surrendered to authorities Thursday after a Yazoo County grand jury indicted her on one count of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance or prescription by misrepresentation, fraud and the like. At the time of the alleged crime, Barrett worked as a licensed practical nurse at a nursing home in Yazoo City.

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  5. Mississippi flag a potent election-year issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Newms360.com

    ... have been distributing yard signs with the slogan: "Keep the Flag. Change the Speaker." The effort is led former Yazoo City Mayor Jeppie Barbour, a brother of Republican former Gov. Haley Barbour. The signs are nearly identical to ones that dotted ...

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  6. Lawsuit: DEQ looked other way at hazardous waste siteRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Review

    An Ohio company is accusing the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and two department employees of letting a Mississippi contractor hide pollution at a hazardous waste recycling site in Yazoo City. The Clarion-Ledger reports that U.S. Technology Corp. of Canton, Ohio, says in a federal lawsuit that the alleged actions cost it millions of dollars in extra cleanup costs.

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  7. Farm co-op buys stake in CF NitrogenRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... of the most heavily used fertilizers, at market prices each year. CF Nitrogen also owns production facilities in Yazoo City, Mississippi, and Port Neal, Iowa. CF Nitrogen is owned by CF Industries Holdings Inc. The parent company expects to ...

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  8. Farm co-op pays $2.8 billion for stake in CF NitrogenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Advocate

    ... be entitled to semi-annual profit distributions from CF Nitrogen. CF Nitrogen also owns production facilities in Yazoo City, Mississippi, and Port Neal, Iowa. CF Nitrogen is owned by CF Industries Holdings Inc. The parent company expects to ...

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  9. CHS to invest $2.8 billion in nitrogen fertilizer dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | World-Grain

    ... Nitrogen currently owns three production facilities in the U.S.: Donaldsonville, Louisiana; Port Neal, Iowa; and Yazoo City, Mississippi. CF also expects to contribute its Woodward, Oklahoma, U.S., plant to the LLC prior to the transaction closing. ...

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  10. CHS To Purchase Minority Interest In CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC For $2.8 BillionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Agri Marketing

    ... currently owns three production facilities in the United States: Donaldsonville, Louisiana; Port Neal, Iowa; and Yazoo City, Mississippi. CF also expects to contribute its Woodward, Oklahoma, plant to the LLC prior to the transaction closing. CF ...

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  11. Yazoo City "Barbeque Princess" eliminated in round one of Chopped Grill Masters finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Yazoo City's BBQ Princess Leslie Scott competed in the Food Network's Chopped Grill Master's finale Tuesday night and $50,000 was at stake. Scott was the round three winner in the competition and wowed the judges by putting a live lobster on a grill.

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  12. Suspect in girlfriend's stabbing shot himself in head at Yazoo City gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... in saying another man had shot himself in the head. The man who shot himself at New York Express gas station in Yazoo City was the suspect in the stabbing. The man who reported it was a friend who had given him a ride after he allegedly assaulted ...

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  13. Lt. Gov. Reeves sees water conservation efforts in the DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Delta Farm Press

    ... for Farmers Advocating Resource Management.) Coker talked about water conservation efforts on his farm near Yazoo City, including the use of an on-farm irrigation water storage reservoir that provides water for much of the farm's crop acreage. ...

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  14. Yazoo City chef on Food NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... THE BAR B-Q CHEF WHO COULD WIN A BARB-Q CHAMPIONSHIP... LESLIE ROARK SCOTT, OWNS THE UBON BARBEQUE RESTAURANT IN YAZOO CITY -- BUT THIS WEEK SHE'S BECOMING A NATIONAL T-V STAR... NATS OF TV SHOW THIS WEEK, ROARK- SCOTT WON THE FIRST ROUND OF A FOOD ...

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  15. Yazoo City woman wins Chopped Grill MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    If you go to Ubon's in Yazoo City, one of the things you'll notice is, it is very unassuming. It is what native Mississippians would call a Barbecue Joint.

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  16. David Dallas: Mississippi Republicans speak on the Gop presidential candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... operatives call Mississippi home. Of course, the biggest of the best and brightest is our former Governor and Yazoo City native, Haley Barbour. The former Chairman of the RNC and successful lobbyist, Barbour knows a thing or two about politics. ...

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  17. Southern-style BBQ fever heats up in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | CBS News

    London is known for its fish and chips and meat pies, but an American cooking revolution is underway, reports CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata. Brad McDonald is a long way from his hometown of Yazoo City on the edge of the Mississippi Delta.

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  18. Katie M. Thomas (1921-2015): Produce grower's hands 'did some work' for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    Katie M. Thomas, who left the Jim Crow South for Toledo and owned a farm near Holland where she raised produce for the Toledo Farmers' Market, died July 20 in the Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center. She was born April 29, 1921, in Yazoo City, Miss., to Eva and Richard Gibbs and grew to love farm life from childhood.

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  19. Todd Starnes: Naked Tree Huggers Mount Eucalyptus TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Fox News

    ... protest was muted. One critic said the protesters were "about as hot as you'd expect." I heard about a guy from Yazoo City, Miss., who was into that tree hugging malarkey. He dropped his drawers and high-tailed it up an oak tree covered in kudzu. It ...

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  20. Nurse sentenced for smuggling cellphone into federal prisonRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A former nurse at the Federal Correctional Institution in Yazoo City has been sentenced to two months in prison for smuggling a cellphone into the facility. Federal prosecutors say in a news release that 43-year-old Lavonne Boose of Benton will be under a year of supervised release after she's out of prison.

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