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  1. Jones County VFD rolls out recruitment videoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... country for various things, and I would like for people to see that this smaller county, of Jones County, and Mississippi down towards the coast is doing something, like this and is producing videos and making ourselves known," said Worrell. "Not ...

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  2. For blues fans, Mississippi Delta has many stories to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Sharecroppers and tenant farmers, most of them ... more Dockery Farms in Cleveland, Miss., with a sign from the Mississippi Blues Trail asking whether the Dockery cotton plantation might be considered the "Birthplace of the Blues." The trail marker ...

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  3. Mississippi State to Lead Major Drone Research Project for US GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily News

    Mississippi State University officials say the school will lead a ma-jor research and development project involving drones. School officials say the U.S. Department of Homeland Security selected Mississippi as the new base of operations for small unmanned aircraft systems , commonly known as drones.

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  4. Audit: Weak Accounting Let Mississippi Misspend Federal CashRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Auditors say accounting weaknesses at the Mississippi Department of Education allowed an employee to improperly divert millions of federal dollars, causing the state to slash after-school grants to repay the misspent money. Bill Early, a partner with accounting firm Clifton Larsen Allen, presented the results to the Board of Education Thursday, but copies of the twoaudits weren't released until Friday.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... different in Biloxi, and I'm not just talking about different ethnically. We're different from everyone else in Mississippi. You'll find, you don't have to say yes or no, that the only thing you'll see on public flag poles is that American flag," ...

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  6. Projected Top-25 NFL Prospect Evan Engram: 'Football Is a Gift from God in My Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Mississippi tight end Evan Engram celebrates his 12-yard touchdown pass reception against Memphis during the second half of their NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi won 48-28.

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  7. Ocean Springs police reports, April 17-23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- The following incidents have been reported by the Ocean Springs Police Department for April 17-23, 2017: A caller on Mincheck advised an identified individual took her cell phone and she would pursue charges at a later date. A reporting party on Bienville requested a written report to document he got a cell phone for his girlfriend under an account in his name and she did not pay the bill.

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  8. His job was to protect students, but he sexually assaulted them insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    ... class to his office and touched her breasts and buttocks. He had sex with her after he drove her to a home off Mississippi 57. He gave her $200 afterward. In trial testimony, one teacher said she became suspicious of Williams because he kept calling ...

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  9. Atlanta Braves Draft: Number 5 Pick Could be Raking in Starkville, MississippiRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

    ... if they play their cards right, and if they think they can sign him. The Minnesota Twins drafted this guy from Mississippi State in last year's first year player draft. He's 6' 4", 220 pounds. He can hit for average, power, has decent speed, and has ...

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  10. Rebel Road Trip makes Pascagoula stop TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze and athletic director Ross Bjork are are set to visit the Hilton Garden Inn in Pascagoula at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday as part of the annual pilgrimage around the Magnolia State and other towns in the South. Freeze and Bjork are set to visit Dallas at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning before flying back to South Mississippi.

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  11. Carnegie celebrates 125 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... to give $30,000 to the Jefferson County Library Association to build the first Carnegie library west of the Mississippi. Wilson donated the land the building now sits on, and added a cash gift of his own totaling $3,500. The library in Fairfield was ...

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  12. New Orleans removes a tribute to 'the lost cause of the Confederacy' - with snipers standing byRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the Civil War as a battle for states' rights, separate from slavery. It's also Confederate Memorial Day in Mississippi, where Gov. Phil Bryant (R) has repeatedly proclaimed April as Confederate Heritage Month. Several other Southern states also ...

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  13. Hear Buddy Miller's Intense New Song From Mark Heard Tribute AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... on that title track leading the way, joined by versions of Heard's songs from Rodney Crowell, Sierra Hull, North Mississippi Allstars, Sarah Potenza, Over the Rhine and more. Listen to Miller's "Treasure of the Broken Land" and see the full track ...

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  14. MSU honors Diversity winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum congratulates 2017 MSU Diversity Award winners, from left, Roy Jafari, a doctoral student in industrial and systems engineering; Deborah Jackson, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Foundations; Bailey McDaniel, a senior sociology student; and Scott ... (more)

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  15. Rogers directs MSU centerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Marty W. Rogers, a nationally recognized aerospace authority, is now the new director of the Mississippi State-led Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, which is the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

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  16. What Cadence Bank IPO could mean for Golden TriangleRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Starkville Daily News

    After completing its initial public offering two weeks ago, Cadence Bank is looking ahead with a positive vision for the company. Cadence Bank CEO and Chairman Paul B. Murphy Jr. - a graduate of Mississippi State University - says that by going back onto the New York Stock Exchange the company will be made stronger and the banking experience that customers expect will still be the service they receive.

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  17. Nursing specialist certifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Xavier L. Agee, simulation & IT specialist in The University of Southern Mississippi's College of Nursing, has earned distinction as the state's only Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist.

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  18. Mississippi, Alabama marking Confederate Memorial DayRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in 2015. Now, the last Monday in April there is simply called State Holiday. Confederate Memorial Day in Mississippi and Alabama commemorates those who died during the Civil War while fighting for Southern states that tried to secede from the U.S. ...

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  19. New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statuesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in the weeks after, and several Southern cities have since considered removing monuments. The University of Mississippi took down its state flag because it includes the Confederate emblem. New Orleans is a majority African-American city although the ...

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  20. Pasture grasses sprout early; 2016 drought can still hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vicksburg Post

    A Mississippi State University Extension Service forage specialist says a warm winter and spring rains have sprouted pasture grasses early, but last year's drought can affect both forage production and hay acreage. Rocky Lemus says bermudagrass and bahiagrass have sprouted at least two weeks before normal across the state.

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