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  1. 'Faulkner and Print Culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Newms360.com

    In less than three weeks, an eclectic collection of scholars, other literary professionals and enthusiastic readers will descend upon the University of Mississippi to digest the writing and world of its most famous son. As they have for 42 years, fans of William Faulkner from across the United States and Canada and as far as Brazil, Japan and Australia will imbibe his words and ponder how his peoples, places and times shaped him - and how he shaped them.


  2. Ghost hunters find woman's body in abandoned Miss. hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | New York Daily News

    Kuhn Hospital, now abandoned, once included dormitories, a veterans' ward, a mental unit, a floor for prisoners and a morgue. Ghost hunters searching an abandoned Mississippi hospital for the paranormal found the body of a missing 69-year-old woman.


  3. Ole Miss star Laremy Tunsil, stepfather reportedly file charges against each other after...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    Mississippi offensive linesman Laremy Tunsil looks around during pre-game warmups prior to an NCAA college football game against Louisiana-Lafayette at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.


  4. Bill Crawford: We make it hard to settle race-tainted issues in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    "Two things," I responded, "our lingering love to hate and our sand box mentality.


  5. Actress refuses to film in Mississippi until flag's taken downRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The spotlight on Mississippi's state flag could take its toll on some industries. Anti-flag rallies were held throughout the day Monday at the State Capitol.


  6. Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    Aaron Polk, right, and Michael Dorado exchange rings as they get married at Hinds County Courthouse, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Jackson, Miss. The couple were able to marry after Attorney General Jim Hood emailed the state's 82 circuit clerks saying he would not take "adverse action" against any clerk who issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple.


  7. Protesters rally for flag changeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A Hollywood actress is refusing to be in any movie that's being made in Mississippi because of the state flag. BECAUSE OF THE STATE FLAG.


  8. Robert Scott vies for supervisor spotRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Bolivar Commercial

    I would like to take this opportunity to address the citizens of District III of my intentions for the candidacy of Supervisor. Abraham Lincoln once wrote, "God gives us to see the right, [to] strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for the [widow, and orphan]-to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations ."


  9. Mississippi bans text-and-drive, repeals inspection stickerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Several new laws in Mississippi will affect people's everyday lives, including their driving habits. Here's a look at some proposals approved by the Legislature during the 2015 session and signed into law by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant : TEXTING & DRIVING - House Bill 389 bans people from texting or using social media sites on a cellphone or other hand-held electronic devices while driving.


  10. State Attorneys General Promise to Protect Religious Liberty in Light ...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Instapundit

    Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell said the Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage may have "overturned the will of the people" of his state, but he can't find anything in the decision that says the people of Louisiana have to obey it. Caldwell pointed Friday to the Louisiana constitutional amendment that bans gay marriage.


  11. WKU makes assistant baseball coaching hires officialRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Western Kentucky baseball coach John Pawlowski announced the additions of assistants Ty Megahee and Rob Reinstetle to his staff Monday. Megahee, a former assistant under Pawlowski at Auburn, will serve as WKU's recruiting coordinator and infield coach after spending the past two seasons as Mercer's hitting coach.


  12. Miss. attorney general OKs same-sex licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Miss. attorney general OKs same-sex licenses The move clarifies a letter to clerks stating the high court decision was not yet valid. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IoLKZb JACKSON, Miss.


  13. The Insiders: The lefta s latest scare tactic a " climate refugeesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    When it comes to climate change, often the Democrats just can't help themselves. They come up with ideas, images and hypotheses that expose them as marginal, left-wing flakes.


  14. Mississippi photographer goes viral with once-in-a-lifetime wedding photoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    A Clinton, Miss. photographer is used to capturing raw emotion in the photos he takes, but one photo captured some once-in-a-lifetime reactions when he fell while trying to take a photo of a wedding party.


  15. Actress Aunjanue Ellis pulls film company out of Mississippi until flag changedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Acclaimed actress and native Mississippian Aunjanue Ellis has pulled her film company out of Mississippi and is forming a coalition to take film projects out of the state until the state flag is changed to remove the Confederate emblem. WDAM in Hattiesburg reports that Ellis, best known for her work in "Ray," "The Help," "The Book of Negroes" and "NCIS New Orleans" announced Monday her intentions to move her company, Miss Myrtis Films, to Louisiana until the flag is changed.


  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    An acclaimed actress and Mississippian has created a coalition to deliberately avoid film-making ventures in the state until the confederate flag emblem is removed from the Mississippi flag. Aunjanue Ellis, known for her work in Ray, The Help, The Book of Negroes, and NCIS LA, announced Monday her initiative to encourage Mississippi lawmakers to remove the confederate symbol from the state flag.


  17. The fiery unsolved death of Jessica Chambers is an Internet fascination: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    This undated photograph released by the families of Jessica Chambers and her sister Amanda Prince shows Jessica Chambers taken in Courtland, Miss. Mississippi authorities have launched a homicide investigation into the death of the 19-year-old woman who was found badly burned on a road near her car that was on fire in Panola County, Miss.


  18. Partial to Home: Now is the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    As the only state in the union that incorporates the Confederate battle flag in its state flag, we signal to the rest of the world allegiance to a cause a large portion of our population associates with enslavement and oppression. Removing the Confederate battle flag from our state flag is simply the right thing to do, and now is an opportune time to do it.


  19. Charlie Mitchell: South's heritage includes reputation for gentility, tooRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    One stereotype we Southerners love to hear praises our collective gentility. We open doors for ladies.


  20. Analysis: Confederate emblem affects Miss. election dynamicRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    The racially sensitive topic of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag was clearly was not on Republican Gov. Phil Bryant's agenda entering this election year. Debate is unavoidable now, because the massacre of nine worshippers at a black church in South Carolina has prompted people to re-examine the prominence given to symbols of the Old South.