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  1. Hurricane Katrina Hit Mississippi. Not That You Care.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Daily Kos

    I stood in the street with my neighbors as out-of-state electricians repaired the transformer. We had been without power since 5:13 a.m., August 29, 2005, the morning Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast with its direct hit.

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  2. Judge is asked to block ban on adoption by gay couplesRead the original story

    1 min ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Four lesbian couples are asking a federal judge to immediately stop Mississippi from enforcing a law that bans same-sex couples from adopting or taking children into foster care. The request for a preliminary injunction was filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

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  3. John Daly hospitalized after collapsing on courseRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | UPI

    PGA Tour pro John Daly collapsed while playing in a local tournament in Mississippi on Saturday and was transported to a hospital in an ambulance. Daly underwent tests at the hospital in Jackson, Miss., and friend Billy Allen said the golfer's vital signs were good, according to reports.

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  4. Trumpets and tears: New Orleans, Gulf Coast mark Katrina milestone and look to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour speaks about the large number of volunteers from church sponsored organizations that helped rebuild the Gulf Coast at a Katrina 10 Year Remembrance in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The faith oriented program drew about 400 people including community members, volunteers, public officials and first responders.

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  5. Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    Archbishop Thomas Rodi of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mobile, offers a prayer during a Katrina 10 Year Remembrance event in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The faith oriented program drew about 400 people including community members, volunteers, public officials and first responders.

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  6. Daly collapses on course in Mississippi, taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Wednesday, March 11, 2015 file photo, John Daly hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during the pro-am round for the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

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  7. John Daly hospitalized after collapsing at Mississippi golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    John Daly is being evaluated at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., after collapsing at a golf course on Saturday, according to Yahoo Sports . The 49-year-old gold pro was playing at the Deerfield Golf Club and collapsed at the 18th tee box.

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  8. Editorial: Our community's massive effort in Operation Gulfport won't be forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Burlington Times News

    Away from the highly publicized flawed levees, crumbling emergency system and the emblematic failures of the Superdome as a hurricane shelter that were indelible imprints of Hurricane Katrina on a major American city, life in smaller Gulf Coast communities was also in disarray. That was 10 years ago, on Aug. 29, 2005.

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  9. Hurricane Katrina's Wrath and a Region's Rebuilding Marked on 10th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobile near a Catholic church in Mississippi. "I feel guilty," said Eloise Allen, whose house in Bay St. Louis was damaged but inhabitable after the storm.

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  10. a Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS News

    Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster that killed more than 1,800 people and caused $151 billion in damage. Addressing dignitaries at New Orleans' memorial to the unclaimed and unidentified dead, Mayor Mitch Landrieu spoke of the dark days after the monstrous storm and how the city's residents leaned on each other for support.

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  11. Leaders and locals said it's amazing how far the Coast has come in a decade.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    In Biloxi, the MGM Ball Park was transformed into the main stage for a special Katrina anniversary service that focused on the resiliency and recovery of South Mississippi after such a destructive storm. Prayers and songs of praises echoed throughout the ball park as several leaders joined the community in Biloxi on Saturday.

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  12. Ole Miss groups discuss qualities sought in new chancellorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Students, staff and faculty members at the University of Mississippi are telling the state College Board that they want a new chancellor who can unify Ole Miss. Several people spoke Thursday as the board held an on-campus listening session that is part of its search for a new person to lead the university.

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  13. Emmett Tilla s relatives, families of recently killed gather at boya s grave 60 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Airickca Gordon Taylor, second from left, Emmett Till's cousin and co-founder of the Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation, addresses the crowd gathered on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at a gravesite ceremony at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill., marking the 60th anniversary of the murder of Till in Mississippi. Standing with Taylor are Jackie Johnson, left, mother of Kendrick Johnson; Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland, right; Kadiatou Diallo, mother of Amadou Diallo, second from right; and Calandrian Kemp, mother of George Kemp Jr., third from right.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    As part of its ongoing effort to advance lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the Magnolia State, HRC Mississippi announced Friday that it will host its first-ever statewide Equality Summit. This full-day community-building and volunteer-engagement training will bring together pro-equality advocates from across the state, helping to bolster volunteer outreach and collaboration while empowering allies and supporters on the ground.

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  15. Events mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years laterRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Deborah Watts of Minneapolis, sits in a Jackson, Miss., hotel Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 and speaks about events in Mississippi and Illinois this week that commemorate the 60th anniversary of the slaying of her cousin, Emmett Till, a black 14-year-old from Chicago who was visiting relatives in the Mississippi Delta when witnesses said he violated the Jim Crow social code by whistling at a white woman. He was kidnapped and killed Aug. 28, 1955, and his body was recovered from the Tallahatchie River three days later.

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  16. Can true freshman Javon Patterson save Ole Miss' offensive line?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Red Cup Rebellion

    The fate of the Rebels' rushing attack -- and therefore the entire season -- may very well rest on Patterson, who's been named the likely starter at left guard. I'm not exactly breaking news when I tell you that Ole Miss' run blocking sucked in 2014.

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  17. Biloxi begins Katrina anniversary with reflection, ends with celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    August 29, 2015 promises to be a very different day than it was 10 years ago. Saturday morning, the city of Biloxi held a memorial for the victims of Hurricane Katrina at MGM Park.

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  18. Our Opinion: Beyond the storm, many found a renewed lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The hurricane had wandered, changed courses and finally crept toward the fragile coastal lowlands and beaches of Mississippi and Alabama. People had ample warning and millions evacuated in one way or another as the urge to move out of its path became more dire.

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  19. Biloxi begins Katrina anniversary with reflection, ends with celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Live video from WLOX News is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When WLOX News is not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscasts.

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  20. South Mississippi's new normal: Hurricane Katrina reshaped landscape, livesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    The desperate voices on the phone told emergency dispatchers Hurricane Katrina was much worse than anyone imagined -- "We're drowning!" -- but until and there was nothing there," she said. "And it was just so surreal.

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