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  1. Professor calls for harassing Republicans at restaurants, sticking 'fingers in their salads'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    The University of Mississippi has condemned a tweet by a faculty member that called on activists to abandon civility and harass Republican senators in public. "Don't just interrupt a Senator's meal, y'all," James Thomas, an assistant professor of sociology, tweeted from his @Insurgent_Prof account on Oct. 6, the day Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh was sworn into the Supreme Court.

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  2. Charges in 2014 Marion County murder upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A man convicted of accessory after the fact of first-degree murder and first-degree arson in the death a Marion County man had his conviction affirmed by the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday. Anthony Ray Abram was convicted in the 2014 death of Ryan Cooper , whose burned body was found in the back of his pickup truck on Sept.

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  3. Former Lsu QB downs 167-inch monsterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Louisiana Sportsman

    It is a well-known fact that on the football field, LSU and Ole Miss are mortal enemies: Very little love is lost between the two state-line rivals. Although it may be difficult to imagine, on Oct. 4 a former Ole Miss quarterback passed up the chance to down a huge 14-point buck, and handed the honor over to a former LSU QB.

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  4. Students suffer under business model of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Student Printz

    Following a cut in state and federal funding cut to the education budget, Southern Miss has been forced to find ways to cut costs while trying to maintain a high academic standard. However, even though students have always equaled a certain dollar amount to the university, Southern Miss is now using students as a way to justify the means.

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  5. Photo: In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of SunRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action for Community Education, headquarters in Greenville, Miss.

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  6. Professor calls for harassing Republicans at restaurants, sticking 'fingers in their salads'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The University of Mississippi has condemned a tweet by a faculty member that called on activists to abandon civility and harass Republican senators in public. "Don't just interrupt a Senator's meal, y'all," James Thomas, an assistant professor of sociology, tweeted from his @Insurgent_Prof account on Oct. 6, the day Justice Brett Kavanaugh was sworn into the Supreme Court.

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  7. Why we don't vote for all 100 US senators in this electionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News10.net

    The Founding Fathers thought better of allowing all U.S. senators to be voted on at the same time, so here's what they came up with. As the Congressional midterm elections roll around, some might ask why all 100 U.S. senators are not elected at the same time.

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  8. Ole' Miss HC Matt Luke: Auburn offense good but - a little bit off'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Matt Luke has led Ole' Miss to a 5-2 record so far this season, including a big comeback win at Arkansas last week. ( When Matt Luke spoke to the local Mississippi media on Monday, the Ole' Miss head coach didn't have a bad word to say about his opponent on Saturday.

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  9. Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Day

    In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action for Community Education, headquarters in Greenville, Miss. Democrats and Democratic-affiliated groups are making strategic shifts to ensure that in November the party avoids a problem that has bedeviled it in years past: low turnout in off-year elections.

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  10. Ole Miss professor condemned for claiming senators 'don't deserve your civility'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    An assistant professor at the University of Mississippi has come under fire for calling on people to interrupt and harass senators in public. Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter condemned a post on social media by Assistant Professor of Sociology James Thomas that encouraged "acts of aggression."

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  11. Suspect sought in armed robberies of AL, MS GameStop storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A robbery suspect who appears to be targeting GameStop stores in Alabama and Mississippi is now wanted by law enforcement agencies in both states. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers says the Mississippi Coast CrimeStoppers organization is asking for its help spreading the word about the suspect.

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  12. Ole Miss athlete to hold sock drive for MS homeless sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Ole Miss offensive lineman Javon Patterson, along with other members of Ole Miss' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee , will host Patterson's Footlocker, a collection effort to gather new socks for homeless shelters in Mississippi. Since arriving in Oxford, Patterson has led with a spirit of compassion, volunteering for multiple community service activities such as Hope to Dream, Rebelthon, and reading to local elementary students.

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  13. #TheNetwork Files: Will Arkansas QB commit K.J. Jefferson flip to Ole Miss?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Red Cup Rebellion

    Earlier this month, three-star quarterback Grant Tisdale removed any uncertainty about his commitment to Ole Miss, confirming to David Johnson of 247Sports that he is "100 percent not going anywhere else." The country's No.

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  14. Magnolia Mother's Trust: 15 Black Mothers To Receive $1000 Per Month in Basic Income InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    Jackson, MS, is once again modeling radical Black love for the nation with a pioneering basic income program that will give fifteen Black mothers living in subsidized housing $1000 every month for the next year. The initiative, Magnolia Mother's Trust , is spearheaded by Springboard to Opportunities , in partnership with Economic Security Project , and "will be the first [guaranteed income initiative] that specifically targets extremely low-income families headed by an African American female living in affordable housing in the United States," according to Springboard's website.

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  15. 'The Hate U Give' author still calls Mississippi her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    If you're looking for a ticket out of Mississippi, earning recognition as a New York Times bestselling author is a good start.

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  16. Ole Miss professor condemned for tweeting Senators 'don't deserve your civility'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    An assistant professor at the University of Mississippi has come under fire for calling on people to interrupt and harass Senators in public. Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter condemned a post on social media by Assistant Professor of Sociology James Thomas that encouraged "acts of aggression."

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  17. Mississippi Shows Need for Transparency around Civil ForfeitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    For conservatives, the hearings were a reminder of why the presumption of innocence is a bedrock American principle, and why the Founders guaranteed that citizens would not be punished unless they had been convicted of a crime under a fair and impartial process. But long after the Kavanaugh hearings have faded from the spotlight, another recent legal invention known as civil forfeiture will continue to turn American principles of presumed innocence and due process on their head.

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  18. Sights Set HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Southwestern Central School graduate Clayton Hanson was on the mark last weekend, leading the Army West Point rifle team to a victory over Mississippi.

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  19. A Place for Ida B. Wells at Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The New York Times

    Last month, Ed Meek, who served as a public relations officer at the University of Mississippi for 37 years and for whom the school of journalism is named, posted a racist and sexist message on Facebook. Commenting on a picture of two young black women dressed up for a night out after a football game, he lamented a decline in university enrollment and property values.

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  20. Three Auburn starters all day-to-day for Auburn footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Boobee Whitlow is day-to-day for Auburn after suffering an upper-body injury on Saturday. It's unclear if he'll be available against Ole' Miss.

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