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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    More than 100 Mississippi police officers gathered at Ole Miss this week for a conference. On Thursday officers met with a panel of journalists to learn more about how to better work together.

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  2. Many seniors say they're concerned about the future of Medicare.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Right now, less than 20% of Mississippians are over the age of 60. By 2030, that number will climb over 25%. Bea Burton chatted with a few of her closest friends at the Pascagoula Senior Center on Thursday, surrounded by decorations celebrating her recent retirement.

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  3. Book review: The wildness in "Miss Jane"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Brad Watson's second novel, "Miss Jane," opens with the birth of a baby nobody wants. It is 1915 in rural Mississippi, and Mr. and Mrs. Chisolm live on a large farm with their only surviving daughter, Grace.

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  4. A long and winding road to the Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Delperdang's journey, carrying to Philadelphia the wishes of the 2nd Congressional District Democrats in Mississippi began in Blaine, Minn., a suburb 15 miles north of Minneapolis. From there he went the University of Minnesota to study political science and philosophy.

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  5. Fight Over Confederate Flag Taught Robertson How to Change MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily News

    Memphis stands at the threshold of incredible possibility. In this series, we profile innovative Memphians who are driving our city forward and forging its future success.

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  6. New Pittsburgh water director's resume incompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The newly announced director of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority was terminated from a similar post in South Carolina three and a half years ago, according to multiple press reports. Kenneth Charles Griffin was hired as the general manager of the Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority in 2011, according to press reports, and was terminated without explanation in January 2013.

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  7. 2016 Panini Ole Miss Rebels Collegiate Trading CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Cardboard Connection

    Each blaster contains one autograph or memorabilia card per box. Headlining the 50-card base set, University of Mississippi football fans are treated to Rebel royalty with Eli Manning and his father, 1969 SEC Player of the Year, Archie Manning.

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  8. 62,000 sign up for Miss. No Call cellphone registryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    More than 62,000 people have signed up for the Mississippi No Call Registry for cellphones in less than a month. On July 1, the Mississippi Public Service Commission began registering cellphones with a goal of reducing the number of cell calls from telemarketers.

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  9. State-wide tax-free holiday starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Just in time for school, the seventh annual sales tax holiday in Mississippi offers shoppers a little break on their back-to-school shopping. Starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ending Saturday at midnight, shoppers are exempt from paying state sales tax on many articles of clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item or pair.

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  10. Talking politics: Hood, Reeves discuss issues at Neshoba FairRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Attorney General Jim Hood criticized the Legislature for focusing on social issues and providing large corporate tax breaks instead of passing programs to help Mississippians, such as free community college for all students. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves defended those tax cuts and accused Hood, Mississippi's lone statewide elected Democrat, of "auditioning to be Hillary Clinton's next attorney general."

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  11. Krispy Krunchy Chicken Adds to FlockRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CSP

    Branded chicken program Krispy Krunchy Foods LLC has opened additional locations at retail sites in Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi in recent weeks. In Georgia, one location opened at the Shoppers Stop in Cusseta, and the other in LaGrange, at the Quick Check BP.

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  12. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Williamson Herald

    Fairview's 9-10 year old Dixie Youth All Star team swept both the Dixie 5 Championship and the Tennessee State Dixie Youth Championship earlier this month, earning the team a berth in the AAA Dixie Youth World Series in Laurel, Miss., Aug. 5-11. The team, which won qualifying tournaments without losing a game, represents the first Fairview youth sports squad to advance to World Series level play.

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  13. Gonzalez leads Birmingham to 6-2 win over MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Galveston County Daily News

    Rain and more rain was the picture on Wednesday; however, forecasts call for the rain chances to diminish over the next few days and by this weekend we should see conditions return to normal. While a bulk of the teams in the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League feature players from "The Golden State," there are a few exceptions.

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  14. Walt's Look Around: Neshoba County Fair Harness RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Neshoba fair is in the middle of its run. And speaking of running, there is a lot of that going on at the fairgrounds.

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  15. Trump and Putin as partners: The surreal prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Donald Trump has asked a foreign power , in this case Russia, to help him out by hacking his opponent's emails in order to discredit her and help his campaign. As I have said before, should Donald Trump be elected president, he will not understand the power he has or the limits of that power.

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  16. Political rivals Tate Reeves, Jim Hood stake ground at fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunherald.com

    Two would-be governors squared off at the Neshoba County Fair on Wednesday, presenting sharply different visions for what the Mississippi legislature should be doing. Republican Lt.

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  17. Mississippi flag taken down at Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    It was removed from its posts inside and outside the arena, as the Mississippi Democratic delegation and protesters agreed that it was offensive. The flag features the stars and bars symbol of the Confederacy in the upper left corner of the rectangular flag that also has three stripes - one red, one white and one blue.

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  18. A sister's lament: 'He knew something was going to happen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Marcus Brown, 29, was shot to death shortly before midnight May 19 in a Church's Chicken parking lot in New Orleans East. Six months before he was shot to death May 19 in a Church's Chicken parking lot in Gentilly, he told his friend and mentor, Richard Bell, that if anything happened to him, he wanted to be buried next to his mother in White Castle, La.

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  19. Mississippi delegate remembers 1964 in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    Emma Sanders was late to the Mississippi delegation's breakfast Tuesday, almost skipped it altogether, the exhausting first night of the Democratic National Convention having taken its toll on the great-grandmother. But when she finally arrived, she was in fine spirits, ready to talk about the momentous time in Atlantic City, when she was a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegate.

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  20. 'LesterMoney: The Latest and Greatest Research' is Available for Pre-OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A Chinese migrant does advanced math and a young lady from the fields of Mississippi builds a Nobel Peace Prize worthy economic theory. Due to a pen name she uses, many know her as Holland Meissner of hollandmeissner.com.

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