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  1. Saskatchewan man files human rights complaint over negative media coverage of Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | National Post

    SASKATOON a A Saskatchewan man says he filed a human rights complaint because negative media coverage of the Confederate flag debate is discriminatory and promotes hatred. Dale Pippin's family is originally from North Carolina, but settled in Canada 110 years ago.

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  2. Black Mississippi flag supporter dies in traffic accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident. Anthony Hervey, 49, was killed Sunday when the 2005 Ford Explorer he was driving left the roadway and overturned on Mississippi Highway 6 in Lafayette County, the Highway Patrol said.

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  3. July 21, 2015 - Mississippi Business JournalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    According to Hinds County Chancery Judge William Singletary, the Mississippi Legislature is off the hook when it comes to funding our K-12 schools under a formula outlined in the Mississippi Adequate Education Program , at least for now.

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  4. David Dallas: For Fear of 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    According to Hinds County Chancery Judge William Singletary, the Mississippi Legislature is off the hook when it comes to funding our K-12 schools under a formula outlined in the Mississippi Adequate Education Program , at least for now.

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  5. Our Opinion: Initiative 42 should gain strength after dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Newms360.com

    Supporters of the statewide referendum question Initiative 42 are moving ahead with no added concern after a Hinds County chancery judge last week dismissed a lawsuit filed by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove and a group of plaintiffs seeking full funding by court order for the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. Initiative 42 was placed on the ballot in November by the petitioning of more than 200,000 Mississippi electors, as required under law.

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  6. Manhunt underway for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The suspect, Jason Elliot Mazingo, ditched the 1985 Toyota he was driving when he escaped and has stolen an '03 white GMC Envoy from Paul B. Johnson State Park. There are wildlife stickers on both sides of the Envoy, and four cans of gas are also missing.

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  7. Plan ahead for Louisiana festivals this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NOLA.com

    Fishing tradition, classical piano, regional music, food and wine, multimedia art and Native American culture are just a few of the options that will be available this upcoming weekend at festivals across south Louisiana and Mississippi. Here are seven festivals to mark down on the calendar.

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  8. Report suggests US children left behind in economic recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Bennington Banner

    In this May 13, 2015, file photo, a group of Cleveland, Miss., public school students ride the bus on their way home following classes. According to a new report on child welfare, twelve percent of teens from Mississippi and Louisiana were neither in school nor working.

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  9. Man dies in police custody after hogtied in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New York Daily News

    A Tennessee man died after police hogtied him and transported him face-down on a stretcher as the drunk, asthmatic man cried, "I can't breathe," his family's attorneys said. Troy Goode, 30, died two hours after he was arrested for disorderly conduct Saturday in Southaven, Miss., attorneys Tim Edwards and Kevin McCormack said.

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  10. Black Confederate Flag Supporter Killed After Car ChaseRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | Sweetness & Light

    The AP's headline and lead make it sound like an innocent accident. In fact, the black woman who owned the SUV that crashed posted at the time that they were being chased by a car full of angry black men.

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  11. Report suggest US children left behind in economic recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Houston Chronicle

    In this April 2, 2015, file photo, Michelle Halonen, enjoying the warm day with daughters Madilyn, left, and Ellie at a park in St. Louis Park, Minn., works full time at a gas station and still struggles to support her two young daughters. A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's economic turnaround.

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  12. Report on child welfare suggests many US children were left behind in economic recoveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KRON 4

    A new report on child welfare suggests that there are more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession. The latest Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says 22 percent of American children were living in poverty in 2013 compared with 18 percent in 2008.

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  13. The UCLA Rule and UCLA in College BasketballRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Bruins Nation

    UCLA's "undeserved entry" and "lucky tournament" run has caused the NCAA to change its seeding rules. As Yahoo's Dagger writes : The first change ensures that the last four at-large teams voted into the 68-team tournament field no longer automatically are sent to the First Four.

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  14. Joe's Viewpoint: Brian DozierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Last Tuesday night, Brian Dozier, former Southern Miss star shortstop, hit a solo home run in an All-Star game. This makes Dozier just one of 16 players in major league history to hit a homer in his first All-Star game at bat.

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  15. West Point woman found guilty of murderRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Daily Times Leader

    A West Point woman will spend life in prison after being found guilty of murder during the July term of Clay County Circuit Court. Tameshia Shelton, 36, of Mhoon Valley Road in West Point, was found guilty of the October 2009 murder of Forest resident Danelle Young after four days of testimony.

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  16. Mississippi reports they have their first human case of West Nile VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the first human case of West Nile virus in 2015. The reported case is an adult in Hinds County.

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  17. Confederate flag struggle shifts to Mississippi after South Carolina removed battle flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Alabama Live

    Now that South Carolina has removed a Confederate battle flag from its statehouse lawn, the next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the rebel X has fluttered over the Capitol and other public buildings for more than a century as part of the state flag. Many in Mississippi are girding for a long, contentious debate about an emblem that has come under fresh scrutiny since the tragedy that ultimately propelled the change in South Carolina - the massacre of nine black worshippers at a church in Charleston.

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  18. New details in Laremy Tunsil case come out in court, restraining order against Ole Miss LT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | 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.

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  19. James McMahon earns Conference USA Scholar Athlete AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    IRVING, Texas Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced today the league's recipients of the 2014-15 Scholar Athlete of the Year Awards, including former Southern Miss right-handed pitcher, James McMahon, who was chosen for the sport of baseball. The C-USA Scholar Athlete of the Year awards are presented to the top student-athletes in each conference-sponsored sport and are determined by the league's Faculty Athletics Representatives.

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  20. Mississippi faces struggle over Confederate emblem in flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Mississippi Press

    A statue erected in memory of the mothers sisters, wives and daughters of the Confederate soldiers sits before the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, June 23, 2015, as the state flag flies behind it. Republican Lt.

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