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  1. Whoopi Goldberg Set To Produce Emmett Till FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NewsOne

    Whoopi Goldberg is set to produce a film about the life of Emmett Till , the 14-year-old boy who was tortured and murdered in 1955 after allegedly whistling at a White woman while visiting family in Mississippi. "Till" will be based on Beauchamp's 2004 documentary "The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till," and Simeon Wright's "Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till."

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  2. Mississippi Democratic and GOP Runoffs TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippians will vote in runoffs to choose party nominees for two regional commissions and 12 legislative seats, along with local county offices Tuesday. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. And, there is a restriction on who may cast a ballot: Those who voted in one party's primary Aug. 4 may not vote in the other party's runoff Tuesday.

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  3. Boise State Soccer Hopes to Make Impact in Jim Thomas' Third YearRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | One Bronco Nation Under God

    Boise State Women's Soccer Head Coach Jim Thomas is a man who is generous with his time. Generous with his words.

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  4. The Creation Of An Emmett Till ArchiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WNYC-AM New York

    The brutal death of Emmett Till - an African-American teenager - in Mississippi in August of 1955, and the subsequent acquittal of his white murderers by an all-white jury, was a pivotal moment in the surge for civil rights in America. Till, 14, was kidnapped, beaten and shot - after allegedly flirting with a white grocery store cashier - on Aug. 28, 1955.

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  5. The Insiders: Trumpa s appeal is Kardashian-esqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Washington Post

    I have tried to avoid writing too much about Donald Trump, but something insightful that David Ignatius wrote recently about Trump caught my eye. Last week, Ignatius wrote a thought-provoking piece asking, " Is Donald Trump the American Putin? " In describing why people are drawn to both Putin and Trump, Ignatius wrote, "The appeal of such politicians is partly their brash self-confidence.

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  6. Robin Roberts talks about the resilience of South Missisisppians following Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    For decades Robin Roberts has been a staple on American television. She began her television career at WDAM-TV News.

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  7. Katrina Untold: Through the Governor's eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "I don't think any of us were prepared for this," said former Governor Haley Barbour. "We were confronted with what we had thought was unimaginable and now it had become reality."

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  8. Oxford's Metcalf learns from a pro - his dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Erie Times News

    Eight-year-old DeKaylin "D.K." Metcalf took it all in. He was witnessing his father achieve the biggest accomplishment in professional football.

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  9. Football's future: Quarterbacks training with virtual realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WWLP

    Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan straps on a headset that covers his eyes, and instantly, he sees a scene that looks like a video game, all set from his perspective. In about a minute, he runs through a handful of plays, checking his receivers, deciphering defensive coverages and making split-second decisions about where to throw the football.

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  10. Beat the heat: lows to drop into 60's by Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Mississippi Press

    After at least two months of scorching heat -- including a record-setting July -- south Mississippians can look forward to cooler temperatures this week -- at least at night. Monday's forecast calls for a high of 93 with a heat index near 106, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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  11. Our Opinion: Good news aplenty last week in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Newms360.com

    From a Japanese drum ensemble performance to national recognition for a local resident, our community was chock-full of good news last week. Before we prepare for the week ahead, let's take a look back at some of the highlights from last week: a Tupelo schools students got a feel for Japanese culture at a Shirohato Taiko drum performance. 1 comment

  12. Walmart pledges $25M on Katrina anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Retailing Today

    As the 10th anniversary of Hurrican Katrina approaches, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are making a commitment to disaster relief efforts. Wal-Mart Stores CEO Doug McMillon announced Friday on Instagram that the two organizations would be donating $25 million over five years to worldwide disaster relief and recovery efforts.

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  13. Tribute to Katrina Responders Set for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    On Tuesday, there will be a tribute to those who went above and beyond to aid those who suffered so much during Hurricane Katrina. On Tuesday, August 25th at 9:45 a.m. There will be Special video.

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  14. Footballa s future? QBs training with virtual realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan straps on a headset that covers his eyes, and instantly, he sees a scene that looks like a video game, all set from his perspective. In about a minute, he runs through a handful of plays, checking his receivers, deciphering defensive coverages and making split-second decisions about where to throw the football.

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  15. Raw Video: LPD officers tase man with knife, baseball bat in Walmart parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    At about 7:30 this morning , officers responded to the Walmart at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway where a man armed with a baseball bat and a large knife attacked an employee. The officers found the suspect outside the store and confronted him.

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  16. Analysis: Katrina insecurity over being forgotten returns in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Mississippi Press

    By now, everyone knows about Mississippi's post-storm insecurity, its angst about being overshadowed by all the media attention on New Orleans after the storm, when hundreds of Mississippians had also died, and tens of thousands were homeless. And the chip is still there.

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  17. Tailgating RV Style: The Top FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Vogel Talks RVing

    Tailgating and football go hand in hand, but on college campuses around the country, the fans often take it to another level. The union of football and tailgating is a marriage celebrated every Saturday with a "renewal of vows."

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  18. Initiative 42 VS. Initiative 42-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Funding Education has been a primary concern for many Mississippians. In the coming months, when voters head to the polls in November, they'll see two initiatives on the ballot for education.

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  19. Woman Up, Mississippi LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Huffington Post

    In the wake of Alabama and South Carolina having removed the Confederate battle flag from their state capitol grounds, Mississippi stands conspicuously alone with that emblem on its state flag. When this state last came to the crossroads about its flag in 2001, its voters chose the road backward in a referendum that rejected a new flag.

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  20. Analysis: Katrina insecurity over being forgotten returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By now, everyone knows about Mississippi's post-storm insecurity, its angst about being overshadowed by all the media attention on New Orleans after the storm, when hundreds of Mississippians had also died, and tens of thousands were homeless.

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