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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Ole Miss opens camp amid high expectations

Ole Miss went through its annual media day on Friday, with Freeze saying the goal is to go from "good to great" and compete in the Southeastern Conference Western Division.

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4 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

It s Time to Get Rid of August

Phew, that was a wild July. The House voted to sue the president , an Ebola outbreak is wreaking havoc in Africa, and there seems to be no end in sight to the crisis in Gaza .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

8 hrs ago | Free Republic

The Democrats' best shot in Mississippi

Opposed to gay marriage, Pro-Life and Pro-Second Amendment...... yep, I could vote for him in November and tell Thad Cochran and Haley Barbour to kiss my butt on both sides.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Haley Barbour, US Governors

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Give it your all

I don't know about you ladies and gents, but I am truly tired and fed up. There isn't a day that goes that there isn't some news about an athlete being arrested, or punching out a woman, taking steroids, charged with rape, or facing a DUI violation.

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17 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America

CWA Young Activists Hold Next Gen Summit

About 200 CWA Next Generation activists are meeting in Pittsburgh for Summit 2014, focusing on movement building, organizing for power, social media and other topics.

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Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for August 1.

A classic car stolen from a Jackson gas station has been found, but it's no longer in mint condition.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS, Picayune, MS

Delta Farm Press

Mississippi continues boll weevil-free status

No boll weevils were trapped in Mississippi in 2013, and the state is now in its sixth year of freedom from the pest that that ravaged the nation's cotton crops for more than a century.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Agriculture, Science

Sunherald.com

Man who lived in U-Haul banished from Pike County

McComb Municipal Judge Danny Smith ordered Darnell Varnado, 28, of McComb, released from jail on his own recognizance on the condition that he immediately leave Pike County.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

How to shop for back-to-school tax-free

If you're going to drop hundreds of dollars on back-to-school supplies, you might as well do it now.

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Related Topix: Computers

Nashville Scene

Ever wondered what it's like inside those sign-flipping mascot...

Tennessee's mammals are a diverse and stylish bunch. The wild hog wears a blond-tipped mane, ever on the hunt for salamanders, tubers, snakes and other delectables.

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The Georgia Straight

Get On Up works up a cold sweat

Any take on the Hardest Working Man in Show Business is going to be labour-intensive, and Get On Up certainly works up a cold sweat.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: NM's Climb from Bottom No Cause for Celebration

Results from this year's annual national survey of childhood wellbeing have New Mexico leaders once again lifting praises to the heavens for the poor and impoverished people from the state of Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Opinion

Alabama Live

Mississippi man killed in car crash, Alabama troopers remind public to buckle up

A man, who was not wearing a seat belt, was killed in a car crash Wednesday after the vehicle he was driving overturned, according to Alabama Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Kevin Cook.

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The Mississippi Press

Mississippi dead last in health care return on investment

Mississippians get the least bang for their buck in terms of health care, according to personal finance network WalletHub, which released the results of a study today which ranked 47 of the 50 states in health ROI .

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NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Resident Abortion Champion Irin Carmon Hails Blow to Miss. Clinic Regs

MSNBC's chief abortion rights absolutist Irin Carmon is giddy over a move today by a "conservative" federal circuit court panel to scotch an abortion-clinic regulation in Mississippi which requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health, Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

This Aug. 21, 2013 file photo shows Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, right, leading abortion opponents in prayer on the sidewalk in front of the Jackson Women's Health Organization Clinic in Jackson, Miss.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Abortion, Women's Health, Health, Jackson, MS, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Joplin

Wide receiver from Mississippi commits to Missouri

Missouri received its first wide receiver commitment for the class of 2015 when Richaud Floyd of Gulfport, Miss., made a pledge Tuesday on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gawker

Court Undermines Effort to Close Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic

The Fifth Circuit has cast doubt on a Mississippi law which, by imposing burdensome licensing requirements on doctors associated with abortion clinics, threatened to shutter the state's last abortion clinic .

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Related Topix: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Abortion, Women's Health, Health

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, Kansas, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mississippi Government

FOX23

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health, Health

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