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2 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Engagement: Abbey Bennett & Marshall Fratesi

The bride to be is a graduate of Lee Academy in Clarksdale and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Clarksdale, MS, Leland, MS, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Tribal casinos prominent at Southern Gaming Summit

The National Indian Gaming Commission will hold a tribal consultation meeting May 8 at the close of the Southern Gaming Summit and Bingo World.

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10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Gallery: Two hours northwest, oil boom is in the making

Equipment associated with hydraulic fracturing is seen on March 10, 2014, at the site of the Encana Lawson 25H-1 oil well located in Gillsburg, Miss., on the property of county Supervisor Max Lawson.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

14 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Ex Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour's Grants Of Commutations

Barbour, a former Republican National Committee chairman, stirred an uproar in Mississippi last week by the surprise grants of clemency, which numbered far more than any of his recent predecessors' in a state where law and order are hallmarks of political rhetoric.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Haley Barbour, US Governors, W., George Bush

19 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Corps of Engineers' Mississippi flagship is a model of versatility

Cary Lewis has the best view of anyone who plies the Mighty Mississippi. His office -- better known as a pilothouse -- sits atop the Motor Vehicle Mississippi five stories above the waterline.

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23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Pop-up party highlights South Mississippi's second spring break weekend

No Lil Boosie, no problem. In the eyes of Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break promoters, the party must go on.

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Related Topix: Lil Boosie, Rap

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is delaying security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of its revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.

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Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

Water-contact advisories were issued Friday in Hancock and Harrison counties. These segments of beach are not closed; however, there may be a greater risk of illness associated with swimming there.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, MS, Harrison County, MS, Biloxi, MS, University of Southern Mississippi

The Gazette

Parker honored by community college Hall of Fame

Jackie Parker, a Jones County Junior College athletic star from 1950-1952, has been selected for induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Memoir shows changes in Mississippi race relations

David Jordan was born on a Mississippi Delta plantation during the Great Depression, when segregation and poverty created a bleak outlook for a son of black sharecroppers.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government

Newms360.com

David Clarke: Cochran fights for Mississippi every day

Lots has been said about the June 3 election for the Republican nomination for Mississippi's U.S. Senate race, and there's more to come.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Sunherald.com

Crime briefs for South Mississippi

Three men and a Louisiana company accused of deer smuggling are considering a plea offer that requires all of them to accept or the plea will be withdrawn, court documents show.

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Related Topix: Prison, Pearl River County, MS, US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Apr 18, 2014

USA Today

Fraternity closes chapter following vandalism of statue

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi, Student Society, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternities

USA Today

With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the cost

Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Mississippi Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

Daily Kos

Schools in Mississippi: I.T. Montgomery- Mound Bayou

One of the problems with the meme of "failing schools" is that schools reflect the communities they serve.

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Related Topix: Mound Bayou, MS, Bolivar County, MS, US News, Liberal Political News

Institute for Southern Studies

Was the police state that was Mississippi a model for the nation?

The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission spied on activists, like these men demonstrating during a visit to Jackson, Miss.

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Related Topix: Oxford, MS, Europe, World News, Germany, Prison, Angela Merkel

Hattiesburg American

Transportation leader pushes for highway funding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says that during an eight-state bus trip, he's experiencing what other Americans feel on highways every day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Mississippi Government

Mississippi Business Journal

Panther Creek's location in medical industry zone boosts bio-med prospects

Canton's Panther Creek Commerce Center has an attraction no other Mississippi mega site can offer - inclusion in a state Health Care Industry Zone.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Boston Herald

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi, Student Society, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternities, Opinion

Sunherald.com

MBI probes fatal officer-involved shooting in Stone County

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is reviewing an officer-involved shooting that killed a Stone County man at the home he shared with his mother in the Magnolia community.

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