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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

McDaniel delays announcement on whether he'll seek new life for lawsuit over Miss. Senate loss

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi

13 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

GOP's Nunnelee seeks 3rd term after brain surgery

Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee is likely to make few campaign appearances in north Mississippi this fall as he recovers from brain surgery and a stroke.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Mississippi, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Analysis: Mississippi may be on execution hiatus

Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, US News, US Supreme Court, Prison, Death Penalty

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/31/2014

BIG RIVER Starlight Mountain Theatre 8/16-9/13/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

New Case: Parker v. Benoist

A recent case from the Supreme of Mississippi held that forfeiture provisions in wills in Mississippi are enforceable unless the will contest has been founded upon probable cause and made in good faith.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Politico

McDaniel challenge tossed in Miss.

A Mississippi judge on Friday dismissed state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge of longtime Sen. Thad Cochran's June Republican primary runoff victory.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi

Norwalk Citizen News

Nunnelee returning to Miss. for stroke recovery

Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi

The Washington Post

Rep. Nunnelee able to return home to Mississippi after brain surgery

Rep. Alan Nunnelee has recovered enough from recent brain surgery to be able to return home to Mississippi, he announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Mississippi, 9, Sports

Christianity Today

Christ is the Answer to Our Race Problem

Acts 17 provides teaching to support this idea: " From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth ."

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Mississippi

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

Reviews of new e-books, Aug. 31

June marked the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the campaign launched to register African American voters in Mississippi that became a turning point in the civil rights movement.

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Newms360.com

Group files lawsuit for MAEP funding

Fourteen Mississippi school districts filed a lawsuit in Hinds County Chancery Court on Thursday demanding full funding of the state's schools.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Education Etc., Hinds County, MS, Prentiss County, MS, Leake County, MS

Norwalk Citizen News

14 Miss. school districts sue over underfunding

Fourteen Mississippi school districts sued the state Thursday, seeking money they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Britain is poorer than every American state except Mississippi

Father breaks down in tears as he's found NOT GUILTY of shooting dead drunk driver who killed his two young sons in car wreck Desperate search for 16-year-old girl who disappeared in broad daylight while walking home from a friend's house 'We MISS Charity': Friends and teachers of fraudster, 34, who pretended to be a 15-year-old high school student ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Journalism, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

MediaPost

University Ties Beacons to Reward...

The University of Mississippi, colloquially known as Ole Miss, is leveraging Apple's iBeacon technology to enhance the fan experience during sports events and link to a rewards program.

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Mississippi

Washington Times

Beaten veteran told Miss. eatery a not safe for whites,a witness says

A witness says that the attack on a 32-year-old veteran outside a Mississippi Huddle House may have been racially motivated.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Life, Veteran Affairs

Charleston City Paper

Mississippi-based electronic act Zoogma blends hip-hop and grammar

When the guys from Zoogma were asked to play Arkansas' Wakarusa Festival a few years back, they were a pretty unknown bunch.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Miss. ballot set with Cochran as Senate nominee

The approval Tuesday came while Chris McDaniel 's challenge of his Republican primary loss to Cochran is still waiting to go to trial.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Miss. scores on key state test dip in transition to Common Core

Mississippi education officials said student scores on a state test fell in 2013-2014, and they think they know why.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Motorcycle USA

Mississippi's Rattlesnake Bay OHV Reopening

Mississippi off-highway-vehicle riders will have 9.5 miles of additional trails available when the U.S. Forest Service reopens Phase One of the Rattlesnake Bay OHV Trails in DeSoto National Forest on Sept.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Motorcycles

Local TV Station KTVZ

Couple back in Miss. jail after 5 years on the run

A couple accused of leaving their severely injured 2-year-old daughter at a hospital and keeping their other adopted children in putrid conditions is back in Union County after five years on the run.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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