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Texas-based drug ring leader gets nearly 23 years
Prosecutors say the leader of a Texas-based drug ring that supplied at least eight other states has been sentenced to nearly 23 years in federal prison.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
A Brutal Loss, an Enduring Conviction
Forty-four days later, federal agents searching an earthen dam confirmed what many had already suspected: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner had been murdered, and in time the Klan would be found responsible.
Bryant appears in GOP governors' promo video
The Republican Governors Association says Tuesday that Bryant's new three-minute video is part of its "American Comeback" series to promote the role of GOP leaders.
Media Matters for America
Senator Bernie Sanders: Increased Climate Coverage "A Step In The Right Direction"
After calling for major network news outlets to air more reporting about climate change, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders praised the finding that Sunday morning news shows dramatically increased their coverage of the climate crisis.
Mississippi Business Journal
ASU begins construction of product development center
Alcorn's School of Agriculture, Research, Extension, and Applied Sciences began the construction of its product development center, which will provide support, guidance and equipment for developing the ideas of some of Mississippi's most creative minds.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Chualar sewer, Fire Warden funding squeezed by tight county reserves
SALINAS >> Tight county reserves exacerbated by a multi-million parks department deficit from last fiscal year may be claiming another set of spending priorities.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
ATF: Stolen guns a serious threat in South Mississippi
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDU.S. Attorney Gregory Davis stands beside a display of stolen and illegal firearms while announcing the indictment of 15 persons in a gun trafficking case following their arrests in May 2012.
Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising
Highlights from the filings: The anti-tax Club for Growth Action last month had its second best fundraising haul this election cycle as it raised money to pour into Chris McDaniel's bid to deny incumbent Republican Thad Cochran a seventh term in the Senate.
Jones to the Noles; Bailey stays home Sunday
DL DJ Jones of East Mississippi JC and Wren High School announced a commitment to Florida State Sunday after wrapping up a weekend visit with the Seminoles.
The Pordland Mercury
Tonight in Music: Mike Sempert, PDX Pop Now!, Au Revoir Simone & More
AU REVOIR SIMONE, DRESSES, THE LOWER 48 Put together three keyboard-wielding ladies from Brooklyn, and you end up with the swoony, dreamy pop of Au Revoir Simone.
Atlantic City Doomed by Glut of Casinos in Region
The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City's casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Florida commit Deontai Williams flips to Georgia
Usually, on the recruiting trail, it's Florida doing the flipping. On Saturday, Georgia played the Gators' game, as former Florida commitment Deontai Williams flipped to the Dawgs, according to 247Sports reporter Rusty Mansell .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Mississippi jobless rate rises to worst in nation
Mississippi's unemployment rate rose to worst in the nation at 7.9 percent in June, as the state's economic recovery lags behind others.
Pass seafood dealer shucking oysters in yard, selling them unrefrigerated
Quy Huu Nguyen, a Pass Christian seafood dealer and processor, was found guilty Thursday of possessing unrefrigerated oysters and possession of illegal oysters.
The Washington Post
Walker calls for Common Core repeal
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called on the state legislature to repeal Common Core education standards, becoming the latest Republican governor to oppose a program that has become a lightning rod for conservative activists.
Rhode Island tied for worst jobless rate in US
Rhode Island's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent is now tied for the worst in the country with Mississippi.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Happy Birthday Abe
At this historic time in our nation, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect upon the accomplishments of the 16th President of these United States.
Saying goodbye to a Toad's Place Regular - Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter started his tradition playing at Toad's Place in New Haven, Ct in recent years, it's pretty much become a tradition around here to see him in the darkest days of January.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
North Country Now
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The Marion Star
Calif. sees record hot year; Midwest endured soggy June
So far this year, California is enduring its hottest year ever recorded, according to a climate report issued by the National Climatic Data Center.