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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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Related Topix: Drugs, Texas, Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Weekly

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.

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Related Topix: Neshoba County, MS, Meridian, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Liberal Political News

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mississippi

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.

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Related Topix: Chualar, CA, Salinas, CA, Boronda, CA, Lake Nacimiento, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harrison County, MS

The Olympian

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney

The State

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Au Revoir Simone, Pop/Rock, Say Anything

ABC News

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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Alligator Army

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 .

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Related Topix: Florida, Sports, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Sports

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Pass Christian, MS

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.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Doyle

Washington Examiner

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bayside

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.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter

Wed Jul 16, 2014

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

"We selected Mr. Howell following an extensive national search," said Joe Tracy, chairman of the CHMC Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Cornell University, Colby College

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.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Illinois

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