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  1. Phil Bryant, Jim Hood file Mississippi appeal of gay marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi's attorney general has filed a formal notice of appeal of federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The notice was filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Jackson, Mississippi, by Attorney General Jim Hood and Gov. Phil Bryant.


  2. Shoppers line up Thanksgiving night for Black Friday salesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    People lined up outside Northpark Mall in Ridgeland, the Best Buy in Jackson and the outlet mall in Pearl, among other places. "I wanted to get here in time, so I got my plate and I was eating in the car in a to-go box.


  3. Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Deseret News

    This is a Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Bennie Thompson, D- Miss., as he speaks in Jackson, Miss. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including Thompson, are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.


  4. Egg Bowl: Saturday after Thanksgiving was perfect for Ocean Springs physician Jeff NoblinRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    ... Noblin said. "All of the games were different types of games and we were fortunate to come out on top." Noblin is a Jackson, Miss., native but has been a resident of Jackson County for almost two decades now. He is a surgeon and is the director of ...


  5. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.


  6. Dueling and drooling sets the bar on 'Redneck Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... three years. … Joining Channel 9 in January will be . Maxwell has been evening anchor at the ABC affiliate in Jackson, Miss., and worked in Greenville, S.C., and New Bern earlier. She is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. … of "Matt and ...


  7. Mississippi, Jackson foreclosures down in September from same month of 2013Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Foreclosure rates in Jackson decreased by a third of a percent for the month of September over the same period last year, new data from real estate survey firm CoreLogic shows.


  8. White UCLA Student to Black Cop: "You Are Kept Down by Your Race"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-depth Africa

    ... a corrupt system?As a black man, have you ever experienced racism?" The officer answered that he had grown up in Jackson, Mississippi during the Jim Crow era. "I know racism. I can spot it," he said. She was not satisfied. "Do you accept that there ...


  9. Tate's Furniture Redecorates with New WebsiteRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 27, 2014 - JACKSON, Miss. -- Tate's Furniture is proud to announce the launch of their new website www.tatesfurniture.com .


  10. 10 writers I'm most grateful for this ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... - New York, Paris, London. Welty, writing profound and graceful novels, short stories and criticism from her native Jackson, Mississippi, showed me an alternate possibility - that a writer could also develop his imagination and craft in less iconic ...


  11. Jackson Mayor's tweets raise eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    There was a huge amount of personal talk and opinions expressed Monday night following the Grand Jury's announcement in Ferguson, Missouri. Some of the Twitter comments by Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber are raising eyebrows.


  12. Mississippi Marriage Ban Struck DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Advocate

    ... to block Reeves's order immediately and also to appeal his decision to that court, reports The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Miss. The Campaign for Southern Equality brought the suit in October on behalf of two same-sex couples, and Roberta Kaplan is ...


  13. Preparing for the Egg BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAPT-TV Jackson



  14. White Ferguson Protester Shames Black Cop, Lectures Him on RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    On Tuesday evening, in the midst of the Ferguson protest outside the Los Angeles Police Department , a group of protestors confronted a black police officer and challenged him. One young woman, who identified herself as a UCLA student and appeared to be white, demanded of the officer: "As a person of color, are you ashamed to be part of such a corrupt system?...As a black man, have you ever experienced racism?" The officer answered that he had grown up in Jackson, Mississippi during the Jim Crow era.


  15. Renee Zellweger goes from blonde to brunette for Same Kind Of Different As MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    But Renee Zellweger, 45, was back to work on Wednesday, to film faith-based drama Same Kind Of Different As Me in Jackson, Mississippi. Back to work: Renee Zellweger was back in her brown wig on the set of Same Kind Of Different As Me in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday Renee's costume was a rather dowdy outfit of slim fit red corduroys, a baggy denim shirt and blue trainers while her brunette wig was pinned away from her face, tumbling in pretty curls around her shoulders.


  16. Obituaries a " 11/26/14Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Winston County Journal

    ... Thames officiating. Mr. Jernigan, of Louisville, was born on August 19, 1956. He was a retired detective with the Jackson Police Department and was a member of Oak Grove #2 M.B. Church of Louisville. He died November 13, 2014 at the University ...


  17. Michael Brown's mom: This could be your childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... officer, was killed on the job by an African-American man in 1964, when McCulloch was 12. HLN legal analyst Joey Jackson said Wednesday that while there can be discussions about the possibility of bias as a result of his father's death, there is a ...


  18. Retired NFL players serve lunch to homeless in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Vernon Perry, Jeffery Moore, Mike Jones, Nolan Smith, Johnny Morrow, Roscoe Word, Glenn Collins and Ben Williams, who have all retired from the NFL, spent time chatting the Jackson's homeless after handing out the meals. "It's time for us to give back," Perry said.


  19. Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states. Judges Kristine Baker in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Carlton Reeves in Jackson, Mississippi, ruled that the bans on gay matrimony denied guarantees of equal protection under the law for gay couples.


  20. Ark. and Miss. Gay Marriage Bans Struck DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | FindLaw

    Within hours of each other, Judges Kristine Baker in Little Rock, Arkansas and Carlton Reeves in Jackson, Mississippi ruled that their respective state's ban on same-sex marriage violated the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law. Reuters reports that as of Tuesday, there are 35 states where gay marriage is legal, but these rulings may bump up that number.


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