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  1. Four Dead in Ohio, Give Peace a ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Switched

    Forty-five years ago today the front lines of the war against the war in Vietnam, and in this case more pointedly in Cambodia, formed at the base of Blanket Hill on the campus of Kent State University. Four students were killed by National Guard troops that day on the rolling hills countryside campus in northeastern Ohio.


  2. The Long Road and Short Step from Mississippi 1963 to Ferguson 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Switched

    One of the inspirations for "The HuffPost Show" is a 53-year-old TV program called "That Was The Week That Was" -- a groundbreaking series that blended music, comedy, conversation and frequently pointed satire. For example, in 1963, a civil rights protestor marching from Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi, was gunned down on the side of the road.


  3. Mississippi Lawmaker Gene Alday Apologizes For Racist CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Switched

    Rep. Gene Alday, a Walls Republican, stands before the entire chamber and makes his apologies for remarks he made to a newspaper about black people in his hometown, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Alday told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper in a story Sunday that in Walls, the town where he was once mayor and police chief, "all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call `welfare crazy checks.'


  4. 3 White Mississippi Men Sentenced For Hate Crimes, Including Running Over Black ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Switched

    In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Deryl Dedmon, 19, charged with capital murder in the June 2011 death of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson, a black man, in Jackson, reads a letter to Anderson's family after pleading guilty to murder and committing a hate crime, in Hinds County Circuit Court, in Jackson, Miss. Federal prosecutors have filed a motion to continue the October sentencing of Dedmon and two others convicted of federal hate-crime charges.


  5. Here's Why Mountain Dew Will Survive The Death Of SodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Switched

    From the first moment the green elixir touched his lips, Chris Whitley knew he was hooked on Mountain Dew. He was an 11-year-old kid on his way back from either BMX or baseball practice , and his dad bought him a can to try.


  6. Mississippi Group Wants To Declare Christianity The State ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Switched

    A cannon sits in front of the Mississippi State Capitol building, Aug. 14, 2007, in Jackson, Mississippi. A group in Mississippi is seeking signatures for a ballot measure that would amend the constitution with language that would identify Mississippi as "principally Christian," according to Think Progress .


  7. Every Important American Airports Ranked By Its Food/DrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Switched

    Everyone has been faced with the same harrowing decision when stuck in an airport: What in the hell am I going to eat and drink now? So, in an effort to help you best sort that out, allow us to present our ranking of every single meaningful American airport's food and drink. We did it like this: First we broke down every essential airport by the number of planes that fly in, plus region so every state was included.


  8. Court Rejects Chris McDaniel Senate Primary ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Switched

    Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel talks with members of the media after casting his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen Chris McDaniel is battling against incumbent U.S. Sen Thad Cochran in a tight race.


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