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  1. Marc Emery is back after five years in jail, a martyr to the cause of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Now Toronto

    ... in prison." He didn't elaborate. Inmate prison violence was fairly minimal in the medium-security facility in Yazoo City, where he learned to play bass guitar, although he did contract the potentially deadly MRSA infection. The Prince is back, but ...

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  2. EDITORIAL: Ahead of the smokeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... seeds has now legalized the sale of cannabis. While Emery cooled his heels behind bars in Folkston, Ga., and Yazoo City, Miss., Colorado and then Washington became the first states to allow the possession, use, production, distribution and personal ...

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  3. Philadelphia Eagles Need Fletcher Cox To Step UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | InsideTheIggles

    ... a player and leader of the Defense. The Philadelphia Eagles have very high hopes for the big Defensive End out of Yazoo City, Mississippi. The Preseason should be taken with a grain of salt, but if the past is any indication of the future, the ...

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  4. Marc Emery free from prison, back in Canada, and taking aim at 'afraid' politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Georgia Straight

    ... for marijuana reform to an international stage. The Straight last spoke with Emery in June. On the phone from Yazoo City Prison in Mississippi, he revealed political ambitions that he and Jodie shared. Emery explained that his wife would seek the ...

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  5. Dennis R. "D-Ray" Perkins, 46, of DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Dennis R. "D-Ray" Perkins, 46, of Drew died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Oasis Health and Rehab in Yazoo City.

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  6. Marc and Jodie EmeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Canada.com

    Marijuana activist Marc Emery with wife Jodie in front of a painted background in the visitors area of the medium-security prison at the U.S. federal correctional complex in Yazoo City, Mississippi, during his incarceration.

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  7. Video highlights Millsaps alumni workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Madison County Herald

    ... for students, teachers and lifelong learners, features 2012 Millsaps College graduate Mandi Strickland of Yazoo City, Millsaps Scholar of Maya Studies Tomas Gallareta and 2013 Millsaps graduate Allie Jordan of Ridgeland at work in Yucatan. 'NBC ...

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  8. Hwy 49 closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... LIKE A RIVER RUNNING THROUGH THE STREETS. SOME RESIDENTS SAID THE WATER CAME RIGHT UP TO THEIR DOORSTEPS. OVER IN YAZOO CITY- A VIEWER SENT US THESE PHOTOS, OF CARS BATTLING THE HEAVY RAINFALL. AS YOU CAN SEE, TRASH CANS WERE KNOCKED OVER FROM THE ...

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  9. I'm a sandwich fanaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Sunherald.com

    ... have a file of nothing but images of the best ones I've seen. My friend Tom Johnson, who owns Tom's on Main in Yazoo City, may have introduced me to the best sandwich in the international lexicon. The civito is from Uruguay and is a fantastic ...

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  10. NFL Hall of Famer Grambling's Willie Brown is No. 16 on Louisiana's list of all-time top 51 athletesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | NOLA.com

    ... secondary during the late 1960s and '70s and intercepted 54 passes, still 21st in NFL history. But Brown, from Yazoo City, Miss., wasn't highly regarded coming out of Grambling in 1963 despite pleas to NFL and AFL squads from coaching icon Eddie ...

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  11. Cool weather and catfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... - THE WEATHER IS TO BLAME. MICHAEL PRUDEN IS A CATFISH FARMER IN HUMPHREYS COUNTY, FIFTEEN MILES NORTH WEST OF YAZOO CITY. HE SAYS THIS YEAR -- A COOLER SUMMER AND LOWER TEMPERATURES ARE HAVING AN EFFECT ON HIS FISH. IT PUT US BEHIND A GOOD 30 TO 45 ...

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  12. EXCLUSIVE: Miss. mayor has 'no problem' with same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Washington Blade

    Yazoo City Mayor Diane Delaware told the Washington Blade earlier this month she has "no problem" with same-sex marriage.

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  13. Arrest report: 7-25-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... violence/aggravated assault. Brandon Rodriquez Sims, 28, 210 Browder St., #4, Columbus, was arrested by MDOC in Yazoo City and charged with two counts of sale of cocaine. Marissa Nicole Durning, 26, was arrested July 16 by OCSO ad charged with ...

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  14. Willie Morris continuing ed class this fall to include Yazoo City tour 7/18/2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Panolian

    ... Participants will receive 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for two short classes and a day-long trip to Yazoo City celebrating his writings. The two classes will focus on five books: "Good Old Boy," "My Dog Skip," "Good Old Boy and the Witch of ...

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  15. it's a Night of WillieRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | CMRLS News

    Cecelia is hitting a lot of home runs with her Chapter 1 Book Club at the Pearl Public Library,and she's on a winning streak now! Who doesn't love Mississippi's own homeboy, the late, Willie Morris?! Willie was born in Jackson in 1934 and later moved to Yazoo City when he was six.

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  16. Bulldogs land eight commitments at Big Dawg campRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... already had pledges from in-state 4-star prospects Malik Dear, a WR from Jackson, and OLB Timothy Washington of Yazoo City. On Friday, the MSU's list of commitments seemed to grow by the hour. Justin Johnson, a 3-star WR prospect out of Hoover, ...

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  17. it's a Night of WillieRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | CMRLS News

    Cecelia is hitting a lot of home runs with her Chapter 1 Book Club at the Pearl Public Library,and she's on a winning streak now! Who doesn't love Mississippi's own homeboy, the late, Willie Morris?! Willie was born in Jackson in 1934 and later moved to Yazoo City when he was six.

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  18. There's a smoky celebration in East Vancouver today ahead of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    ... of Pot isn't actually scheduled for release until tomorrow (July 10), at which point he will be transferred from Yazoo City Prison in Mississippi into the custody of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. (Yazoo doesn't release inmates on ...

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  19. Marijuana Superstar to campaign for TrudeauRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Canadian Content

    ... else seems to get out the vote,' said Jodie Emery, recently returned from her last visit with her husband at Yazoo City Federal Prison in Mississippi. 'We won't get a chance like this again,' she said. Recently, Ms. Emery submitted her name to run ...

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  20. 'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery vows political action once he's freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Regina Leader Post

    ... be back in Canada to smoke his first joint since 2010. Emery has spent most of his time in a federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana (he ran a ...

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