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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Bulldogs land eight commitments at Big Dawg campRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | 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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  5. There's a smoky celebration in East Vancouver today ahead of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | 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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  6. Marijuana Superstar to campaign for TrudeauRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | 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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  7. 'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery vows political action once he's freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | 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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  8. Marc Emery set to be released from U.S. prison but deportation could take weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Canada.com

    ... Jodie Emery in an interview, just before boarding a flight at a Mississippi airport after her final visit to the Yazoo City institution. "But it's almost fitting that he had to go down into the belly of the beast of America where the drug war ... 1 comment

  9. U.S. to free Prince of PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Castanet.net

    ... Jodie Emery in an interview, just before boarding a flight at a Mississippi airport after her final visit to the Yazoo City institution. "But it's almost fitting that he had to go down into the belly of the beast of America where the drug war ...

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  10. U.S. to free Marc Emery, Canada's 'Prince of Pot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Jodie Emery in an interview, just before boarding a flight at a Mississippi airport after her final visit to the Yazoo City institution. "But it's almost fitting that he had to go down into the belly of the beast of America where the drug war ...

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  11. Festivities draw thousands downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Vicksburg Post

    ... evening sun before fireworks exploded above the Yazoo Diversion Canal. David Eden has driven to Vicksburg from Yazoo City for the show the past three years and was not disappointed in what he saw. Though he said he enjoys the fireworks, it has been ...

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  12. CF Industries - Best Places to Work 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... ompany emerged as one of North America's largest manufactuers and distributors of nitrogen fertilizer. Today, the Yazoo City nitrogen []

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  13. Musical mystery hits RidgelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Madison County Herald

    Mississippi Murder Mysteries is partnering with two of the area's favorite restaurants to offer patrons a musical murder mystery titled, 'Murder in the Key of Motown,' July 8, at Rossini Cucina Italiana in Ridgeland, July 10 at the No Smoking Smoke House in Yazoo City, and on July 31 at Hal & Mal's in Jackson.

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  14. The grass on the other sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Economist

    ... hit," says Jodie Emery, a pot advocate in BC. Her husband, Marc, is currently finishing a five-year sentence in Yazoo City, Mississippi for operating a mail-order marijuana-seed business. Marijuana grown cheaply outdoors in Mexico is the only import ...

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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. Mother of an inmate at Mississippi prison lacking electricity tells of terrible conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    On Friday , I posted about the power outage at the low-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss.

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  17. Prudential Gateway Real Estate Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... and Yazoo counties. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gateway Real Estate operates two offices in Madison and Yazoo City. Serving Madison, Hinds, Rankin and Yazoo counties, the company conducts business with the highest regard for ethics, fair housing ...

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  18. No air conditioning at Mississippi federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | CNN

    Federal prison inmates at Yazoo City Mississippi Federal Correctional Complex have not had air conditioning since June 15. When contacted, the governor's office indicated it was a federal facility and there was nothing they could do.

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  19. Power outage at Miss. federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    An "unexplained power surge," is to blame for the June 15th power outage at the Yazoo City Correctional Complex in Yazoo County. 8 comments

  20. Liberals woo cannabis queen Jodie Emery as a secret weapon ahead of the 2015 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    ... to the Georgia Straight less than one month ahead of the scheduled release of her husband, Marc Emery , from Yazoo City Prison in Mississippi, where he's serving the final month of a five-year sentence for selling cannabis seeds. In a telephone ...

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