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  1. Bill Minor: Civil rights justice came in often very unlikely channelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newms360.com

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. very well could have been killed on Mississippi soil instead of at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. The likely spot was when King was speaking on the steps of the Neshoba County Courthouse on June 21, 1966, as he and his small group of leaders nervously scanned rooftops of surrounding buildings for obvious gunmen.

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  2. Neshoba Co. Fugitive ExtraditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Mississippi fugitive, who was recently arrested in Arkansas, is being extradited back to Neshoba County this week. Dennis Tyrell Miller is expected to be back at the Neshoba County jail by Thursday.

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  3. Jay Meehan: The forbidden fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Park Record

    ... And less than a week before, the bodies of three missing civil rights workers were found in an earthen dam in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Something told us that Nina Simone, who had only recently written "Mississippi Goddam!" in response to the ...

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  4. Missing Women Found by Law EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell tells me 59-year-old Victoria Floore and her 72-year-old sister Etoy Evans were missing from the Philadelphia area since about 10 a.m. Friday. Both women suffer from Alzheimer's disease and weren't able to take their proper medication.

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  5. Two Women with Alzheimer's Currently MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... are unfamiliar with this area. If you have any information, you're asked to call local law enforcement or the Neshoba County Sheriff's Department at 601-656-7659.

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  6. Mississippi Fugitive Nabbed in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Authorities stopped the vehicle he was traveling in for having a broken tail light. But they then discovered Miller was wanted on a bench warrant from Neshoba County.

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  7. Mississippi fugitive apprehended in Mountain HomeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... n Thursday after pulling his car over because of a broken tail light. Deputies say Miller was a fugitive from Neshoba County in Mississippi. A bench warrant had been issued Monday for Miller.

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  8. Baxter County Deputy Arrests Mississippi Fugitive After Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | FOX16

    ... the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database indicated that Miller was a fugitive from justice from Neshoba County, Mississippi, with an active bench warrant that was just issued on January 12. Milleris currently being held in the Baxter ...

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  9. Man wanted for murder arrested following traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | KAIT-TV

    ... Miller was wanted on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear on a first degree murder charge in Neshoba County, MS. Miller was arrested and taken to the Baxter County Detention Center where he was held without bond awaiting extradition ...

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  10. Outtakes: Mississippi journalist's book is a rewarding gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll generation, a stigma he has borne throughout his campaign." On the 1967 Neshoba County Fair: "Six thousand persons lunched on hot dogs, fried chicken, roast turkey, and demagoguery at the year's biggest political ...

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  11. Southern Professional Finals Rodeo Begins in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Southern Professional Finals Rodeo got underway Thursday at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The best riders came from all over the southeast to participate in the rodeo.

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  12. Code of silence protects cops who killRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Cape Cod Times

    ... s like Ms. Stead might think that's OK, but a lot of us don't. We see the same thing as what happened in Neshoba County, Mississippi, back in 1964: justice denied based on race. Less explicitly so, perhaps, but just as wrong.

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  13. Louisville's Ward set as next Senate president pro temRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... up votes on important legislation. Ward, 66, lost his home to a tornado in April, and he announced at the Neshoba County Fair in July that he would not seek a third term in the Senate this year. His District 18 is comprised of Leake and Neshoba ...

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  14. Giles Ward, R-Louisville, in line to become Mississippi Senate president pro temRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Mississippi Press

    ... up votes on important legislation. Ward, 66, lost his home to a tornado in April, and he announced at the Neshoba County Fair in July that he would not seek a third term in the Senate this year. His District 18 is comprised of Leake and Neshoba ...

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  15. APNewsBreak: Ward set as Senate president pro temRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | SFGate

    ... up votes on important legislation. Ward, 66, lost his home to a tornado in April, and he announced at the Neshoba County Fair in July that he would not seek a third term in the Senate this year. His District 18 is comprised of Leake and Neshoba ...

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  16. Q&A with Phi Bryant: Mississippi governor discusses 2015 agenda in AP interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Mississippi Press

    ... is going to have substantial changes would just be ill-advised at this time." Bryant: "Two years ago at the Neshoba County Fair, I said my goal for unemployment in Mississippi is 7.5 percent.... Well, we are at 7.3 percent now. So, from (10.4 ...

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  17. GOP Will Stand by Scalise Despite 2002 Speech to White Supremacist GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | US News & World Report

    ... Reagan did the same thing when he kicked off his 1980 campaign with a speech supporting states' rights in Neshoba County, Mississippi, where three civil rights workers were murdered by the KKK in 1964. And it also says something horrific that as ...

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  18. More important issues for Legislature to consider than a tax cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Gov. Phil Bryant both are on record in favor of a state tax cut, Reeves first at the Neshoba County Fair in the heat of summer, and Bryant soon afterward. Bryant offers more details, and Reeves promises his are forthcoming. ...

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  19. Some Conservatives Want Steve Scalise GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Daily Caller

    ... the historical context, or even the details? In 1980, Ronald Reagan's campaign essentially kicked off at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Mississippi (in 1964, three civil rights activists had been murdered there for helping register ...

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  20. Tax-cut proposal on legislative agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... taxpayers, not to spend more on government programs." Reeves, who first broached the idea of a tax cut at the Neshoba County Fair this past summer, said after the governor released his tax cut proposal, "I appreciate his support of giving the ...

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