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  1. I SwearMy great-great-great-great grandfather Elijah Fleming had eight kids and no middle name.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Record

    My great-great-great-great grandfather Elijah Fleming had eight kids and no middle name. According to an essay by a distant cousin of mine, five of the eight left their South Carolina homes "the night the stars fell."


  2. Miss. school officials closer to voting on restraint policyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS News

    The Mississippi Department of Education is moving forward with a proposed policy to regulate when schools can use seclusion or restraints on unruly students, according to a newspaper report. The Clarion-Ledger reported Sunday that the agency plans to have a task force create a final draft of a proposal written last month in response to some teachers' controversial discipline practices.


  3. Promises to KeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Tikkun Magazine

    The following excerpt from my new novel, Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate introduces the protagonist, Zach Levy, at the age of thirteen when he makes the promises that will shadow him for the next twenty-five years. Zach is the son of left-wing Holocaust survivors, Rivka, a still-traumatized mother, and Nathan, a stalwart union man, both of whom have tried to protect their only child from the tragic details of their wartime experience in Poland.


  4. 10 things you might know about DE Greg Hardy, including him saying he could beat LeBron James 1-on-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Greg Hardy is pictured working out during the Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp held at Valley Ranch on Friday, May 8, 2015. celebrates one of his tackles against Vanderbilt during an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss.


  5. Leah Bishop, woman wanted in Tupelo, Miss. murder, arrested in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Bond has been set at $1 million for a Laurel, Miss., woman charged with capital murder in the death of Jessie Traylor, 65, of Tupelo, according to WDAM . Police in Mississippi spent much of the day looking for the 45-year-old Bishop, but she was already arrested in Louisiana, charged with driving on a suspended license. 2 comments

  6. Slidell cop chases down "student driver" going 110 mph, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    An off-duty Slidell Police detective got quite the surprise when a car labeled "student driver" whizzed past him at more than 110 mph in Bay St. Louis, Miss., on Sunday authorities said. The driver was no student, but a drunken 27-year-old man who had stolen the car from Pearl River Central High School north of Picayune, Miss., the Slidell Police Department said.


  7. AnjaJonasmsw: I noticed your page's ranking in google's search results is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    On June 30th 2009, when I retired as Chancellor of The University of Mississippi, I made a commitment to avoid any public comments regarding the IHL Board, Ole Miss, our Medical Center, and the other universities in the state.


  8. Alissa M. Jones BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 13-year-old Alissa Monay Jones Brown. She is described as a black female with short black hair and brown eyes.


  9. Houston's heartbreak: Potential tying run thrown out at thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    As abruptly as a game can end, so did Houston's season, in a 5-4 loss and Class 4A championship series sweep by St. Stanislaus. "You've got to tip your cap," Houston coach Scott Gann said.


  10. Obituary: LaTonya Batteaste / former Pitt basketball playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-gazette.com

    LaTonya Renae Batteaste, a former basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh who became a teacher and coach in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, died May 14 of colon cancer. She was 38. Mrs. Batteaste, who lived in Penn Hills, led Pitt in assists and steals during the 1998-99 season, when she was known by her maiden name, LaTonya Blanton.


  11. HOH: Lamar Alexander Pines to Play Piano ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Roll Call

    Nothing worse than watching plans for a nice, leisurely long holiday weekend dashed by the political ambitions of contrarian colleagues. "I'll be very disappointed it I don't make it," the Tennessee Republican told HOH about the possibility of not being able to sit in Saturday for the farewell "Sunset Symphony" performance - a grand finale four decades in the making.


  12. New coach, brand-new recruiting outlook for Fordham hoopsRead the original story

    Friday | New York Post

    Fordham's out-of-the-box hire has made a quick recruiting impact with a few out-of-the box additions. Jeff Neubauer went to Mississippi and Memphis to make a quick splash, landing three-star guards Jahshire Hardnett and Nych Smith, quality late pickups that give insight into the new coach's recruiting plans.


  13. Mississippi home for your own homebuyer workshop set for June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Home of Your Own will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, June 13, for any residents in Hinds and surrounding counties interested in buying a home. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Andrew Jackson Conference Room on the first floor of the Warren Hood Building at 200 South President Street in Jackson.


  14. Kennard Scholars Program opens doors to opportunityRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Kennard Scholars Program at The University of Southern Mississippi is designed for students committed to academic excellence, leadership development, and citizenship. The program gives particular attention to students from underrepresented and diverse communities.


  15. Las Vegas kicks off B.B. King memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | World Magazine

    The public viewing of B.B. King's body in Las Vegas today begins a weeklong tribute to the great blues musician, who died May 14 at age 89. Next up: A Wednesday procession on Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn., and a funeral service and burial in Indianola, Miss., home of the B.B. King Museum. Born to Mississippi sharecroppers in 1925, Riley B. King at age 7 was already working in the field.


  16. Judge sentences Bassfield man in counterfeit items caseRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jackson, MS-A Bassfield resident is going to prison for selling counterfeit merchandise, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Willie Lorenzo Greer, 61, of Bassfield, pleaded guilty to one count of Felony Sale of Counterfeit Goods Monday in Marion County Circuit Court before Judge Anthony Mazingo.


  17. Ghost Train Brewing to open in Birmingham, hit shelves in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    Husband and wife team Taylor and Paige DeBoer are in the early stages of starting Ghost Train Brewing Company - their first four beers will premier next month at Magic City Brewfest. DeBoer, a former partner of Birmingham's Cahaba Brewing, said he and wife wanted the name of the brewery to have something to do with Birmingham.


  18. UM student paper gets national recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Newms360.com

    The University of Mississippi's Daily Mississippian has been named one of the nation's top three collegiate daily newspapers by the Society of Professional Journalists as part of the group's prestigious Mark of Excellence Awards. The Daily Mississippian was honored as a finalist in the SPJ's "best all around" large daily newspaper category.


  19. Wicker says Amtrak stop coming to MarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mississippi Business Journal

    MARKS - Railroad and Mississippi officials say Amtrak will establish a permanent stop in Marks in the heart of the Delta.


  20. Sampling History: A conservationist looks back at her historical rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Mississippi Press

    "I'm an eighth generation Mississippian. I'm also a history buff and I feel that without understanding the history of the land, you can never understand how to conserve and restore it."