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  1. Photo Flash: Ellis Nassour Preserves His Legacy at University of MississippiRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    It was a rainy Wednesday night but the people within J.D. Williams Library seemed oblivious to it in their warm cheer. The long-awaited Mamie and Ellis Nassour Arts & Entertainment Collection exhibit was unveiled with its donor, Ellis Nassour , alum of University of Mississippi 1964.

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  2. TCU's success no surprise to El Campo graduate an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Led team in knockdown blocks. All-Big 12 second-team center. TCU coaches indicated the move was a possibility when Hunt committed to the Horned Frogs during his junior year at El Campo.

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  3. As Mitt Romney weighs '16 bid, several key donors and fundraisers are committing to Jeb BushRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney poses for a photograph with a member of a Mississippi State student Republican group at The Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during the stop in Mississippi.

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  4. McDaniel says his closed-primary bill is being blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    A state lawmaker who lost a contentious U.S. Senate primary last year said Thursday that he wants Mississippi to have a closed primary system that requires voters to register by party, but he thinks the lieutenant governor is blocking the way. Senate Elections Committee Chairman Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, complained that Republican Lt.

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  5. Bill to End Common Core Passes CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday, according to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

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  6. Bill sets up commission to look at Common Core standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    An 27-member advisory commission will advise the state Board of Education on developing academic standards for the Mississippi school districts under legislation that passed the Senate Education Committee on Thursday. The Mississippi Commission on College and Career Readiness will have until July 1, 2016, to make its recommendations to the state Board of Education.

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  7. Crews hired as UM education development officerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Former Daily Journal publisher and public education proponent Billy Crews has joined the University of Mississippi as the new development officer for its Crews' position is a new one, in which he will head fundraising efforts from within the school in collaboration with the "I believe the School of Education is one of the most important units at the university in terms of potential impact on our state," said Crews, an Oxford native. "After 35 years in business, I am committed to a new career focused on supporting public education in Mississippi." 1 comment

  8. Phil Hardwick: When will Mississippi change its culture?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Perhaps it is time to talk about something that we in Mississippi do not want to discuss publicly, but which we lament privately.

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  9. Steps to Successful U.S. SourcingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Machine Design

    Many companies are considering expanding U.S. sourcing or reshoring production back to the U.S. in an effort to be nearer to customers. Some of the benefits of sourcing locally include increased flexibility in adapting to variable demands, shorter lead times and time to market, eliminating higher shipping expenses, and minimizing supply-chain disruptions.

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  10. Bill Minor: Bryant skirts state needsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    This being election year, Bryant offered a sweetener: an unspecified income tax cut to "put more money in the pockets of working people." Once the state starts collecting a little more revenue from its pitifully low tax rates Bryant immediately wants to give the money back and keep funding for vital state services on a starvation diet.

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  11. CFB Recruiting 200: Top 6 Tight EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    As national signing day draws near, Bleacher Report provides a position-by-position breakdown of the best college football recruits. Here we present the Top Tight Ends.

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  12. Mississippi first in the nation with three statewide systems of care in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    With the recent addition of the Stroke System of Care in place at hospitals throughout the state, Mississippi is now the first in the nation to have a third statewide system of care in place to save time in medical procedures and help save the lives of its residents. The Stroke System of Care joins the ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Care Plan and the Trauma Care System as a statewide system in place to treat patients more quickly and efficiently.

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  13. Proposal would set overtime pay for Miss. prison employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - Mississippi legislators are considering a change in the way prison employees are paid.

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  14. the Color Purple & More Set for Bounce TV's Celebration of Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    BOUNCE TV , the nation's first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February with a month-long programming tribute including some of the greatest African-American stories, motion pictures and performances of all-time. The tribute will also include a new original short-form series of vignettes called "Today's History Makers" featuring influential African Americans such as Common, Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle and GRAMMY-winning producer, singer and songwriter The Dream sharing thoughts and perspective on contemporary African-American heroes.

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  15. Miss. death-row inmate takes appeal to US high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A Mississippi death row inmate who argues he was the victim of mistaken eyewitness identification is asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a new trial. Caleb Corrothers is arguing that a cognitive psychologist would have offered examples of studies which have shown the memory of witnesses who saw something only briefly diminishes dramatically over time.

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  16. Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney visits with diners at Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during the stop in Mississippi.

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  17. Summers leads Mississippi past Mississippi St 79-73Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    The offensive possession was not what Mississippi wanted, with Jarvis Summers dribbling aimlessly beyond the 3-point line with no real plan or direction. As the shot clock wound down, the senior guard had no choice, firing an off-balance 3-pointer toward the rim.

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  18. Romney takes aim at Obama, Clinton in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop Wednesday in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular barbecue joint before delivering a speech that questioned Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic credentials. His time at Mississippi State University marked Romney's third public appearance since he revealed earlier this month that he's considering in another presidential run.

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  19. MG&M Achieves Significant Mississippi Supreme Court Judgment on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Manion Gaynor & Manning obtained a significant judgment rendered by the Supreme Court of Mississippi on behalf of its clients, the Mississippi Department of Transportation and Mississippi Transportation Commission . Manion Gaynor & Manning obtained a significant judgment rendered by the Supreme Court of Mississippi on behalf of its clients, the Mississippi Department of Transportation and Mississippi Transportation Commission .

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  20. Suspect booked for voter fraud in Hattiesburg mayoral electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The sixth of seven irregular voters has been booked in the Forrest County Jail for voter fraud, stemming from the special Hattiesburg mayoral election. Mack Charles West, 40, was arrested by the Mississippi Department of Corrections Wednesday morning.

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