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  1. Alpharetta Man Indicted For Hanging Noose at Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    A noose was placed on a statue of James Meredith, the first black student to attend Ole Miss in 1962. An Alpharetta man has been indicted on charges he allegedly vandalized a statue of the first African-American to attend Ole Miss.

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  2. The Insiders: Bill Clinton is not a problem for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    How will the Hillary Clinton campaign handle Bill Clinton? The question is on a lot of political minds these days and is being quietly discussed among the commentariat. Even the New York Times had a gentle piece, " To avert repeat of 2008, Clinton team hopes to keep Bill at his best ," suggesting he is some sort of problem that Team Hillary had better manage.

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  3. Mayor of Mississippi town arrested on embezzlement charges, station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The mayor of the town of Terry, Miss., was arrested Monday on charges of embezzlement, according to WPAT.com. Roderick Nicholson was arrested at FAA offices in Rankin County where he works and was taken to the county jail.

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  4. Wyatt Emmerich: Our broken prison systemRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    The Mississippi Department of Corrections reform task force held an open hearing in downtown Jackson at the Woolfolk building recently. About a hundred people attended.

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  5. Analysis: Closed meetings can feed false public impressionsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    While government boards in Mississippi can legally meet behind closed doors to discuss many issues, the public can be left dumbfounded when a board takes a major action that it's never before discussed in an open meeting. College Board trustees held repeated discussions with University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones about concerns over management at the University of Mississippi Medical Center before telling him in mid-March that they wouldn't renew his contract when it expires in September.

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  6. Bill Crawford: Jones' behavior drives part of sharp discordRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Media reports on the controversy between Dr. Dan Jones, chancellor of the University of Mississippi, and the IHL Board of Trustees, have painted Dr. Jones as an angel and board members as devils. That is not a fair characterization.

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  7. Pitchers stepping up for HogsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Starter Keaton McKinney of Arkansas delivers a pitch against Mississippi during the second inning Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. While a modest 3-2 in those five games in three cities, splitting two games against Memphis in North Little Rock and Memphis and winning 2 of 3 in their SEC West series with Mississippi Thursday through Saturday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville, the Razorbacks pitched well and with depth every game.

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  8. Michelle Malkin: NAACP's Fomenters of Fear Still Lynching the TruthRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Last week, the NAACP made national front-page headlines with a local news release demanding that the feds investigate the hanging death of a local man in Port Gibson, Miss. Derrick Johnson , president of the NAACP Mississippi State Conference , immediately invoked the specter of a "hate crime."

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  9. David Frost wins Champions Tour event in Miss...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    David Frost survived a one-stroke penalty on the par-3 17th hole Sunday to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic for his sixth Champions Tour title. The 55-year-old South African finished with a 4-under 68 at Fallen Oak for a one-stroke victory over 2011 winner Tom Lehman and second-round leader Kevin Sutherland.

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  10. Ole Miss Frat Boy Faces 11 Years For Hanging Noose On Meredith StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    In February 2014, the University of Mississippifound itself in the news after members of a white fraternity hung a noose on the statue of Ole Miss' first Black student, James Meredith. One of the frat members from Sigma Phi Epsilon has been indicted on federal charges in relation to the incident.

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  11. Osage Exploration and Development, Inc. Oil & Gas Exploration and...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    The company operates oil and gas properties in the mid-continent region of the US. Its projects include Mississippi Lime and Woodford Shale.

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  12. Lloyd Gray: Borsig, Jones: a way forward?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    After a week of raised voices and high emotions, Chancellor Dan Jones' fate at the University of Mississippi was likely to be determined in continuing quiet conversations with a man he says he trusts and respects. Jones and outgoing Commissioner of Higher Education Hank Bounds didn't get along.

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  13. Wait is over for new novel in The Cherry Cola Book Club seriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    Just in time for an onslaught of spring nuptials, Mississippi author Ashton Lee's newest novel, the third in The Cherry Cola Book Club series, is ready for readers. "The Wedding Circle," finds Cherico, Mississippi, librarian Maura Beth Mayhew reaping the rewards for her rebellious stand taken to save the library from becoming a thing of the past.

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  14. Leslie Criss: Students 'standing for Dan' may be the leaders of our futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    "May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you.

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  15. John Meredith looks at father's courageous, 'maverick' life as activist and iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Imagine it is your father, face contorted in anguish, anger and fear, blood already seeping through a short-sleeved plaid shirt. Imagine it is your father who has been knocked to this dusty Mississippi two-lane highway by an evil redneck's shotgun blast.

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  16. Top 100 influential African-American Republican list includes Huntsville lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    "Probably the biggest comment they have on the 'You mean there are 100 of them," Meredith says, laughing. "I did notice I'm ahead of Amy Holmes," Meredith says.

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  17. Hundreds attend funeral for Otis Byrd, Mississippi man found hanging from treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Claiborne County officials prepare to leave a home in Port Gibson, Miss., where authorities were investigating the hanging death of a black man in the neighboring woods, Thursday, March 19, 2015. The man has not been identified.

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  18. Miss. teaching hospital is key to state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Fifty years after opening its doors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center is booming - constructing a new medical school, expanding the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital and partnering with the Mayo Clinic. Miss.

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  19. Ex-student indicted after noose put on Ole Miss integration statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him. The Justice Department said Friday that a former Ole Miss student, Graeme Phillip Harris of Alpharetta, Georgia, has been indicted on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students because of their race or color.

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  20. Feds indict 1 after noose put on Ole Miss integration statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chilliwack Times

    James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half-century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him. The Justice Department said Friday that a former Ole Miss student, Graeme Phillip Harris of Alpharetta, Georgia, has been indicted on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students because of their race or colour.

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