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  1. Mississippi adds Tennessee State transfer RhettRead the original story

    16 min ago | Sunherald.com

    The 6-foot-9 Rhett adds more depth to the Rebels' frontcourt. He averaged 10.9 points and a team-leading 9.1 rebounds per game last season at Tennessee State.

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  2. 'God Keeps Me High:' Mississippi church's Easter message that coincides with marijuana lovers' holidayRead the original story

    17 min ago | The Mississippi Press

    Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo.

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  3. Woman was not missing, just wanderingRead the original story

    21 min ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    News of a woman who was located in a Mississippi town earlier this week has not been reported missing from Bradley County, contrary to that area's media reports.

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  4. Miss. reworks school ratings to accent graduationRead the original story

    53 min ago | Sunherald.com

    The state Board of Education voted Friday to seek public comment on the revised rules, which would apply beginning with this year's ratings.

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  5. Fraternity closes Ole Miss chapter after racial incidentFraternity...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    In February, someone placed a noose around the bronze statue and left behind a flag with the symbol of the Confederacy.

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  6. Freeze expects improved quality and depth on defense for Ole Miss footballRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

    Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze thinks that Ole Miss has the kind of depth and quality to compete in the SEC Western Division this fall.

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  7. Ole Miss fraternity shut after 3 accused of tying noose on statue of black studentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    University of Mississippi administrators have shut down its campus chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon after three fraternity members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the school's first black student.

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  8. Ole Miss frat shuttered in wake of noose incidentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Free Republic

    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.

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  9. Mississippi jobless rate rises in March as payrolls fallRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent in March as more people entered the labor force than could find jobs.

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  10. Mississippi Gov. Bryant to give commencement address at Ole MissRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Gov. Phil Bryant will give the commencement address at the University of Mississippi on May 10, the university announced Friday.

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  11. Fraternity Shuts Ole Miss Branch After Noose TyingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.

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  12. Ole Miss Frat Behind Racist Noose Incident Gets Shut DownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gawker

    A fraternity chapter at the University of Mississippi has been shut down after three members hung a noose around the neck of a statue of James Meredith, the university's first-ever black student.

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  13. Mississippi Jobless Rate RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent in March, as more people entered the labor force than could find jobs.

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  14. With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the costRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.

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  15. Pearl River Co. resident sentenced in fondling caseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

    A Pearl River County resident has been sentenced to prison for fondling a vulnerable person, according to a press release issued today by Attorney General Jim Hood's office.

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  16. Miss. down in construction jobsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Clarion-Ledger

    Mississippi lost 700 constructions between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data.

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  17. Transportation leader Foxx pushes for highway fundingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says that during an eight-state bus trip, he's experiencing what other Americans feel on highways every day.

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  18. Miss. legalizing marijuana extract as medicineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances.

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  19. 'Ole Miss has a race problem': Fraternity shutdown after three...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Ole Miss has a race problem': Fraternity is shut down after three members 'tied a NOOSE around the neck of statue of school's first black student' A student admitted that the university has a race problem but insisted it was not limited just to his school The students are not likely to face any hate crime charges after authorities said NO laws ... (more)

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  20. Dennen Opening Facility in MississippiRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Metal Center News

    Midwestern company Dennen Steel Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of metal products, will open its first facility in the southeastern United States.

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