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  1. Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in MississippiRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different. A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different.

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  2. Thousands attend funeral for 2nd slain Hattiesburg officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Hattiesburg Police officers carry the body of Officer Liquori Tate into West Point Baptist Church for visitation Friday, May 15, 2015, in Hattiesburg, Miss.

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  3. What happened to pride in our police?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The ambush killings of two innocent police officers -- one black and one white -- in Hattiesburg, Miss., is disturbing and should serve as a warning to state and federal governments that the racial divide in America is widening. Unless law-enforcement authorities, including police departments, launch a comprehensive plan to improve race relations, the senseless tragedy in Mississippi might happen suddenly, without notice, in other communities.

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  4. Williams takes on role with State Workforce Investment BoardRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Mississippi Business Journal

    DENNIS SEID, Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalAfter 30 years in the community college system, including the past 13 as vice president of economic and community services at Itawamba Community College, James Williams has a new job.

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  5. Ruben Rosario: Brown v. Board still resonates for once-young plaintiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | TwinCities

    Duane Fleming, 70, was one of 20 child plaintiffs in the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling that led to desegregation of public schools across the nation and helped fuel the civil rights movement a decade later. He is photographed Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata where he has been clubhouse attendant for 17 years.

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  6. Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friendsRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | KAIT-TV

    By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press INDIANOLA, Miss. - Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their Saturday nights with dinner, dancing and maybe some drinks.

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  7. B.B. King, 89, blues monarch for a generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Philly.com

    B.B. King, 89, the Mississippi-born son of sharecroppers who earned the title "King of the Blues" over a seven-decade career in which he established himself as the most influential electric guitar player in history, died late Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. His attorney, Brent Bryson, told The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. .

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  8. Sacred Strings:Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | BrothersJudd Blog

    He was attracted to the Church of God in Christ because of the music. The King family had been Baptist.

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  9. Diane Dimond: Senseless Deaths of Police Officers No Cause for CelebrationRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Noozhawk

    The right to freedom of speech in America gives every citizen almost absolute permission to say whatever he or she thinks about a given topic. Even if the comments are offensive to the majority, citizens have a right to express their opinion.

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  10. Slain Miss. police officer remembered for his passionRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Central Ohio

    On Saturday, a crowd of almost 2,000 packed West Point Baptist Church in Hattiesburg to pay final respects to that passion and the life of the fallen Hattiesburg Police Department officer. Tate and fellow Hattiesburg Police Department patrolman Benjamin J. Deen died May 9 after being shot during a traffic stop.

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  11. Photo from The University of Southern MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The graduate nursing program at The University of Southern Mississippi has been ranked as the state's best and also included among the top programs nationwide in a recent assessment by U.S. News & World Report. A total of 503 nursing schools with master's or doctoral programs accredited by either the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing were surveyed.

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  12. Feds seek to merge schools in 49-year-old desegregation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    In this May 13, 2015 photo, the landscaped front of East Side High School in Cleveland, Miss., could possibly undergo a name and mission change depending on the results of a five-day hearing in federal court in Jackson starting Monday. A judge could settle whether one Mississippi town's two middle schools and two high schools are merged into one each as part of a 49-year-old desegregation lawsuit.

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  13. No. 8 Aggies close out regular season with rainout; Stubblefield returns to actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Houston Chronicle

    No. 8 Texas A&M could have used a strong showing at Mississippi this weekend to solidify a national seed - the top eight teams in the NCAA Tournament virtually guaranteed a home-field advantage throughout the postseason. Thanks primarily to Mother Nature, the results are inconclusive.

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  14. Miss. Power files rate plans to pay for Kemper plantRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi Power Co. filed three proposals Friday with the Public Service Commission seeking higher rates to pay for the $6.2 billion power plant that it's building in Kemper County. 1 comment

  15. Worth the drive: Mississippi Museum of Art offers free admission TuesdayRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson will offer free admission Tuesday, May 19, as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors' Art Museum Day. The event coincides with International Museum Day.

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  16. Hartley Peavey Remembers B.B. KingRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Guitar Player

    I learned about the blues and B.B. King in a rather unusual way. Back in high school, I did odd jobs and radio repairs to make a little spending money.

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  17. B.B. King's legacy lives on in MississippiRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Post Register

    In this photo taken May 6, 2015, a wall mural of B.B. King overlooks a downtown parking area in Indianola, Miss. King claimed Indianola as his hometown after moving there as a teenager.

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  18. Vigil honors fallen Mississippi officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Vigil honors fallen Mississippi officers Their weekend shooting deaths mean the state leads the nation in police deaths for 2015. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://usat.ly/1HhtAJb A large crowd listens to Attorney General Jim Hood Tuesday evening during the Fifth Annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Candlelight Vigil at the State Capitol Mall in Jackson.

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  19. Thousands attend funeral for second slain Hattiesburg, Miss., police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Day

    Hattiesburg police officers carry the body of Officer Liquori Tate into West Point Baptist Church for visitation on Friday in Hattiesburg, Miss. Tate and Benjamin Deen were shot to death during a routine evening traffic stop turned violent May 9. Hattiesburg, Miss.

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  20. Kulpmont councilwoman challenges candidate's residencyRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The News Item

    Borough Councilwoman Stephanie Niglio challenged council candidate Walter Lutz's residency during a tense exchange at Tuesday night's council meeting. Niglio, who is not running this year to keep her council seat, questioned Lutz's residency status after he once against criticized council for its controversial plan, now abandoned, to build a new borough building.

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