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  1. Court: Pardon does not wipe criminal record cleanRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled for a third time that a gubernatorial pardon does not wipe out a criminal record. In 2013, a Warren County judge ruled against Jones, who pleaded guilty to murder in 1992 in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend.

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  2. Mississippi Home of Your Own Homebuyer WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Home of Your Own will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, March 7, for anyone in Pike and surrounding counties interested in buying a home. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the McComb Public Library at 1022 Virginia Avenue in McComb.

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  3. UM to host first folio exhibitRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Times

    A first folio of William Shakespeare, considered one of the rarest and most treasured books in the world, will be on display at the Gertrude Ford Center for the Performing Arts for a month in 2016. The University of Mississippi and Oxford are the only host city in the state for the exhibition, "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare," which is being held as part of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

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  4. Indictments detail how Tim Jones Jr. allegedly killed his 5 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    In a 2012 incident report released by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department Thursday, Tim Jones, Jr. threatened to snap then-wife Amber Jones' neck, spit in her face and threatened to shoot the neighbors. In a 2012 incident report released by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department Thursday, Tim Jones, Jr. threatened to snap then-wife Amber Jones' neck, spit in her face and threatened to shoot the neighbors.

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  5. Photos: Ten executions gone horribly wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Denver Westword

    Capitol punishment has made plenty of news in Colorado lately, thanks to a failed attempt to ban the practice and 18th Judicial District DA George Brauchler's pledge to seek seek the death penalty against accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes . But what about when executions go wrong? CU Professor Michael Radelet assembled a long list of examples, from which we chose nine startling stories, supplemented by one from Westword 's archives.

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  6. Mississippi State's Dan Mullen joins SEC's $4 million club with raise, contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Alabama Live

    Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen watches the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Mississippi State's Dan Mullen is the latest SEC football coach to join the $4 million salary club, as the school announced a raise and contract extension Thursday night.

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  7. Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | San Francisco Bay View

    In the last two months - from Dec. 27 to Feb. 10, 2015 - four prisoners have died here at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, a private prison California uses to relieve its prison overcrowding; it is owned and operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, CCA. These lives were lost due to indifference, unprofessionalism and lack of adequate training.

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  8. Democrats' Mississippi Dilemma: Great Candidates Who Refuse to RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | National Journal

    Democrats have been decimated in the Deep South, having lost control of nearly every legislative chamber and statewide office-and falling even deeper after the last two midterm elections saw the Dixiecrats obliterated and Republicans cementing states like Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina as seemingly impenetrable GOP strongholds. But Mississippi is different.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    There's three tax cuts proposals at play. Governor Phil Bryant's would give tax credits to lower income families.

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  10. Mississippi Home of Your Own Homebuyer Workshop set for McCombRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi Mississippi Home of Your Own will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, March 7, for anyone in Pike and surrounding counties interested in buying a home. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the McComb Public Library at 1022 Virginia Avenue in McComb.

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  11. Antigay Legislation Quashed in Arkansas, Advances in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Advocate

    A "license to discriminate" bill in Arkansas is dead for now, but similar legislation remains very much alive in Indiana and several other states. The Arkansas Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday failed to pass a so-called conscience protection bill, which would allow businesses and individuals to avoid legal penalties for refusing to serve customers who offended their religious beliefs.

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  12. LSU punished for violating recruiting rule after prospect backs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | USA Today

    LSU punished for violating recruiting rule after prospect backs out The LSU football program will have recruiting privileges taken away for the second time in four years. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AdLpPS LSU Tigers cheerleaders perform outside prior to kickoff of a game between the LSU Tigers and the McNeese State Cowboys at Tiger Stadium.

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  13. Mississippi nurse sentenced to life for 2012 killing of lover in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Gazette.net

    A Mississippi woman was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 20 years on Thursday for fatally shooting Silver Spring resident Eric Somuah in his bed in 2012. The sentence was imposed on Katrina Ben, 38, of Silver Creek, Miss., by Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge David Boynton, who also presided over Ben's trial, according to a release from the office of the State's Attorney in Rockville.

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  14. Miss. official fatally shoots self on day of corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities say a Mississippi official who was facing federal corruption charges fatally shot himself the day he was to appear in court. Coroner Gary Hargrove says Supervisor William Martin died early Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, with a note found nearby.

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  15. Judge turns hate crimes case into vision of a 'new Mississippi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Hinds County Sheriff's Department deputy directs Deryl Dedmon to a seat in a Hinds County courtroom in Jackson, Miss., in this 2012 file photo. Mr. Dedmon was sentenced to federal prison on Feb. 10 following a hate crimes investigation.

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  16. McDaniel to Seek Third Term in State SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Republican Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost a controversial U.S. Senate race last year, says he's seeking re-election to the Mississippi Legislature. The 43-year-old attorney from Ellisville said Thursday that he will run for a third term in state Senate.

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  17. Mississippi Month debuts at Southern Food & Beverage MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Visit Mississippi is partnering with The Southern Food & Beverage Museum to celebrate Mississippi Month in March. A kick-off event featuring Natchez chef Regina Charboneau is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at the museum's New Orleans location.

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  18. Prison won't interrupt ex-prison chief's retirement cash flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mississippi Business Journal

    As part of his guilty pleas, former Mississippi prisons chief Chris Epps must pay a $750,000 fine and could be forced to pay a hefty restitution.

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  19. Former Laurel Christian School headmaster pleads guilty to embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Former Laurel Christian School Headmaster Rick Bartley, 55, pleaded guilty in court Thursday to his indicted charge of embezzlement in excess of $25,000. According to the Jones County District Attorney's Office, Bartley was stealing cash from the school overtime from 2011 - 2013.

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  20. Ole Miss student killed in Oxford sledding accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    A student at the University of Mississippi died Wednesday after a sledding accident in Oxford, according to the Oxford Eagle. The victim, a 22-year-old male from Kentucky, has not been identified.

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