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  1. This Washington Post Writer Has A Million Dollar Ethics ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Media Matters for America

    The Washington Post has allowed opinion writer Ed Rogers to advocate for the positions and interests of his lobbying firm's clients in numerous anti-environmental pieces. The Post and Rogers have not disclosed his major conflicts of interest even though his firm received over $1.6 million in fees in 2014 alone from energy and transportation clients like Chevron, Caterpillar, and the National Mining Association.


  2. ed_rogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    President Obama's sixth State of the Union address was mostly a punt. The president patted himself on the back and gave us plenty of nice platitudes and the usual rhetoric - but beyond that, he didn't really mount a charge.


  3. Miss. casino revenue flat in December, down for all of 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mississippi casino revenue was flat in December, as casinos along the Mississippi River made a rare gain while casinos along the Gulf Coast fell slightly. State Department of Revenue figures show casinos statewide won $168 million from gamblers in December, down 0.2 percent from $168.3 million in December 2013.


  4. Man nets 30 years on assaultRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Times Leader

    A West Point man was sentenced to serve 30 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections for assault during Tuesday's Clay County Circuit Court session. Edward Cox, 46, of West Point pleaded guilty to two counts of domestic aggravated assault.


  5. Snake bites customer's head in Miss. Lowe's storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | New York Daily News

    Lowe's motto to 'never stop improving' seems to apply to snakes and their hunting skills, at least in one Mississippi store, an unfortunate customer discovered. The customer was opening a cabinet at the Corinth outlet 2:30 p.m. Saturday when the chicken snake suddenly jumped out, reports WTVA .


  6. Miss. high court to hear arguments over same-sex divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SFGate

    The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether the state should recognize marriage between two women so it can grant them a divorce. In 2013, a DeSoto County judge ruled Mississippi's constitution and laws prevented him from granting a divorce to Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon .


  7. Playoff should expand to six teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Trojan

    I'm thinking of a number between one and 10. Can you guess what it is by the end of this column? I'll give you a hint: it's the number of teams I think should be included in the College Football Playoff format. A week after the CFP's first season, it's time to look back on how well it worked, what didn't work and if any changes will come to the format in the future.


  8. 'Selma' at the Center of Racial ControversiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | In-depth Africa

    With another Martin Luther King, Jr. Day behind us, and nearly a half century after his murder, MLK is again at the center of racial controversy. This time the uproar centers on the new film Selma , which has been accused of rewriting history to minimize or exclude white and Jewish partners in the civil rights movement, and whose black director and lead actor have themselves been excluded from Oscar consideration.


  9. JACKSON v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | FindLaw

    Derrick JACKSON a/k/a Derrick L. Jackson a/k/a Derrick Lamond Jackson, Appellant, v. STATE of Mississippi, Appellee.


  10. Awards Announced for Best Jewish Books for Kids and TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Forward

    The winners of the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards were announced last week. Today, the Association of Jewish Libraries released the list of laureates of the Sydney Taylor Book Award that honors new books for children and teens about the Jewish experience.


  11. Virginia RickmanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Herald-Citizen

    Graveside services for Virginia M. Rickman, 91, of Silver Point, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Durant, Miss., with Bro. Tony Crow and Rev.


  12. Ryan Ledingham led authorities on a two-day manhunt before being apprehended Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Forrest County resident that was captured after a two day manhunt appeared in court Tuesday morning. Ryan Ledingham, 28, made his initial appearance where he was presented with seven charges.


  13. Supporters push to Legalize Marijuana in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Across our country the legalization of cannabis or marijuana is a hot topic and with signatures now being collected for Initiative #48 in Mississippi which is calling for the legal use, cultivation and sale of cannabis it is becoming a hot topic in our state. "The initiative is to actually legalize and decriminalize marijuana in the state of Mississippi, for medical reasons, for growth, especially for the economy as far as putting us on the map, in order to grow in this state we have to change," stated Lauderdale County liaison for ballot initiative 48, Stacey Brown.


  14. Miss. injured Marine 'not coming home anytime soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | New York Daily News

    An Iraq war veteran, hospitalized since an alleged racial beating in Mississippi amid heightened tensions following Michael Brown's death, is "not coming home anytime soon," his father said. U.S. Marine Ralph Weems, 32, suffered a "traumatic brain injury" after he was attacked and told a West Point, eastern Mississippi, restaurant wasn't "safe for whites" in August, father Ralph Weems III told the Clarion-Ledger .


  15. No. 1 Kentucky back to unbeatable after routs of Missouri, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | ABC 33/40

    Considered vulnerable after needing overtime to win its first two conference games, top-ranked Kentucky appears to have reclaimed its edge following dominant wins over Missouri and Alabama. The Wildcats will aim to keep it going against struggling Vanderbilt on Tuesday night.


  16. Lt. Gov. suggests eliminating the vehicle inspection stickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves started Monday's press conference saying he would be "bold" this session---despite the fact that it's an election year. Some of his proposals have been introduced by legislators before and failed.


  17. ProgramRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | KLRN-TV San Antonio

    Integrating Ole Miss presents the University of Mississippi as a microcosm for the Civil Rights Movement in the state and across the nation. In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, James Meredith became the first Black student to enroll at Ole Miss.


  18. Mississippi racial beatings: Sentencing set for 10 involved in series of hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Mississippi Press

    Amelie Hahn, braves cold weather as she holds a poster memorializing the 2011 rundown death of James Craig Anderson in front of the federal courthouse in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Two of the men charged in the series of 2011 racial beatings that resulted in Anderson's death were expected at a change-of-plea hearing.


  19. Miss. lawmakers file wide range of bills for 2015 sessionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi legislators faced a midnight Monday deadline to file general bills to be considered during the 2015 session. Here's glance at some of the bills: EDUCATION LEADERS' PAY: Senate Bill 2387 would reduce the salary of the commissioner of higher education from $358,300 to $200,000 and the salary of the state superintendent of education from $300,000 to $175,000.


  20. Trey Flowers: Meet the Humble, Hard-Working Arkansas Draft ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NFLMocks

    Nov 22, 2014; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Ole Miss Rebels quarterback Ryan Buchanan looks to pass under pressure from Arkansas Razorbacks defensive end Trey Flowers during first half action at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Arkansas defeated Ole Miss 30-0.