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  1. Peavey closes Miss. plants, will move manufacturing overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | NewsOK.com

    Guitar and amplifier maker Peavey Electronics says it is closing its two manufacturing plants in Mississippi and moving some of the work overseas. The maker of musical instruments and professional sound equipment will also auction off the equipment from the plants in Decatur and Meridian, Mississippi.

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  2. Tossed by Katrina, teen to graduate high school in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Greenwich Citizen

    Eighteen-year-old Emily Strickland , like most high school seniors as May approaches, is ready to get final exams over with, don a cap and gown, wrap her hand around a diploma and spend the summer with few to no commitments before beginning the college chapter of her life in the fall. While the Opelika High School 12th grader is on the verge of exiting the school system on a high note as she readies to attend Huntingdon College , the reason she entered the school system 10 years ago is not one associated with fond memories: Her family fled the Mississippi coast because of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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  3. LSU basketball target Malik Newman will announce college decision FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Times-Picayune

    LSU basketball target Malik Newman, a Mississippi standout, has a press conference scheduled Friday at noon to announce his college choice, according to Bleacher Report .

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  4. TUSK Lauds Mississippi Public Service Commission's Draft Net Metering RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Electric Energy Online

    Mississippi is on its way to becoming the 45 state to institute net metering - the free market concept that requires utility monopolies to give rooftop solar customers full, fair credit for the excess energy they send back to the grid. Rooftop solar and net metering have introduced the free market concept to the electric utility market.

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  5. Peavey closes Miss. plants, will move manufacturing overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Guitar and amplifier maker Peavey Electronics says it is closing its two manufacturing plants in Mississippi and moving some of the work overseas.

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  6. Charlie Mitchell: 'Incumbency Protection Act' is working fairly wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Newms360.com

    It's April. Mississippi's general election is in November. Want to be on a ballot? To part of the "change" people are always talking about? Sorry.

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  7. Our Opinion: BP disaster brought outpouring of helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Newms360.com

    Five years ago this week Mississippians and millions of other people in the states of the Gulf South began watching as flames soared and oil gushed from broken pipes deep underneath the Deepwater Horizon production platform operated and leased by BP, the giant energy company. Eleven people were killed by the explosion, and in months following the oil gushing from the well's infrastructure spilled 4.25 million barrels into the Gulf of Mexico.

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  8. Voice of the people: David OwenRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    On road maps, Dad and I used to only buy these atlases that donate two pages to Mississippi. We Mississippians were, after about the '70s-80s, relegated to a single atlas page, while Alabama got two pages per state.

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  9. Suit: Miss. lethal injections are unconstitutionalRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    A lawyer for Richard Jordan and Ricky Chase writes in a suit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Jackson that Mississippi prisoners face risks of excruciating pain and torture during an execution that violates the U.S. Constitution's Eighth Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. Mississippi plans to execute prisoners by mixing pentobarbital from ingredients it purchased from a compounding pharmacy in Grenada.

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  10. Group starts new Miss. term-limits ballot initiativeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    A group is starting a ballot initiative that proposes limiting Mississippi lawmakers and statewide elected officials to two consecutive four-year terms in the same office. United Conservatives Fund has filed papers to give notice that it is beginning the initiative process, fund spokesman Keith Plunkett said Monday.

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  11. Podcast Rebellion 1.14, mailbag edition: Marshall Henderson, Ross Bjork and cheesy puffsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Red Cup Rebellion

    Whether the questions were pertaining to the IHL, the future of Ole Miss athletics or just what you would do with a lot of money and a boat, Borkberry give their takes on many important issues. Along with these questions, the podcast tackles some other heated debates that have recently been swirling around the world of Rebel sports.

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  12. Mississippi ceremony on April 24th honors legendary writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On ,Friday, April 24 at 11am there will be a ceremony at the East South Street post office in Jackson, Mississippi for the Maya Angelou stamp. Nationally released with a First Day of Issue April 7, the Maya Angelou Commemorative Stamp has been one of the most anticipated and popular commemorative stamps in the 2015 Postal Service program.

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  13. Free Barbecue and Catfish at Confederate Memorial CeremonyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | EatingOxford.com

    Everyone is geared up for Oxford's Double Decker Festival, just a few days away. But Double Decker isn't the only show in town this weekend.

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  14. Good intentions gone awry: Mississippi's ineffective vehicle...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Delta Farm Press

    A number of states, have done away with vehicle inspection requirements, terming them ineffective. Less than 20 states still require inspections.

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  15. Impact of GRAMMY Museum to be discussedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Bolivar Commercial

    With hundreds of people expected to visit Cleveland to see the GRAMMYA Museum Mississippi after its opening in November, Cleveland area residents have questions. Sen. Willie Simmons is hosting a community forum at 7 p.m. April 27 to discuss the impact the museum will have on the area.

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  16. Commission May Review Common Core in MississippiRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Heartland Institute

    A large and growing grassroots effort against Common Core has yielded unsatisfying results for many parents, activists, and officials in Mississippi. Instead of repealing and replacing Common Core, as opponents of the K-12 math and English standards wanted, the State Legislature passed legislation that would form a commission to review Common Core.

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  17. The Insiders: Obamaa s global warming distractionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | The Washington Post

    Incredibly, in Sunday's weekly video address, President Obama said , "Today, there is no greater threat to our planet than climate change." I say "incredibly" because that just isn't true - and if President Obama really believes it is, then it is time to panic.

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  18. Southern Miss Seeking Applicants for High School Journalism WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Selected participants will study under professional journalists and the Southern Miss journalism faculty. They will meet with newsmakers and cover timely stories.

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  19. David Dallas - Cannabis for the rest of usRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Did you know the federal government has been growing marijuana in Mississippi for over 30 years? For government use? Not at some secret location on some Mississippi back road, but on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

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  20. Marshall Henderson gets Twitter revenge on Erin Andrews following arrest of her NHL...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Alabama Live

    NHL player Jarret Stoll, left, and Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews appear together at the 2015 ESPY Awards. The former Ole Miss basketball star was arrested on drug during the summer of 2013, one of many disciplinary incidents for Henderson during his college basketball career.

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