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  1. Ole Miss improves to 4-0 to set up showdown vs. Alabama in OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Mississippi Press

    Jaylen Walton ran for a key fourth-quarter touchdown, and No. 10 Mississippi used a dominant defensive performance to beat Memphis 24-3 on Saturday night.

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  2. No. 10 Mississippi beats Memphis 24-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Washington Post

    Jaylen Walton ran for a key fourth-quarter touchdown, and No. 10 Mississippi used a dominant defensive performance to beat Memphis 24-3 on Saturday night.

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  3. Deadline nearing to get Mississippi education funding amendment on 2015 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Mississippi Press

    Supporters of a constitutional amendment to guarantee "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools" in Mississippi have less than two weeks to turn in signatures if they want their referendum on the 2015 general election ballot. State law says they must turn in at least 107,216 signatures of registered voters at least 90 days before the start of the 2015 Legislature to put the referendum on the ballot for the 2015 general election.

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  4. UTEP centennial: Athletes have history of breaking barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | El Paso Times

    In 1914, with rumblings of World War 1 in Europe and Woodrow Wilson settling into the White House, the school that is now the University of Texas at El Paso quietly began its athletics program. Tommy Dwyer was the coach - for football and basketball at what was then the state school of Mines and Metallurgy.

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  5. FAA provides funds to Mississippi airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Federal Aviation Administration is making more than $2 million available to rehabilitate a taxiway at the Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville and to purchase an emergency rescue vehicle. U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran , R-Miss., says in a news release that the taxiway had been closed due to existing pavement conditions.

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  6. The toy story of Teddy Roosevelt and the bear factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    This 1884 photo provided by the Theodore Roosevelt Center shows Theodore Roosevelt standing with a saddled horse in the Badlands of Dakota Territory. Roosevelt originally came to what is now North Dakota is hopes of killing a buffalo.

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  7. In-the-news topics featured at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Vicksburg Post

    Solving the Mystery of Deadly Epidemics by Marilee Peters - This book reads like a mystery novel, presenting the cases of several epidemics, such as the 1976 Ebola outbreak in Zaire, the 1906 Typhoid outbreak in New York City, and the 1900 Yellow Fever outbreak in Cuba. Readers are drawn into the stories as they search with the doctors to find the sources of the outbreaks and stop the spread of the disease.

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  8. John Cowan-Sixty-2014-404Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | 9Down.Com

    Description: John Cowan is such a distinctive singer that his sound has helped to define American roots music. Known by many as the voice of Newgrass, his soaring vocals have only improved with time.

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  9. More health exchange options comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Newms360.com

    Mississippians who get their health insurance on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care exchanges will have more options next year. UnitedHealthcare will be an option for Mississippians who go to the health insurance exchange to garner coverage for the 2015 year, Mark Haire, deputy commissioner with the Mississippi Department of Insurance, said recently.

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  10. DMR to open red snapper season in Mississippi waters on October weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Mississippi Press

    BILOXI, Miss . -- The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will open a recreational red snapper season in state waters every weekend in October and the first weekend in November, Executive Director Jamie Miller said Friday.

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  11. Lawsuit: Prison awash in contraband, weapons, filthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | USA Today

    A Mississippi private prison that houses many suffering from mental illness is a barbaric place where gangs and others beat, mistreat and exploit inmates, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court here. Lawsuit: Prison awash in contraband, weapons, filth JACKSON, Miss.

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  12. Inside the SEC 09.27.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Charlotte Observer

    Georgia doesn't have much wiggle room in the Eastern Division after losing to South Carolina two weeks ago. After trouncing Troy last week, the Bulldogs play seven SEC games in a row.

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  13. Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Times

    Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual inmates at the prison, operated on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Management and Training Corp. of Centerville, Utah.

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  14. Amy Buckley in Mississippi prison: I will not give up until I receive the medical care I deserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | San Francisco Bay View

    On July 18, 2014, I was told to pack and was transferred to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, Miss. Since I was not informed as to why I was being transferred, I have surmised that it was for medical purposes because I had abnormal results on some recent lab work.

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  15. Wal-Mart Markets face opposition in northeast MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Arkansas Online

    TUPELO, Miss. - Some Tupelo businesses and residents aren't too thrilled about the possibility of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. building three of its smaller-format Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets in the city, but they may not be able to halt what appears to be inevitable.

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  16. Offensive firepower leading SECa s identity changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WALA

    Like the rest of the country, however, college football's most dominant league has finally embraced an undeniable fact: Offense rules - and how. With three of the top four scoring teams in the country this season, SEC teams lead all conferences with an average of 39.7 points per game.

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  17. Williams-Sonoma adding 900 jobs in Miss.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    The announcement came Friday during a ceremony at the plant in Olive Branch, Mississippi, attended by Gov. Phil Bryant and officials with Williams-Sonoma. The company presently employs 650 people at the 2 million-square-foot distribution center.

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  18. Williams-Sonoma expanding in Olive Branch, adding 900 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Newms360.com

    Gov. Phil Bryant and Williams-Sonoma Inc. announced today the company is expanding operations at its 2 million-square-foot distribution center in Olive Branch . The project is creating approximately 900 new jobs , in addition to the over 650 current employees.

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  19. Civil Rights Advocates Take Action to Protect All Prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional FacilityRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | PressReleasePoint

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - Civil rights advocates filed a motion in federal court today to protect all prisoners at the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility from conditions that corrections and medical experts have described as "dangerous," "dysfunctional," and tantamount to "torture."

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  20. Mississippi Sued Over 'Hellish' Conditions in For-Profit PrisonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Common Dreams

    At the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, sometimes incarcerated people are forced to resort to starting fires to get attention from negligent staff. Denial of food and medical care.

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