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  1. Florida pot advocate pulls support for Miss initiativeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Florida advocate of legalizing marijuana says a threat prompted him to withdraw his offer to pay supporters of Mississippi's petition drive to gather signatures on petitions for a statewide election. Jeremy Bufford of Medical Marijuana United in Tampa, Florida, offered in April to pay $1 to $2 for each certified signature.

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  2. 5. A look at Oktibbeha County campaign finance reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    Thirteen of Oktibbeha County's 45 candidates for office this election cycle failed to file their first campaign finance reports before May 8's deadline, and four of those seeking office have still failed to turn in their respective paperwork.

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  3. Yocum-BlackRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Mr. and Mrs. Todd A. Yocum of Paducah announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Marie Suzanne Yocum, to Merle Fowler Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Black Jr. of Paducah.

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  4. Oregon: Higher-ed Mississippi of the West Coast?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | OregonLive.com

    It's not often that Oregon appears in the higher ranks of any list concerning higher education. We keep our universities on such starvation rations that the University of Oregon concluded, a few years ago, that its only chance was to get out of the state system.

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  5. B.B. King viewing set for Vegas ahead of Mississippi funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    King claimed Indianola as his hometown after moving there as a teenager. The influence of the acclaimed "King... .

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  6. LSU coach Johnny Jones likes proposed college basketball rules changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NOLA.com

    The news last week that the NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds was met with joy by most in the college hoops community. LSU coach Johnny Jones said he thinks it will improve the game, too, although it will have little effect on what the Tigers do.

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  7. Dunkin' Donuts seeks franchisees to fuel aggressive Mobile and Mississippi expansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    Dunkin' Donuts announced Monday at least 10 new franchisees are being sought for restaurants throughout Mobile as well as Biloxi and Jackson, Miss. The Canton, Mass.-based coffee and baked goods giant currently operates 21 locations in Alabama and three in Mississippi with an undisclosed number of those existing restaurants also available for potential purchase.

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  8. B.B. King viewing set in Vegas ahead of hometown funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | New York Daily News

    A public viewing for blues legend B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas before his body is sent to Mississippi, where plans are being made for services in his hometown next week, King's business manager said Monday. A private family funeral also will be held in Las Vegas for the guitar genius dubbed the King of the Blues, who died at his home here Thursday at age 89. King will be buried on the grounds of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, said Allen Hammons, a member of the museum board of directors.

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  9. Promises to KeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Tikkun Magazine

    The following excerpt from my new novel, Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate introduces the protagonist, Zach Levy, at the age of thirteen when he makes the promises that will shadow him for the next twenty-five years. Zach is the son of left-wing Holocaust survivors, Rivka, a still-traumatized mother, and Nathan, a stalwart union man, both of whom have tried to protect their only child from the tragic details of their wartime experience in Poland.

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  10. AHS cheerleader, Salutatorian to sign with Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Taylor "Chase" Bentley will be signing with the University of Mississippi coed cheerleading squad for the 2015-16 school year. Bentley, who will be graduating as the AHS 2015 Salutatorian out of more than 520 graduates, has a GPA of 101.41 and was recently selected as one of 14 girls and 15 boys who will lead the Ole Miss Rebels coed spirit squad starting in August.

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  11. Jeb: George W. Bush is a top foreign policy adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WICU12 Erie

    The Republican Governors Association and the Scott campaign confirm to CNN that Scott will team up Tuesday with RGA Chairman and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in Miami and Jacksonville as part of a unity tour following... Piers Morgan pre tapes an interview with Jeb Bush for Piers Morgan Tonight at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush cited his brother, former President George W. Bush, as one of his main advisers on the Middle East in a private meeting in Manhattan on Tuesday, according to three people who attended the off-the-record event.

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  12. CAT Team seizes 1,000 painkillers during I-10 drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Combined Anti-Drug Task Force arrested a Mississippi woman and man after finding 1,000 Hydrocodone prescription painkillers in their car. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Myers said the traffic stop happened at 7:45 a.m. May 5 when Cpl.

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  13. Rick Cleveland: No shortage of quality candidates on Ferriss Trophy listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Newms360.com

    For a Mississippi team to go deep into college baseball's postseason, somebody is going to have to go on a tear starting soon - like immediately. The good news: It has happened before.

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  14. Source: La. Tech's White to meet with GatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | ESPN

    Mississippi has agreed to a contract extension with men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy that will keep him at the school until 2019. The Big 12 is too competitive for the Red Raiders to quickly close the gap, but there is more than ample room for significant improvement.

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  15. Gabby Giffords turns up at DC openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Hill

    SPOTTED: Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wearing a fiery red suit jacket and smiling as she chatted at a table in the VIP section at the grand opening of Mastro's Steakhouse in downtown Washington. The ex-lawmaker - who said she was resigning from Congress in 2012 to focus on her recovery following a shooting a year earlier that left her critically injured - was accompanied at the glitzy, packed bash on Wednesday by her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly.

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  16. 'Duck Dynasty' Robertson women launch line of Dooney & Bourke camo handbagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Times-Picayune

    The " Duck Dynasty " Robertson women are bringing a line of duck-camo Dooney & Bourke handbags to market. Missy, Miss Kay and Lisa Robertson will celebrate the launch of The Robertson Collection with a personal appearance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Dillard's at Lakeside Shopping Center .

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  17. USM Students Win Recognition from Mississippi INBRE for Biomedical ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Natalya Ortolano and Meredith Barefield, biological science majors at The University of Southern Mississippi earned special recognition during the University's Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity. The senior undergraduates' presentations on biomedical research won them the Mississippi INBRE award for the Best Paper on a Biomedical Topic.

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  18. Regions only one of several lenders in trouble over overdraft feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By TED CARTER Regions Bank is paying tens of millions in reimbursements and a fine of $7.5 million after its executives ignored a warning two years ago that its overdraft practices could be illegal.The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act brought new scrutiny to bank overdraft practices across the country.

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  19. Poll: Majority in state favor Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Newms360.com

    A majority of Mississippians supports joining the 30 other states in expanding Medicaid, according to a survey conducted by longtime pollster Mason-Dixon. The poll, conducted April 21 through April 23, found that by a 54-41 percent margin and 5 percent undecided that Mississippians favored expanding Medicaid to cover those earning up to $15,420 per year, primarily the working poor.

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  20. Crowd funding comes in flavors - Mississippi Business...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Sometimes it's a shop that's about to go under. Someone sends out the rallying cry and the money pours in, sometimes.

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