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  1. Charlie Mitchell: Malingerers draw criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newms360.com

    What state Rep. Gene Alday put in words earlier this month struck a chord with many. They believe America in 2015 is a place where a decreasing number of people work to support themselves and their families and are forced to support an increasing number who are shiftless and lazy - yet have cars, homes, plenty of food, health care, vastly more children than they can afford or care for, super cellphones and plenty of frou-frou including the latest in clothing and jewelry designs.

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  2. Gunn to seek phaseout of personal income taxRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mississippi Business Journal

    In a game of escalating tax-cut proposals, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, will propose the biggest so far: a $1.7 billion phaseout of Mississippi's state personal income tax over more than a decade, a top legislator said late Monday.

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  3. Hosemann opts to run for re-election as secretary of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newms360.com

    Delbert Hosemann took a little of the suspense out of this year's elections when he announced Monday he would seek a third term as secretary of state. There had been speculation Hosemann might seek another office this year, such as challenging incumbent Lt.

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  4. Mississippi hurting: lynching, murder, and the judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | OUPblog

    Last week marked two important events in the unfinished story of southern racial violence. On 10 February, the Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative released Lynching in America, an unflinching report that documents 3,959 black victims of mob violence in twelve southern states between 1877 and 1950.

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  5. AP Newsbreak: Gunn to seek phaseout of personal income taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    In a game of escalating tax-cut proposals, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, will propose the biggest so far: a $1.7 billion phaseout of Mississippi's state personal income tax over more than a decade, a top legislator said late Monday. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, confirmed Monday that he plans to bring forward the proposal in his committee Tuesday.

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  6. Chuck Todd Calls Rudy Giuliani Media Frenzy A 'Race To The Bottom' For Politicians, PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Switched

    "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd spent the first quarter of Sunday's show covering the fallout from former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's claim four days earlier that President Barack Obama doesn't love America. While giving the controversy more oxygen, Todd seemed conflicted.

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  7. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Washington Times

    Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Taya Reimer added 16 and No. 4 Notre Dame took control with a 16-0 second-half run for its 12th straight victory, 68-52 over No.

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  8. Ole Miss upsets UK women 67-59Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKYT

    Tia Faleru had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Gracie Frizzell hit five 3-pointers to help Mississippi women snap a six-game losing streak against No. 13 Kentucky 67-59 on Monday night.

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  9. Mississippi players take part in NFL CombineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Newms360.com

    Six local college players have taken part in the annual NFL Combine, being measured and weighed and drilled as scouts study every move. Four Mississippi State players and two Ole Miss players have been in Indianapolis going through the paces.

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  10. Mississippi auto parts workers in union drive plan protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Charlotte Observer

    JACKSON, Miss. Workers at an automotive seat factory in Mississippi are protesting what they say are low wages and poor working conditions as they attempt to unionize in what could become a new front for the United Auto Workers in the state.

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  11. Obituary: Jay Reader, 20, former NCHS studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Canaan News-Review

    Jay Ross Reader , loving son, grandson and brother, and devoted student of the Torah, passed away on February 19th. He was 20 years old.

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  12. MDOC hearing set for ClevelandRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Bolivar Commercial

    A task force Gov. Phil Bryant created to oversee the Mississippi Department of Corrections' contracts review will hold a hearing to get input from the public in Cleveland. "The task force is interested in hearing real-life experiences from Mississippians, including these groups directly affected by the management of the Department of Corrections," said co-chairman Andy Taggart, an attorney and former chief of staff to Gov. Kirk Fordice.

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  13. Ole Miss' Stefan Moody, Arkansas' Anton Beard named SEC players of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Alabama Live

    Mississippi guard Stefan Moody brings the ball up court against Tennessee guard Robert Hubbs III during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 in Oxford, Miss. MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT Ole Miss' Stefan Moody and Arkansas' Anton Beard have been named the SEC's men's basketball players of the week Moody, a 5-foot-10, 179-pound junior guard from Kissimmee, Fla., averaged 25.5 points, five rebounds and five steals in leading the Rebels to wins at Mississippi State and against Tennessee.

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  14. Justice is a Black Woman: The Amazing Constance Baker MotleyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Common Dreams

    You may not know her name, but you have been affected by the legal battles she won and the precedents she set that helped shape civil rights, women's rights and human rights. A brilliant lawyer and distinguished federal judge for over forty years, Constance Baker Motley quietly helped change the course of American history.

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  15. Source: FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann's campaign has announced that he has filed qualifying papers to seek re-election as Secretary of State in 2015. "Lynn and I are humbled by the encouragement of so many Mississippians," says Hosemann.

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  16. Ole Miss adds 10 to Hall of FameRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school's 2014-15 Hall of Fame, one of the university's highest honors.

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  17. Charlie Mitchell: Malingerers draw criticism, but why blame them?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    What state Rep. Gene Alday put in words earlier this month struck a chord with many. They believe America in 2015 is a place where a decreasing number of people work to support themselves and their families and are forced to support an increasing number who are shiftless and lazy -- yet have cars, homes, plenty of food, health care, vastly more children than they can afford or care for, super cell phones and plenty of frou-frou including the latest in clothing and jewelry designs.

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  18. Surveyor, MSU athletics broadcaster launch election bidsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    A pair of Gregorys announced election bids last week, driving up the total number of candidates seeking various Oktibbeha County seats this year to 39. Incumbent County Surveyor Tom L. Gregory, a Democrat, is seeking re-election, while MSU broadcaster Bart Gregory, a Republican, is the third candidate and second member of the GOP to run for District 4's supervisor seat. Bart Gregory will face Bricklee Miller, who serves as the Miss.

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  19. 2014 a good year for filmmaking in Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    In 2014, 19 feature films along with six reality shows and six documentaries were shot partially or entirely in Mississippi. "We had a rather remarkable year last year and we expect that to continue," Ward Emling, director of the Mississippi Film Office, said. 1 comment

  20. SEC roundtable: Toughest coaching jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ESPN

    This week, ESPN counts down the most attractive coaching jobs in college football. There will inevitably be a number of SEC schools near the top, but that doesn't mean every job in the conference is easy.

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