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  1. POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Paths to justice differ by perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Newms360.com

    None of us Mississippians would ever mistake Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul as a paragon of liberal ideology, yet here the Tea Party darling was in Mississippi last week, sounding more like a "hands up, don't shoot" protestor, than like his host, Gov. Phil Bryant. Paul lamented the increasing lack of confidence in our country's justice system, referencing the mass incarceration of minorities, overzealous police tactics and the obvious connection between poverty and crime.

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  2. Jessica Chambers: Father of Mississippi girl set on fire says she told police who attacked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alabama Live

    This undated photograph released by the families of Jessica Chambers and her sister Amanda Prince shows Jessica Chambers and her father Ben Chambers taken in Courtland, Miss. Mississippi authorities have launched a homicide investigation into the death of the 19-year-old woman who was found badly burned on a road near her car that was on fire in Panola County, Miss.

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  3. Hancock County Jail to begin housing federal inmates soonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Jail is set to receive its first batch of federal inmates, Sheriff Ricky Adam said Thursday. The move to house federal inmates will generate up to $500,000 a year, Adam said.

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  4. Wife of GOP Sen. Cochran of Mississippi diesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Erie Times News

    Rose Clayton Cochran -- who became a focal point in the re-election campaign of her husband, Sen. Thad Cochran, when a man was accused of taking bedridden photos of her to use against the Republican -- has died. She was 73. She died Friday at a hospice facility in Ridgeland, Miss., after a long battle with dementia, the senator's spokesman, Chris Gallegos, said.

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  5. Eight Jones County women arrested for food stamp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Investigators with the Mississippi Department of Human Services with assistant from the Jones County Sheriff's Office arrested eight individuals for alleged Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program fraud. Amanda Black, Kimberly Hogan, Jalesia Haynes, Melissa Mapp, Cindy Hernandez, Kisha Howard, Angela Pitts and Casey Holliman allegedly withheld income or household information that would deem them ineligible to receive the government benefits.

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  6. College Football Playoffs includes lots of controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Lebanon Democrat

    The long-awaited arrival of a four-team playoff, with the participants chosen by a selection committee, did nothing to make fans forget the frustration and consternation that dominated the sport during the era of the Bowl Championship Series. The long-awaited arrival of a four-team playoff, with the participants chosen by a selection committee, did nothing to make fans forget the frustration and consternation that dominated the sport during the era of the Bowl Championship Series.

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  7. Target, Cummins Seek 15-Year Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Daily News

    Target could receive a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-tax abatement, or PILOT, for a $52 million online fulfillment center that will employ 462 people. The PILOT would save Target around $12 million over 15 years while producing a local tax benefit of $27.2 million, according to the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine.

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  8. Prep football: Pair of Pascagoula standouts hope to help snap streak SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Mississippi Press

    Panther defensive linemen Keith Joseph Jr., and Jauan Collins are expected to start for the Mississippi squad in the 28th annual Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Football Classic. The game is set for a Noon kickoff in the historic Cramton Bowl in this Alabama capital city, and will be televised locally on WLOX-TV.

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  9. Purchase of New Pumper for Miss. FD DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | FireHouse.com

    The truck will be provided to the Natchez Fire Department as part of the 10-year fire protection agreement between the city and county governments. The issue has been raised several times over the last year as city officials have contended the county is being slow to hold up its end of the deal.

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  10. TCU-Ole Miss Peach Bowl Tickets Up 326% Over Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Forbes.com

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  11. Zachary hunter drills 200-inch Mississippi monsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Lloyd Dempster, of Zachary, shot this magnificent Mississippi 18-pointer in Claiborne County on Dec. 2. The buck green-scored 201 4/8 inches Boone & Crockett, with 27-inch main beams. Lloyd Dempster has had an amazing run of Magnolia State bucks this fall at the lease he hunts in Claiborne County, Miss.

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  12. Former Georgia DT along with 5-star DE among recruits headed to Alabama this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alabama Live

    Jonathan Taylor , a defensive lineman at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, will officially visit Alabama this weekend, per a source at the community college. BamaOnline reported the same this morning on its list of visitors.

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  13. Ole Miss: Freeze to earn $4.3 million next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsOK.com

    Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze earned a big raise after leading the program to a nine-win season and a spot in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Dec. 31. The school said on Friday that it's finalized a contract with Freeze that will pay a base salary of $4.3 million next season - a raise of more than a million from his 2014 salary. Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork said last week that the school and Freeze had reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, but details were released in a university statement on Friday.

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  14. U. of Mississippi extends six year partnership with Greenwood HallRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | University Business

    Greenwood Hall Inc., an emerging cloud-based education management solutions provider, today announced that the University of Mississippi has renewed its agreement under which the company will continue to provide support for the university's financial aid and bursar's office operations. Greenwood Hall's turnkey solution has given the university a strategic approach for effectively managing a critical aspect of the student lifecycle, allowing prospective and enrolled Ole Miss students and their parents to easily communicate with dedicated counselors.

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  15. School: Freeze will earn $4.3 million next seasonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Mississippi says it has finalized a contract with coach Hugh Freeze that will pay a base salary of $4.3 million next season. Freeze and Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork announced last week that the two sides had reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, but details were released in a university statement on Friday.

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  16. Hugh Freeze's salary would jump to $5 million if Ole Miss plays in SEC Championship GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alabama Live

    Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze looks down field toward Mississippi State as they warm up prior to their NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Ole Miss released details Friday on head football coach Hugh Freeze 's new contract , a deal that includes one notable potential bonus.

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  17. Iowa-like weather brought ideal growing conditions for Mid-South grain producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Deltafarmpress

    "It was a dream summer. We usually don't have a day off because we're checking pivots starting in May. We irrigated about 130 acres of corn for the first time in July."

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  18. BLOG: Ole Miss' Freeze, assistants get hefty raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze was going to get a raise. The question was how much.

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  19. Freeze officially gets $1 million bump from Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MSNBC

    In early December, Freeze and athletic director Ross Bjork confirmed that the two sides had reached an agreement on a new contract , although some of the details still needed ironed out. Those details were released Friday revealing that Freeze's total pay, which was $3.15 million in 2014, will jump to $4.3 million in 2015.

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  20. Wife of GOP Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | USA Today

    Wife of GOP Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies Rose Cochran, wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, has died. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DneZdC This May 14, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., arriving for a vote at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill.

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