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Internet reacts to Arkansas leading Mississippi State after 3 quarters

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Internet reacts to Arkansas leading Mississippi State after 3 quarters


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Gunman kills at least 4, wounds 10, in Northern California

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Gunman kills at least 4, wounds 10, in Northern California


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Monday Muse: Why the Lamar Jackson Heisman snub?

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Monday Muse: Why the Lamar Jackson Heisman snub?


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Deadly Crash Closes SB I-225 At Mississippi

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Deadly Crash Closes SB I-225 At Mississippi


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What Dan Mullen said after Mississippi State’s heartbreaking loss

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What Dan Mullen said after Mississippi State’s heartbreaking loss


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Alabama rallies to beat Mississippi State, 31-24

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Alabama rallies to beat Mississippi State, 31-24


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ESPN's Desmond Howard: Alabama 'vulnerable' against Mississippi State

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Michigan hunter posts video of bear stealing a 6-point buck he shot moments earlier
Richard Wesley was hunting in Ontario, Canada when a black bear charged toward him. The bear left him with a few bumps and bruises but no major injuries. USA TODAY. A Michigan deer hunter was recently forced to give up a buck he killed when a hungry black bear arrived and dragged it away. In a video posted on Facebook on Nov   Read More ...
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Terminix fined $9.2 million for use of pesticide that poisoned family
Crossfit Riverfront had a fundraiser over the weekend to benefit the Esmond family who were stricken by poisonous pesticides during a vacation in the Virgin Islands. 10/5/15 Terminix will pay $9.2 million in criminal fines tied to the company's use of a banned pesticide that nearly killed a Delaware family vacationing in the Caribbean in March 2015, according to the federal Justice Department   Read More ...
Cancer diagnosis, treatment only a bump in the road for Southern Miss' Joye Lee-McNelis
Southern Miss women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis spoke to the Hattiesburg American recently about her lung cancer diagnosis and treatment. Jason Munz/Hattiesburg American. Buy Photo. Joye Lee-McNelis knows only one speed. First as a star basketball player at Hancock North Central High and Southern Miss, then as a successful coach both at Memphis and her alma mater, the spirited mother of two has seldom slowed down for anything   Read More ...
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Hattiesburg's Eureka School: From segregated school to civil rights museum
There was a time, in the mid-1900s, when Hattiesburg's Mobile Street was full of thriving businesses and bustling neighborhood activity — a stark contrast from the area today. "Mobile Street had doctors' offices, restaurants, nightclubs — everything. There was even a movie theater — the Star Theatre," Hattiesburg resident Elijah Jones, 61, recalled. "Everything you needed was on that side of town — from school to church to shopping   Read More ...
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Tags: Museums & Galleries |  Theater | 
Mississippi Power Co. and customers make new rate proposal
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Power Co. on Tuesday made a new proposal in conjunction with its largest customer on how much ratepayers should pay for a power plant, but a state regulator is still holding out for less. The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. proposes to collect less revenue than it previously wanted for its $7.5 billion Kemper County power plant, but won't have to write off any more than the $6 billion it's already lost   Read More ...
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Pine Belt women share Black Friday shopping tips
Buy Photo. Friends Mandy Slaughter and Leanne Spiers have been shopping Black Friday sales together for years — even before they moved to the Pine Belt from the Coast after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their homes there in 2005. They collect store ads as soon as they are available and go through each page, writing down everything they might be interested in purchasing   Read More ...
Oversize, overweight loads prohibited during Thanksgiving holidays, MDOT says
Oversize and overweight loads on all state and federal highways is prohibited during the Thanksgiving holidays, The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The ban begins Wednesday, Nov. 22 at noon and lasts until the end of the day on Thursday, Nov. 23. “We want to provide maximum safety for all motorists traveling Mississippi highways during the Thanksgiving holiday,” Melinda McGrath, MDOT executive director said   Read More ...
Jefferson Davis County Jaguars motivated by injured teammate Radonte Womack
Jefferson Davis County senior Kam Johnson spoke to the Hattiesburg American recently about being motivated by his injured teammate Radonte Womack. Jason Munz/Hattiesburg American. BASSFIELD — Radonte Womack was supposed to be an integral part of Jefferson Davis County’s inaugural football season. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound former Prentiss standout was set to provide a measure of leadership along the defensive line in addition to the physical talent he was in line to provide for the Jaguars   Read More ...
Former WWF pro wrestler Kamala hospitalized in Mississippi
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Former WWF pro wrestler Kamala hospitalized in Mississippi Former World Wrestling Federation wrestler Kamala is off life support but still hospitalized after emergency surgery this week. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Here's where you can pick up your Thanksgiving edition of the Clarion Ledger
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Here's where you can pick up your Thanksgiving edition of the Clarion Ledger The biggest edition of the year, the one with all your Black Friday sales, can be found throughout the metro area at these delivery locations. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed   Read More ...
Meet the other 3 Miss. comedians who will appear on Kevin Hart's Comedy Central series
Standup comedian Rita Brent of Jackson describes how she nearly got into a fight with an audience member at a gig. Comedian Kevin Hart needs no introduction. A once struggling comedian, Hart has earned his success the hard way — by working for years with little success in clubs across the country. But for four Mississippi comedians, Hart also proves to be gracious   Read More ...
It's coming... Clarion Ledger's Thanksgiving Early Edition
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook It's coming... Clarion Ledger's Thanksgiving Early Edition Hot off the presses and straight to you - all a day early! The Clarion Ledger's early Thanksgiving edition, the biggest paper of the year with Black Friday sales and more, is coming to a local news rack the day before Thanksgiving   Read More ...
Former ethics adviser files complaint against Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway
White House senior counselor, Kellyanne Conway, lashed out at Fox and Friends hosts after they pressed her on Alabama GOP senate candidate Roy Moore’s scandal. WASHINGTON – The dispute over Roy Moore's Senate campaign has now led to a legal complaint against White House adviser Kellyanne Conway. Walter Shaub, a former government ethics official and frequent critic of President Trump, said Conway's comments about Moore's Democratic challenger Doug Jones may be a violation of the Hatch Act, which forbids federal employees from getting involved in elections   Read More ...
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How Michelle Obama won over Mississippi on school lunches
Clinton, Miss. – In a country that in recent years has become almost defined by political polarization, it’s hard to imagine more unexpected partners than the deeply red state of Mississippi and Michelle Obama. And yet, it was Mississippi that early on embraced the first lady’s ideas about healthy food, and was the site where Mrs. Obama kicked off a two day, three-city tour touting the three-year anniversary of her “Let’s Move” initiative, which encourages kids to get and stay fit   Read More ...
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It's not all football for Hattiesburg's Tony Vance and Laurel's Todd Breland this week
Buy Photo. It’s only for half the marbles. But, depending on who you ask, Friday’s Class 5A South State championship game between Hattiesburg and Laurel will have more riding on it than any other meeting in the 96-year history of the rivalry. The winner will advance to the state title game. The loser will head home. This season’s versions of the Tigers (13-0) and Golden Tornadoes (9-4) are far from strangers   Read More ...
17 frugal tips for your holiday gift-giving budget
I don’t know about your house, but in ours, it seems like the list of “holiday gift recipients” grows longer every year. Don’t get me wrong: I love my kids’ teachers and appreciate everything they do for my kids. But is it necessary to give them expensive gifts? And who said I had to buy gifts for everyone at my husband’s office? I suppose if he wants to make tenure I should at least get his boss one? According to the American Research Group, Americans spent over $900 on Christmas gifts in 2016   Read More ...
Boy with cerebral palsy shocks everyone at the end of race
The relationship between a woman who survived a horrific car crash and a preschooler with cerebral palsy leads to a breakthrough in his recovery. Humankind. SALEM, OR - Joseph Shewey had never been able to walk on his own. Born with a form of cerebral palsy, the nonverbal 4-year-old had to cling to a walker just to stand. That started to change when a 46-year-old Salem woman, crushed in a horrific car crash, showed up in the waiting room of Joey's physical therapy clinic   Read More ...
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Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order
Many cities across the U.S. identify as sanctuary cities, despite President Trump's threat to withhold federal funds. Here's a closer look at what that label means. USA TODAY NETWORK. SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration’s argument that the executive order applies only to a relatively small pot of money and said Trump cannot set new conditions on spending approved by Congress   Read More ...
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County in rural Mississippi Delta aims to boost recycling
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A mostly rural county in the Mississippi Delta will try to increase its residents' use of recycling programs. The Delta Democrat-Times reports that Washington County has a new 20-year solid waste agreement with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. County engineer Mark Hooker told supervisors that the state is requiring a countywide recycling program. He says the challenge is finding drop-off points that people in rural areas will use   Read More ...
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Authorities seek info about death of Mississippi man
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are seeking information about the slaying of a Mississippi man whose body was found in New Orleans. News outlets in Mississippi report that Orleans Parish Coroner's Office spokesman Jason Melancon said Monday that 54-year-old Philip Sherman Whitaker of Diamondhead died of a gunshot wound. His body was found Nov. 15 rolled in a piece of carpet near an Interstate 10 on-ramp   Read More ...
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Della Reese, star of TV's 'Touched By An Angel,' dies at 86
Della Reese who enjoyed dual careers, first as a jazz and pop singer and later as a TV star on CBS' Touched By An Angel, has died at age 86. Her representative, Lynda Bensky, confirmed her death to USA TODAY, noting, "We lost a magnificent woman who was a trailblazer in many ways." A statement sent to USA TODAY from her Touched by An Angel co-star, Roma Downey, and Reese's family said the star "passed away peacefully at her California home last evening surrounded by love   Read More ...
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Mississippi agencies sloppy on vehicle records, report says
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi government agencies are doing a sloppy job of keeping records about vehicles they own, a watchdog group said in a report issued Monday. Bad record keeping hinders the management of the fleet of state vehicles and hurts legislators' ability to make objective decisions about how to spend tax money, according to the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review   Read More ...
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$1.4M townhouse offers 'suburban living' in Minneapolis' North Loop
With a second child on the way, Joe Grunnet and his family decided it was time to leave their home downtown — and move 2½ blocks away. “We didn’t want to move to the suburbs,” said the urban Realtor. Instead, they chose a 4,300-square-foot townhouse in the Landings, an enclave of homes near the Mississippi River in Minneapolis’ North Loop. “This is like the suburbs in the city — the best of both worlds,” Grunnet said   Read More ...
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Boy trying to hop on train in St. Paul loses foot; he slipped out during sleepover
A youngster is recovering in the hospital Monday after he and other children slipped out from a sleepover and had a foot severed while attempting to jump onto a moving freight train well after dark in St. Paul, authorities said. Police were alerted to the 7-year-old boy being hurt along the tracks that cross Plato Boulevard near Starkey Street to the south of the Mississippi River, said police Cmdr   Read More ...
David Cassidy remains in hospital with organ failure, being 'well taken care of'
Actor and singer David Cassidy remains in a Florida hospital with organ failure, his representative Jo-Ann Geffen confirmed Sunday. Although he's no longer in a coma, as first reported by TMZ, he remains in critical condition and in need of a liver transplant. Geffen told USA TODAY that he "is in ICU being well taken care of." He acknowledged the diagnosis in an interview with People magazine, saying he watched his grandfather struggle with dementia and saw his mother “disappear” from it as well   Read More ...
'Cosby Show' actor Earle Hyman dies at 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on The Cosby Show, has died. Jordan Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. A North Carolina native, Hyman made his Broadway debut as a teenager in 1943   Read More ...
Harrison Ford goes into Good Samaritan mode, helping victims of California car crash
Harrison Ford explains to his 'Blade Runner 2049' co-star Ryan Gosling why Han Solo had to fall in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' USA TODAY. Harrison Ford was seen in Santa Paula helping out at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday, authorities said. Senior Officer Matt Alonzo of the Santa Paula Police Department was working the incident, which took place around noon   Read More ...
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State-appointed leader of Mississippi’s worst-rated school district resigns
A state-appointed leader of Mississippi’s worst-rated school district has resigned. Interim Leflore County Superintendent Ilean Richards quit effective Friday, The Greenwood Commonwealth reports, after two years leading the 2,400-student district. James Johnson-Waldington takes the reins in Leflore County starting Monday. He’ll be the third leader since the state took over Leflore in October 2013. The district is supposed to merge with Greenwood in 2019   Read More ...
EMCC defensive lineman killed in Saturday wreck in Jones County
East Mississippi CC coach Buddy Stephens talks about the decision for EMCC and Mississippi Delta to "bury the hatchet" after the former's 73-7 win Thursday. The teams fought during last year's game, becoming part of the Netflix series "Last Chance U" East Mississippi Community College is grieving the loss of one of its football players killed in a car crash Saturday   Read More ...
The Ole Miss Exit Survey: After Texas A&M loss, it's on to the Egg Bowl
The Rebels took a lead into halftime on Saturday but Texas A&M came from behind to pull out the SEC road win. Wochit. What is your Tweet-length review of this game? Hugh Kellenberger: Matt Luke's candidacy to be the head coach was again put back on life support.What was the most memorable sequence of events? AM: Ole Miss' first two possessions of the third quarter   Read More ...
Rescuers search for 2 men believed to have drowned in Jackson
Jackson Fire Department and other agencies are searching a local body of water for two people who are believed to have drowned. According to Jackson Police Department's Twitter, two men went missing in the water behind the water treatment plant on I-55 south. that another male was rescued and taken to the hospital. The boy was believed to be about 9 or 10, The identities of the men have not been released   Read More ...
Victims of Western Union fraud can file claim
Authorities say there are a few factors that help enable people to commit fraud/embezzlement, but safeguards including checks and balances can prevent it. Wochit. If you lost money to a scammer who had you send money to them via Western Union’s wire services, you can file a claim to get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission announced this month that consumers have until Feb   Read More ...
Chief of Mississippi's worst-rated school district resigns
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A state-appointed leader of Mississippi's worst-rated school district has resigned. Interim Leflore County Superintendent Ilean Richards quit effective Friday, The Greenwood Commonwealth reports, after two years leading the 2,400-student district. James Johnson-Waldington takes the reins in Leflore County starting Monday. He'll be the third leader since the state took over Leflore in October 2013. The district is supposed to merge with Greenwood in 2019   Read More ...
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Troop of Aggies fans help team celebrate win in Mississippi
OXFORD, Miss. – Texas A&M fans are among the nation's best at following their Aggies all around the nation. Saturday night was no exception as thousands of A&M fans were on hand for the Aggies' 31-24 victory at Mississippi. Immediately after the game the players lined up for the Aggie War Hymn, including freshman quarterback Nick Starkel (No. 17), and joined a traveling portion of the Aggie Band and the fans before them in celebrating the victory   Read More ...
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Internet reacts to Arkansas leading Mississippi State after 3 quarters
Arkansas has put up a strong fight against Mississippi State. To the surprise of some, the Razorbacks entered the fourth quarter with a 21-14 lead in Fayetteville. Arkansas started the day with a disappointing 4-6 record. Mississippi State, meanwhile, began with a 7-3 mark and gained respect for playing Alabama close last Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. Twitter users had plenty to say about the development   Read More ...
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Woman dies in St. Paul house fire
A woman has died after being found inside a burning home in St. Paul on Friday, according to the city's Fire Department. Fire crews arrived around 1:15 p.m. Friday at the house, located in the 500 block of W. Jefferson Avenue near the Mississippi River. Flames were visible and smoke was pouring out of windows on the second floor. Firefighters found the woman immediately after entering the home   Read More ...
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Petal man deploys to Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria response
Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Swartz, a Petal resident, is helping with response efforts to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. PETTY OFFICER 2ND CLASS ALI FLOCKERZI. With holidays fast approaching, many Coast Guard servicemembers will be carving turkeys, shopping for holiday gifts, visiting family and — deploying for disaster response? Hundreds of Coast Guard men and women have deployed and will continue to deploy to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in response to the devastating aftermath caused by Hurricane Maria, which touched ground on Sept   Read More ...
Can elephant trophy hunting really help species survival?
The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban on importing body parts from African elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Officials say the move will enhance the survival of the species by raising money for conservation programs. (Nov. 16) Shooting endangered animals as a contribution to conservation efforts sounds like the greatest oxymoron of all time, yet it is that reasoning that President Trump's administration used to back up its highly contentious proposal to allow elephant parts obtained through hunting in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be taken home as trophies   Read More ...
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$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to Iowa
SAVANNA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois and Iowa officials are celebrating the opening of a new Mississippi River bridge from Savanna, Illinois, to Sabula, Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river passage for U.S. 52 and Illinois 64. Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn says the modern span provides greater safety and better recreational and economic opportunities   Read More ...
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4 reasons gratitude is good for you
What are you thankful for? Taking time to think about the question can actually be good for your health. “Research suggests that individuals who feel grateful experience lower blood pressure, improved immune functions, recover more quickly from illness, and can more effectively cope with stress,” explains Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, a health psychologist with UW Health (University of Wisconsin). “Gratitude has one of the strongest links to mental health, more so than even optimism   Read More ...