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LSU-Mississippi State: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 3 game (09/16/2017)

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Ole Miss-California, Week 3: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (9/16/2017)

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Ole Miss-California, Week 3: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (9/16/2017)


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How good is Clemson's defense? Louisville is no Auburn

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How good is Clemson's defense? Louisville is no Auburn


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Several LSU players remain in limbo entering SEC play against Mississippi State

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Several LSU players remain in limbo entering SEC play against Mississippi State


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Hundreds of thousands still without power in Georgia

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Hundreds of thousands still without power in Georgia


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LSU standout Arden Key ready to play against Mississippi State, Ed Orgeron says

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LSU standout Arden Key ready to play against Mississippi State, Ed Orgeron says


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East St. Louis family hoping for closure as search continues for loved one’s remains

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East St. Louis family hoping for closure as search continues for loved one’s remains


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Mississippi coast deputy shot with his own weapon resigns
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast sheriff's deputy who was shot with his own weapon in July has resigned. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson told local news media Wednesday that the deputy resigned Sept. 1, after a period on paid leave. The deputy, whose name is being withheld, claimed that a man exited a pickup truck and shot him on July 28   Read More ...
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Mississippi has the license plate blues for 1 more year
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will have the license plate blues for one more year. That is, its license plates featuring a picture of blues legend BB King's guitar "Lucille" and the phrase "Birthplace of America's Music" will remain unchanged because the state legislature didn't allocate funds to replace them. The Sun Herald reports the state Department of Revenue was scheduled to release new plates in October, as it does every five years, but no money was appropriated   Read More ...
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Mississippi teacher fired over Facebook rant about expelling black people from the US
A Mississippi teacher has been fired from her job after allegedly posting a racist rant on Facebook about expelling black people from the United States. Local news station WREG reports that Cammie Rone, a teacher at the Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, Mississippi, has been dismissed after local parents complained about a racist comment she made on Facebook recently. The teacher insisted that someone had hacked her account, but apparently the South Panola School District didn’t buy this explanation for why she endorsed kicking black people out of the country   Read More ...
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Mississippi has the license plate blues for one more year
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will have the license plate blues for one more year. That is, its license plates featuring a picture of blues legend BB King's guitar "Lucille" and the phrase "Birthplace of America's Music" will remain unchanged because the state legislature didn't allocate funds to replace them. The Sun Herald reports the state Department of Revenue was scheduled to release new plates in October, as it does every five years, but no money was appropriated   Read More ...
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Mississippi teacher on leave after racist Facebook post. She says she was hacked
JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi teacher has been place on administrative leave after a racist comment appeared on her Facebook page. The teacher in question, however, claims she was hacked. Cammie Rone, a second grade teacher at Batesville Intermediate School, was placed on administrative leave Monday after officials were made aware of a comment that appeared on her Facebook page, according to Jeff Eubanks, public information officer for the South Panola School District   Read More ...
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Navy hospital employees removed after photo shows staffer giving newborn the finger
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two Navy corps members have been removed from their posts at Naval Hospital Jacksonville after a social media photo showed one of them giving a newborn the middle finger. The photo's caption read, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans" and said a "navy nurse" and a friend made a baby dance to rap music. The facility, in a Monday Facebook post, issued a statement from its commanding officer, Capt   Read More ...
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Man in 'Jason' Mask from Friday the 13th Suspected in Mississippi Triple Shooting That Killed 1
Police in Jackson, Mississippi, continue to search for a suspect who wore a “Jason” mask when he allegedly fatally shot a man and injured two others on Monday afternoon. At 2:14 p.m., police responded to a call after the masked man jumped from behind a building and opened fire, according to police Sgt. Derrick Jordan. “I don’t want to speculate why he was wearing the mask, but ultimately it was to hide his identity,” Jordan said during a news conference   Read More ...
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Following the Mississippi's path
Photographer Alec Soth has made a series of road trips along the Mississippi River, documenting the people, landscapes and interiors he encountered along the way. During the slow process of setting up his large-format camera, Soth would sometimes ask his subjects to write down their dreams. Peter, whose Mississippi River houseboat can be seen above covered in snow, had a simple one   Read More ...
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Mississippi elementary school teacher on leave after racist Facebook post
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi teacher is out of the classroom after a racist Facebook post. The post on Cammie Rone's page said: "If blacks in this country are so offended no one is forcing them to stay here. Why don't they pack up and move back to Africa where they will have to work for a living. I am sure our government will will pay for it! We pay for everything else   Read More ...
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Mississippi legislators conducting budget hearings this week
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawmakers are starting to work on a Mississippi budget for the year that begins July 1. The Joint Legislative Budget Committee meets Thursday and Friday in Jackson. Members will hear funding requests from the Department of Education, the Division of Medicaid and a few other agencies. Legislators used to hold extensive budget hearings throughout September to hear from large and small departments   Read More ...
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Survey shows childhood obesity may be falling in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New government data show Mississippi children aren't getting fatter, and may be getting skinnier. Among children aged 10-17, 37 percent were either overweight or obese in 2016. An advocacy group, the Trust for America's Health, released a report Tuesday analyzing data collected by a federal government survey. Mississippi children ranked third-fattest, behind Tennessee at 37.7 percent and North Dakota at 37   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria: What we know, where it's going next
Hurricane Maria pounded the small island of Dominica with catastrophic winds on Monday night. The storm is charging into the eastern Caribbean threatening islands wrecked by Irma. Maria's top sustained winds were 160 mph on Tuesday morning. (Sept. 19 Hurricane Maria roared through the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica overnight with sustained winds of more than 150 mph, ripping the roof off the residence of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and causing "widespread devastation   Read More ...
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53 percent of aspiring lawyers pass recent Mississippi exam
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Just over half the people trying to become lawyers in Mississippi have passed the most recent state test. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 172 people took the Mississippi bar exam in July, and about 53 percent of them passed. The exam was also given in February. Combining the February and July exams, about 45 percent passed. A Mississippi Supreme Court annual report for 2016 shows that 276 people took the bar exam in 2016, and nearly 69 percent passed   Read More ...
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Chris Buckhalter to graduates: 'If you keep trying, you'll end up where you want to be'
Former USM running back Chris Buckhalter gives words of encouragement to graduates of the Forrest-Perry county drug, DUI and veterans court program. Lici Beveridge/Hattiesburg American. Buy Photo. It took a prison sentence for former Southern Miss running back Chris Buckhalter to get his life in check, so he knows how hard the 25 people who graduated from Forrest-Perry drug, DUI and veterans treatment court had to work to get to that point   Read More ...
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Man in horror-film mask shoots 3 in Mississippi; 1 killed
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie "Friday the 13th" shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 30-year-old Kendrick Hughes was shot dead at the Pine Ridge Apartments in Jackson on Sunday afternoon. Two others were injured. Their conditions were not known Monday. Sgt   Read More ...
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Man in horror-film mask shoots 3 in Miss.; 1 killed
Jackson, Miss. — Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie “Friday the 13th” shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 30-year-old Kendrick Hughes was shot dead at the Pine Ridge Apartments in Jackson on Sunday afternoon. Two others were injured. Their conditions were not known Monday. Sgt. Derrick Jordan says the suspect came from behind one of the apartment buildings with a handgun and shot the three victims, who were standing together   Read More ...
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Mississippi teacher on Facebook calls for black people to be expelled from US — but insists she was hacked
A teacher in Mississippi is claiming someone hacked her Facebook account and posted racist messages that supported the expulsion of black people from the United States. Local news station Fox 13 reports that Cammie Rone, a teacher at the Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, Mississippi has been placed on administrative leave after a post made from her Facebook account lashed out at black people for apparently not being grateful enough to white Americans   Read More ...
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Mississippi man killed in hit-and-run in Alabama
EPES, Ala. (AP) — A Mississippi man has died in a hit-and-run accident in Alabama. AL.com reports that 38-year-old Eric James Herlong of Meridian, Mississippi, was struck by an unknown vehicle at 3 a.m. Sunday. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says he was declared dead at the scene. Troopers are seeking information about the car, which fled the scene of the crash in Sumter County   Read More ...
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New regional trail opens in southern Washington County
Washington County's newest trail has opened for public use along a scenic stretch of the Mississippi River — but caution is advised at one end of it. The 2.5-mile Point Douglas Regional Trail, built on an abandoned railroad corridor, runs along the south side of Hwy. 10, south of Cottage Grove. It starts at Point Douglas Park on the St. Croix River and ends at Hwy   Read More ...
LSU plummets in major rankings, barely hanging in top 25, after loss at Mississippi State
LSU tumbled 12 and spots in the two major college football polls after Saturday's 37-7 loss at Mississippi State. The Tigers (2-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) are No. 23 in the Armway coaches poll and No. 25 in the AP poll, both released Sunday afternoon. Mississippi State (3-0, 1-0) entered the coaches poll at No. 19 and the AP at No. 17   Read More ...
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Mississippi State enters polls after crushing LSU
Mississippi State opened SEC play with No. 11 LSU at home and defeated the Tigers 37-7 behind its strong run game. Annie Costabile. STARKVILLE — Mississippi State made its debut in the polls Sunday after crushing LSU Saturday night, 37-7. The Bulldogs (3-0) are ranked No. 19 in the USA Today coaches' poll. Mississippi State was ranked No. 17 in the AP poll   Read More ...
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Celebrate US citizenship by being informed and voting
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann on Wednesday announced people can now change their voter registration address online when they move. For first-time registration, people must apply in person or by mail with county clerk's offices. Geoff Pender. Today is Citizenship Day. Sunday, Sept. 17, marked the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, so today is also Constitution Day   Read More ...
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The Mississippi State Exit Survey: Don't stop believin' after Bulldogs beat LSU
Mississippi State opened SEC play with No. 11 LSU at home and defeated the Tigers 37-7 behind its strong run game. Annie Costabile. Buy Photo. What is your Tweet-length review of this game? Hugh Kellenberger: Ed Orgeron should probably call in sick next time they tell him he has to go to Starkville. If he's not fired by then. What was the most memorable sequence of events? WS: After a feeling-out process in the first quarter, Mississippi State’s offense started to roll with the first few plays of the second quarter   Read More ...
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Police investigating death of woman stabbed at Jackson motel
Police are looking for an unidentified man who was previously driving the victim's older model blue sedan, which was located Sunday morning.   Read More ...
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Alabama remains No. 1 in Amway Coaches Poll; Mississippi State joins Top 25 after LSU win
Alabama still has a comfortable lead atop the Amway Coaches Poll, but the gap closed a bit following No. 2 Clemson’s impressive performance in Week 3. The Crimson Tide claimed 59 of 65 first-place votes after handling Colorado State. The defending national champion Tigers received the remaining six, up from two last week, after their dominant win at Louisville. Oklahoma remains No   Read More ...
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Ole Miss-California live updates: Score, stats, analysis for Week 3 game (09/16/2017)
Ole Miss returns to the field on Saturday for its most compelling game of the season to date: a road tilt against the University of California, currently sitting at 2-0. Led by quarterback Shea Patterson, the Rebels have gotten off to a nice start in 2017 with a pair of wins against South Alabama and UT-Martin. While those obviously aren’t headliner opponents, Ole Miss has done a nice job of putting those teams away fairly easily   Read More ...
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LSU, Mississippi State pregame scuffle: Arden Key restrained, no punches thrown during exchange
LSU and Mississippi State didn’t bother to wait for kickoff to start setting off some fireworks. About an hour prior to the start of LSU’s Southeastern Conference opener in Starkville, Mississippi, the Bulldogs’ nose guard Jeffery Simmons ran down to the Tigers’ end zone where he began taunting in the face of LSU’s Saahdiq Charles and several other offensive linemen. Simmons then ran back to the MSU side of the field before returning to about midfield to begin taunting LSU players again   Read More ...
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St. Cloud reconnects to Mississippi River with trail, plan for redevelopment
ST. CLOUD – The Mississippi River winds right through downtown here, yet it's long been difficult for residents to get to the water or even glimpse it — a problem St. Cloud leaders are trying to reverse. The city opened a new riverside trail last fall and on Monday plans to unveil details to revamp and boost access to the riverfront   Read More ...
Mississippi hometown honors author of civil rights memoir
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South is being honored in her hometown, two years after her death. About 70 people gathered Friday in the southwestern Mississippi town of Centreville to unveil a sign for newly renamed Anne Moody Street. Moody's memoir, "Coming of Age in Mississippi," was published in 1968 and is required reading in some schools   Read More ...
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Mississippi hometown honors author of civil rights memoir - | WBTV Charlotte
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South is being honored in her hometown, two years after her death. About 70 people gathered Friday in the southwestern Mississippi town of Centreville to unveil a sign for newly renamed Anne Moody Street. Moody's memoir, "Coming of Age in Mississippi," was published in 1968 and is required reading in some schools   Read More ...
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Mississippi hometown honors author of civil rights memoir
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South is being honored in her hometown, two years after her death. About 70 people gathered Friday in the southwestern Mississippi town of Centreville to unveil a sign for newly renamed Anne Moody Street. Moody's memoir, "Coming of Age in Mississippi," was published in 1968 and is required reading in some schools   Read More ...
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LSU-Mississippi State: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 3 game (09/16/2017)
STARKVILLE, Miss. — LSU and Mississippi State face off in their SEC opener Saturday from Davis Wade Stadium. Find the game time, TV channel and more watch information below. No. 12 LSU (2-0) won its first two games of the season by defeating BYU 27-0 and Chattanooga 45-10. But in Mississippi State (2-0), LSU faces its toughest task yet. The Bulldogs have the top scoring offense in the SEC, averaging 53   Read More ...
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Ole Miss-California, Week 3: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (9/16/2017)
Ole Miss and California will meet for the first time ever in what should be an exciting SEC vs. Pac-12 matchup. The two teams meet on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET. This is the third game of the season for both teams, both of which are 2-0. This is the first Power 5 opponent for Ole Miss, which has beaten South Alabama of the Sun Belt and Tennessee-Martin of the FCS   Read More ...
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Mississippi's choice: Confederate past or new flag and future
My grandfather romanticized the lost cause. My father fled the state. I’m from Mississippi. Specifically Newton, north of Soso, west of Chunky. When I was growing up, my grandfather talked about "the war" as though it happened yesterday. He often took me to the Mount Zion Cemetery, where a marker honors two boys in our family. When their father went to war and they were supposed to take care of their mother, these brothers joined the cavalry   Read More ...
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Mississippi man arrested for failing to pay child support
LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been arrested after failing to pay child support. Attorney General Jim Hood says 45-year-old Ernest Wade Creech, of Lucedale, surrendered to deputies at the Green County Sheriff's Office on Thursday. That after a Green County grand jury indicted him for one felony count of non-support of a child. Hood's office, in a news release, said Creech had failed to pay child support for nearly eight years   Read More ...
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US chief justice taking part in Mississippi bicentennial
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is helping Mississippi mark the bicentennial of statehood and its judicial system. Justice John Roberts is scheduled to be in the state Sept. 27. Roberts will swear in appeals court staff attorneys and law clerks to practice before the nation's highest court, according to a news release from the Mississippi Supreme Court   Read More ...
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How good is Clemson's defense? Louisville is no Auburn
Thank goodness for Mercer, Missouri, Mississippi State and Mississippi. Murderers' Row it is not. With Stidham still new in the SEC headlights, having his OC upstairs might be the right move for the short term but a bad one by the time the Tigers play Oct. 14 at LSU, where the craziness is unlike anything Stidham saw in his short time as Baylor's quarterback in the Big 12 a couple years back   Read More ...
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What LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Thursday to preview Mississippi State
BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU football team (2-0) begins its SEC schedule Saturday in Starkville, Miss. against the Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-0). Before the Tigers take off for Starkville, LSU coach Ed Orgeron spoke to the media Thursday to address any lingering questions in advance of the game. SEC Country was in attendance and typed out all of Orgeron’s comments, including discussions about injuries, which players will travel and which players may break into the starting lineup   Read More ...
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UPDATE: 1 injured when small plane crashes into Mississippi River
EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KCRG-TV9) - A man crashed his small plane into the Mississippi River near the Frentress Lake Marina in East Dubuque, Illinois Thursday. The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's office said authorities responded to the area around 6 p.m. and found the plane upside down in shallow water, stuck in the mud. Deputies said only the pilot was onboard the plane, and someone who knows him took him to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries   Read More ...
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Several LSU players remain in limbo entering SEC play against Mississippi State
The status of a handful of LSU football players remains uncertain as the Tigers begin Southeastern Conference play at Mississippi State on Saturday night. Defensive end Frank Herron is not available, the coach said Thursday night, and will not make the trip to Starkville, Mississippi. Cornerback Kristian Fulton and tight end Caleb Roddy are also unavailable, the coach said. Teams can travel 70 players to SEC road games   Read More ...
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