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Barford's 23 points help Arkansas hold off Ole Miss, 97-93 (Jan 20, 2018)

Added: 20.01.2018 17:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Jaylen Barford scored 23 points, 16 in the second half, as Arkansas opened a big first half lead and held on down the stretch for a 97-93 win over Mississippi on Saturday.


Damaged Navy destroyer to arrive at Mississippi shipyard for repairs

Added: 18.01.2018 20:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ingalls Shipbuilding was chosen by the Navy to repair the ship in August and awarded an initial $63 million contract in December.


Elvis cousin says he won’t run for US Senate in Mississippi

Added: 18.01.2018 12:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A distant cousin of Elvis Presley who might have been Democrats’ strongest contender for U.S. Senate in heavily Republican Mississippi says he won’t run this year. Brandon Presley is a public service commissioner. He said Thursday a Senate race would take him away from important issues as a utility regulator, including [...]


Say Farewell To One Mississippi, I Love Dick, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson As Amazon Goes On Canceling Spree

Added: 17.01.2018 21:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a brutal week for unique, adventurous TV, Amazon has followed up Netflix’s cancellation of Lady Dynamite by dropping the axe on I Love Dick, One Mississippi, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson. An unnamed source at Amazon tells Deadline that, “This is part of a move towards bigger, wider-audience series,” and ...


Vegan Next Level Burger Coming to Whole Foods 365 in Brooklyn

Added: 16.01.2018 21:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

The first Whole Foods 365 east of the Mississippi will open later this month in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood and will include a vegan Next Level Burger bar.


Civil rights veteran Lewis being honored in Mississippi

Added: 16.01.2018 18:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday it will give awards to Lewis, who helped lead the historic 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in [...]


Inmate convicted of giving fatal buttocks injection dies

Added: 16.01.2018 0:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Mississippi inmate convicted of giving fatal and illicit silicone buttocks injections to a woman has died at age 58.


Oprah for president calls grow louder

Added: 14.01.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 15, 2018 5:00 AM
She was born to a teenage mother in poor rural Mississippi, raised initially by her housemaid grandmother, and raped by a teenage cousin when she was nine.


Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92

Added: 14.01.2018 13:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Killen, who would have turned 93 on Jan. 17, was pronounced dead at the hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary, according to a statement on the state Department of Corrections website on Friday. Killen, whose 2005 manslaughter conviction came on the 41st anniversary of the crime, was serving a 60-year prison sentence - the maximum 20 years for each victim. In a 2015 interview with the Associated Press, Killen refused to discuss his case but said he was still a segregationist, although he had no ill will for blacks.


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