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Eli Manning, wife, pledge $1M to Mississippi pediatric care
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi Medical Center says New York Giants quarterback and Ole Miss alumni Eli Manning is pledging $1 million to the center's campaign to expand and improve its neonatal and pediatric care.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Eli Manning University of Mississippi New York Giants Archie Manning Jackson Mississippi Pediatrics Ole Miss Rebels football James Meredith
5 burning questions for Saturday’s UNLV-UCLA game
Five burning questions as UNLV’s football team prepares to take on UCLA at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Rose Bowl.
44 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Quarterback American football positions American football Sam Boyd Stadium Mountain West Conference Jackson Mississippi Canadian football The Loss
Six week livestream: Small US town intersection footage has internet hooked (VIDEO)
The livestream of an ordinary, everyday intersection in a small US town has been racking up thousands of views since launching over a month ago despite its apparently mundane footage. Read Full Article at RT.com
194 points by Russia Today | Wyoming Jackson Wyoming Grand Teton National Park Yellowstone National Park Teton County Wyoming Traffic Teton Range National Elk Refuge
Bison, cars endangered by deep snow in Wyoming's Grand Teton
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Unusually deep snow in Grand Teton National Park has made life dangerous for bison lumbering on the park's only plowed highway and for motorists traveling the route, prompting park workers to escort the big animals to safer areas and urge drivers to slow down, park officials said Tuesday.The problem is that bison, which can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, prefer to use the road rather than struggle through the 3 feet of snow that accumulated recently.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Wyoming Grand Teton National Park Yellowstone National Park Jackson Wyoming Teton County Wyoming Jackson Hole Teton Range National Elk Refuge
Mississippi officer fired after video of suspect being hit
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer has been fired after cellphone video showed him hitting a handcuffed suspect.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Associated Press Police Crime Bowl Championship Series Constable Jackson Mississippi College football Weather
Grand Teton park seeks fewer airport grouse
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - The National Park Service is supporting an initiative to move sage grouse away from the Jackson Hole Airport runway. The airport is located outside the town in Grand Teton National Park. A proposal issued this week calls for improving sage grouse habitat farther away from the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Grand Teton National Park Wyoming Jackson Wyoming Yellowstone National Park Teton Range Teton County Wyoming Jackson Hole Snake River
Former sheriff makes plea deal in 2012 shooting case
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A plea deal has been reached in a 2012 shooting case involving a former Henderson County sheriff. The Jackson Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2knMOqg) Ricky Lunsford pleaded guilty Monday to charges of attempted involuntary manslaughter and unlawful possession of a weapon. Lunsford was convicted on charges he shot ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Appeal Pleas Court Jackson Tennessee Jury Criminal law English-language films Tennessee
Jackson State asks alumni to give to offset cash crunch
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson State University's temporary leader is asking alumni to dig into their pockets to overcome the school's cash crunch. In a letter sent Monday, interim President Rod Paige says expenses are exceeding income and asks graduates to each contribute $100 to an "urgent fundraising campaign" that ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Jackson Mississippi Jackson metropolitan area Jackson State University United States W23BC Cleveland Indians Jackson State University Botanical Garden Oak Ridge Associated Universities
New deputy accused of bringing drugs into Raymond jail
RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) - A Jackson-area detention officer has been accused of bringing drugs into a jail. Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason said 21-year-old Brodrick Cardale Taylor, of Utica, was arrested Monday after authorities say he brought marijuana, MDMA, Spice and Xanax into the Raymond Detention Center with the intention ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Hinds County Mississippi English-language films Jackson metropolitan area Utica Mississippi Arbitrary arrest and detention Raymond Mississippi Jackson Mississippi Hinds Community College
Heavy snow collapses roof of 3 buildings in Jackson
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Heavy snow in a western Wyoming town has caused a roof to collapse, forcing the evacuation and closure of three businesses. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports (http://bit.ly/2kHIYsU ) that the roof was shared by a Sears store, gymnastics facility and bowling alley in Jackson. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Wyoming Jackson Wyoming English-language films Grand Teton National Park Jackson Hole National Elk Refuge Snake River Bowling
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Suspect charged in mother's fatal shooting at birthday party
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a man accused of fatally shooting the mother of a 2-year-old during the child's birthday party in western Tennessee.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | West Tennessee Jackson Tennessee Tennessee Middle Tennessee Tennessee River University of Memphis University of Tennessee at Martin Jackson Purchase
Shooting at child's birthday party leaves 1 dead
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say at least seven people have been shot, including one fatally, during a child's birthday party in western Tennessee. Dyersburg police tell news outlets that a 21-year-old woman died at the scene Thursday evening. Six others were shot, including a 6-year-old child who was flown ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Tennessee West Tennessee Jackson Tennessee University of Memphis Memphis Tennessee English-language films The Washington Times Nashville Tennessee
Snowstorm hits Wyoming, brings snow to ski resorts
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The first widespread snowstorm of the season is hitting Wyoming, dropping heavy snow and causing poor travel conditions in much of the state. Much of the state was under a winter weather advisory Thursday with winter storm warnings posted for Sheridan County in northern Wyoming and ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Wyoming Montana Yellowstone National Park Rocky Mountains Snake River Idaho Jackson Wyoming Grand Teton National Park
SE Louisiana upends Jackson St 84-71 behind Veal
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Marlain Veal scored 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting and Dominc Nelson had 12 points and 13 rebounds sending Southeastern Louisiana past Jackson State 84-71 on Wednesday night. Veal, who added a game-high six assists and two steals, scored in double figures for the third-straight game. Nelson ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Jackson Mississippi Louisiana Mississippi Los Angeles U.S. state 14 The Washington Times Mississippi River
State police: Deputies fatally shoot man in West Tennessee
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man by deputies in rural West Tennessee early Tuesday. It happened after a robbery at a Decatur County gas station, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan Niland said. Responding county deputies tried to stop a car matching ...
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College Board rejects settling suit with fired JSU coach
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's College Board has rejected a proposed settlement of a lawsuit against Jackson State University by a former women's basketball coach. The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/2cX6OeE) reports the board rejected the agreement with Denise Taylor Travis Thursday while meeting in Purvis. The move could renew legal action in ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Jackson Mississippi Law Appeal Contract Jackson metropolitan area Damages University Lawsuit
3 troopers injured, 1 critical, in Miss. wrecks
Three Mississippi troopers injured in related Sunday afternoon wrecks.       
8 points by USA Today | Jackson Mississippi Accident Injury Weather Wreck Mississippi United States Natchez Mississippi
Analysis: Secrecy plagues court cases involving Hinds DA
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The American justice system requires trials to be open to the public. But, so far, secrecy shrouds the legal maneuvering that could lead to a criminal trial where the defendant is the top prosecutor in Mississippi's largest county. Citizens can't understand the full story of the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Jury Supreme Court of the United States Judge Lawyer Jackson Mississippi Grand jury Indictment State supreme court
5 things to watch in UNLV’s Saturday game at UCLA
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays UCLA at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Rose Bowl.
34 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football Mountain West Conference Sam Boyd Stadium PASS Rush Quarterback Jackson Mississippi Rose Bowl Game