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Officials: Police chief shoots himself after suspension
Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot and killed himself in the police department’s parking lot        
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Study reports $603M impact by USM in Mississippi
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A new study says that the University of Southern Mississippi has a $603 million impact on the state. The Hattiesburg American (http://hatne.ws/2ceTFxD ) details the findings which were released Thursday. The newspaper reports that this was the first independent study of the Hattiesburg-based university's impact on ...
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Police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.         
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Mural of Gov. LePage in KKK garb sparks debate in Portland
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A mural depicting Maine Gov. Paul LePage in full Ku Klux Klan regalia sparked a heated debate in Portland regarding the boundaries of free speech. The street art was painted on a wall belonging to the East End Wastewater Treatment Facility sometime within the past week. ...
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Father, daughter killed in crash near Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a Missoula man and his 3-year-old daughter have died in a rollover crash east of the city. The Missoulian reports (http://bit.ly/2cI4UjQ ) that the victims of the early Thursday crash have been identified as 26-year-old Brandon Scott Zuleger and Payton Zuleger. A third occupant ...
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Mississippi police chief kills self moments after being suspended
"It's just a bad day — a bad day for law enforcement," a sheriff's office deputy said.
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Bay St. Louis police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.       
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I-69 contractor says Indiana incorrect on payment delays
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A contractor working on I-69 between Bloomington and Martinsville, Indiana says the state has given incorrect information about delayed contractor payments and construction delays. State officials have threatened to find I-69 Development Partners LLC in default of its contract to upgrade 21 miles of the highway, saying ...
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
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Officials: Suspended Mississippi police chief shoots himself
A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself Thursday in the police department's parking lot, officials said, in what was described as "a bad day for law enforcement."
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Judge dismisses suit filed to eliminate Mississippi's flag
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to eliminate the Mississippi flag as a state symbol.
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Officials: Mississippi police chief shoots himself in chest
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi police chief has died after shooting himself in the chest outside the police department.
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Conference committee tries to break oil spill deadlock
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A conference committee will make a last-ditch effort to break a legislative deadlock on how to use Alabama's settlement money from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The committee will meet Wednesday morning to try to broker an agreeable compromise between sharply divided ...
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Authorities investigate death of Bay St. Louis police chief
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The coroner in Mississippi's Hancock County confirms that he is investigating the death of the Bay St. Louis police chief. Coroner Jim Faulk said Chief Mike DeNardo died Thursday. Faulk told The Associated Press he was en route to a hospital to examine DeNardo's ...
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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.
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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.
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North Carolina seeks interstate designation for US 264
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory says getting a section of a North Carolina highway designated a future interstate would help Greenville with economic development and improved access to East Carolina University and the region. McCrory said Wednesday that the state Department of Transportation will seek federal approval for ...
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New Vicksburg high school offers college credits at no cost
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A new public high school has opened in Vicksburg that is offering students the opportunity to take college courses as part of their high school curriculum at no cost. The Vicksburg Post (http://bit.ly/2c0hauG ) reports that River City Early College High School, housed in a building ...
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The Latest: Bloomington mayor calls I-69 work halt a debacle
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Latest on Indiana's Interstate 69 extension project (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Bloomington's mayor is calling the work stoppage on the Interstate 69 extension a debacle and says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's administration hasn't properly monitored the project's private developer. Democratic Mayor John Hamilton said ...
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Weekend closures planned for Adams Street bridge
The Adams Street bridge over the south branch of the Chicago River will be closed on Friday.
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3 workers arrested in package thefts from UPS center
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say three workers have been arrested on embezzlement charges in the theft of commercial packages from a United Parcel Services center in south Mississippi.
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Police: College student fell from 11th-floor window to death
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a University of Southern Mississippi student fell through a closed 11th-story hotel window onto a hotel's fourth-floor pool deck and died. An email from the coroner's office identifies the dead man as 20-year-old Cole Whaley, and says he died at the DoubleTree ...
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Slain Missouri KKK leader's wife and stepson charged with murder
The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri were charged in his death Monday. Malissa Ann Ancona, 44, and her son, Paul Edward Jinkerson Jr., 24, were charged with first-degree murder, tampering with physical evidence and abandonment of a...
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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.
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Wife of slain KKK imperial wizard held on suspicion of murder
The wife of a Missouri man who identified as an “imperial wizard” of a Ku Klux Klan group is being held on "suspicion of murder" after her h...       
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New book spurs call for fresh probe of Emmett Till lynching
Two of Emmett Till's cousins, Wheeler Parker and Deborah Watts, said a renewed probe of Carolyn Donham's role could settle lingering questions.
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Analysis: Lack of info not helping school funding rewrite
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - There's still time to have a real discussion about possible changes to Mississippi's school funding formula. Last week's derailment of what had once looked like a legislative freight train might provide the opportunity. Unable to decide on what proposals to bring forward, leaders in the House ...
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Body of KKK leader found near river in Missouri
Allen ConeFeb. 12 (UPI) -- The body of a Ku Klux Klan leader was founded near a river in Missouri.
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Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter released from hospital
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears is back at her home in Kentwood, Louisiana after a vehicle accident last week.
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Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied. Now his family wants the truth
Carolyn Bryant Donham has admitted she lied when she testified that Emmett Till touched her.       
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Tennessee bill would create sales tax holiday for guns
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill proposed in Tennessee's legislature would create a sales tax holiday for guns and ammunition.
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Emmett Till's family wants truth in wake of lie revelation
Carolyn Bryant Donham has admitted she lied when she testified that Emmett Till touched her.       
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Tornadoes batter Louisiana, thousands left in the dark
The tornadoes that struck southeastern Louisiana destroyed homes and businesses, flipped cars and trucks, and left thousands without power, but no deaths were reported.
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Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied. What now?
Carolyn Bryant admitted she lied when she testified in 1955 that the black teen touched her — a lie she repeated to the FBI a decade ago.        
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Flipped trucks & destroyed homes: State of emergency in Louisiana as tornadoes hit (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Southern Louisiana, including New Orleans, has suffered severe damage after seven tornadoes battered the area, causing dozens of injuries and leaving a wake of destruction. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Spears crash rekindles concerns about off-road vehicle accidents
The off-road vehicle accident involving Britney Spears’ niece rekindled safety concerns as the number of injuries involving those vehicles a...       
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Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter Maddie regains consciousness
Update: "Doctors were able to remove the ventilator today and she is awake and talking."        
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Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied; will new charges be filed?
Carolyn Bryant admitted she lied when she testified in 1955 that the black teen touched her — a lie she repeated to the FBI a decade ago.       
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'Dozens of injuries' reported after tornado hits New Orleans
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Tuesday afternoon that there were dozens of reported injuries.
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Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter was too young to operate ATV: manual
The company behind the ATV that Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter crashed cautions customers to keep young children away from the vehicle.
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Jamie Lynn Spears was nearby when daughter crashed ATV in pond
She tried to free 8-year-old Maddie from her seatbelt but ambulance crew rescued her.         
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat.Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, where he will remain for another week or so before returning to Gulfport, Mississippi.
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Jamie Lynn Spears stood by unable to help as daughter crashed ATV
Jamie Lynn Spears was less than 100 yards away from her daughter’s overturned ATV but couldn’t help her.
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Man has 130-pound tumor removed
A Mississippi man who was told he was simply fat has had a 130-pound tumor removed during an operation in Bakersfield, Miss.Roger Logan of Gulfport, Miss., had the surgery on Jan. 31. He’s staying at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital for another week or so.His surgeon says the tumor probably began as an...
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Man who was told he was just fat has 130-pound tumor removed
A Mississippi man who was told he was simply fat has had a 130-pound tumor removed during an operation in Bakersfield. Roger Logan of Gulfport had the surgery on Jan. 31. He's staying at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital for another week or so. His surgeon says the tumor probably began as an ingrown...
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Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter, 8, injured in ATV accident
HAMMOND, Louisiana (AP) — The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears was injured when an all-terrain vehicle she was driving fell into a pond in Louisiana on Sunday, according to authorities and a spokesman for the family.
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Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter in critical condition after ATV accident
The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears was injured when an all-terrain vehicle she was driving fell into a pond in Louisiana on Sunday, according to authorities and a spokesman for the family.
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