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A Music Lover’s Guide To The South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers

08/07/2015

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Mississippi Faces Struggle Over Confederate Emblem In Flag

The next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the rebel X has fluttered over the Capitol and other public buildings for more than a century as part of the state flag.

07/11/2015

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Top Mississippi Lawmaker Wants Confederate Battle Emblem Removed From State Flag

A top Mississippi lawmaker said Monday that the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag.

06/23/2015

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Mississippi School Superintendent Drops Graduation Cheering Charges

Mississippi school superintendent who pressed charges against four parents who cheered at a high school graduation ceremony has now dropped those charges.

06/09/2015

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B.B. King Funeral To Take Place Saturday In Mississippi

King was 89 when he died May 14 in Las Vegas. At his request, his body was returned to his native Mississippi for a final homecoming.

05/30/2015

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Mississippi Subway Employee Fired For Post Celebrating Police Deaths

Subway restaurant employee Sierra McCurdy reportedly posted a photo on Facebook in which she appears to celebrate the shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers.

05/12/2015

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Mother: Son Accused In Officer Killings Had Drug Problem

Marvin Banks’ drug use and drinking had worsened in recent years and he was hearing voices in his head.

05/11/2015

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2 Mississippi Officers Fatally Shot; 3 Suspects Arrested

Three people were arrested — and two were charged with capital murder — after two Mississippi police officers were shot to death during a traffic stop, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday.

05/10/2015

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Ga. Man Suspected Of Killing 5 Arrested In Mississippi

Authorities say a west Georgia man accused in the deaths of his wife and four others has been arrested.

02/02/2015

Elvis Presley fan Paul MacLeod (R) gives a tour to visitors at "Graceland Too."  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Graceland Too Auction Ends Quickly As Contents Sold Together

It was now or never for lovers of Graceland Too, north Mississippi’s eccentric shrine to Elvis Presley.

02/01/2015

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