Archive | November 7th, 2012

REILY: Ole Miss students chose so, so poorly

November 7, 2012

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As I am sure you have seen by now, a protest at Ole Miss against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges. Of course the university issued statements denouncing […]

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MCDILL: Rowdy Rebels unhappy with Obama re-election

November 7, 2012

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While polls in the 2012 presidential election were closing across the country, things were a little rowdy at the University of Mississippi. Ole Miss students gathered in front of the student union chanting the “Hotty Toddy” fight song and according to the AP burning a Barack Obama campaign sign. The president was re-elected to a […]

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Ridgeland’s Washington Monument replica to be part of Colony Park entrance

November 7, 2012

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It may turn heads and pique curiosity for passers-by, but most Jackson-area residents know the Washington Monument replica on Interstate 55 in Ridgeland is simply a disguise for a cell phone tower. But when the split-diamond Madison Avenue interchange is complete in 2014, the monument will take on a new identity – it will become […]

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Ole Miss protest of Barack Obama gets out of hand, 2 arrested

November 7, 2012

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A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges. The university said in a statement Wednesday that the gathering at the student union […]

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