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President Obama comments on Boston Marathon explosions

April 15, 2013

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President Barack Obama’s comments to the media this afternoon following the multiple explosions at the Boston Marathon

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List of Mississippians in Monday’s Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013

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Here is a list of Mississippians who ran in the Boston Marathon … Red Wave 1 10:00 am Start Bib No Corral Name Age Sex Hometown 629 1 Martin, Miles Jr. 34 M Florence 1210 2 Ord, Joshua 29 M Ocean Springs 1789 2 Whitten, Kristopher 37 M Olive Branch 2101 3 Wile, Daniel 31 […]

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(VIDEO) Oliver Diaz on Voting Rights Act

April 15, 2013

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Former state justice Oliver Diaz talks about recent analysis of the Voting Rights Act.

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Mississippi Business Journal wins 5 APME awards

April 15, 2013

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The Mississippi Business Journal won five awards during the weekend in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors newspaper contest. Staff writer Stephen McDill captured a first-place in feature writing for “Moog Master,” a story on Madison engineer Bill Hemsath who invented the Minimoog, a first-generation modern synthesizer. Staff writer Clay Chandler took a second place […]

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Reed says GOP officials were ‘duped’ by MPC

April 15, 2013

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By political columnist Bill Minor You’d hardly expect to hear a diehard Reagan-era Mississippi Republican sharply criticizing a big utility company for building a costly, unneeded — and experimental — generating plant with endorsement from state GOP leadership. Well, it has happened. Clarke Reed, of Greenville, pioneer of the state’s modern GOP, has spoken out […]

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