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Newtown mom to speak at Jackson State

January 30, 2014

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Scarlett Lewis, a Newtown, Conn., mother whose son was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, will be among the featured speakers during the Mississippi Child Welfare Institute at Jackson State University, held Feb. 12-14 at the Marriott Hotel, 200 E. Amite St. The theme of the 12th Annual Conference is […]

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Jackson racing organizer says security is lax at smaller racing events

April 16, 2013

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Caleb Hammons with the website MS Race Timing.com said he ran the Boston Marathon last year for the first time and had planned to run it this year but got sick. “The noise is so loud at the finish line that you can’t hear anything,” Hammons said describing last year’s event. He said runners are usually […]

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Madison’s Martha Davis sees Boston Marathon celebration turn to sadness

April 16, 2013

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For Martha Davis of Madison, this year’s Boston Marathon was supposed to be a time to celebrate. But that all changed Monday afternoon shortly after she crossed the finish line in Boston, nine minutes before two explosions killed three and injured more than 100 near the finish line. “My mother passed away after last year’s […]

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Donna Bruce describes Boston as ‘somber’ day after marathon bombing

April 16, 2013

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Somber is how Madison’s Donna Bruce describes the scene in Boston, one day following the bombing at the Boston Marathon. Bruce, a partner at BKD, LLP in Jackson, finished the race in 3 hours, 50 minutes, some 20 minutes before two bombs ripped through the streets. » List of Mississippians in Monday’s Boston Marathon She says […]

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