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Gov. Bryant says he wants no Syrian refugees in Mississippi

Phil Bryant

JACKSON — Mississippi’s Phil Bryant is joining several other governors in saying they want to block the federal government from putting any Syrian refugees in their states. However, Lavinia Limon, president and CEO of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigration, said states don’t have any legal authority to block refugees from being resettled in their communities. U.S. refugee programs ...

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Global markets resilient in face of Paris attacks

Financial Markets Wall Street

LONDON — In their first response to the attacks in Paris, which killed 129 people, markets proved to be more resilient on Monday than many analysts had anticipated. Though Friday’s atrocities on the streets of Paris could hurt consumer sentiment across Europe in the short-term and raise concerns over longer-term geopolitical risks, investors are so far managing to hold their ...

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Occupied Paris full of adventure for American woman

“The Last Time I Saw Paris” by Lynn Sheene It’s difficult to imagine that anyone in 1940 — even a Manhattan socialite — could have been unaware that German forces had moved into Paris. However, those were the days without instant news at everyone’s finger tips. As improbable as it may be, it makes a rousing tale that Claire Harris ...

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Don’t expect Ernest Hemingway, but Paris is still Paris

Ah Paris, a beloved city that’s often celebrated in books, movies and songs. Who among us is not enamored with the City of Light? The art, the food (especially pastries), the sidewalk cafes, the cathedrals, the culture – well, you get the point. Rosecrans Baldwin is not the first American to seek the good life in the French capital, but ...

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Renninger wins art fellowship

Gulfport artist Lee Renninger is the 2009 recipient of the Jane Crater Hiatt Artist Fellowship from the Mississippi Museum of Art. Administered through the museum, the Jane Crater Hiatt Artist Fellowship provides a study-and-travel scholarship to support an individual artist in the development and creation of art over the course of two years. Renninger will use the fellowship to work ...

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