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- Expert on Death of 17-Year-Old: 'Castle Doctrine' Needs Danger ThreatYesterday, outside a business near the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center, a white employee shot a young black man who was allegedly breaking into a vehicle in the parking lot.
- Frustration Continues over City FurloughsStanding in the sweltering July heat, city workers, union organizers and their interns gathered this morning on the steps of Jackson City Hall to speak out once again about the city-mandated furlough Fridays that have been in effect since last ...
- Crystal JamesJackson native Crystal James is the winner of the 2016 Miss Black Mississippi Scholarship Pageant. James, 22, was crowned Miss Black Mississippi in Tupelo on September 2015.
- White Male Shoots Black Minor for Breaking into Car Near Juvenile Detention CenterA white employee of Performance Oil Equipment shot and killed a black minor during an attempted car theft around noon Thursday, police say.
- UPDATED: ADF to Defend Bryant in HB 1523 Appeal, Emails Reveal Outside Groups' Influence In a court filing Wednesday, Roberta Kaplan, one of the lawyers representing plaintiffs in the case that made the "Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act" unconstitutional, revealed numerous emails that show the Alliance Defending Freedom's influence on House Bill ...
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- Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as Running MateORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.
- Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Says He Plans to Run for US Senate Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
- 2nd Former Ole Miss Student Sentenced in Statue Vandalism A former University of Mississippi student has been sentenced to a year's probation plus 50 hours community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school's first black student.
- Group Lodges New Complaints Against DeSoto County Schools A group that filed a civil-rights complaint against DeSoto County Schools last year says the school district is continuing to be discriminatory in its practices.
- Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro.
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