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JACKSON, Miss | Trump rallies for embattled US senator in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss — President Donald Trump stumped in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday’s runoff election a much closer contest than anyone expected. “She votes for us and she votes for ‘Make America … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Trump rallies for embattled US senator in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss | Nooses found by Mississippi Capitol day before Senate runoff

JACKSON, Miss— Mississippi police are investigating two nooses and six signs that were found on the grounds of the state Capitol on Monday, a day before a U.S. Senate runoff that has focused attention on the state’s history of racist violence. It was not immediately known who put the nooses up or why. Mississippi is … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Nooses found by Mississippi Capitol day before Senate runoff

BALTIMORE | Jackson, Edwards and Ravens run over Raiders 34-17

BALTIMORE — Rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson ran for a touchdown and threw for a score, Terrell Suggs returned a fumble 43 yards for a TD and the Baltimore Ravens ran past the Oakland Raiders 34-17 on Sunday. Cyrus Jones took a punt 70 yards for a touchdown to help the Ravens (6-5) win a second … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Jackson, Edwards and Ravens run over Raiders 34-17

JACKSON, Miss | Trump tweets support of Mississippi senator ahead of runoff

JACKSON, Miss — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a day before he plans to campaign with the fellow Republican in Mississippi ahead of her runoff against a Democrat. Trump tweeted Sunday that Hyde-Smith “is an outstanding person who is strong on the Border, Crime, Military … Needed in D.C.” … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Trump tweets support of Mississippi senator ahead of runoff

JACKSON, Miss | Lynching remark puts spotlight on Mississippi Senate race

JACKSON, Miss  — A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a “public hanging” is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state’s history of lynching and boosting Democrats’ hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South. Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing former … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Lynching remark puts spotlight on Mississippi Senate race

JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi US senator won’t discuss ‘public hanging’ remark

JACKSON, Miss — A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi, a state with a notorious history for lynchings, says she will not answer questions about a video that shows her at a campaign event praising a cattle rancher by saying she would attend a “public hanging” if he invited her to one. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Mississippi US senator won’t discuss ‘public hanging’ remark

Mississippi News: AG Hood, State Officials Address E-Cigarette “Epidemic” Among Teens

JACKSON, MS – The e-cigarette trend is now being called an “epidemic” by the Food and Drug Administration, and Attorney General Jim Hood announced yesterday he is taking specific actions to protect youth in particular against these addictive products. General Hood is joining the Mississippi Department of Health, Mississippi Tobacco Data at the Mississippi State … Continue reading Mississippi News: AG Hood, State Officials Address E-Cigarette “Epidemic” Among Teens

CLEVELAND | Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter

CLEVELAND — Browns coach Hue Jackson isn’t ready to “officially” make Baker Mayfield his starting quarterback. Everyone else has. Jackson said Friday that he’ll wait until talking to his players before publicly announcing a decision that seems inevitable after Mayfield replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night and led Cleveland to its first win … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter