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Meg Weidner

Meg Weidner, a resident of Laguna Beach, Calif., who was born and grew up in Jackson, will debut "Best Mom," a film she wrote and stars in, on Jan. 29.

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Gray Tollison

Sixth-term Sen. Gray Tollison, a Republican from Oxford, was unanimously elected Mississippi Senate president pro tempore on Friday by colleagues from both parties.

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Max Cooper

The Japan Prize Foundation named Max Cooper, a University of Mississippi graduate and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, as a 2018 ...

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Breein Tyree

Breein Tyree's career-high 31 points against Vanderbilt helped the Rebels to an 81-17 win over the Commodores. Tyree earned the title of SEC Player of the Week, making him the ...

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Lottie Joiner

The Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University recently announced that Lottie Joiner, editor-in-chief of The Crisis magazine, will be the keynote speaker for its 51st annual Dr. Martin Luther ...

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Jackie A. Turner

Gov. Phil Bryant is nominating Jackie A. Turner, a longtime employee of the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, to lead the jobs agency.

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Crystal Allen

Crystal Allen, who joined the University of Mississippi Rebels this season, is a graduate transfer from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Rich Rodriguez

The University of Mississippi has hired veteran coach Rich Rodriguez to be its next offensive coordinator.

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Bill Waller Jr.

After 21 years on the Mississippi Supreme Court and 10 years as chief justice, Bill Waller Jr. says it's time for someone else to take the helm.

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Daishai Almond

Freshman Daishai Almond was left to take the reins of the Golden Eagles' offense during the second quarter against Mississippi State University.