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Derrick Simmons

Mississippi State Sen. Derrick T. Simmons received the 2014 Award for Leadership in Juvenile Justice Reform at the 12th annual forum for the National Juvenile Justice Network, in conjunction with ...

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Eric Stringfellow

Thirty-two years after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Jackson State University in 1997, Eric Stringfellow is now the interim head of the department.

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Deuce McAllister

Born Dulymus Jenod McAllister on December 27, 1978, in Ludlow, the Mississippi athlete known to many football fans as Deuce, will enter the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame July 25.

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Dr. Christian Koch

Growing up solving riddles and puzzles set Dr. Christian Koch on a path to medicine. He loved mathematics and constantly asked "why?"

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Jasmine Murray

Jasmine Murray received the Miss Mississippi 2014 crown Saturday, July 12, in Vicksburg.

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Cornell William Brooks

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People named Jackson State University alumnus Cornell William Brooks its next national president in May.

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Don Hinton

Don Hinton became executive director of the MHSAA July 1, 2011, when Mississippi Sports Hall-of-Famer Ennis Proctor retired after 20 years in the position.

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April Sade

April Sade, 28, aims to use her experience as a domestic-violence victim as fuel to generate a bigger spotlight on Mississippi and the untapped talent that it possesses.

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Dr. Ramin Cooper Maysami

Jackson State University named Dr. Ramin Cooper Maysami, 52, the new dean of its College of Business on July 1.

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Muriel Ellis

Muriel Ellis, 54, became the first African American clerk of Mississippi's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals on July 1 this year, after being the first African American Supreme Court ...

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Avery Nejam

Much like Andy Warhol, Avery Nejam, 22, frequently uses elements of American pop culture as her subjects.

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Miroslave Klose

Since joining the German national team, Miroslav Klose has never finished a World Cup in less than third place. Despite all his great accomplishments, however, Klose, 36, has never been ...

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Biqi Zhao

Biqi Zhao sees intrinsic beauty and potential in not only the streets of Jackson, but in its citizens as well. As land use manager for the City of Jackson, she ...

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Evan Alvarez

The night before Evan Alvarez, 21, resigned from his position as chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans at Mississippi State University was a quiet one.

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People of the Day: U.S. Supreme Court

The issue in more than four dozen lawsuits from faith-affiliated charities, colleges and hospitals that oppose some or all contraception as immoral is how far the Obama administration must go ...

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