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Chief Phyliss J. Anderson

Chief Phyliss J. Anderson has been re-elected chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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Tori Bowie

Former USM sprinter Tori Bowie has gone from tiny Sandhill, Miss., to challenging the best women sprinters for the top spot.

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Merchell Pittman

Merchell Pittman, a program support assistant at the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, says some of the greatest lessons in her life have come from her nearly two ...

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Melissa Vincent

Before Melissa Vincent began her Instagram account in 2011, she says she had never considered photography a real art form.

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Eddie Cusic

Mississippi guitarist Eddie Cusic, a man whose contributions to the blues music scene far outweigh his own recognition, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 89 years old.

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Brittany Noble-Jones

Brittany Noble-Jones made her debut as WJTV's new morning show anchor Monday, Aug. 10, joining "News Channel 12 This Morning" co-anchor Andrew Harrison.

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Jarius Moore

The Jackson State University Tigers turned to highly touted sophomore Jarius Moore to lead the ground game last season.

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Nigel Knott

By season's end last year, the only people targeting Nigel Knott with any regularity were college coaches.

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Dee Smith-Smathers

Although Dee Smith-Smathers did not get to celebrate her 74th birthday, she did live to see her marriage to her partner of 29 years, Charlene Smith-Smathers, recognized in her home ...

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Drake Elder

Jackson music impresario and Bebop Record Shop co-founder Drake Elder died the morning of Friday, Aug. 14, at his home in Brandon.

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The Hustlers

Musician Aven Whittington likes to call The Hustlers "howl-at-the-moon music." Another description may be "front-porch music."

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Rico Richardson

One player from Jackson State is currently listed on an NFL roster: Rico Richardson for the Tennessee Titans.

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Dr. Taunjah Bell Neasman

For psychology majors at Jackson State University, not many other professors have made a bigger impact than Dr. Taunjah Bell Neasman.

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Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas is a bit of a turnaround specialist.

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Zack Bird

Thanks to a 13-player trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves, former Murrah High School graduate and star pitcher Zack Bird did go home again.

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