Owl Hugs Man*

NYT Mississippi - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:05pm
An expert said, “I would be surprised if it had anything to do with its reaction to its handler.” Still, the internet swooned at photos showing a great horned owl embracing a wildlife volunteer in Mississippi.

In Mississippi Town, Some Fear School Desegregation Ruling May Backfire

NYT Mississippi - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:00am
Cleveland wonders whether it should fight to maintain the modicum of integration it has achieved, or accept the federal government’s more vigorous efforts to desegregate.

Marcus D. Gordon, Judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ Case, Dies at 84

NYT Mississippi - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:40pm
Four decades after three civil rights workers were kidnapped and killed, the judge sentenced an acquaintance accused of orchestrating the killings.

What Reese Witherspoon Likes About the South

NYT Mississippi - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:00am
The South is home for the actress Reese Witherspoon and she has some recommendations: shopping in Nashville, food in Atlanta, tailgating in Oxford.

National Briefing

NYT Mississippi - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 7:33pm
News and updates from around the country.

Mississippi School District Ordered to Desegregate Its Schools

NYT Mississippi - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 8:46am
The court decision in Cleveland requires the district to combine its middle and high schools.


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