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Federal Court Blocks Law Threatening Mississippi's Sole Abortion Clinic; Calls it 'Undue Burden' on a Woman's Right to Abortion

Calling it an “undue burden” on a woman’s right to abortion, a federal court on Tuesday, blocked a Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. 211 more words

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Southern and Jewish

As a part of my job I get to guest blog for myjewishlearning.com. Last week I wrote about my experience at a military oneg in Columbus, GA. 10 more words


Contreras enjoys helping customers feel special at Swank on Main

It all begin as a hair salon in downtown Maben.

And a little over a year ago, the former Hair Pen evolved into Swank on Main, providing clothing, jewelry, accessories, hair salon services and tanning. 809 more words

Merry-Go-Round Meridian I

These¬†time-defying stallions are the derivatives of the Dentzel Carousel which is situated in Highland Park of Meridian, MS. It may look as though it’s been there since it’s birth, however the Dentzel Carousel did not arrived in Meridian until 1909. 70 more words

Class&Chic Life

Historic Herndando Water Tower

While water systems’ materials and designs have changed, the basic gravity-fed concept used by the Romans remains the same. (Nancy Bell, 2013 nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places, retrieved from Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory)

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Lawyer: Conviction in sheriff's death flawed

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the conviction of Christopher Lee Baxter in the 2010 death of George County Sheriff Garry Welford. 98 more words


In Her Own Words

Five things you may not know about Linkie Marais, veteran chef and finalist on “Food Network Star” in 2012:

1) “I can’t whistle.”
2) “I believe all my blessings come from God.” 27 more words