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Former KKK leader shared hatred of Jews with Clarion-Ledger

clarionledger.com — Twenty days before Missouri executed racist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin, the telephone rang. It was longtime Ku Klux Klan leader Glenn Miller who had gone to prison in 1988 after pleading guilty to plotting to overthrow the federal government. (He told the judge then that he had been misguided and emerged from prison less than three years later.)
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Mel Kiper Jr: Moncrief likely drafted in 2nd round

clarionledger.com — A prominent NFL Draft analyst said former Ole Miss wide receiver Donte Moncrief could be picked in the second round next month. Still, there are concerns. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. said Wednesday that Moncrief has all the traits needed to play in the NFL, but it did not always translate to the field during his three years at Ole Miss.
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Miss. girl, 2, found unharmed in Ga.; Parents arrested

clarionledger.com — A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Maliah Harris and her parents -- who were being sought by law officers across the South -- were located late Wednesday.

Quinndary Weatherspoon picks up offers from MSU, MTSU

clarionledger.com — Three days after a monster weekend on the AAU circuit, Velma Jackson's Quinndary Weatherspoon picked up his first two offers: Mississippi State and Middle Tennessee State. The Dandy Dozen junior guard received back-to-back visits from MTSU head coach Kermit Davis and MSU assistant George Brooks at his school on Tuesday.
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Kiper: Broncos could be a nice fit for Gabe Jackson

clarionledger.com — Draft guru Mel Kiper of ESPN mentioned Gabe Jackson falling to the Denver Broncos in the second round as a potential landing spot. Denver holds the 63rd overall pick, which is the second to last in the second round.
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Trio vows to oppose Highland Village lot

clarionledger.com — A trio of Kimwood Street residents promise to fight a proposed 50-space spillover parking lot for Highland Village, should the project gain approval from the Jackson City Council. A trio of Kimwood Street residents promise to fight a proposed 50-space spillover parking lot for Highland Village, should the project gain approval from the Jackson City Council.

Mississippi teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

clarionledger.com — A Walthall County teacher has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for having sex with four teenage students. Authorities say 40-year-old Nolana Thornton Griffin of Tylertown pleaded guilty this week to four counts of sexual battery against children under the age of 18 by a person of trust or authority.

Officials looking into cause of Tuesday structure fire

clarionledger.com — When the Atmos building caught fire in downtown Jackson Tuesday night, it left 1000 Entergy customers without power. A large structure fire broke out in downtown Jackson Tuesday night in the old Atmos building, leaving a little more than 1,000 Entergy customers in the dark, officials said.

Southern Miss targets Stephen F. Austin's Underwood, report says

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