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Control of U.S. Senate may hinge on possible Mississippi runoff

Published   Jun 11, 2024 05:36PM
By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - A crowded U.S. Senate race in Republican stronghold Mississippi could set the stage for weeks of uncertainty over which party ends up controlling the upper chamber of Congress after the Nov. 6 elections. Two Republicans and two Democrats are contesting a special election to serve out the remainder of retired Republican Senator Thad Cochran's term. Under state law, if no one gets 50 percent of the vote, the top two candidates regardless of party affiliation will go to a Nov. 27 runoff. It is a scenario that could ... Read more

Next-Level Lego Displays Showcased in North Texas

Dozens of exhibitors descended upon North Texas for the Lego Brick Convention this past weekend, with tens of millions of plastic bricks transformed into elaborate displays.

This was the first year the Lego Brick Convention occurred in F ... Read more

Hillwood Obtains $41M Loan for 900K-SF Mississippi Industria

Hillwood Obtains $41M Loan for 900K-SF Mississippi Industrial Portfolio

Hillwood Investment Properties has acquired a three-building, 900,000-square-foot industrial portfolio in Mississippi. The three warehouses within the portfolio rang ... Read more

Two Boston Red Sox Prospects Named Player of the Week

Blaze Jordan Career

Jordan was drafted by the Red Sox in the third round of the 2020 MLB Amateur Draft out of the DeSoto Central High School in Southaven, Mississippi. In his first season in the system, he played for the Red Sox rookie b ... Read more

Which bands are marching in the 2024 Indy 500 Festival Parade? Here's the list

Published   Apr 26, 2024 02:33PM
The list of bands gearing up for the 500 Festival Parade is out.

The May 25 parade through downtown Indianapolis will feature bands from across the U.S. as well as floats, giant balloons, celebrities and all 33 drivers competing in the Indy 500.

This is the 68th year for the annual event, part of the 500 Festival. It typically sees more than 200,000 spectators line its 1.5-mile route.

These 15 bands are marching in the 2024 500 Festival Parade:

38th Infantry Division Band, Indianapolis
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Pay attention to God’s ‘warning lights,’ Orr urges in

and 2 Chronicles, and used a traffic light to illustrate his sermon title, “Watch

Mississippi, since 1989, spoke on the life of Hezekiah, chronicled in 2 Kings

Orr, senior pastor of Brown Missionary Baptist Church in South ... Read more

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce New Guitarist Kiki Wong

Photo: Paul Elledge The Smashing Pumpkins have revealed their new guitarist. At the start of 2024, the legendary alt-rock band announced that they were looking for a new guitarist after long-time member Jeff Schroeder decided to part ways with the gr ... Read more

Folsom's Penelope Oliver Makes List Of Presidential Scholars

The United States Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has announced the 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars and Folsom resident Penelope Oliver is amongst the list of 161 high school seniors being recognized for their accomplishments in academics, the ... Read more