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Keenum responded that he wanted the state flag to change, but that MSU should keep flying the flag until it does. "As he has said before, he believes voters should decide at the ballot box what the state flag is or is not". He said Mississippi's flag remains part of a 50-state display in a cafeteria. Three historically black universities removed them earlier. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.
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    Man drowns swimming in ocean at Long Beach

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    Firefighters, medics and police responded to the scene to assist; upon arrival, one of the men was in cardiac arrest. On Monday, a 26-year-old man from Brooklyn drowned when he was caught in a rip current on Long Beach, Long Island. Later that evening, two women riding a watercraft were hurt after crashing into a bridge in Reynolds Channel. CPR was performed on the victim as he was transported to South Nassau Communities Hospital's emergency room in Long Beach by an LBFD ambulance.
  • U.S. women's team wins sixth straight gold in 4x400-meter relay

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    I'm super proud and they're super proud and I'm just happy for the whole of track and field in Germany", he said. "I just want to go home now and see my attractive kids and hang my medals around their necks". "Nothing went according to schedule". Merritt looked equally relieved. He was caught in the tail wind of South African Wayde van Nierkerk's world-record 400 run earlier in the week and settled for bronze .
  • Cron's 2 homers lead Angels over Reds 4-2

    Cron's 2 homers lead Angels over Reds 4-2

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    In the bottom of the third inning, Cron propelled an 84 miles per hour slider from Cincinnati Reds RHP Dan Straily into the left-field stands for a two-run drive that measured 407 feet, and now has 22 RBIs in his past 16 games. Mike Morin relieved and retired the next two batters to strand Peraza. However, Hamilton's ground ball down the left-field line off reliever Fernando Salas' first pitch was ruled barely foul.Hamilton eventually walked but Salas made Zack Cozart pop out to register his ...
  • MS Dhoni Feels Indian Cricket Team Shaping Well in Test Cricket

    MS Dhoni Feels Indian Cricket Team Shaping Well in Test Cricket

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    Rain was not the only culprit in the wash out of the second T20 worldwide between India and West Indies, due to "unavoidable technical" problems the start was delayed by as late as fourty minutes from the scheduled time. "For me as a young leader to know and lead the players is an exciting experience". We want to remain champions and entertain the West Indies crowd.
  • US Open: Surprise 2015 Finalist Roberta Vinci Reclaims Her Anonymity

    US Open: Surprise 2015 Finalist Roberta Vinci Reclaims Her Anonymity

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    Novak Djokovic comes into the US Open at Flushing Meadows this fortnight complaining dramatically of a wrist problem which is "more or less the same injury" that laid Juan Martin del Potro low for the best part of two years. Canadian favourite Eugenie Bouchard tallied 46 unforced errors in her 6-3 3-6 6-2 loss to Katerina Siniakova as the 2014 Wimbledon finalist struggles to content for trophies.
  • Moody Air Force Base Reviewing Low Flight over NFL Stadium

    Moody Air Force Base Reviewing Low Flight over NFL Stadium

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    FAA regulations say, "Over any congested area of a city, town, or settlement, or over any open air assembly of persons" that aircraft must maintain "an altitude of 1,000 feet above the highest obstacle". Running back Fozzy Whittaker said it caught everybody off guard initially. In its statement, Moody Air Force Base said the Air Force provides flyovers to the National Football League "to showcase our airpower and aircraft capabilities".
  • Gli eventi del 31 agosto: Vuelta, si riparte!

    Gli eventi del 31 agosto: Vuelta, si riparte!

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    L'inizio delle dirette è previsto alle 17 ora italiana e si protrarrà fino all'alba. Us Open 2016 . Da lunedì 29 agosto a domenica 11 agosto, il grande tennis si sporta a New York per l'ultimo torneo Slam della stagione sui campi in cemento di Flushing Meadows .
  • Rio 2016: Britain's Jason Kenny Equals Chris Hoy With Sixth Olympic Gold

    Rio 2016: Britain's Jason Kenny Equals Chris Hoy With Sixth Olympic Gold

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    Kenny's fiance Laura Trott won the Women's Omnium less than an hour earlier. Great Britain's Laura Trott had a sizable lead entering the event and easily held on to win gold. The final would prove anything but comfortable, as Kenny avoided disqualification having appeared to have overtaken the derny bike as it came off the track, which saw the race halted for a lengthy period while the footage was viewed.
  • Arsenal expecting to complete double deal

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    Wenger had made it clear that he is looking to sign another defender and a forward before the close of the transfer window, which saw the club linked with a number of players. But Wenger said he would not be influenced by the fans' demands. "I believe a club like ours is focused on giving chances to the players we develop in our own club".
  • 'EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants'

    'EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants'

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    On the record, US and European officials say they are continuing to move forward with talks and stress the importance of the TTIP to their economies. "I keep saying that I'm their chancellor too and I think it's important to profess that and it's good if that is reciprocated by commitment to our country and not by bringing conflicts", Merkel continued referring to the Turks living in Germany .