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Familiar faces among top 49 in National Spelling Bee semis

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The semifinals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee are underway, with 49 of the nation’s top young spellers competing for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes. 158 more words

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Our car snaked steadily through the cotton fields, its progress being watched only by a solitary red winged blackbird with sharp eyes and hunched shoulders. The spiteful old man of the sky, reigning from his telephone wire throne. 273 more words

Mississippi

K-9 rescues partner after he's ambushed by 3 men

PEARLINGTON, Miss. (WKRN) – A police K-9 rescued an officer who was ambushed by three men and according to authorities, the dog most likely saved his life. 258 more words

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B.B. King fans line the road all the way to Tunica

TUNICA, Miss. –-Just before 4 p.m. the B.B. King procession left the well-known delta diner, The Blue and White Restaurant.

Dozens of cars pulled into the restaurant, a favorite among blues musicians for the food, a car wash, and the memories. 266 more words

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Police Dog Rescues Deputy After He's Ambushed By 3 Men

A police K-9 came to the rescue of an officer who was being ambushed by three men and the dog most likely saved his life, authorities said today. 330 more words

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Morgan Freeman Is A Beekeeper!

Here’s the deal. I don’t go ga-ga over “Stars”. Come on. Most of them get paid the megabucks for strutting around being ridiculous, stroking their own egos. 130 more words

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K-9 Officer Saves Deputy's Life During Ambush on Dark Road in Mississippi

PEARLINGTON, Mississippi – A Mississippi deputy who was attacked by three men is injured but alive after quick action by his K-9 officer.

Deputy Todd Frazier was driving on a deserted road during his night shift last week when he noticed a car at a rest stop in Pearlington, Mississippi, authorities said. 209 more words

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