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November 15, 2018 2:00 AM

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Mississippi Senator and suspected lynching enthusiast Cindy Hyde-Smith is grabbing big national headlines for comments she made at a recent campaign stop.

"If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row," she said in response to praise by an area rancher.

President Donald Trump supports Hyde-Smith in a November 27th runoff with Democratic challenger Mike Espy.

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So dizzy. Feelings of "It's about time" are interrupted by twinges of "Why now?" followed by questions like, "Is it because they both have a thing for gold-plated potties?"

Donald J. Trump will honor Memphis' own Elvis Aaron Presley with The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the president can bestow on a civilian. Presley's contribution to American culture is being recognized in a class of seven including baseball legend Babe Ruth, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and GOP mega-donor Miriam Adelson.

It's the potties, isn't it?

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Gannett Co. shared its Q3 earnings, and the report contains some good news for The Commercial Appeal's parent company. Digital revenue is up by $3.3 million over last year. But digital gains couldn't keep pace with the $5.5 million in revenue lost from declining circulation. Publishing revenue is down, and advertising and marketing also took a hit. The report was released a week after Gannett announced that results of hotly contested midterm elections wouldn't be included in the next morning's newspaper. Continue Reading


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Artificial turf fields are on their way to Petaluma, CA. Three artificial turf fields are scheduled to be installed at a Petaluma park. Artificial turf fields will also be installed later at two high schools who are following suit.

Parents have expressed their concerns however concerning risk of bacterial infections, heat conduction, the effects of crumb rubber, and increased risk of physical injuries to players.


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