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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for an "unjustified racial overtone."

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nowhere is gender politics thicker in the election season air than in the mannerly U.S. Senate as it considers what President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, did or didn't do in high school.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont inmates housed in a Pennsylvania state prison due to overcrowding will be moved to a private prison in Mississippi, following complaints about treatment, medical care and several inmate deaths.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont corrections officials hope to finalize a deal this week to move about 228 state inmates housed in Pennsylvania to a privately run prison in Mississippi after complaints about abuse, poor medical service and several inmate deaths.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town council has voted to ask its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, one of a handful of local governments or agencies that have called for boycotts in recent weeks.

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MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising. All but one road in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater or blocked by debris. Residents of inland communities who thought they were safe from …