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Ghost Hunters Find Missing Woman's Body At Abandoned Hospital

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.01.2015 | Crime

An abandoned Mississippi hospital, popular among curiosity seekers and paranormal researchers, became a crime scene Sunday after a group of ghost hunt...

Charleston: Quenching the Embers of Hate

Jim Moore | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Jim Moore

When I was a scout on my first camp-out, each boy in the troop was assigned a task; some scouts were in charge of the food; some took care of the large canisters of Kool-Aid and water; some helped with tent raising; and others, usually at least one older boy along with a couple of younger scouts, were in charge of the fire pit.

Old Courthouse, Warren County - Vicksburg, Mississippi: A Place Not to Be Missed

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Traveling on a steamboat in the 21st century is not only unique but allows you to relive an era long past that was filled with beauty and strife. My recent journey on the American Queen Steamboat was such a trip.

Memo to Today's GOP: The Lasting Lesson of the Battle for Vicksburg

Mark Benoit | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Mark Benoit

Today, the lessons of Vicksburg should be required study for those in the GOP. The rantings of modern conservative political leaders is shockingly similar in thought and theory to the secessionists of the 1800s.

America's Turning Point: Vicksburg and Gettysburg

Conrad Black | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Conrad Black

2013-06-06-Conradbookcover.jpgAfter Vicksburg and Gettysburg, the American aptitude for war would not be questioned again for a very long time. No one except Lincoln and the senior officers of both armies had imagined that the decisive climax of the American constitutional project could be such a noble and terrible combat.

Mayor Indicted On Bribery Charge

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- The mayor of Vicksburg, Miss., has been indicted on a federal bribery charge. Federal court records show that Paul Winfield was ind...

Barge Spills Oil Into Mississippi River After Hitting Railroad Bridge

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

-- A barge carrying 80,000 gallons of oil hit a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday, spilling light crude into the Mississippi River and c...

WATCH: Mississippi River Floods Take Toll On Poor -- How You Can Help

Posted 07.14.2011 | Impact

On the banks of the river in Vicksburg, Miss., 12 people -- including infants and children -- live in one house. As the Mississippi River continues ...

Mississippi Woman Determined To Slim Down Entire Hometown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mississippi may be known for being the fattest state in America. In Vicksburg, however, one woman is trying to change the reputation of her homestate,...