Poke Salad Revue — Issue #50

It’s wild. It’s Southern…and it grows anywhere there’s sun! Stay tuned each week for new episodes with Shawn and Kelly and the Poke Salad Podcast at www.pokesaladpodcast.com.


Mississippi

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Other view: Saluting Mississippi’s farmers — www.clarionledger.com 
 Farming has always been Mississippi’s leading industry.

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Audit Finds Explicit Material on School-Issued Computers — www.jacksonfreepress.com 
 A review by the Mississippi auditor’s office found pornography and other explicit material on computers that some public schools issued to middle school and high school students.

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Justice Department Considering Reopening Emmett Till Murder Case, Family Says — www.nbcnews.com 
 The Department of Justice is considering reopening the investigation into the infamous murder of Emmett Till, after meeting with the boy’s family.

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You can walk a shelter dog on HSSM’s new outdoor track — www.wlox.com 
 The Humane Society of South Mississippi now has a walking track that will give shelter dogs an opportunity to get outside for fresh air and exercise.

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Birder tourism potential high in South Mississipp — travelwirenews.com

Birders can be seen peering through a pair of binoculars, or pointing a camera lens to the trees. They are a unique community of individuals who sometimes travel the country in search of chances at spotting feathered friends in their natural habitat.

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Man bites Mississippi deputy, says deputy tasted good — www.fox4news.com

Officials say a man bit a deputy, and then complimented the deputy on his taste.

MSU ranked as top ‘Best Value College’ in Mississippi

www.msstate.edu 
 A Mississippi State University education has the highest value of any college or university in the state of Mississippi, according to a recent analysis from SmartAsset, a financial technology company.

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Music Fest set for Friday, Saturday — www.gwcommonwealth.com 
 The Greenwood Music Fest, coming up Friday and Saturday, will feature a variety of musical styles as well as food and other activities.

The South

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Tom Shadyac unveils plans for Soulsville — www.commercialappeal.com 
 Soulsville getting climbing gym, juice bar, cafe, meditation/yoga/dance site, community center and outdoor event space

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Inside the Made In Memphis Entertainment recording studio — www.wmcactionnews5.com 
 We got a look inside music legend David Porter’s new Memphis record label. The state-of the-art complex at Made in Memphis Entertainment is one of the most advanced studios in the world.

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Bourbon House dinner has oysters in every course, even dessert — www.nola.com 
 The night kicks off a series of oyster dinners.

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Things to do in Birmingham, April 9–15 — www.al.com 
 Your free time is precious, so how to spend it? Here are five suggestions for Birmingham this week, April 9–15, 2017.

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Things to do in Mobile, April 9–15 — www.al.com 
 Here are five ways to spend time with family and friends during spring break week.

Metal & Lights illuminates businesses across Tuscaloosa, nation

www.tuscaloosanews.com 
 Here’s some irony for you. If you live in the West Alabama area, chances are you’ve seen Metal & Lights’ work and not even known it — like the massive chandelier that hangs in The Avenue Pub in Tuscaloosa or the sign for the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, also in Tuscaloosa. If you’re a country music fan, or just a fan of awards shows, you probably saw the 8-foot-high “CMA” letters that Metal & Lights created for the Country Music Association

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What Tuskegee Airmen meant to someone from the projects of New York — www.montgomeryadvertiser.com 
 Growing up in the projects on the south side of New York City, Denise Kester only dreamed of one day meeting a Tuskegee Airman.

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‘The Fifth Element’ Is Coming Back to Theaters — mentalfloss.com 
 Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

4 Analog Products Millennials Are Bringing Back

www.ypulse.com

There is no doubt that Millennials and Gen Z have embraced their upbringing in the digital era. They’re making online shopping more commonplace, fueling the chatbot revolution in communication, killing off marketing without a digital presence, and are almost always tied to their addictive devices.

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Should You Subscribe To Get Wines By The Glass? — www.minnesotamonthly.com 
 Mail-order wine from Vinebox: price, quantity, and taste.

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If ’70s Moms Had Blogs … — www.babble.com 
 Just an average day of drinking Tang, listening to Streisand, and cleaning the house … all while the kids are outside playing God knows where.

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Merriam-Webster Social Media Team — motto.time.com 
 Meet the women behind Merriam-Webster’s social media team, which has gone viral for its tweets trolling Donald Trump.

This Instagram Couple Earns 6-Figure Salaries Just To Travel The World

www.huffingtonpost.com 
 They can charge as much as $9,000 to post a single photo.

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