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White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina 71-68

Mississippi guard Stefan Moody (42) dribbles against Coastal Carolina forward Badou Diagne (23) during an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 in Oxford, Miss.  (AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday.

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Top marathon officials focus on safety issues

In this Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, photo provided by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, Doug Thurston, race director and executive director of the Big Sur International Marathon, obscured at far left, Virginia Brophy Achman, executive director of the Twin Cities In Motion, and Mike Nishi of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, right, listen as Wade Morehead, executive director of the Houston Marathon Committee stresses a point in an "Event Operations" panel discussion at a marathon security conference in Hattiesburg, Miss. More than 18 months since the Boston Marathon bombing, the challenge of securing a 26.2-mile area remains one of most daunting undertakings in all of sports. (AP Photo/University Of Southern Mississippi, Kelly Dunn)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — It’s been a little more than 18 months since the Boston Marathon bombing and the challenge of securing a 26.2-mile area remains one of most daunting undertakings in sports.

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Deer out in force, collisions on rise

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Mississippians aren’t the only ones bustling about this time of year.

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CMR certifies state saltwater fishing record

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources has certified the state saltwater conventional tackle fishing record.

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Florida hires Mississippi State’s Geoff Collins as DC

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida coach Jim McElwain has made his first official hire.

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