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Tornado Wrecks Buildings in Mississippi

13 injured, no deaths reported

(Newser) - A tornado wreaked havoc on Hattiesburg, Miss., yesterday, injuring at least 13 people as it pummeled buildings and hit a main street. Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency as Forrest County saw hundreds of homes damaged and the University of Southern Mississippi was hit hard, the AP reports.... More »

Southern Miss Band Cuts 'Green Card' Chanters

Members lose scholarships, take sensitivity training

(Newser) - Five Southern Mississippi band members have been dropped from the group following an offensive chant at a game, GulfLive reports. The students have lost their scholarships and will have sensitivity training after they targeted Kansas State's Angel Rodriguez , shouting, "where's your green card?" Said a Southern Miss... More »

Southern Miss: Sorry About 'Green Card' Chant

Band members razzed Kansas State player

(Newser) - The University of Southern Mississippi has apologized after members of its band recited an offensive chant at a Kansas State player during the NCAA tournament. As KSU's Angel Rodriguez approached the free-throw line, some in the band chanted, "Where's your green card?" Video of the incident was... More »

Southern Miss. Player Paralyzed in Shooting

Three shot at night club

(Newser) - University of Southern Mississippi linebacker Martez Smith has been paralyzed from the waist down following a nightclub shooting this weekend, a source tells the AP . Smith was one of three Southern Miss players shot in the club’s parking lot early Sunday after their win over Central Florida. Linebacker Tim... More »

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