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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....

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...

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...

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...

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