A levee protects a home surrounded by floodwater from the Yazoo River near Vicksburg, Miss., May 18, 2011.
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May 20, 2011 The flooding Mississippi River has crested lower than expected in Vicksburg, Miss., but the Army Corps of Engineers warns it will be days before the surging waters recede. Before evacuating the area, however, some Mississippi residents took matters into their own hands.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour walks through the Iowa Statehouse before speaking to the Iowa Federation of Republican Woman March 15, in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 25, 2011 Gov. Haley Barbour said he doubted he had the "absolute fire in the belly" to run for the presidency. Whatever fire he had might've been dampened by opinion poll results that placed his support at less than one percent which was less than "none" of the above got.
January 7, 2011 Imprisoned for 16 years for an armed robbery that netted an estimated $11, they drew support from civil rights activists across the nation. Now, one sister is set to donate a kidney to the other.
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