Author Archives: Tommy Parker

U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL’s Washington Redskins

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By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON Wed Jun 18, 2014  Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III scrambles against the Philadelphia Eagles’ defense during the second half of their NFL football game in Landover, Maryland in this file photo from September 9, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Gary Cameron/Files (Reuters) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the federal trademarks for the National Football ...

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Public Corruption Update FBI Continues Efforts to Root Out Crooked Officials

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OP-Ed From The F.B.I. 06/17/14 The vast majority of public servants who work at the local, state, and federal levels of government are honest and dedicated folks who strive every day to do the right thing for their constituents, their communities, and their country. Unfortunately, there is a small subgroup of public servants who, whether elected, appointed, or contracted, are ...

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Jimmy Graham’s arbitration continues Wednesday(From NFL.Com)

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Jimmy Graham’s arbitration continues Wednesday 161 By Marc Sessler Around the League Writer Published: June 17, 2014 at 09:29 p.m.   While the New Orleans Saints toil away in organized team activities this week, the organization’s star tight end is about to find out if he’s actually a wide receiver. Watch “The Top 100 Players of 2014” every week at ...

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Wicker, Cochran Sign on to Sportsmen’s Legislative Package

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Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act Bundles Wicker, Cochran Legislation for Broader Appeal WASHINGTON –U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., both long-time members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, are cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that bundles an assortment of bills to increase opportunities for hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation in Mississippi and around the nation. The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014 (S.2363) ...

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“Ritz On The River” Coming To Vicksburg

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 VICKSBURG, MS: The Vicksburg Convention Center is thrilled to bring big band rhythm to Vicksburg. Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will perform some of the most popular hits from the “rat pack” era including Come Fly With Me, Georgia, and Luck Be a Lady. This will be their premier event in Vicksburg. “Ritz on the River” will be ...

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Did you know?

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Did you know? Today marks the 239th birthday of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802, ...

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Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

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  Contact Information: Historic Washington Street Vicksburg, MS 39180 601-634-4527 www.downtownvicksburg.org Jul 4, 2014 · 7:00 PM Come celebrate the 4th of July in downtown Vicksburg! The fireworks extravaganza on the mighty Mississippi will follow a live music by Chicago tribute band “Dialogue” at 7:00 pm. The fireworks will be shot behind the Old Levee Depot Museum, 1010 Levee Street. ...

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Vicksburg National Military Park Living

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  Contact Information: 3201 Clay Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 601-636-0583 www.nps.gov/vick Jun 20, 2014 – Jun 24, 2014 · 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM The Vicksburg National Military Park Living History Program is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission into the park is $8 per vehicle. Contact Tim Kavanaugh at tim_kavanaugh@nps.gov or call 601-636-0583 for more information.

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