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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 5, 1996
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Some will run with Nike on their chest. When the greatest distance runners in the world cross the finish line in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, television cameras will record not only the pure joy and intense agony of their effort but also the brand of their corporate sponsor.It will be much the same -- but not quite -- when Henry Moyo and John Mwathiwa, distance runners from the impoverished African nation of Malawi, cross the finish line.On their backs they will carry the hopes and dreams of their nation.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 5, 1996
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Some will run with Nike on their chest. When the greatest distance runners in the world cross the finish line in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, television cameras will record not only the pure joy and intense agony of their effort but also the brand of their corporate sponsor.It will be much the same -- but not quite -- when Henry Moyo and John Mwathiwa, distance runners from the impoverished African nation of Malawi, cross the finish line.On their backs they will carry the hopes and dreams of their nation.
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SPORTS
July 12, 2009
Nobody spoke Saturday of the sordid details of Steve McNair's death. At the Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, Miss., the former Ravens and Tennessee Titans quarterback was remembered as a father, husband, son, teammate and mentor by some of the nearly 5,000 people in attendance. "Steve was like a hero to me," Titans quarterback Vince Young said, "and heroes are not supposed to die." Article, PG 7
SPORTS
July 10, 2009
Six members of the Ravens organization will attend the funeral of former quarterback Steve McNair in Hattiesburg, Miss. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, linebacker Ray Lewis, cornerback Samari Rolle, safety Ed Reed, director of security Darren Sanders and assistant equipment manager William Sheridan - a close friend of the McNair family - will attend the 11 a.m. service Saturday at Southern Mississippi's Reed Green Coliseum.
NEWS
January 12, 2006
On Monday, January 9, 2006, HELEN ANNE Di MARCO of Picayune, MS, died at her residence. A native of Canansburg, PA, she worked with monogram/embroidery and a member of the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and she was a former member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Baltimore, Maryland. Survivors include her brother-in-law: Robert Di Stefano, Picayune, MS; three neices: Sandra and Lowell Webb of Picayune, MS; Donna and Erv Terwilliger of Ellicott City, Maryland; and Toni and John Del Guzzo of Pennsylvania.
NEWS
September 12, 2003
Kenneth L. Childress Sr., a retired pressman for Baltimore newspapers, died of a stroke Saturday at Ivy Hall Assisted Living. The Essex resident was 74. Known as Mississippi, he was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Miss., and moved to Baltimore in 1946. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953. He trained as a pressman and worked at the old News-Post, The Sun and the Quebecor printing plant in Glen Burnie. He belonged to Local 31 of the Graphic Communications International Union. Services were held Wednesday.
NEWS
September 28, 1999
Oseola McCarty, 91, a one-time washerwoman who earned widespread recognition after she donated her life savings to the University of Southern Mississippi, died Sunday in Hattiesburg, Miss., of complications of liver cancer.In donating the $150,000 in July 1995, she said she wanted to give others the chance to get an education she never had.ObituariesBecause of limited space and the large number of requests for obituaries, The Sun regrets that it cannot publish all the obituaries it receives.
NEWS
June 7, 2008
JACK LUCAS, 80 Medal of Honor recipient Jack Lucas, a North Carolina native who at 14 lied his way into military service during World War II and became the youngest Marine to receive the Medal of Honor, has died. He was 80. Mr. Lucas, who suffered from cancer, died Thursday after he requested that doctors at a hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss., remove him from dialysis, his wife, Ruby, said. Mr. Lucas was just six days past his 17th birthday in February 1945 when his heroism at Iwo Jima earned him the nation's highest military honor.
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By Tribune Newspapers | January 20, 2010
Tiger Woods is receiving treatment at a sex rehabilitation clinic in Mississippi, according to Benoit Denizet-Lewis, the author of a book titled "America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life." He's also a recovering sex addict and wrote in his blog Monday that Woods was in a Hattiesburg clinic, citing an unnamed source. Officials at the clinic have not confirmed that Woods is there. Denizet-Lewis has written for the New York Times Magazine, and spent some time at the same clinic, Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, a few years ago. He wrote that the programs at the clinic include group therapy sessions and family and couple's therapy.
SPORTS
July 11, 2010
Two Georgia players were jailed early Saturday morning on alcohol-related charges less than a week after an embarrassing drunken driving arrest prompted university athletic director Damon Evans to resign. Dontavius Jackson , listed as a sophomore tailback, and sophomore split end Tavarres King were in a Chevrolet Avalanche stopped on a campus road just before 3 a.m., UGA Police Chief Jimmy Williamson said. Jackson, 20, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and other motor vehicle offenses.
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