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Tupelo mayor and former Miss Mississippi file for divorce

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - A mayor and a former Miss Mississippi are filing for divorce after about a year of marriage.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2sE24V2 ) Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and Chelsea Rick filed for an uncontested divorce June 2 in Lee County.

Court papers show they have been separated since about May 13 - about two weeks short of their anniversary on May 28.

Rick won the Miss Mississippi pageant in 2013.

Shelton, a Democrat, begins his second term as mayor in July.

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