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Editor's Note

To Build a ‘Creative Economy,’ Fund Education

I started thinking a lot about the "creative economy" when we started our coverage of the 2014 TEDxJackson event. The whole idea behind Jackson's first TEDx event was big ideas, and many of them were incredible.
  Sept. 2

Music Music Listings Local Bands

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Delving into the Delta King

As the director of B.B. King Recording Studio and chairman of the Fine Arts Department at Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Alphonso Sanders wanted to acknowledge more than King's music.
  Sept. 2


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Person of the Day

Afroman Fined, Ordered to Get Counseling for Punching Fan

Rap artist Afroman has been given a suspended six-month jail sentence, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.
  Sept. 4