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Mississippi Casino Revenue Rises as Sports Betting Begins

Overall casino revenue rose sharply in Mississippi in August with the start of sports betting in the state. State revenue department figures released Thursday show gamblers lost $181 million statewide ...

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A Space for Small Business

David Robertson opened Triad Business Centers in 2010 and made it an LLC in 2012. At the time of its opening, it was one of the only locally owned business ...

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Mississippi Agency Says It Won’t Buy from Nike Over Ads

Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform.

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Best of Jackson: Lawyers and Law Firms

Each year, we ask you about the best things in Jackson—from places to eat and drink to people to nonprofits and everything in between, including lawyers. Here are who you ...

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Moving Forward in Jackson

Development often happens in fits and starts in Jackson, but fall 2018 should see a lot of bulldozers and hard hats around town.

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Coffee and Prose

A building at the corner of West Street and Millsaps Avenue sits seemingly undisturbed, appearing like just another vacant one in midtown Jackson. However, there's more than immediately meets the ...

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Mississippi's Senators Say Award to Help City Buy Airport

Mississippi's senators say the City of Olive Branch has received a $14.9 million federal grant to help with the purchase of the Olive Branch Airport.

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In Session, Gov. Bryant Pushes Mississippi Lottery to Pay for Infrastructure

Mississippi lawmakers have debated whether or not to establish a state lottery for decades, but Gov. Phil Bryant called it a necessary move to fix Mississippi’s crumbling roads and bridges.

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Metrocenter Mall Closing

16 WAPT News reported today that Metrocenter Mall owner and chief investor Paul Oliver announced the mall will close Wednesday, Aug. 15.

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Lumumba 'Eager' for New Zoo Management Company to Take Over

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba hinted that the Jackson Zoological Society's time as the managing entity of the Jackson Zoo could be coming to a close.

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Follow the Jug: Fondren Public Opens

Fondren's newest establishment opened its doors on September 2, 2013. Read the story at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/04/follow-jug/.