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Free Admission to 2 Museums in Honor of MLK Day Through Tuesday

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the second annual National Day of Racial Healing, Mississippians can enjoy the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi ...

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Airport Commissioner, Takeover Opponent Rosie L.T.P. Johnson Dies

A commissioner of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Board, Rosie L.T.P. Johnson, passed away just before the weekend. The current JMAA chairman, James L. Henley, Jr., issued a statement on ...

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Jackson Schools to Re-Open on Tuesday with Make-up Days Ahead

Frozen pipes mean more than low water pressure for local public schools: the district is closed until Tuesday, Jan. 16.

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City Boil-Water Alerts: Updated Regularly

A live document tracking the City's water crisis

This is a live document tracking the City's water crisis that began in the first couple days of the month. Check back for updates.

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Water Successes, Public Information Losses

The new year ushered in a freezing cold front that put our pipes and infrastructure to the test. Seeing that we're in the second week of the year and also ...

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Fixing Jackson's $7 Million HUD Debt

A $7-million debt to the Department of Housing and Urban Development caused contention at the first Jackson City Council meeting of the new year, bringing recurring HUD headaches back to ...

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Boil-Water Order Could End Thursday in Mississippi City

A boil-water order might end by Thursday for water customers in Mississippi's capital city.

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JPS Still Closed, But Many of City's 'Peanut Brittle' Pipes Repaired

While Jackson has suffered a staggering 116 water-main breaks in the last week, Director of Public Works Bob Miller is assuring citizens that the number of new breaks has fallen ...

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.

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UPDATED: Frozen Pipes Cause Delays, Closures at Jackson Universities

Millsaps College posted to its website yesterday, Jan. 4, that it is delaying the start of on-campus activities for the spring semester, including all athletic practices, by one week due ...

Demolition for Fondren Hilton Homewood Suites Hotel

Demolition of a 2-acre plot in the heart of Fondren to clear ground for a ...