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National Airport Board Names Jackson's Carl Newman Chairman

The executive director of Jackson's airport now chairs the largest association of accredited airport professionals in the world.

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Haley's Comet, Fino Furniture, D's Cajun Spot and Hermes Creative Awards

Jackson resident Tony Fino, owner of Fino Furniture, opened a second store location at 1063 County Line Road on May 7 and will celebrate with a grand opening Wednesday, June ...

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Bliss Bride, Goodwill in Jackson and Coca-Cola Plant Auction

Bliss Gift and Home, a gift and home decor store located inside Banner Hall, is hosting a ribbon-cutting celebration tonight, May 17, to commemorate the opening of Bliss Bride, a ...

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Battle for the Airport: The Next Steps

Medgar Wiley Evers looked down from the wall of the memorial pavilion in the airport named after him upon the chairwoman of the soon-to-be-replaced governing commission as she lamented the ...

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Mississippi Spay and Neuter, Shayna's Boutique and Sweat Sauna Studio

The Big Fix Clinic, a high-volume pet sterilization program that Mississippi Spay and Neuter operates, is offering free spay-and-neuter surgeries to cats in zip code 39213, the northeast Jackson area, ...

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Rumors of Secret Contract Deals for Tire Plant Prompt Preemptive Moves

Rumors swirling around the county about who would get lucrative contracts to help build and service the new Continental Tire plant prompted the Hinds County Board of Supervisors president to ...

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Gov. Bryant Signs Airport 'Takeover' into Law

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives control of Jackson's two airports to a state-appointed board.

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A French Government Official Weighs in on Nissan

A top deputy in the French National Assembly is calling on the French government to weigh in on behalf of workers at the giant Nissan plant in Canton who want ...

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Charlotte, Baton Rouge Airports Lessons for Jackson’s ‘Takeover’

The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is not the only municipal air-traffic hub looking down the barrel of a state-sanctioned reorganization of its governing board.

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Women Doing Business, Bonfire Lodge, Fuse.Cloud, East Village Estates and Pro Bono Service Award

Connie Michael, the owner of Colorful Creations Printing, will host the third annual Power Conference: Women Doing Business, which takes place Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

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Mississippi Seeks More Computer Science Teaching in Schools

Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science.

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A Worker's Right to Safety: 'You Shouldn't Have to Die to Make a Living'

The Workers' Center reports that at least 60 to 100 workers are killed in Mississippi workplaces each year, with more than 11,000 workers injured.

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Are We Free?

Are we really free when state government can take control of our citizen's property?

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State Green Lights Uber, Overrides Local Control, Regulations

Uber has the green light to operate statewide, after a bill implementing statewide regulations soared through the Legislature this session largely uncontested.

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Jackson Airport Enters Next Phase: Lawsuits, FAA, Ethical Limbo

For those wondering what is next in the saga of the takeover of the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers Municipal Airport, look no further than Charlotte, N.C., and its ongoing discussions ...

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