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ICE: Mississippi Immigration Investigation Began Year Ago, 8 Eateries Raided Today

Immigration and customs enforcement agents conducted raids today after a year-long criminal investigation at local Ichiban restaurants in Flowood and Pearl as well as dining establishments owned by the same ...

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Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop, Outlets of Mississippi, 2 Mississippi Museums and SBA 2017 Emerging Leaders Program

A new business called Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop opened downtown today, Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the former Cohen Brothers building at 224 W. Capitol St.

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Justices: Utility Regulators Can't Set Rule on Water Groups

The Mississippi Supreme Court says state utility regulators don't have the power to set a rule affecting rural water associations.

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Lawmakers Take on Capitol Complexity, ‘Amazon’ Sales Tax and Craft Breweries

The City of Jackson could receive financial support for its infrastructure this year, but how that will work varies on both ends of the statehouse. The Senate and House versions ...

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Painting with a Twist, Art Lovers' Soiree and MDA Entrepreneur Center

Fischer Galleries is hosting its annual Valentine's event, Art Lovers' Soiree, on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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New Businesses at Metrocenter Mall and The District at Eastover

Freshii, a restaurant franchise dedicated to using entirely fresh ingredients with nothing fried or frozen, is one of several businesses opening new locations at The District at Eastover.

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Ben Allen’s Defense Hangs on DJP’s Public/Private Status

Whether Downtown Jackson Partners is public or private, governmental or nonprofit, is a pivotal issue in the case against indicted DJP President Ben Allen.

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B Chill Lemonade, Jaco's Tacos Flowood, Feathered Cow on the Reservoir and Studio Styles

Kinyah Braddock, an 8-year-old Jackson resident, got into the lemonade business last week, but not in the form of a local lemonade stand as one may expect.

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New Head Chef at Saltine, Tulane Madison Closing and Aspen Dental

Sous chef Nicole Medrano recently accepted a promotion to become the new executive chef of Saltine Oyster Bar.

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Kendra Scott at Highland Village, Baker Donelson and Healthy Heroes

Last week, Highland Village announced the arrival of popular jewelry designer Kendra Scott to the shopping center, with the store's opening slated for summer 2017.

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Continental Tire Spends More Than $200,000 in Mississippi

Continental Tire spent $228,300 in November, a spending report from the German-based corporation shows. The tire plant, opening just off Interstate 20 in Hinds County outside Clinton, will eventually hire ...

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Obama Appoints Jackson Airport CEO to National Council

President Barack Obama will appoint Carl Newman, the CEO of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.

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Sanderson Farms, IBM: HB 1523 Hurts Businesses, Economic Growth

Mississippi business leaders, corporations, lawyers and locals denounced House Bill 1523 in eight legal briefs filed just before Christmas, supporting plaintiffs that want the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Livingston Cellars, NewCare MD and Belhaven School of Science and Mathematics

Every season, wine and spirits store Livingston Cellars holds a wine-tasting event. For this season, Mitchell Earrey, the store's general manager and resident sommelier, planned a special New Year's Eve-themed ...

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Fighting for Women: Workplace Rights, Paid Leave and Pay Gap

Child care, wages, domestic violence, pay equity and paid family and sick leave are at the top of the Mississippi Women's Economic Security Initiative's agenda for the upcoming legislative session.

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