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Downtown on Display, Bio-Med, Small Biz Awards, Top STEM Majors

The second annual Downtown on Display will take place in Jackson on Saturday, Nov. 1, coinciding with the fourth annual Town Creek Arts Festival.

Business

Miss. Public Pension System Shows Improved Results

With stock market gains replacing steep losses in the accounting ledger, Mississippi's main public employee pension fund posted stronger results last year.

Technology

Unmanned Commercial Supply Rocket Explodes En Route to Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch ...

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Ann Turner Williams

Drake’s Designs Florist & Gifts owner Ann Turner Williams and her business-neighbor, Chris McCoy of The Book Rack, are teaming up for Books & Boos, Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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Conkrete Sneaker Boutique, Public Wi-Fi and the Home of the Future, and Fall Workshops

Conkrete Sneaker Boutique, opening Oct. 24, will offer exclusive sneakers unavailable anywhere else, in addition to socks, T-shirts, hats, watches and other fashion items.

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Some County, City Workers in Line for Pay Hikes

With minimal discussion at this morning's meeting of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors, members voted 4-1 to raise the minimum wage to $9.45 per hour for employees who have ...

National

FBI Director Warns Against Cellphone Encryption

FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects ...

Business

Jackson to Appeal Federal Court Ruling

The city of Jackson is likely to appeal a recent court decision that would could cost the already cash strapped capital more than $500,000 in fines.

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1908 Provisions Renovations, Northpark Holiday Events and Minority Business Grant

Celia Barrett Design, a boutique interior-design firm based in Jackson, recently completed renovations on 1908 Provisions in the historic Fairview Inn.

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Nissan Recalls Some Miss.-Made Altimas

Nissan is recalling more than 238,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.

Business

Symantec Says It Will Split Into Two Companies

Security software maker Symantec is the latest company to announce plans to split itself into two. The maker of Norton antivirus software said Thursday that it will separate into one ...

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C Spire Brings Faster Than Broadband to Jackson

This morning, Ridgeland-based C Spire and City of Jackson officials announced Jackson as the telecommunications company's newest "fiber city."

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Brent's Brings Back Breakfast, UMMC/Mayo Clinic Collaborate, Landmark Center Has New Buyer

As of last Wednesday, breakfast is back at Brent's Drugs in Fondren.

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Yarber: Costco 'Softer' on Lakeland Demand

Despite several current and former city officials characterizing an area along Lakeland Drive as non-negotiable for Mississippi's first Costco store, the company has softened its stance, Mayor Tony Yarber says.

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Again, Costs Rise and Completion Delayed at Kemper

Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above ...

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