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Incentives Sail Through; Anti-LGBT Bills Drop; Groups Call for Foster-Care Funding

Sen. Charles Younger, R-Columbus, introduced a bill that would "clarify that religious leaders are not required to perform same-sex marriages" last week.

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Lumumba, Residents on Airport Grab: ‘We’re Not Falling For It’

Upward of 30 Jacksonians, fresh off work, gathered inside the Chokwe Lumumba Center for Economic Democracy and Development Monday night on west Capitol Street to protest an attempt by state ...

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FFT Reinvents, BancorpSouth Renovates and At Home Comes to Jackson

Fondren's First Thursday, a popular monthly event in Jackson, has been reinvented this year to be better than ever before.

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Jackson Airport 'Takeover' Bill Goes Live in Senate, Would Limit Mayor to One Appointment

The Republican governor of Mississippi would get strong control of the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers Airport under the highly anticipated legislation that finally landed this weekend.

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Stamps: No New Payday Loan, Check Cashing, Liquor, Pawn Stores

A Jackson city councilman wants to put a halt to the expansion of payday loan stores, check cashers and liquor stores in the capital city.


Drug Exec Takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, Angers Lawmakers

Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on ...

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Airport 'Takeover' Bill to Be Filed Early This Week

Sen. Josh Harkins, R-Flowood, is touching up a bill that proposes to change the Jackson airport commission structure.

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Uber Safety, Fairness Back Before City Council

When it comes to regulating Uber—and other transportation network companies that might follow—the Jackson City Council is walking a fine line.

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Squared Girl, Highway 18 Master Plan and Sam's Southern Eatery

The City of Jackson's Office of City Planning in the Department of Planning and Development is hosting a public meeting tonight, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m., at the Metrocenter Mall ...


SNAP Work Requirements Could Cut Off Aid to Thousands

Thousands of people in South Mississippi on the federal government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could lose their monthly food benefit of up to $190 before summer.

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New Resort Plan Satisfies Hal & Mal’s

Malcolm White is backing down from threats he made about moving Hal & Mal's out of Jackson, thanks to recent action the Jackson City Council took to squelch a controversy ...

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Entergy Eyes 'Capital Green,' Airport May Lease Land, JSU's Big Data

Entergy Mississippi is preparing to construct a new distribution operations center on the Capital Green Plaza complex between Tombigbee and South streets off Jefferson Street in Jackson.

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Ten Downtown Bars Could Receive Resort Status

Ten more downtown watering holes could receive a designation from the state to stay open—and keep pouring booze—until the wee hours of the morning.

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A Geeky Road to Good Health

Every time you turn around, it seems like more fitness gadgets have appeared. They can all help you along your healthy journey. Here's a few to check out.

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Seafood, Running, Mixed-Use and More

Mickey Paduda, owner of Jackson Proper LLC, hopes to expand Fondren's business community with the development of The Precinct, a mixed-use building so named because it once housed Jackson's Police ...