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Digital JXN

Jackson and Mississippi are synonymous with blues music and comeback sauce and authors such as Eudora Welty and Richard Wright. But sometime soon, Jackson could be known for its technology ...

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Life in Code: Nader Dabit

The Jackson Free Press recently talked to Nader Dabit on the phone about his experience in coding, the importance of data in education, and the coding scene in Mississippi and ...

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Creating a Sandbox

On March 31 and April 1, both Fondren and Mantle. will be bustling with more activity as Mantle. gears up for its first annual Sandbox Live, which is an event ...

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Underground 119, EmployAbility Job Fair, The Source, Mama Nature's, Co.Starters and Dinos

Underground 119, which closed for renovations in August 2015, will reopen Saturday, April 1.

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Nissan Declines Talks with Union After Mississippi Rally

Nissan Motor Co. has declined to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant after a March 4 pro-union rally headlined by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Americans for Prosperity: Online Sales Tax is Wrong for Mississippi

The Jackson Free Press recently published an editorial criticizing my organization, Americans for Prosperity, for opposing a bill that would impose sales taxes on all online purchases made in Mississippi—even ...

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New Stage Theatre, Butler Snow, Innovate Mississippi

New Stage Theatre recently announced Early Bird registration for its 2017 Summer Camps for students currently enrolled in grades one through 11 from now through May 1.

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Mississippi Power's Kemper Plant Blows Deadline After Leak

After a tubing leak in part of its Kemper County power plant, Mississippi Power Co. now says it's unsure when the $7 billion plant will be finished.

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Advocates, Lawmakers: Women's Rights Legislation Will Be Back

Women make 75 cents to every dollar a man makes in Mississippi, data from the Mississippi State Treasurer's office says.

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UMMC Facilities Closing, MDA Collaboration on Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge

University of Mississippi Medical Center announced in a release last week that University Wellness Center Downtown and University Wellness Center Northeast in Jackson will both close on April 1.

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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty, Agrees to $4.3 Billion Fine

Volkswagen pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and obstruction of justice and agreed to pay a $4.3 billion penalty for a brazen scheme to program nearly 600,000 vehicles to cheat on ...

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Swell-O-Phonic, Little Bluestem Farm and Mantle. Co.working

Swell-O-Phonic is renovating this week and is temporarily moving all of its stock and operations into The Wonder Lab downstairs.

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Workers, Advocates and Politicians March for Unionization at Nissan

Auto industry workers, advocates and politicians marched on the Nissan Plant in Canton on Saturday to show support for a union and to urge workers there to unionize.

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Nissan Accused of Wrongly Blocking Union Activity at Plant

The United Auto Workers union charges that Nissan Motor Co. broke federal labor law less than two days before a Mississippi rally where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to speak ...

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Nissan Faces Safety Fine in Mississippi as Union Rally Looms

A federal workplace safety agency wants to fine Nissan Motor Co. more than $21,000, saying the company's Mississippi plant should have better trained a maintenance worker who lost three fingers ...

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