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Metrocenter Mall Closing

16 WAPT News reported today that Metrocenter Mall owner and chief investor Paul Oliver announced the mall will close Wednesday, Aug. 15.

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Lumumba 'Eager' for New Zoo Management Company to Take Over

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba hinted that the Jackson Zoological Society's time as the managing entity of the Jackson Zoo could be coming to a close.

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Mississippi Court Says Suit Against Google Can Continue

Mississippi's Supreme Court says a state lawsuit against Google alleging violations of student privacy should stay in a northeast Mississippi court.

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Jackson Zoo's Future: A Bailout, A Resignation and Closed Doors?

The Jackson Zoo's future is the latest victim of Murphy's Law: Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong. And in the last week, it has.

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Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering leading a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock ...

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Table 100 Wins Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Aplos at Highland Village and Fuse.Cloud at Landmark Center

Table 100 received a 2018 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in July. Wine Spectator is a food and drink culture magazine that recognizes restaurants worldwide for their wine programs each ...

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Aerospace Firm to Put Headquarters in Mississippi, Hiring 70

Vertex Aerospace, an aerospace company spun off from a larger conglomerate, will make its headquarters in central Mississippi.

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Mississippi Zoo Faces Money Woes, Idea of Temporary Closure

The city council in Mississippi's capital city has approved $200,000 to cover the Jackson Zoo's "depleted" budget.

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Yappy Hour at Char, Fair Trade Green Moving and UnitedHealthcare Laptop Donation

Char Restaurant will celebrate the opening of its new outdoor patio with an event called "Yappy Hour" on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Caesars Launching Sports Betting in New Jersey, Mississippi

Two Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment will start taking sports bets this week, and another two in Mississippi will do so in mid-August.

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Soul Wired in Fondren, Yoga in the Park and Partners Worldwide

Stacey “Soul” Winters, owner of Soul Wired Café, officially reopened her business in Fondren on June 1 following a soft opening in March.

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Zuckerberg Clarifies Stance on Policy for Holocaust Deniers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media.

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In the Battle for Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast Blinks

In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business, Comcast has blinked. The cable and media company said Thursday that it is dropping its bid, ...

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APNewsBreak: Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive ...

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EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion Over Mobile Practices

The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's hugely popular Android operating system to install Google apps.

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