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California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash ...

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Blow Dry Bar Hits Jackson, Sal and Mookie's Hits the Coast, Local Dishes Hit the National Scene

Nathan Coughlin, owner of Nathan's Salon and Nathan's at Great Scott, will bring a new hairstyling option to Jackson with the opening of Vamp the Blow Dry Bar in Fondren ...

National

White House Updating Online Privacy Policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it ...

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David Watkins Appeals Secretary of State Ruling Against Him

David Watkins has appealed a ruling that he violated state law in a bond money transfer from one development to another.

Business

Bryant Signs Bills to Limit Union Activities

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has signed three bills to limit labor union activities in Mississippi.

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TEDx Jackson and The Children's Collaborative

On Nov. 6, Jackson attorney, developer and Jackson Chamber of Commerce board member David Pharr will host TEDx Jackson, the first TED conference in Mississippi.

National

What You Need to Know About the Heartbleed Bug

Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

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Prepare to Die, Again: A Review of “Dark Souls 2”

"Dark Souls 2" is the third entry in the Souls series, a further refinement on an already impeccably polished property.

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Welcoming LGBT Customers, Zoo Brew and Bulldog Barkade

Campbell's Bakery owner Mitchell Moore created a Facebook page where business owners can sign up and make a public stance that they are not going to discriminate against LGBT customers ...

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Obama Tests Work Policies on Federal Contractors

Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama is using the federal government's vast array of contractors to impose rules on wages, pay disparities and hiring on a segment of the private sector ...

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Nissan Settles Worker's Labor Practice Charge

Nissan Motor Co. says it has settled an unfair labor practice charge with a pro-union worker at its assembly plant in Canton, Miss.

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As SB2681 Passes, A Gay Mississippi Businessman Talks Back to the Far Right

"I don't have to look back very far in my lived experience to recall a time when I was afraid to live openly. I once thought the very best I ...

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New Restaurant, Entrepreneur Center in Jackson

Two months ago, Joseph "Stax" Tierre added Norma Ruth's restaurant to his plaza of shops on Ellis Avenue.

Business

Senate Gives Final Approval to 3 Anti-Union Bills

Bills that aim to restrict union organizing and picketing practices in Mississippi, as well as restrict governments' abilities to pressure employers to use unionized workers, are on their way to ...

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Soul Wired, Mama Hamil's and Outlets of Mississippi

Soul Wired Cafe offers healthy cuisine with plenty of vegetarian items, geared toward getting people to eat right and is also a cultural venue that provides a mix of music, ...

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