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Women Doing Business, Bonfire Lodge, Fuse.Cloud, East Village Estates and Pro Bono Service Award

Connie Michael, the owner of Colorful Creations Printing, will host the third annual Power Conference: Women Doing Business, which takes place Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

Education

Mississippi Seeks More Computer Science Teaching in Schools

Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science.

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A Worker's Right to Safety: 'You Shouldn't Have to Die to Make a Living'

The Workers' Center reports that at least 60 to 100 workers are killed in Mississippi workplaces each year, with more than 11,000 workers injured.

Business

Are We Free?

Are we really free when state government can take control of our citizen's property?

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State Green Lights Uber, Overrides Local Control, Regulations

Uber has the green light to operate statewide, after a bill implementing statewide regulations soared through the Legislature this session largely uncontested.

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Jackson Airport Enters Next Phase: Lawsuits, FAA, Ethical Limbo

For those wondering what is next in the saga of the takeover of the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers Municipal Airport, look no further than Charlotte, N.C., and its ongoing discussions ...

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Stallworth's Airport Suit May Not Have Standing, Harkins Says 'A Reach'

Former Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Commissioner Jeffery Stallworth's lawsuit challenging the impending "takeover" may not have legal standing or support from the other interested parties involved, including the current JMAA ...

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Fitness Plus, Hilton Garden Inn, Xcel Rehab and Batson Fundraiser

Fitness Plus owner Marty McCubbins opened his business to fill the need for a good health studio in northeast Jackson after the Deville Plaza YMCA's closure last year.

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Moratorium on Payday Lenders, Liquor, Title and Pawn Stores in Ward 4 Moves Ahead

Last Monday the Jackson City Council Planning Committee passed an order to curtail the further proliferation of "title loan, payday loan, check cashing, liquor store and pawn shop businesses."

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Defying City Attorney, Council Passes New Subcontractor Disclosure Rules

The City now has more “teeth” for requiring disclosure of subcontractors, as well as oversight for switching subcontractors, for all contracts above $50,000, thanks to an ordinance passed at the ...

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Team JXN, Women's Information Network, Millsaps Institute for Civic and Professional Engagement

TeamJXN, an organization dedicated to showcasing the growth of Jackson businesses, restaurants and entrepreneurial developments, is hosting the second of four planned meetings for 2016 on Thursday, April 21, at ...

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Legislature Moves to Control All Sales of Jackson Airport Land

The Mississippi Legislature would control the sale of all Jackson airport land under changes the Senate approved today.

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CU at the Zoo, AnnieGlass, Erdos at Home and UMMC AirCare

The Jackson Zoo is hosting an event called CU at the Zoo, part of Youth Savings Month in conjunction with Credit Union National Association, on Saturday, April 16.

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Space X Successfully Delivers First 'Inflatable Room' to Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space ...

Business

Mississippi Hospitality Group Starting 'Everyone's Welcome'

A Mississippi hospitality group says it's starting a campaign to promote inclusion after backlash over an incoming state law that says government workers, religious groups and private businesses can cite ...

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