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Holidays at the Jackson Zoo and Starke Fitness Toy Drive

As a thanks to all its community supporters, the Jackson Zoo will offer free admission to all members of the public on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, from 9 a.m. ...

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The Push to Double the Minimum Wage

Cajania "CoCo" Brown, 24, says that she, her colleagues at Popeye's Lousiana Kitchen, and all other minimum-wage workers are worth more than what their bosses and the State of Mississippi ...

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Cathead Distillery, Brick Street Pops and Brasfield & Gorrie

Madison-based Cathead Distillery, Mississippi's first legal distillery, is relocating to 422 S. Farish St. in downtown Jackson.


Newton Hospital to Close After Federal Payment Downgrade

Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton will close Dec. 1, becoming the fourth Mississippi hospital to close since 2013.


LiveBlog: TEDxJackson 2015

JFP is live-blogging TEDxJackson 2015. The theme this year is "lift off."


Miss. Power Agrees to Charge Less for Part of Kemper Plant

Mississippi Power Co. said Tuesday it will accept a smaller rate increase for part of the $6.4 billion Kemper County power plant it's building.

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Report: Black Women in Delta Are Resilient But Still Suffering

Access to health care and services makes life for women in the Mississippi Delta difficult.

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TEDxJackson, Blues Marathon, Chamber Celebration and Hope Grant

TEDxJackson is hosting the second "Ideas Worth Spreading" event at the Jackson Convention Complex on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Moody's Cuts Mississippi Power Credit Rating After Elections

A bond rating agency downgraded Mississippi Power Co.'s debt to the lowest investment-grade level, saying the election of two new members of the state Public Service Commission "increases regulatory uncertainty."

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CC's Coffee House, Get2College and Jackson Zoo Master Plan

South Louisiana-based coffee chain CC's Community Coffee House arrived in Mississippi about six weeks ago.

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Council Hints at Lawsuit Over JATRAN

The Jackson City Council was poised this week to reconsider an agreement with the new operators of JATRAN, the city's bus system, but held off on discussion amid a threat ...

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Cascade on Tap, 540 Lounge and STEM Career Program

Trey Malone is bringing a new kind of cold-brew coffee process to Mississippi Friday, Oct. 30, during the Brewing Bad event at Deep South Pops.

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Yarber Downtown 'Resort' Plan Draws Council Scrutiny

Some members of the Jackson City Council are gently pushing back on a proposal from Mayor Tony Yarber's administration to designate part of downtown as a "qualified resort area and ...

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Panera Bread, Small-Business Mentors, Teen Wellness and Paralegals at Tulane

Panera Bread will open its first location in the Jackson metro area Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 a.m.

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Backroom Anti-42 Politics Counterproductive for Employers

Improving education in Mississippi should be the priority of manufacturers and bankers and insurance agents and realtors and restaurateurs.