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A Season to Beat

In the South, fall means football. We know that. This year in Mississippi, though, it's especially exciting, thanks to both the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University's teams having ...

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Small Steps in the Journey

On the track to better health, it's all about the small steps. Remember that great cities such as Jackson weren't built in a day; it's a step-by-step process. Here are ...

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Great Expectations

Whether it's communicating about exclusivity or merely determining if he likes you, directness is highly underrated.

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Joe Pennington and Robin Burton's New Beginnings

Robin Burton and Joe Pennington, whose previous spouses passed away, married later in life.

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Working Together to Forge a New Path in Jackson and the Country

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., Rich Harwood, founder and president of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, will talk about ways the community—and the country—can come together when he speaks at ...

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Stop Dieting, Be Healthy

Diet is a four-letter word. For people who struggle with weight, the word conjures images of hardship and long lists of what we shouldn't be eating and doing.

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Eating, Drinking and Learning

Eating and drinking are generally a recipe for a good time. But they also present opportunities to learn or to think about things in a larger context. One recent weekend, ...

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Building Purpose in Jackson

Jackson has made positive strides over the last few years, and I believe our best years to be in front of it—but there is still a lot of work for ...

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Learning Academies: Vital for Work Readiness

The Jackson Public Schools district is embracing a strategy that promises to make a huge difference in young people's lives, as well as improve their future success and earning potential ...

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#BTCJXN: Be the Change Grab Bag

We asked staffers, readers and known change agents in the community for their ideas on being the change we want to see in Jackson (a phrase we've borrowed from Gandhi).

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Childhood Obesity: Defying Easy Answers

Dr. Whitney Herring has been a pediatrician at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for about a year. With a master's degree in public health, in addition to being a ...

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Autumnal Ventures

While exploring another city is always a good time, this fall brought a number of new places to try in Jackson, and I was feeling the need to play catch-up ...

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‘Laugh So You Don’t Cry’

Lewis, who lives in Jackson with his wife, Kimberly, has struggled with sickle cell disease his whole life. He works in artists and repertoire for NOW Entertainment, where he is ...

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The Fontourage

Susan Fontenot is half creative genius and half psychic, as all great interior designers are. She isn't loyal to a specific style, nor does she create carbon copies of her ...

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Bride On A Budget

The adage proved true for my wedding: If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. It wasn't necessarily that I thought no one else could do ...

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