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UPDATED: Attorney Sues City of Jackson for Race Discrimination, 'Malicious' Termination

A former deputy city attorney is suing the City of Jackson for race discrimination, racial harassment, retaliation and violation of her First Amendment and due-process rights in federal court.


JPD Escorts 'Champion,' Crime Up and Down, Depraved Heart' Killer Sentenced

Despite ongoing controversy over his role in Hinds County criminal case, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is bragging this week after several local court wins, including sending a Jackson man to prison for "depraved heart murder."

Person of the Day

Sheldon Rankins

The New Orleans Saints are trying to fix a defense that was terrible last season. It was one of the worst in the history of the NFL, but this preseason offered a chance to improve the unit.

Taking the Leap

I cannot step into my leadership—my calling—without taking my team with me. We must all rise together. This realization and this bold honesty has transformed me. I am convinced that I will be a better leader and a better servant ...


Beth Ann Fennelly: Why Poetry is Important

Mary Anna Malich, who lives in Chicago, and her daughter, Beth Ann Fennelly, a resident of Oxford, Miss., had recently driven into Jackson from Memphis. Then Malich sat on a cushioned seat in the state capitol's rotunda as her daughter ...

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Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Mike Rob & the 601 Band 8 p.m. free

Bonnie Blair's - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 7-11 p.m.

Burgers & Blues - Silverado 6 p.m.

Cerami's - Linda Blackwell & James Bailey 6:30-9:30 p.m. free

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - Oh, Jeremiah Album Release Show w/ Sam Mooney 8 p.m. $7 advance $10 door

F. Jones Corner - Todd Thompson & the Lucky Band Blues Band midnight $10

Fenian's - Davis Coen Band

Fitzgerald's - Ronnie & Grant McGee w/ TJ Hall 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Skip McDonald

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - The Hustlers 7-10 p.m. free

The Hideaway - Framing the Red, Candybone & more 9 p.m. $10

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Chris Derrick 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Shadz of Grey 7 p.m. free

Kemistry - Skratchin' Jackson 9 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays feat. DJ T. Lewis free

Martini Room, Regency - Ladies Night 9 p.m.

Martin's - Darcy Malone & the Tangle 10 p.m.

McB's - Jason Stogner & Mike Patton 8 p.m.

Offbeat - Final Friday feat. all-vinyl DJ sets

Old Towne Clinton - Red Brick Roads Music & Arts Fest feat. Singer-Songwriter Showcase 7 p.m. $5

Ole Tavern - Mickey Rogers & the Soul Blues Band

Pelican Cove - The StoneCoats 7 p.m.

Pop's Saloon - Truck Patch Revival

Shucker's - Doug & Chris 5:30 p.m. free; Hunter & the Gators 8 p.m. $5; Jason Turner (deck) 10 p.m. free

Table 100 - Charles Scott 5 p.m.; Tommie Vaughn 6-9:30 p.m.

WonderLust - DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m.