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How Obamacare Went South In Mississippi

In a state stricken by diabetes, heart disease, obesity and the highest infant mortality rate in the nation, President Barack Obama's landmark health care law has barely registered, leaving the country's poorest and perhaps most segregated state trapped in a ...


AP: State, Ole Miss Prep for Weekend Action

The last time Mississippi State faced Arkansas, the Bulldogs were a mediocre 4-6 football team trying to figure out a way to become bowl eligible. Things have changed quite a bit over the past year.

Person of the Day

Corey Wiggins

As director of the Mississippi Economic Policy Center, Dr. Corey Wiggins has one, simple job: help end poverty in Mississippi.


Standing Up, and Dancing, Against Domestic Abuse

For 10 years, the JFP Chick Ball has focused on the strength of women. This year, a new event invites men of character to stand up against domestic violence—and celebrates those who do.


Adults Only

This Halloween, consider an adults-only gathering. This day has so many amusing qualities that a party can go in many directions, from spooky to theatrical. Here are some ideas for one that is in between the two.

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Mr. Sipp 9 p.m. free

Bonny Blair's - Halloween Party feat. The Neighbors 8 p.m.

Bottoms Up - DJ, Dancing w/Special Events 9 p.m. $5 18+

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads Duo noon; Live Music 6 p.m.

Debo’s Lounge - Karaoke

Duling Hall - Ben Miller Band w/ Seth Walker 9 p.m. $8 advance $10 door ardenland.net

F. Jones Corner - Live Music midnight $10

Fenian's - Halloween Party Theme: Dead Celebrities feat. The Bailey Brothers

Fitzgerald's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Aaron Coker

Georgia Blue, Madison - Kenny Davis & Chase Waters

Hamp's Place - Best in R&B & Southern Soul

The Hideaway - The Chad Wesley Band

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Big Joe Shelton 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Vinny Cheney 7 p.m.

Kemistry - Halloween Party w/ DJ NYU, DJ Lew & DVDJ Reign

M Bar - Flirt Fridays w/DJ 901 free

Martin's - Halloween Bash feat. TAUK 10 p.m.

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

McB's - Live Music 8 p.m.

Mediterranean Fish & Grill - Jarez Singleton 9 p.m. $10

Mississippi College - Capitol Brass 7:30 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Halloween Costume Party feat. Miles Flatt

One Block East - Ladies Night w/ Third Era 9 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 6 p.m.

The Penguin - High Frequency

Pop's Saloon - Trademark

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Halloween Costume Party feat. Topher Brown & the Family Business 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Halloween Party feat. Acoustic Crossroads 7 p.m. free

Underground 119 - Halloween Party w/ Jarekus Singleton 9 p.m. $10

University Place - Flirt Friday