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Democrats, Activists 'Infuriated' as Hood Defends Six-Week Abortion Ban

Abortion-rights activists and some Democratic leaders are unhappy with Mississippi's leading Democratic candidate for governor, state Attorney General Jim Hood, after his office filed a brief in defense of the state's new six-week abortion ban.


JSU President and MSU Professor Honored and Millsaps Research Grant

The Mississippi Business Journal recently named Jackson State University President William Bynum Jr. as one of the top 100 chief executive officers in the state for 2019.

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Alyssa Montes

Mississippi Valley State University is currently on its longest winning streak of the season, with five games in a row, as it heads into the final scheduled series of the season against Jackson State University.


Amazing Teens 2019

In the current political climate in the U.S., teens have shown that they are a force to be reckoned with, and that they are pretty amazing. Each year the Jackson Free Press honors some of the local teens doing amazing ...

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Tips for the Lazy Gardener

If you're like me and would rather let nature do most of the work in your yard, here are some spring gardening tips that require minimal effort.

Music Listings

Bonny Blair's, Brandon - Spunk Monkeys, Unplugged 7 p.m.

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Drago's - Daniel Fehrenbacher 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - Ghost Light 8 p.m.

F. Jones Corner - Chris Minter & the KJ Funkmasters 11 p.m. $5

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Zack Bridges

Georgia Blue, Madison - Jason Turner

Hal & Mal's - D'Lo Trio

Iron Horse Grill - Davis Coen 6 p.m.

Kathryn's - Keys vs Strings 6:30 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Hunter Gibson and Rick Moreira 6 p.m.

Shucker's - Acoustic Crossroads 7:30 p.m.

Soulshine, Flowood - Josh Journeay 7 p.m.

Table 100 - Andrew Pates 6 p.m.