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A Worker's Right to Safety: 'You Shouldn't Have to Die to Make a Living'

The Workers' Center reports that at least 60 to 100 workers are killed in Mississippi workplaces each year, with more than 11,000 workers injured.

Health Care

Mississippi's Premature Birth Rate Leading to High Infant Mortality, State Offers Solutions

Working to reduce the state's high infant mortality rate without addressing premature birth rates is a bit like putting the cart before the horse.

Person of the Day

Monique Davis

Growing up in Washington, D.C., Monique Davis grew to love art early on. Her mother regularly took her to local art museums since admission was free.

City & County

Couple Hosts Islamic Heritage Festival in MMA's Art Garden Saturday

The International Museum of Muslim Cultures hosted its first Islamic heritage celebration this month after Mayor Tony Yarber proclaimed in March that April would serve as Islamic Heritage Month.


An American in a French Bathroom

Bonjour, monsieur," she said sweetly, as she mopped around my feet. "Oh this is so uncomfortable," I thought to myself as I stood at the urinal and replied, "Bonjour, madam." I love France, but one thing that I will not ...

Today's Events


Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - MissUsed 8 p.m.

Big Sleepy's - They Will Fall, Astral Sand, Finding Peace in Gunshots, Villetown Mountain Army Brigade & more 7 p.m. $5 all ages

Burgers & Blues - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6 p.m.

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

F. Jones Corner - Roosevelt Roberts midnight $10

Fenian's - Shaun Patterson 9 p.m. free

Fitzgerald's - Travelin' Jane 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Brian Jones

Georgia Blue, Madison - Brandon Greer

Hal & Mal's - Drive-By Truckers w/ Band of Heathens 8 p.m. $20 advance $25 door

The Hideaway - Splendid Chaos 9 p.m. $10

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Nellie Mack Project 9 p.m.

ISH Grill & Bar - 1st Class Band

Juniker Jewelry, Madison - Grand Opening feat. Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6 p.m.

Kathryn's - Greenfish 7 p.m. free

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

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

Martin's - The Heavy Pets 10 p.m.

McB's - Phil & Trace 8 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Fred T. & the Band 10 p.m. $5

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Deeb's Blues Band 5:30 p.m. free; Hunter & the Gators 8 p.m. $5; Chad Perry (deck) 10 p.m. free

Table 100 - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.