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City & County

City Mulls Siemens Contract Amendment

City officials recently announced that upgrades to the city's water system, which cost $25 million, are complete.

Politics

Analysis: Detailed State Agency Budgets Available Online

The Legislative Budget Office now provides information on the budget process, spending requests and budget terminology.

Person of the Day

Spanky the Otter

The Jackson Zoo has a new creature on the block: Spanky, a 1-year-old male North American river otter. He arrived in May and recently made his otter exhibit debut.

Civil Rights

Remembering Emmett Till: A Boy Who Changed America

Scholars say understanding Emmett Till's death in historical context is important. While Emmett Till's death might have helped spark a reaction from Rosa Parks a few weeks later, the Civil Rights Movement had started as a legal struggle.

State

Hurricane Katrina: Young Mississippians Remember the Storm

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, graduate student Ashley Norwood asked Gulf Coast natives at the University of Mississippi, "What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Hurricane Katrina?"

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Music Listings

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Burgers & Blues - Karaoke

Hal & Mal's - Central MS Blues Society (rest) 7 p.m.

Fitzgerald's - Johnny Crocker 7:30 p.m.

Julep - Joey Plunkett 7:30 p.m.

Kathryn's - Joseph LaSalla 6:30 p.m.

Last Call Sports Grill - I Love Mondays w/DJ Spoon $3 after 9:30 p.m.

Martin's - Open Mic Free Jam 10 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Pub Quiz

One Block East - Comedy Night Club 7 p.m.

University Place - Karaoke