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City & County

More Water Bills Ahead; Siemens Contract Faces Changes Tonight

If Public Works Director Bob Miller gets his way, Jacksonians could start getting accurate water bills in the next couple of weeks.

Crime

Sheriffs Decry Cutbacks, Private Prison Contracts

Mississippi sheriffs packed into Room 113 at the Capitol Monday to express frustrations after the Mississippi Department of Corrections announced a reduction in inmates housed at the 15 regional facilities in the state even as taxpayer money is going to ...

Books

Michael Kardos

Author Michael Kardos has always been drawn to the art of illusion. As a teenager, the New Jersey native got into doing magic, and as an adult, he wanted to tackle the topic in his writing.

Development

EDITORIAL: Leaders, Roads and Bridges Trump Your Tax Cuts

Gephyrophobia translates into fear of bridges, and it's perfectly rational for Mississippians around the state to be suffering from that phobia following the closure of more than 100 "dangerous" bridges.

Biz Roundup

Spanish Wine Tasting at Seafood R'evolution, Cinco de Mayo at Cantina Laredo and Taste JXN

Cantina Laredo, a Mexican restaurant located in The District at Eastover, will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music, a menu of limited-time-only cocktails and drink specials.

Today's Events

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Music Listings

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - Railroad Earth w/ Shannon McNally 8 p.m. $25 advance $28 day of show

Fenian's - Open Mic

Hal & Mal's - Dinner, Drinks & Jazz feat. Raphael Semmes & Friends 6-9 p.m. free

Kathryn's - Keys vs. Strings 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Last Call - DJ Spoon 9 p.m.

Martin's - Chris Gill 6-8:30 p.m. free

Millsaps Ford Academic Complex - Jackson Choral Society's "From the Rising of the Sun" 7:30 p.m. $12 admission $8 students & seniors

Pelican Cove - Acoustic Crossroads Duo 6-10 p.m.

Table 100 - Chalmers Davis 6 p.m.