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US Companies Distance Themselves from NRA as Pressure Mounts

U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school ...

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Eagles Player Credits Mississippi Roots for Football Career

Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox says he credits his Mississippi upbringing and schooling for his successful football career.

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Hood Joins Net Neutrality Fight

Attorney General Jim Hood will challenge the Federal Communications Commission's decision earlier this year to repeal net neutrality regulations.

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Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Agrees to Guilty Plea in Russia Probe

A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is scheduled to plead guilty on Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges.

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MUW Cystic Fibrosis Grant, UMMC HIV Testing Center and Millsaps International Perspectives Program

On Feb. 16 and 17, Millsaps College hosted a campus-wide climate change conference as part of its new International Perspectives Program.

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Malaika Quarterman

Jackson Public Schools named Malaika Quarterman, a performing arts teacher at Power Academic & Performing Arts Complex in Belhaven, as Teacher of the Year on Jan. 29.

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Activist John Lewis Honored Decades After Civil Rights Arrest

The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station.

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Mississippi Gives Tax Break to Hotel Tied to Trump Company

Mississippi has granted a tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization.

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Equal Pay Amendment 'Harmful' to Mississippi Workers, Advocates Say

Equal-pay advocates say that an amendment the Mississippi House of Representatives passed to guarantee that women are paid as much as men is actually harmful because it exempts many employees ...

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Luke Reynolds

The start of the 2018 college baseball season was a long wait for Luke Reynolds. The current University of Southern Mississippi third-baseman hadn't played in a college game in two ...

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JPD Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Two unnamed male officers with the Jackson Police Department came into contact with two men at the 1300 block of Deer Park Street at about 3 p.m. Wednesday. A narcotics ...

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Oversight Committee Wants to Look at Pruitt's Travel Records

A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.

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Sen. Rubio Says He Would Support Raising Age to Buy Rifles

On the defensive after the Florida school shooting rampage that killed 17, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, an ardent gun-rights advocate, said he would support raising the age to buy rifles ...

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Pennsylvania Congressional Map Battle Lands in Supreme Court

A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court.

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Trump Endorses Raising Minimum Age to 21 for More Weapons

President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.

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Elizabeth Fowler: An Artist's Journey

Elizabeth Fowler, a Noxubee County native, says she liked the idea of art when she was a kid, but wasn't good at representational drawing.

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Mississippi Education Commissioner Retiring After June

The head of Mississippi's university system says he is retiring at the end of the state budget year.

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Mississippi College Town's Leaders Reject Gay Pride Parade

Leaders of a Mississippi college town have denied a request to host the city's first gay pride parade, a decision that left some members of the group in tears and ...

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REVIEW: Wake up to Heart Society

If musicians Teneia Sanders-Eichelberger and Ben Eichelberger have proved only one thing over the course of their careers, it is that they are adaptable. On "Wake the Queens," their debut ...

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Support the Black Dollar

Jackson Black Pages hosts its fourth-annual Jackson Black Business Expo on Saturday, March 24, at Tougaloo College.