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Mississippi to Begin Tracking Assets Seized by Police Groups

Mississippi will begin tracking money and assets seized by police agencies and require more oversight of such forfeitures after Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 812 .

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Want Change? Get Involved

Some exciting things are happening in technology and entrepreneurship in Jackson this year.

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Prep for the Long Haul

St. Paddy's Parade weekend is a marathon, not a sprint. As such, it's important to plan ahead and be prepared.

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Conserving Fannye A. Cook’s Legacy

When Fannye A. Cook was born in Copiah County, women were almost 80 years away from gaining the right to serve on a Mississippi jury and 95 years away from ...

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Use the T-word: Trauma Matters, Must Be Treated

Without an understanding of trauma—what often lies beneath the surface of a child who was taken out of an abusive home or a teenager in juvenile detention—the wounds won't heal.

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Trump Blasts Release of 2005 Tax Form, Reporter's Account

President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since ...

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Brantley Gilbert: All on the Table

For several years now, Brantley Gilbert has been a big name in the world of country music.

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Roy A. Adkins

Normally, when Roy A. Adkins is taking photos downtown, he takes them at his studio, Light and Glass, which he co-owns with his wife, Jerri Sherer.

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JPS Shrinks as Charters Pull Students, Money

In Dr. Freddrick Murray's view, Jackson Public Schools has to be proactive to get in front of the myriad problems the district faces, from decreasing enrollment and funding at most ...

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What Do You Know About Being Green?

It's time for the annual Hal's St. Paddy's Parade & Festival. To make sure you get where you want to be, when you want to be there, the Jackson Free ...

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Calling on Our Ancestral Mothers

Each year I make deliberate efforts to study women throughout history. This year I have dissected my celebration. With intentional focus, I am celebrating black women. I am dedicating myself ...

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump's New Travel Ban Aimed At Muslim-Majority Countries

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii after hearing ...

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Jonathan Faulkner’s Unknown Dimensions

Jonathan Faulkner says his artistic medium—abstract drawings with permanent marker on sketch paper—developed more out of necessity at first.


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This week is one of the biggest of the year for sports fans. People are filling out their NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament brackets at this very moment in hopes of ...

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Local and Lucky

If you haven't heard, the Hal's St. Paddy's Day Parade & Festival is this weekend. Here is your guide to what you can do before and after.