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Mayor Wants to Move $76.5 Million from Trustmark

After banking with Trustmark for at least three decades, the City of Jackson is looking to make a change.

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Southern LGBTs Get Good, Bad News

Despite new information about social and economic disparities facing lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the South, Mississippi continues to make slow, steady progress toward equality.

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County Wants Fewer Detained Youth

William Skinner recently fired off a letter to a federal judge in Jackson saying that Hinds County officials are trying to usurp his authority over the detention and release of ...

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Future Cloudy for Both Welfare Receivers Testing Dirty

One in 40—that's the likelihood that a person participating in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Programs, a monthly subsidy program for poor and working-class families, in Mississippi is a drug ...

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Roundup: Foote Beats Carson, Human Rights Resolution OK'd

Ashby Foote defeated Dorsey Carson tonight by a 106-vote margin to win the race for Jackson Ward 1 councilman.

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Mud Flies Late in Ward 1 Race

Residents of northeast Jackson's Ward 1 are heading to the polls once more to select their representative to the city council.

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Bryan Stevenson

The founding attorney for the Montgomery, Ala.-based Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson works in a broken system of justice. The indigent clients EJI represents deal with issues such as mental ...

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James Anderson Hate Murder Fallout Continues

Sarah Adelia Graves and Shelbie Brooke Richards, who are white, pleaded guilty in federal court in Jackson to charges associated with the murder of James Craig Anderson, a black man ...

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Dorsey Carson Releases Taxes, Slams Ashby Foote on Liens

Dorsey Carson, one of two candidates running to fill the Jackson Ward 1 seat, is taking his opponent, investment advisor Ashby Foote, to the mat over Foote's history of not ...

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Stokes Resignation to Prompt Ward 3 Election

As expected, Ward 3 Councilwoman LaRita Cooper-Stokes tendered her resignation from the Jackson City Council last night to take a seat on the bench as a county judge.

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