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The Story of My Lifetime: Notes on Katrina’s 10th

As we approached the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I found myself wanting to experience neither.

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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 ...

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Whistleblower Faces Eviction

Annie L. Figures, who shined a light on ongoing problems at her apartment complex to the Jackson City Council and the Jackson Free Press, says she is facing eviction.

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Habitat Rebuilds Englewood Gardens

Habitat for Humanity unveiled 22 new homes in a celebration of teamwork that created a new and close-knit neighborhood from what was once an illegal dump.

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Protecting the Kids

On Oct. 24, after an eight-month investigation and two months of unsuccessfully trying to negotiate with the defendants, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the county, the ...

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Stinker Quote of the Week: "Retard"

Like her male counterpart, Rush Limbaugh, right-wing pundit Ann Coulter is no stranger to slinging childish slurs when she can't come up with anything actually useful or intelligent to say.

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William Waller Jr.: No Agenda

Criticized for political donations, Mississippi State Supreme Court Chief Justice William Waller Jr. says as long as the state constitution requires judges to run for office, contributions are necessary.

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FBI Arrests 'Rogue Officers'

The FBI arrested four men, including two former metro police officers and one acting Hinds County Sheriff's deputy, Oct. 2 on charges of conspiracy to commit an offense against the ...

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The JFP Debate Drinking Game Rules

With only one more debate on the books between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney (Monday, Oct. 22), we've perfected our drinking game rules. Cheers!

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City Election Blunders Continue

It seems even a trial in which a jury unanimously tossed out the original Ward 3 runoff election wasn't enough to ensure that city election officials got their act straight.

MS Tea Party Chat: Pics

Kim Wade, Janis Lane, and Mark Mayfield sit down and chat with JFP reporter R.L. ...