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U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, Pink House Carries on in Interim

After hearing oral arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon cast preliminary votes that move the court closer in deciding the ...

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EPA Head: 'Journey to Justice' Tour 'Really Personal for Me'

EPA Administrator Michael Regan visited St. John and St. James parishes on a tour he called "Journey to Justice." The five-day trip from Mississippi to Texas in mid-November highlighted low-income, ...

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Mississippi Abortion Activists Protest as Justices Weigh Ban

Supporters and opponents of abortion rights rallied, blared music and shouted taunts Wednesday during protests in Mississippi's capital as the state took center stage in a pivotal U.S. Supreme Court ...

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Scholarship Funds, Women's Business Center and Fanraiser Challenge at JSU

John Nau, president and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., bestowed $1 million to Jackson State University to support STEM scholarships and to name the atrium in the JSU College ...

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U.S. Colored Troops in Natchez Now Acknowledged, May Soon Have Monument

History and Research Committee Chairwoman Deborah Fountain explained the history of the U.S. Colored Troops at a Nov. 10, 2021, town hall meeting for the U.S. Colored Troops Monument project ...

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Marvin Hogan, Early Childhood Education Champion, Leaves Legacy of Systemic Progress

Marvin Hogan was instrumental in securing funding for Head Start centers like this one across the state.

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Bicentenary: Community Foundation for Mississippi Donates $1 million to Planetarium

An exuberant round of applause greeted the announcement of $1 million towards the Russell C. Davis Planetarium on Monday, Nov. 29, at the City of Jackson Bicentenary celebration opening event ...

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Dr. Phillip Burch

Alabama native Dr. Phillip Burch moved to Jackson and took on the position of chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Children’s of Mississippi hospital in October.

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MSDH Lowers Booster Age to 18 as Biden Addresses ‘Omicron’ Variant

As countries around the world reach to grasp an understanding of how quickly the new COVID-19 variant dubbed ‘omicron’ will spread and just how dangerous the new variant may become, ...

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New Stage Theatre's "A Christmas Carol," Capital City Lights and Ohashi Bowls

New Stage Theatre will begin hosting its annual production of "A Christmas Carol" on Saturday, Dec. 4, with performances running through Sunday, Dec. 19.

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City Kicks off 13-Month Bicentenary Celebration Today

The City of Jackson is kicking off the celebration of its 200th year of existence at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at Thalia Mara Hall, with the unveiling of the ...

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Book Grant Program Helps Mississippi Libraries Combat Racism

Sixty years ago, a group of Black students was arrested and jailed for peacefully studying at the white-only Jackson Municipal Public Library.

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WHO Names ‘Omicron,’ New COVID-19 Variant Concerns Experts

"The news about this new variant should make clearer than ever why this pandemic will not end until we have global vaccinations," Biden said. "The United States has already donated ...

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Belhaven Athletics Moves to USA South Conference

Belhaven University will be moving from the American Southwest Conference to the USA South Conference, finishing the spring season in the ASC before moving to their new home in the ...

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All Three Men Charged in Arbery's Death Convicted of Murder

All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial ...

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Brad Martin

Madison resident Brad Martin has served as a program administrator with the Mississippi State Department of Health's Office Against Interpersonal Violence since October 2021.

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‘A Dream of Mine’: Tyree Jones Wins Sheriff Election

With 60.34% of the vote going to Hinds County Sheriff's Office Investigation Captain Tyree Jones at the Tuesday, Nov. 23, run-off election, he became the new sheriff, defeating Interim Sheriff ...

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Jackson Leaders Approve Pay Hikes for Water System Workers

Jackson city leaders have approved a plan to increase pay for workers at its water plant.

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MSDH Touts ‘MyIR’ For COVID-19 Vaccine Records

As a growing number of restaurants and businesses in cities around the country require proof of vaccination, Mississippi’s health leadership recently took the opportunity to promote the state’s digital vaccine ...

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Small Business Saturday Coming to Jackson and Surrounding Areas

Small Business Saturday, a national event dedicated to small businesses, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 27.

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