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MSU Reaches the College World Series

Mississippi State University didn’t have the best postseason start, as the Bulldogs were bounced quickly out of the Southeastern Conference tournament. MSU ended up being routed by the University of ...

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Jackson Water: City Plans Lead Testing of Every Line, Debt Forgiveness

The plan to overhaul the water-billing system in the City of Jackson will include testing each property for levels of lead, Public Works Department Deputy Director Carla Dazet told the ...

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Business Leaders Discuss How New Flag Impacts State Economy

A prominent Mississippi business leader said Wednesday the decision to change the state's flag has removed a “significant impediment” to economic development in Mississippi.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Obama Era Health Law

The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans.

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Reeves Supports Special Session To Reimplement Medical Marijuana

The question surrounding the reinstatement of Mississippi’s medical marijuana program may be drawing closer to an answer this week, after Gov. Tate Reeves announced his support for a legislative special ...

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Tasha Bibb

Tasha Bibb loves to help Mississippi’s potential entrepreneurs turn their business dreams into reality.

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Construction Starts For New Fire Station; Jackson's Juneteenth Celebration

A new fire station, Fire Station #20, is under construction to replace an old one falling into disrepair along Medgar Evers Boulevard.

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Vaccine Hesitancy ‘Pitiful,’ Dobbs Says As Hospitalizations Up for Under-40 Residents

COVID-19 hospitalizations among younger Mississippians have increased in recent weeks, due to low vaccination rates compared with the state’s older population.

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District Donuts in Belhaven, AmeriCorps Classes, BeastCore Fitness and Jackson Public Pools

The Belhaven Town Center recently announced that New Orleans-based District Donuts Sliders Brew will take over the space that formerly housed Campbell's Craft Donuts during summer 2021.

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Weekend Picks 6-11-21

Whether you’re looking for something to do with the kids, a night out with friends, or just a reason to get out and enjoy the sunshine after all the rain ...

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Drag Racing and Stopping Traffic: City Adds Vehicle Towing Penalty for First Offense

Anyone who participates in drag racing in the Jackson city limits risks officials towing their vehicle, in addition to possible fines and jail time, a new ordinance indicates.

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Tim Elko

In a winner take all final game of the regional, the Rebels held off the Golden Eagles to win 12-9. It took some heroics from senior Tim Elko for the ...

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New Construction at USM, PRAM Awards and PBS Documentary at MSU

The University of Southern Mississippi has launched a series of construction projects to improve accessibility and mobility on its Hattiesburg campus, including a pedestrian pathway and additional parking.

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Dobbs Say ‘We Need To Do Better’ on Vaccine, Reaching Latinx Communities

State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs has decried vaccine hesitancy and urged vaccination for those who qualify. He joined an online panel on June 7, 2021, to speak about progress the ...

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Dale Danks Jr.

Former attorney and Jackson mayor Alney Dale Danks Jr. died shortly after being hospitalized due to complications from a stroke on Wednesday, June 9. He was 81 years old.

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Lumumba Wins Re-Election as Jackson Mayor; Two Freshly Elected to City Council

After garnering just shy of 70% of the votes in a field of five mayoral candidates, incumbent City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba emerged the winner and will serve ...

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Jackson Holds Municipal Election Until 7 p.m. Today As Water Woes Continue

Three independents, one Republican and one Democrat are on the ballot for today's Jackson mayoral election.

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Thomas Hudson

The United Negro College Fund and the Higher Education Leadership Foundation recently named Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson as one of eight historically black college or university presidents ...

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Gov. Supports 'Will of Voters' on Issue of Medical Marijuana

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he wants legislators to put a medical marijuana program into state law after the state Supreme Court recently overturned one that voters approved.

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WonderBox at the Children's Museum, New Restaurants at the Outlets and Fresh Market Father's Day Meals

The Mississippi Children’s Museum will open a new exhibit titled "WonderBox" on Friday, June 18. WonderBox is a 1,500-square-foot makerspace exhibit that will focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and ...


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