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Seeking Solutions to Illegal Dumping: Education, Citation, Action

"(Illegal dumping) poses a big problem in the city of Jackson," Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks acknowledged at the Feb. 2 council meeting. "As soon as we organize cleanups to ...

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Best of Jackson 2021

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There's nothing to us more local than ...

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Best of Jackson 2021: Food and Drink

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 19th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2021: Urban Living

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 19th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2021: Nightlife and Music

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 19th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2021: Community and Culture

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 19th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2021: People

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 19th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Parole Reform, Pay Raises and COVID-19: 2021 Legislative Preview

In spite of the monumental work ahead of the Legislature, there is good reason to question the wisdom of holding the session now at all. With a two-thirds vote, the ...

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The Most Intriguing of 2020

Thinking of a recent year as eventful as 2020 would be quite the challenge. Nevertheless, the Jackson Free Press chose a handful of Mississippians who have made headlines this year, ...

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'We Have Forgotten Who We Are': Denial and Death in Mississippi Hospitals

Health-care professionals, including hospitalists and clinicians, have spoken to the Jackson Free Press about the persistent denialism coming from the public as well as political leadership.

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Chicks We Love 2020

This year's Chicks We Love package showcases a number of influential women who do their part to bolster the city that we call home.

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Crossroads 2020 Film Reviews

This year's Crossroads Film Festival allows participants to stream any of the event's 18 films on their own time through the festival's end on Dec. 15. Read our writers' reviews ...

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Let the People Decide: Hoping for Equality in Voting

In addition to the 18 films being offered during the Crossroads Film Festival, the event will also include a handful of panel discussions.

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Crossroads 2020 Film Festival Moves to a Virtual Platform

Despite the lack of people going to movie theaters because of COVID-19, Crossroads Film Society remains determined to put on a successful film festival, but this year it will look ...

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‘Dear Johnny Reb,’ an Anti-Love Letter to Confederate Memorials in Mississippi

In his recent short film, "Dear Johnny Reb," Jacksonian Philip Scarborough and a group of native Mississippians lament the damage that these statues have wrought through their immobility.

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