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States Use Out-of-the-Box Approaches to Raise Awareness of Health Exchanges

Catchy jingles? Splashy videos? Multi-million-dollar public education campaigns? For the 16 states and the District of Columbia that have opted to run their own online health insurance marketplaces, these are ...

[Archive] Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner

Since the JFP launched in October 2002, the following pieces have discussed, in one way or another, the murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner and the effect ...

Herman's Picks

[Herman's Picks] Vol. 8, No. 11

After stuffing yourself with turkey, you might be ready for a strong drink and loud music to wash all that family time down.


Visualize the Debate

Here are the buzz words from Friday's first presidential debate:

Instant Replay: College Football, Sept. 15

Doctor S was MIA last weekend, but he's back on the job. The first order of business is what happened in state college football this week:

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How the Maker of TurboTax Fought Free, Simple Tax Filing

Imagine filing your income taxes in five minutes and for free.

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JFP Sunday Report: 10 Local Stories of the Week

It was an enterprising news week at the Jackson Free Press. Here are 10 local stories you shouldn't miss.

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The Surveillance Reforms Obama Supported Before He Was President

When the House of Representatives recently considered an amendment that would have dismantled the NSA's bulk phone records collection program, the White House swiftly condemned the measure.


From the Artist's Hands

The Jackson area is filled with tons of creative folks offering handmade items that would make wonderful holiday gifts. Each item carries the essence of the person who made it. ...


Instant Replay: College Football, Oct. 27-28

Central Florida 34, Southern Miss 17: Kevin Smith and turnovers kill the Golden Eagles.

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What Mississippi's Lawmakers Are Proposing for Education

Lawmakers in Mississippi have proposed more than 200 education laws for the 2014 session, in what is poised to be the second consecutive legislative session with a heavy focus on ...


College Football: Instant Replay, Nov. 18

It was a Saturday of upsets, close calls and disappointments for Mississippi's college football teams (keep checking back, this will be updated all weekend):


Merry Christmas!

My blog is usually pretty serious, so here are a few random stocking stuffers to throw my karma back into balance...


Best Practice: Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum

"Established in 1973 as the Mid-South Minority Business Council (MMBC), a component of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce, the MMBC Continuum now serves as a minority business-development organization and ...


Crossroads Film Festival 2010

Several months ago, a group of local film enthusiasts started the arduous process of screening films for the Crossroads Film Festival. After spending entire weekends camped in front of a ...

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Jackson Planning Map

Jackson is a unique city with great potential. What makes this city great are her people, their passions and their visions.

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The Right, and Wrong, Way to Change the Mississippi Flag

It's hard to know whether it cost him votes, but there was a moment during Mississippi Rep. David Baria's unsuccessful campaign for the U.S. Senate that caused a surprised buzz ...


Instant Replay: College Football, Nov. 23-24

Mississippi State 17, Ole Miss 14: The Bulldogs rally from 14-0 in the fourth quarter to win the Egg Bowl. The Rebels end Ed Oregeron's reign of error by firing ...