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Uber App Rides to Jackson

Uber, the controversy-stirring taxi-ride sharing app, launched service in Jackson this week.

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Tackling Brain Drain

Mississippians are looking for ways to solve the state's "brain drain" issue—the exodus of college graduates due to a perceived lack of jobs and little incentive to stay.

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Shaunna Thomas’ Fight Against Sexism

Shaunna Thomas, Ultraviolet cofounder, says her organization creates costs for sexist behavior.

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Willie Richardson

The Southwestern Athletic Conference Alumni Association awarded JSU alumni Willie Richardson with the Lifetime Achievement Award Dec. 6.

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After Ferguson, Mississippi Pushes Cop Accountability

Several Mississippi officials are looking at ways to increase police accountability in the wake of deadly encounters between police and unarmed men nationwide.


Rep. Espy Calls For Body Cameras

In light Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., a Mississippi legislator has followed suit with President Barack Obama’s proposal to require that police officers wear body cameras while on duty.

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It's Carson, Foote In Ward 1 Runoff

Dorsey Carson, an attorney specializing in construction businesses, faces financier Ashby Foote in a runoff for Jackson Ward 1 councilman.

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Attacks Common Core, Urges 'Investments That Matter'

Mississippi's second-highest elected official says that Mississippi needs to spend its money responsibly on "investments that matter" instead of focusing on more money to "do something for our kids" as ...

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The Ward 1 Money Race

The race for the Ward 1 seat on Jackson City Council is nearing its end. Voters will go to the polls tomorrow, Dec. 2, to pick new representation. After that, ...

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Judge: Miss. Gay-Marriage Ban Violates U.S. Constitution

A federal judge has overturned Mississippi's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. In his 72-page order, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote:

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Mississippi Last In Vaccine Choice

While local sports enthusiasts rave that Mississippi is No. 1 in something other than obesity and teen pregnancy, the state has slid into first place in more than football in ...

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Two Hinds County Judge Runoffs Today

Today, some Hinds County voters are returning to the polls for two runoffs for two county judge seats.

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Donations Pour in for Stewpot Shelters

By the time you read this, two pivotal emergency shelters in Jackson may already be closed and no longer housing a combined 50 Jacksonians each night.

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Judge Promises Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Quickly

While a federal district judge in Mississippi may rule same-sex marriage is a constitutional right as soon as this week, the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state is in ...

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Charles Barbour: On Kooks, Black Families and His Wife

Charles Barbour, 52, studied criminal justice at the University of Mississippi. As a city councilman, he would like to see the Jackson Police Department adequately funded but given financial oversight.

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HRC Campaign Seeks to Bridge Faith and LGBT Advancement

The Human Rights Campaign has started an initiative to advance public education and engagement of LGBT issues through advertisements, door-to-door efforts, and communication through mail and phone calls.

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Ashby Foote, Enterprising Candidate

Ashby Foote is new to the political scene, but he believes his knack for numbers gives him an edge as a candidate for Ward 1 City Council.

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Funding Cuts Could Put Women and Children Out

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is urging Jackson to move toward funding rapid-rehousing programs instead of emergency shelters. In fact, they have a put a cap on ...


Judicial, County Candidates for Hinds County

A list of judicial and county candidates for Hinds County