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Raising Filmmakers

It is raining in downtown Jackson. The humidity is stifling and uncomfortably sticky even under a rain jacket, yet a film crew is hard at work in the middle of ...

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Seven Minutes, Two Days

The 48 Hour Film Project is no walk in the park. On the weekend of Aug. 17-19 when filmmakers gather in the capital city to participate in this exhaustive competition, ...

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Find Your Running Niche

Though our capital city is catching on a little slower than places like Portland, Ore., the metro area has more runners than you might think.

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Ag Head Unhappy About Same-Sex Reversal, Vows to Pass New Law

Ag commissioner vows to change the law allowing same-sex couples to have commitment ceremonies on state property.

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Ceara Sturgis: Paving the Way

Ceara Sturgis and Emily Key wanted to hold their commitment ceremony in the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum's Masonic Hall, but were thwarted by the museum's stance of turning down ...

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Running Shoes: Support and Cushions

There's nothing I hate seeing more than runners at a 5K toting water belts, gel packs or Gatorade bottles.

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Trails, Trails, Trails!

Jackson may not seem like a town that would be accommodating to runners and bikers, but these active cultures are growing

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Poker Run: Not Your Average Race

Under cover of the narrow eaves at Fleet Feet Sports in Ridgeland, all shapes and sizes of runners and walkers huddled together to stay out of the rain.

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The Right Fuel

For serious runners and athletes, working out is a way of life rather than a means to an end.

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Religion Meets Raucous

Joanne Robinson Chris Roebuck are in "Buck Nekkid for Jesus" at Duling Hall this weekend.

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Still Going Strong

Every year in Vicksburg, a new crop of actors don the same costumes, put up the same sets and perform the same lines that they have been proclaimed from the ...

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MMA Gets Innovation Grant

The Mississippi Museum of Art is about to restructure its model for member participation.

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Sturgis Challenges Ag Museum

Ceara Sturgis says she is "excited" to see whether the Ag Museum will let her and her partner have their commitment ceremony there.

City & County

JPS to Adopt Abstinence Plus

Jackson Public Schools will adopt an abstinence-plus sex-education program for the 2012-2013 school year, JPS Superintendent Cedric Gray and board President Monica Gilmore-Love confirmed today.

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The Baddest Show on Dirt

Frank "Penny" Edwards saw a black cowboy for the first time when he was in his late 20s. Before then, he didn't know they even existed. Now, decades later, he ...

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Bye Sportsman's Lodge, Hello Jackson Square, N.U.T.S.

Several new businesses will open at Jackson's largest outdoor shopping center July 21.

Working Together: Jackson

On the night of June 14, hundreds of people flooded through the doors of New Horizon Church in south Jackson to collaborate on one of the biggest tasks the city ...

Running & Recreation

Run and Sun

Besides getting out of bed in the morning, running in the blazing summer sun can prove to be one of the most difficult tasks for a runner—difficult and potentially dangerous.