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  1. Chancery judge delays JRA bond approval for Jackson's Westin hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Hinds County Chancery Court Judge William Singletary last week declined to approve bonds backed by Jackson taxpayers for construction of a downtown Westin Hotel.

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  2. JPD: Standoff ends with suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A DEADLY TURN. WE WERE THE FIRST TO BREAK THIS STORY... 16 WAPT'S JENNIFER ORTEGA IS LIVE IN NORTHEAST JACKSON.

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  3. Benny Simmons and Antonio Blakeney pitch merits of LSU to Malik...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... a product of Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, Florida, and Newman, who is 6-foot-3 and from Callaway High School in Jackson, Mississippi, are the top two shooting guards. "We hound him, but it's for fun," Blakeney said. "Wherever he goes, we're ...

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  4. Disabled American Veterans group to begin vanaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Disabled American Veterans group to begin van service Volunteer drivers needed to drive veterans to VA hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1CuvRMj Local veteran Michael Shaw has formed a new chapter for the Disabled American Veterans.

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  5. Student who bit head off hamster leaves universityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    JACKSON, Miss. - The family of a University of Mississippi student withdrew him from the school on Tuesday after a video appearing to show him biting the head off a hamster while on spring break this month was posted online.

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  6. Jackson qualifies two more areas for C Spire's Home Internet technology initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in two more areas of Mississippi's largest city this week - helping Jackson expand eligibility for C Spire's 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home Internet service and related SuperTM HD TV and home phone services.

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  7. Teen who bit head off hamster withdrawn from Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    The family of a Madison teen who is seen in a spring break video biting the head off a hamster has withdrawn him from enrollment at the University of Mississippi. Teen who bit head off hamster withdrawn from Ole Miss JACKSON, Miss.

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  8. LSU forward Jordan Mickey has decided to enter the NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Advocate

    ... Blakeney of Orlando, Florida, and is in the running for five-star guard Malik Newman of Callaway High School in Jackson, Mississippi, as well as 6-7 forward Melvin Frazier, a four-star prospect from L.W. Higgins High School in Marrero. "I want to ...

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  9. Getting To Know Tig Notaro, Comedy's Cancer SurvivorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... comedic work speaks on this and it's nice to see her show a lighter side to this painful part of her life. Born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, Notaro described herself as a tomboy who started smoking at age ...

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  10. LSU signee Benny Simmons adds USA Today Player of the Year award to list of honorsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... committing to LSU on Jan. 2. They will face a West squad that includes guard Malik Newman, a five-star prospect from Jackson, Mississippi. He lists LSU among the six finalists for his college choice. Simmons will be the 16th player who has spent at ...

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  11. Get wild at NaturefestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... (3-18). Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door. The Museum is located at 2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/msnaturalscience or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MSScienceMuseum . ...

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  12. Cal-Maine income skyrockets as prices rise and costs shrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mississippi Business Journal

    Net income for Jackson-based Cal-Maine Foods - the nation's largest producer of eggs - rose in the third fiscal quarter to $50.9 million, its second-biggest quarter ever.

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  13. AT&T Invests More Than $950 Million Over Three-Year Period To Enhance Local Networks In MississippiRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    JACKSON, Miss., March, 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested more than $950 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Mississippi between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP , an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 131 wireless network upgrades in Mississippi, including new cell sites, addition of network capacity, and new wireless high-speed Internet connections.

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  14. Scott C. DempsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Watertown Daily Times

    Jackson, MS – Scott Crossman Dempster, age 51, passed away on March 24, 2015. He is loved and remembered for his generosity of spirit, kindness, humor and creativity Scott was a man that brought people together; he was an angel on earth as he is in heaven.

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  15. Dan Jones rally at the Jackson offices of IHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... the things I have done as chancellor," Jones said. Waller is one of the student organizers who wanted protesters in Jackson to keep the pressure on the IHL board. "As long as discussions are continuing, we are not going to communicate with the press ...

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Iobserve

    ... "I started looking for meaning, and I felt that God was calling me to something different." He looked for it in Jackson, Mississippi, where a pastor mentored him, and again when he moved back to Southern California. As he was searching, his parents ...

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  17. John Meredith looks at father's courageous, 'maverick' life as activist and iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Alabama Live

    ... salesman from Memphis. It was two days into his "March Against Fear," when he set out to walk from Memphis to Jackson, Miss., trying to prove to Mississippi blacks that it was safe for them to register to vote. Meredith survived the wounds. He is ...

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  18. Miss. teaching hospital is key to state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | USA Today

    ... E. Batson Children's Hospital and partnering with the Mayo Clinic. Miss. teaching hospital is key to state's future JACKSON, Miss. - Fifty years after opening its doors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center is booming - constructing a new ...

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  19. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  20. Mississippi marks year of 3 women artistsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Washington Times

    ... (1909-2001) and Walker (1915-1998) were close in age, while Hull (1890-1980) was just barely a generation older. Jackson native Welty spent her life here, while Alabama-born Walker moved here in 1949 to join Jackson State's faculty (by then using ...

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