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  1. Mississippi boy, 3, playing with gun fatally shoots himself in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    In this still from a news video by WDAM-TV, Jackson Police investigate at the Willow Pointe Apartments in Jackson, Mississippi, after a 3-year-old boy fatally shot himself Friday evening. A 3-year-old Mississippi boy has died after shooting himself in the face while playing with a gun, and police said Saturday they are awaiting autopsy results before deciding on filing charges.

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  2. Jackson command post to fight holiday weekend violent crimeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police in Jackson are manning a mobile command post for the Memorial Day weekend in a part of the city that authorities say has seen a recent spate of violent crime. WAPT-TV reports that police were on the scene Friday, checking the speed of drivers on Medgar Evers Boulevard .

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  3. This Stock Is Hitting Record Highs From The Bird Flu OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Benzinga

    Cal-Maine Foods Inc shares hit a record high earlier this week amid rising egg prices and worries of impending shortages stemming from an outbreak of avian flu. The Jackson, Mississippi-based company, the largest U.S. producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs, closed Friday at $57.45 up 4.5 percent for the week but off somewhat from its earlier high.

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  4. B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... King, who died May 14, 2015. Now they are calling it a memorial celebration. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming ...

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  5. B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Journal Gazette

    JACKSON, Miss. The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began.

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  6. James Kingsmill: That is the biggest joke I have ever heard. One of the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The bad news for Central Mississippi air travelers is that Jackson-Medgar Evers International is very unlikely to get a low-cost carrier to fill the void that will be left by Southwest Airline's June 7 departure.

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  7. Lexaria Corp CEO Christopher Bunka Buys 40,000 SharesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Canada and the United States. The Company has Palmetto Point Project, which is approximately 150 miles southwest of Jackson, Mississippi and approximately 50 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Receive News & Ratings for Lexaria Corp Daily - ...

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  8. Mississippi hospital whistleblower gets $3.5M in settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    JACKSON, Miss. - A former employee of a Mississippi hospital is getting almost $3.5 million as part of a string of settlements where 18 hospitals in seven states have agreed to pay $20.4 million over allegations they broke federal law by receiving Medicare reimbursements for psychiatric services that were not 'medically reasonable or necessary.'

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  9. Downtown Jackson Fire- Abandoned Jackson apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... - FIREFIGHTERS ARE NOT SURE HOW THE FIRE STARTED. BUT AGAIN LUCKILY- NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES. LIVE IN DOWNTOWN JACKSON, MIKE PERCHICK, 16 WAPT NEWS. AGAIN THE FIRE BROKE OUT AROUND 2 THIS AFTERNOON ON ADELLE STREET. THAT'S JUST OFF OF NORTH WEST ...

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  10. Fighting the flames of Jackson fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAPT-TV Jackson

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  11. Judge sentences Bassfield man in counterfeit items caseRead the original story

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jackson, MS-A Bassfield resident is going to prison for selling counterfeit merchandise, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Willie Lorenzo Greer, 61, of Bassfield, pleaded guilty to one count of Felony Sale of Counterfeit Goods Monday in Marion County Circuit Court before Judge Anthony Mazingo.

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  12. Memorial Day weekend eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Annual Hinds County Memorial Day Service will be held on the front lawn of the Hinds County Courthouse located at 407 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS. The program will commence at 9:30am and last approximately one hour.

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  13. 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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  14. Greg Word named senior vice president of Greater Jackson Chamber PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mississippi Business Journal

    Greg Word The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership is excited to announce that Greg Word has accepted the position of Senior Vice President of the organization.

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  15. Justice Department: 2 Mississippi jails violated constitutional rights of inmatesRead the original story

    Friday | Big News Network.com

    Two jails in Mississippi routinely failed to provide prisoners with reasonable safety from violence, housed them in filthy conditions and often kept them in custody long after their court-ordered release dates, a report from the Department of Justice found. The Hinds County Adult Detention Center in Raymond, Miss., and the Jackson City Detention Center in Jackson, Miss., violated the constitutional rights of its prisoners, the federal review found.

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  16. Fast-casual eatery launches major expansion in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Newk's Eatery, a scaled-up, fast-casual restaurant based in Jackson, Mississippi, hopes to proliferate in the Houston market by opening nine new Houston locations in the next five years. The cafe has locations in Katy and Cypress and construction plans for two more Houston spots.

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  17. College Board names Ole Miss provost, Morris Stocks, as interim leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mississippi Business Journal

    Morris Stocks JACKSON - The College Board has named University of Mississippi Provost Morris Stocks to lead the university on an interim basis beginning June 15. After the board refused to renew his contract, Chancellor Dan Jones wasn't scheduled to step down until Sept.

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    In celebration of June as National Homeownership Month, a free housing information session will be held Saturday, June 13, from 5 until 6 p.m. at the Andrew Jackson Conference Room of the Warren Hood Building at 200 South President Street in Jackson. The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies' Home of Your Own program in partnership with the City of Jackson HOME Investment Partnership Program will host the event.

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  19. Can you help a dying Mississippi man find his long-lost daughter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Mississippi Press

    Joe Ray of Jackson, Miss., has cancer and doesn't have long to live. His one last wish? To see the daughter he hasn't held since she was an infant... about 40 years ago.

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  20. Field Service Technician | Technical InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | InfoComm International

    ... opportunity, affirmative action employer. Technical Innovation is looking for a Field Service Technician to work in Jackson, MS. This position provides technical and operational support of audio-visual equipment and systems located within the ...

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