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Jackson, Michigan is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Jackson, MI include 49201, 49203, and 49204. The median home price in Jackson is $56,900 which is roughly $44/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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St. Joseph/St. John Polish Heritage Festival offers up polka, golumbki and a side of tradition

Six hundred pounds of hamburger were rolled into 4,500 golumbki to feed attendees at the St. Joseph/St.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

MLive.com

Salvation Army's food pantry is bare as organization puts freeze on buying food

Donations for the Salvation Army's food pantry in Jackson have decreased to the point where the organization had to put a freeze on buying food.

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Detroit Free Press

ABC's Paula Faris gets weekend anchor job

Paula Faris is replacing the departing Bianna Golodryga as the news anchor on the weekend edition of "Good Morning America."

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MLive.com

Daybook: Recent criminal sentencings in Jackson County

Dustin Michael King, 26, 30 days in jail, credit for three days served, 24 months probation, $975 costs and fines, for domestic violence, second offense.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

MLive.com

Poll: Should the state delay bringing I-94 up to standards for public input, aesthetics?

Bringing I-94 through Jackson up to standards is on a two-year delay as state officials take a step back to undergo an extensive public input process.

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Therese C. Thoune

Therese C. Thoune, 86, of Powers, Mi., passed away Sunday, July 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, Mi.

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MLive.com

Renovations to Bloomfield Park complete, ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled

For months, contractors and construction workers frequented Jackson's Bloomfield Park instead of area residents looking to play basketball, tennis or simply relax.

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MLive.com

Jackson area business leaders applaud proposal that eliminates 'disincentive to invest'

Technique, Inc., has invested $14 million in a new facility and equipment in Blackman Township, but the manufacturer took a strong look at other states that were more "tax-friendly" before making its final decision.

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MLive.com

Jackson voters to decide fate of city's stormwater fee on Aug. 5, could bring back leaf pickup

Jackson leaders say if residents want clean streets, clean rivers and their leaves picked up this fall, they'll have to pay for it.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan Civil Rights Commission heads to Jackson

The state commission will host a regular meeting at 2 p.m. at Jackson College inside Federer Rooms B and C in the George E. Potter Center, 2111 Emmons Road.

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WKHM-AM Jackson

Heroin Bust in Jackson

LT. DAVID COOK FROM J NET TELLS WKHM THAT HEROIN IS THE DRUG OF CHOICE THESE DAYS, AND IT IS A KILLER.

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MLive.com

Brad Flory column: Examining the legend of an incredibly stupid mistake

One disadvantage of being around Jackson long enough to remember stuff is the risk of being confused by descriptions of recent history.

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MLive.com

$1,000 worth of heroin, marijuana found in home on West Avenue in Jackson

Police officers executing a search warrant of a home on West Avenue late Tuesday, July 22, discovered heroin and marijuana.

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MLive.com

Five things you didn't know about the Small Appliance and Vacuum Cleaner Hospital in Jackson

People in Jackson have known for nearly 50 years about a place to take "sick" vacuum cleaners to bring them back to good health.

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MLive.com

Peek Through Time: Progress Place mall did not live up to its name in 1960s downtown Jackson

As Jacksonians brace for another upgrade to Michigan Avenue, those who have been around long enough may remember a past project on the street that promised to revitalize and rehabilitate downtown.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Four Farms Selected To Produce Energy For Utility

Certain lots of whole peaches , nectarines , plums and pluots packed between June 1 through July 12 due to the potential of the fruits being contaminated with listeria.

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MLive.com

Former corrections officer and retiring city police officer hope to unseat incumbent on county board

Two Republicans hope to unseat one of only two Democrats on the county board of commissioners to represent District 8. Former corrections officer John Wilson and soon-to-be retired city police officer Shane LaPorte will compete in the Aug. 5 primary.

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The Eastern Echo

Jury Selection for Accused Murderer Begins

Jury selection for Ed Jameal Thomas' trial began Monday for the murder of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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MLive.com

FolkGalore in Jackson features eclectic collection of acts, including the Wheelers Brothers

The fourth-year Jackson music festival is the product of a collection of venues and a collection of minds, all of varying ages and musical backgrounds.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area

BANNICK , Kimberly L., and WILLIAMS , Valice R., of Litchfield, a daughter, BrookeLynn Rose, born July 16, 7 pounds, 6 ounces at Allegiance Health.

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