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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 $57,900 which is roughly $42/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area

ADAMS , Mary D. and Thomas D., of Jackson, a daughter, Tatum Avery Brynn, born September 11, 7 pounds, 11 ounces at Allegiance Health. Grandparents are Lois and Richard Saltzgaber of Jackson, Darcy and Patrick King of Michigan Center, and Connie and Jeffery Adams of Jackson.

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15 hrs ago | MLive.com

Road salt prices skyrocket after harsh 2013 winter

After fighting record snowfall last winter to keep the roads passable, local authorities this season are grappling with the rising price of salt. Early deliveries of rock salt to stock up for the winter will cost select Jackson area municipalities, school systems and road commissions $80.22 per ton, a 75 percent increase from the $45.98 they paid last season.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Looking at West Point Lounge in Jackson

Gonzo's trek comes to town the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 15, so he can check out three of Jackson's most popular bars .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

MLive.com

Speaking with Spirits cemetery walking tour brings history to life in Concord

There's more than a month until Halloween, but the spirits were out early at the Ella Sharp Museum's "Speaking with Spirits" cemetery walking tour Saturday afternoon. History buffs got the chance to walk around Maple Grove Cemetery, 372 S. Main St., in Concord and hear first-hand stories from re-enactors about the people buried there.

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About 120 people volunteer for Jackson Grand River cleanup;...

As Byron Ennis counted to three, he and Chris Baldridge swung a large piece of a mattress into a Dumpster off Morrell Street. Another group soon wheeled past them a muddy red shopping cart, also pulled from the nearby Grand River along with buckets of garbage, a TV antenna and hosts of other items not native to the river ecosystem.

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In the news this week: Crash kills two DHS workers, murderer...

Busy this week and did not get a chance to check MLive? Here is a recap of some of the week's stories. FATAL CRASH: Two Michigan Department of Human Services workers died Tuesday, Sept.

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Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: A look at the Roadhouse in Jackson

Gonzo's trek comes to town the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 15, so he can check out three of Jackson's most popular bars.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Bridge in Jackson renamed for fallen officerBridge in Jackson renamed ...

Bridge in Jackson renamed for fallen officer A bridge in Jackson was renamed Friday for James Bonneau, a police officer killed in the line of duty. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://on.lsj.com/1tJBYq1 Family and friends of James Bonneau come together for the Sign Unveiling Ceremony at the Officer James Bonneau Memorial Bridge in Jackson, Mich., Friday, Sept.

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Brad Flory column: Saying goodbye to Jackson's flag lady, Marguerite Daly

It feels impossible to remember Marguerite Daly without thinking of the American flag. She would love it if you do.

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Cool, calm weather with chance of showers expected for Friday night high school football

Rainfall is expected later on in the evening, but NWS meteorologist Court Scholten said the showers could completely miss the Jackson area altogether. "Thunder and lightning is not anticipated at this time," Scholten said.

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Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: A look at Duffy's Food & Spirits in Jackson

Entertainment writer and contest judge John "Gonzo" Gonzalez will stop at 42 watering holes in an 11-day span before determining his top 10 list, which is scheduled to be published Sept. 25. Gonzo's trek comes to town the afternoon of Monday, Sept.

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All American Food Wagon brings barbecue to N. West Avenue in Jackson

If you've noticed the smell of smoldering wood while driving on N. West Avenue lately, there is a good reason. The All American Food Wagon has been serving up barbecue from the vacant lot at the corner of West and Argyle Street for about a month.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Staff Safety

So are the benefits of using smoke evacuation devices and safety experts' recommendations to do so. But at one Michigan hospital, the issue just wasn't among many staff members' top priorities.

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Top 5 things to do around Jackson includes cemetery walking tour, Sandhill Crane's Raspberry Festival

The Ella Sharp Museum's walking cemetery tour takes visitors to Concord's Maple Grove Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 13. Voices from the grave come alive during the Ella Sharp Museum's "Speaking with Spirits" cemetery walking tour Saturday, Sept.

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Her mind is still sharp, but 107-year-old Jackson woman says age isn't something she thinks about

She was born the year Oklahoma became a state, the first ball was dropped in New York City's Times Square to celebrate a new year and the first music was played over a radio. But at 107 years old, Jackson's Marie Mitchell will tell you she doesn't feel old now and never has.

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Jackson's stormwater saga: An in-depth look at nearly four years of illegal taxes and lawsuits

Embroiled in lawsuits and backlash for nearly four years, the city of Jackson's stormwater fee experiment has cost millions in taxpayer funds, and left city residents with a shell of services once provided. Required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and prescribed by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson officials must reduce pollutants such as engine oil and trash that make their way to area watersheds.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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First Presbyterian Church fronts more than $500,000 to renovate offices for area nonprofit

LSSM has been at its current location in the Commonwealth Center since 1997. But, by Oct. 15, the 30-staff business will move to 729 W. Michigan Ave., Suite 200, next door to the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson.

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Jackson officials look to settle stormwater lawsuit, ask for 10 years to repay all accounts

Jackson officials have proposed a settlement offer in a class action lawsuit over the city's stormwater tax and the refunds due to city residents. The offer, brought forward by city officials Wednesday, Sept.

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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to double fatal crash, make warrant arrests

At 7:53 a.m. Deputies Cherry and Watson responded to Spring Arbor Road near Reynolds Road in Spring Arbor Township in reference to an injured Deer. At 8:31 a.m. Deputy Deering responded to I-94 near North Parma Road in Parma Township in reference to a Property Damage Crash.

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Victims in fatal U.S. 127 crash identified by police as Jackson, Manchester residents

Wittlinger and Hicks were traveling northbound on U.S. 127 at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in a Ford Focus waiting to turn left onto East Liberty Road when the crash occurred, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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