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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 $55,000 which is roughly $43/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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15 hrs ago | MLive.com

Wheels of Thunder brings festival back to downtown Jackson, 'where it belongs' says resident

Wheels of Thunder made its return to the streets of downtown Jackson as people and their bikes lined W. Michigan Avenue to enjoy a weekend of food, drinks, stunt shows and music.

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20 hrs ago | MLive.com

Rally's Hamburgers returning to Jackson with new restaurant this fall

A new fast-food chain is coming to Jackson, but one that shouldn't be completely unfamiliar to long-time residents.

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Yesterday | MLive.com

Photo submissions now being accepted for Precious Baby Contest

Jackson Right to Life is sponsoring the 9th Annual Precious Baby Contest at the Jackson County Fair during fair week, August 3-9.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MLive.com

Dahlem Center receives donation of local clay for kids' outdoor adventure camp

Years ago, Anthony Hurst and his children would rub the natural clay found near his Jackson home on their skin, embracing its therapeutic qualities.

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Business Journal

Women philanthropists award $10,000 to Cradle Beach

Cradle Beach was selected Thursday night to receive a $10,000 grant from Western New York women philanthropists following the first 100 Women Who Care event.

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MLive.com

Police seek 16-year-old suspect in shooting of 17-year-old Jackson boy

Maurice Charvak Knighten is wanted for attempted murder related to the shooting in the 1000 block of Adrian Avenue, Jackson Police Department Lt.

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MLive.com

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to reports of stolen gas, home invasion

At 7:51 a.m. Thursday Deputies Hiller and Barnett responded to I-94 near Concord Rd. for a traffic crash.

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MLive.com

Hot Air Jubilee pilots take a test run over Jackson gearing up for next weekend's festival

In a week, more than two dozen hot air balloons will fill Jackson skies for the 32nd annual Hot Air Jubilee.

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MLive.com

Jackson family continues to raise awareness, funds for disease that's robbed young son of milestones

This year, walking and running enthusiasts can help fund research into the disease that has robbed 5-year-old Carter of the ability to hit milestones like this when most kids do.

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MLive.com

The Jackson Five: Township raises, downtown street repairs, state merit exam results

Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WKHM-AM Jackson

LT. Gov. Brian Calley in Jackson

LT. GOVERNOR BRIAN CALLEY WAS IN JACKSON THURSDAY AFTERNOON TO DISCUSS JOBS AND THE ECONOMY.

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MLive.com

Leaders requesting $320,000 in grant funding to move and restore 'Summer Night Tree' sculpture

Jackson officials hope a grant from the Jackson Community Foundation will fund the restoration and relocation of the "Summer Night Tree" sculpture, a 30-foot, 10-ton collection of black welded steel by artist Louise Nevelson.

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MLive.com

Retiring Jackson superintendent faced challenges of urban district head-on with a positive attitude

In 36 years in education, he's worked with kids with special-needs, turned a difficult junior high school into a calmer middle school and become superintendent of an urban district at a time of state finance cuts and the beginning of charter schools competition.

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MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Jackson: Wheels of Thunder, Great American Crab ...

Bikers from all across the country gathered in Grass Lake on Friday and Saturday to celebrate veterans and service members during the 8th annual Wheels of Thunder.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Shooting At South Lansing Quality Dairy

Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MLive.com

Four-year-old injured after being hit by car, witness says 'driver never had a chance to stop'

Bruce Steffen was stopped at a red light on the intersection of First and Morrell streets in downtown Jackson planning to turn right onto First Street.

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MLive.com

In Service: Jackson area military announcements

Julia J. Steines-Berkemeier has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army ROTC program.

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MLive.com

Brad Flory column: Hall of fame polka career born on Jackson's east side

For more than 50 years, Kulas has played horns in polka bands big and small. The Michigan Polka Music Hall of Fame will recognize his achievements by inducting Kulas on Oct. 5. "I am really honored," said Kulas, whose father, Joseph Kulas, was also inducted in 1991.

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MLive.com

Free Learning Fair features fun, hands-on educational opportunites for Jackson County kids

The 21st annual Learning Fair, which encourages kids of all ages to discover technology, industry and the arts, runs from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday July 11, at the Jackson Area Career Center, 6800 Browns Lake Road.

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MLive.com

Peek Through Time: Money magazine slams Jackson with poor 'liveability' ranking in 1987

In the summer of 1987, when this once-thriving manufacturing town was about as bust as bust could be, it got an unexpected gutter punch from Money magazine.

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