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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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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MLive.com

Three Democrats and one Republican hope to fill county seat held by longest serving board member

Jackson County's District 7 Board of Commissioners seat has been one of the only democratic seats on the board - and it's open for the first time in 20 years.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Open Murder Trial to Begin in Jackson

A trial for 22-year-old Marlon Thomas, accused of open murder for the shooting death of Rakiesh Brown will begin Monday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Michigan inmate accepts $250 to settle lawsuit

The state Corrections Department has agreed to pay $250 to settle a lawsuit by an inmate who said his health was harmed by exposure to mold and bleach.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

MLive.com

Ella Sharp Park area offers abundance of activities to keep families...

While spectators waited to tilt their heads to the sky in anticipation of the 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, launch at the 32nd annual Hot Air Jubilee , there were plenty of activities to keep families busy.

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MLive.com

Jackson native Paula Faris promoted to co-anchor of ABC's 'Good Morning America' weekend edition

Faris joined ABC News in January 2012 as the co-anchor of "World News Now" and "America This Morning."

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MLive.com

Brad Flory column: New plans for the almost-famous house at 245 E. Robinson

Unless you know the family history, a casual glance reveals nothing special to distinguish the house at 245 E. Robinson St. in Jackson.

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MLive.com

The Jackson Five: Tax-free donations could help Cascades, Jackson...

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 17, 2014

MLive.com

Near-perfect weekend weather expected for outdoor Jackson festivals

Anyone planning to attend the Hot Air Jubilee , the Faster Horses Festival or do anything else outside this weekend couldn't ask for a better weather forecast .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

MLive.com

Judge postpones sentencing for Tarik Scott, convicted of attempted...

The mother of an 18-year-old man convicted of attempted murder and a firearms offense by a jury was shaking with emotion after a judge postponed his sentencing date pending further investigation.

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MLive.com

Brad Flory column: Michigan's hidden treasure marks anniversary in Spring Arbor

Phrases like "flying under the radar" don't adequately describe what must be the best almost-unknown museum in Michigan and beyond.

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MLive.com

About 130 people take advantage of bus route to grocery store, cost $53 per rider in tax funds

About two riders per trip took advantage of a federally funded bus route from select Jackson wards to a Jackson grocery store, costing an average of $53 in federal tax dollars per person.

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MLive.com

Jackson-area residents to don helmets and heels for Smart Commute events

If the stream of weekday morning traffic on W. Michigan Avenue is wearing on you, the Fitness Council of Jackson has an alternative.

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MLive.com

Peek Through Time: Landmark farm brought unique stonework, fine cattle, artistic culture to Jackson

Built in the early-1880s on land that then was considered the far outskirts of Jackson, the grand fieldstone buildings on Probert Road remain as a piece of Jackson history, class and culture.

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School building rebounds

Safety, flexibility and energy efficiency are the forces driving new school construction as administrations create buildings to rival college facilities to prepare students for the technology-driven world they will find in college and the workforce.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

MLive.com

Business Notebook: The Salon Academy in Jackson offers accredited...

Aspiring cosmetologists in the Jackson area no longer have to travel to Ann Arbor or Lansing to get education in the beauty field.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

MLive.com

U.S. House passes resolution to name Jackson post office after slain officer James Bonneau

The U.S. Post Office at 113 W. Michigan Ave. is one step closer to being named after late Jackson police officer James Bonneau.

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