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Jackson, Mississippi is located in Hinds County. Zip codes in Jackson, MS include 39283, 39205, and 39213. The median home price in Jackson is $119,500. More Jackson information.

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5 min ago | Christian Newswire

Excitement Builds for National Back to Church Sunday on September 21

Church leaders in Mississippi and Florida work together to engage local residents Contact: Joni Sullivan Baker, Buoyancy PR, 513-319-3231, jbaker@buoyancypr.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- A national movement is gaining momentum as tens of thousands of churches prepare to welcome several million people to ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | USA Today

Miss. Senate challenger's trial to begin Sept. 15

The judge in Chris McDaniel's lawsuit challenging his Republican primary loss to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran wants the trial to move quickly, setting the start date for Sept.

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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Lawmakers likely to borrow less for universities

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7 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

The Freedom Summer of 1964

At the Freedom Summer anniversary conference in Jackson, Miss., the activists who registered black voters and taught in Freedom Schools under the threat of violence 50 years ago stood up to introduce themselves.

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9 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

City leaders craft cost-cutting budget with no tax increase

JACKSON - Mayor Tony Yarber and his team have devised a financial plan that he says will reduce city of Jackson spending by $110 million without any tax hike.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Man beaten, shot after cross burned in yard

This Aug. 15, 2014, booking photo released by the Smith County Sheriff's Department shows Jeff Daniels, 37, who was arrested Friday, Aug. 15, in Raleigh, Miss., and booked with aggravated assault in connection with an alleged confrontation with his mother's boyfriend in a rural community outside of Raleigh, the county seat.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Neel-Schaffer's Chris Jones elected to Southeast board for...

Neel-Schaffer engineer Chris Jones, P.E., BCEE, F.NSPE, was recently elected to represent the Southeast Region on the board of directors of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

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SFGate

ACT scores by 2014 Miss. high school grads edge up

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Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for August 20.

SNELL FAMILIES VIA THE MISS. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE/ASSOCIATED PRESSGov. Phil Bryant holding his day-old grandson, Henry Stephen Snell, Tuesday in Jackson, Miss.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Longtime Detroit jurist, civil rights activist dies

Judge Morcom received her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1956.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Children won't lose welfare if parents fail drug test

JACKSON - Mississippi children would not lose welfare if a parent's benefits are cut off because of positive tests for illegal drugs, according to rules set by the state Department of Human Services.

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SFGate

Miss. man shot 2 weeks after cross burning in yard

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Mississippi Business Journal

Traci Forrest, Katie Hoggatt, Alison Howell, Kevin Jackson and...

Traci Forrest, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University.

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KXVO

Author Steven Wells Hicks Announces Book Signing in Jackson, Mississippi

Steven Wells Hicks will be signing copies of his politically-inspired novel Destiny's Anvil: A Tale of Politics, Payback & Pigs today, August 19, 2014, at Lemuria Books.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Boil water notice in Jackson

AND QUAIL RUN ROAD. THE MAYOR'S OFFICE SAYS CREWS FIXED THE WATER-BREAK ON EASTOVER DRIVE.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: A few good Yats

Frank Arrigo: "You know you're a Yat when you go to the Parade of Homes to catch Mardi Gras beads."

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Yarber reflects on accomplishments, challenges

The city launches a nationally recognized program to combat troubling crime statistics at the same time a botched 911 call results in a resident's death and a police chief's resignation.

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Washington Times

US wins FIBA U17 title, beating Australia 99-92

Malik Newman led the United States to its third straight FIBA Under-17 World Championship title, scoring 21 points in a 99-92 victory over Australia on Saturday.

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SFGate

Miss. physicians want smoking ban put to voters

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Is Phil Bryant the Most Blah Governor in the U.S.? One report says he is

Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant and his wife Deborah listen as introductions are made prior to his delivering the State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.

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