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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 $119,000 which is roughly $56/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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3 hrs ago | Merinews

Musical festivals in the USA in August

Come August and there would be many musical festivals in the US for the locals and the tourists visiting the country.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Bryant protests immigrant children being housed in state

JACKSON - Mississippi has received fewer than 200 of the unaccompanied immigrant children who crossed the U.S. border and were released to sponsors so far this year, but the war of words over such children continues within the state.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Polyvulc selling Miss., La. subsidiaries

Heritage Equity Partners is helping with the sale of the Vicksburg-based company and its subsidiaries, Polyvulc Tire Recycling LLC, a tire shredding facility in Jackson, Mississippi; and Winnsboro Rubber Recycling LLC, a crumb rubber plant in Winnsboro, Louisiana.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Special Report: 911 Protocol

SAY THEY MADE A LOT OF MISTAKES ON THE NIGHT OF HELEN HARRION'S DEATH. 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS INVESTIGATES THE 9-1-1-PROTOCOL.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Double robbery and police chase in South Jackson

CHASE. 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK EXPLAINS WHAT HAPPENED. WATCH AS INVESTIGATORS PULL CASH AND BULLETS OUT OF THE POCKETS OF A MAN THEY SAY ROBBED TWO BUSINESSES IN LESS THEN 10 MINUTES.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

911, police response scrutinized after woman's slaying

"I have a prowler around my house," Harrion is heard saying on the 911 call she made in the early morning hours of July 15. "I do think our officers could have done a better job," former Police Chief Lindsey Horton said the day after Harrion's body was found.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Classic car carjacked

THE CAR'S OWNER SAYS SOMEONE STOLE HIS 19-68 FORD- GALAXIE-500. AT A CROWDED-GAS- STATION ON CAPITOL STREET IN JACKSON.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Victim of Jackson gang rape sends warning to metro area women

A 35-year-old woman says she was forced at gunpoint to strip off her clothes at the Shell Gas station and convenience store on Daniel Lake Boulevard.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Dirk Vanderleest ready to deplane after quarter century at the control

The airport situated in Rankin County had just turned 25 when Vanderleest arrived from Huntsville, Ala., where he managed that city's airport under an executive director.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Three indicted, alleged to have embezzled from agency

JACKSON - The ex-director of an agency that receives federal money annually and two contractors have been indicted for conspiring to embezzle money from the agency, authorities said yesterday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi school funding formula calls for $312 more in 2016 budget

Nancy Loome, director of the Parents' Campaign, an education advocacy organization, discusses the Joint Legislative Budget Committee state fiscal 2015 budget recommendations, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Jackson, Miss., following the release of the recommended state's fiscal year 2015 operating budget.

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Christian Newswire

Mississippi's Jackson Police Department Sued for Civil Rights Violations

Life Legal Defense Foundation Files on Behalf of Pro-Life Mississippi Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net JACKSON, Miss., July 23, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Today, Life Legal Defense Foundation filed a lawsuit against the City of Jackson Mississippi Police Department in United States District Court for the Southern District of ... (more)

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Jackson police search for shooting victim at gas station

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW... A SHOOTING VICTIM WALKS INTO A GAS STATION THEN DISAPPEARS.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Judge to hear from True the Vote as McDaniel attempts to overturn loss to Cochran

JACKSON - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments tomorrow in a lawsuit filed by a group seeking Mississippi voter records.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

1:52 / 3:14 Jackson MS Police Stand By as Protester Steals Pro-Life Display

Amazing how the cops tell these anti abortion folks their signs are ok at the start of the tape and then stand by with arms folded as the signs are stolen.

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Free Times

No Pigs Allowed

The Striped Pig Distillery's aptly named mascot, Jackson - the Striped Pig, was unable to attend the popular King Street Second Sunday event in Charleston this month due to requests from Second Sunday organizers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Man shot by Jackson officer

LEFT THE SUSPECT WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE LEG. 16 WAPT'S HADAS BROWN REPORTS -- IT WAS A JACKSON- OFFICER WHO FIRED AT HIM.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Playoff games move out of Jackson

THE PLAN IS A 4-YEAR ROTATION STARTING WITH MISSISSIPPI STATE'S THIS YEAR, OLE MISS' THE YEAR AFTER.

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Trailer/Body Builders

Truck Trailer & Equipment Expands in Memphis

Truck Trailer and Equipment, recently under new management, has initiated a growth plan, and the Memphis area is the first stop.

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WBRZ

Biloxi's Margaritaville casino closing in September

JACKSON, Miss.- Biloxi's Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant will close on or before Sept.

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