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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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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

McDaniel promises major development Monday about runoff

Republican Chris McDaniel announced today he will hold a press conference Monday at 2:30 p.m. to announce a major development regarding the results of the June 24 runoff election.

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6 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Special Report: a savvy pro is sought for Jackson airporta s Ceo

The aviation executive search firm hired to find the next CEO of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is likely to focus on an airport pro skilled in economic development.

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6 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Special Report: Land may hold key to Jackson airport's success

Developing and attracting businesses to several hundred acres on Jackson Municipal Airport Authority land east of Medgar Wiley Evers International may be the Authority's best hope for offsetting the $800,000 lost annually to the departure of Southwest Airlines.

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14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for August 1.

A classic car stolen from a Jackson gas station has been found, but it's no longer in mint condition.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Shooting on Sunset Drive in Jackson

JACKSON POLICE SWARM A NEIGHBOR AFTER A FIGHT ENDED IN A SHOOTING... IT HAPPENED JUST AN HOUR AGO ON SUNSET DRIVE IN BETWEEN MEDGAR EVERS AND NORTHSIDE DRIVE.

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NOLA.com

Mississippi couple found living in stolen U-Haul truck released from jail, newspaper reports

A Mississippi couple found living in a stolen U-Haul truck with their children and other family members has been released from jail, according to the Clarion-Leger in Jackson, Miss.

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Christian Newswire

Operation Save America Denounces Court Ruling

Contact: Rev. Rusty Lee Thomas, 254-715-3134; Rev. Chet Gallagher, 702-528-4346 JACKSON, Miss., July 31, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The day after the court trial and conviction of 3 Christian sidewalk counselors in Jackson, Mississippi, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the same abortion facility may continue their murderous ... (more)

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KSL-TV

1. Billboard mocking 'muffin tops' gets ...

A plastic surgery billboard that makes fun of overweight bodies drew ire from people around the world and inspired local artists to give the ad a face-lift.

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World Magazine

Mississippi pro-lifers sue police for harassment

Life Legal Defense Association filed suit July 23 against the Jackson, Miss., Police Department, for allegedly violating the First Amendment rights pro-life activists outside the state's only abortion facility.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Lucinda Williams brings meticulous songwriting, rough-hewn delivery to Salmonstock

And while her rustic delivery of blues and country-tinged rock songs would now easily fit into the recently-coined designation, Williams has always been a slave to the song, not a particular genre.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

This Nov. 21, 2013 file photo shows anti abortion protester Mary McLaurin calling out to a patient hidden on the other side of a sign outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

In this June, 2014 image from video provided by the FBI, authorities raid a hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

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A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds two-thirds of Americans now say illegal immigration is a serious problem for the country, a figure that's up 14 points since May. For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at ... (more)

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Ms. Magazine

Pro-Choice Battleground Shifts from New Orleans to Jackson

Activists who spent the last week defending abortion clinics, doctors and patients against anti-choice extremists in New Orleans have moved onto the next reproductive rights battleground: Jackson, Miss.

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The Clarion-Ledger

Crystal Dione Buie & Alphonse Raymond Taylor III

The bride is the granddaughter of Leatrice Buie and the late Jesse Buie of Brookhaven, MS, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chaney of Meridian, MS.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Jackson house spray painted

WHO DIDN'T WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED--- DIDN'T KNOW HER HOUSE WAS VANDILIZED--- UNTIL OUR CREW SHOWED- UP.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Woodrow Wilson House Fire

BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW.... A HOUSE FIRE IN JACKSON 16 WAPT'S HADAS BROWN IS LIVE ON WOODROW WILSON BOULEVARD.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It's possible

JACKSON, Mississippi - The City of Jackson, Jackson State University and Tim Bennett, owner of Overtime Sports, may begin talks in the next few weeks on the feasibility of building a baseball stadium for JSU in the Historic Farish Street District.

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Express India

August to be a musical month for the USA

Lollapalooza, Chicago's grandest stage for music legends from across the globe. Connecting with the city's deep musical heritage, Lollapalooza set down roots and made Chicago its home in 2005.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Mississippi rolls out red carpet for 'Get On Up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Director Tate Taylor, who is from Mississippi, was excited Sunday about his second big motion picture filmed in his home state as a crowd of VIPs and others gathered for a screening in Madison Mississippi rolls out red carpet for 'Get On Up' JACKSON, Miss.

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