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The federal government forms for applying for health coverage are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act, widely referred to as ''Obamacare'', outside the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013.
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She also will oversee the operation of Hinds Agricultural High School. She previously served as executive director of academic support for high schools in the Jackson Public School District, is a past principal of Forest Hill High School and was choral director for Powell Middle School and Canton High School, a middle school assistant principal for ... (more)
Mourning mixed with celebration and commemoration Saturday in Jackson for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, the civil rights activist who led the city to a new vision.
Fifty years after the Mississippi Freedom Summer, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will return with the event's other organizers to commemorate one of the signature events of the Civil Rights Movement.
JACKSON -- Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
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Callaway High School in Jackson was evacuated after a fire extinguisher was discharged, WAPT reported.
Its true! This is Michael Jackson's son. Maybe. Well, according to DNA evidence he is, but only DNA that we're told is Michael Jacksons as it comes from the dental impression of an old orthodontic device worn by the popstar.
The city of Jackson is barring the news media - both print and television - from the public viewing at City Hall for the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.
Bayou Auguste extends a half mile into East Biloxi neighborhoods, passing through property owned by the Biloxi Housing Authority, Biloxi Public Schools, the City of Biloxi and private landowners.
As he leaves the courthouse a free man after 44 years, renowned political prisoner Marshall "Eddie" Conway is flanked by his attorneys, Robert Boyle and Phillip G. Dantes, and backed by supporters.
When Jackson St. let Rick Comegy go, they said they wanted the next coach to recruit more local players.
Chokwe Lumumba, an extraordinary leader with a vision of liberation forged in the 1960s Black Power movement, died on Tuesday after eight transformational months in office as Mayor of Jackson, Miss.
CLINTON - The federal government has filed a complaint seeking to bar a Jackson-area tax preparer from preparing federal tax returns for others.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has become the first state emergency management agency in the nation to earn the StormReady designation from the National Weather Service.
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