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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 $54/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

'Mississippi Baby,' seemingly cured of HIV, has virus again

An infant who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Some Jackson water bills go up hundreds of dollars

Dozens of angry water customers lined up this week outside the city's Water Department to ask who's accountable for the huge increase in water bills.

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Education Week

Jackson schools face 200 teacher vacancies

The Jackson Public School District may turn to retired or substitute teachers to fill in if current vacancies are not filled for this upcoming year.

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Mississippi Business Journal

MORA recognizes groups with first Spero Awards

Special to the MBJ The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency served as host for the inaugural Spero Awards presented by Donate Life Mississippi today at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson.

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Mississippi Business Journal

KiOR hires investment bank to explore sale

JACKSON, Mississippi - Struggling biofuel maker KiOR, deeply in debt to the state of Mississippi and others, says it has hired an investment bank to try to sell or restructure the company.

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USA Today

Coulter to McDaniel: Move on from Miss. Senate loss

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter is calling on Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel and his supporters to bow out gracefully following his defeat in Mississippi's Senate race - or risk "political oblivion."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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It's in the genes for Taylor Harrison. A gymnast since the age of 3, her mother Tami Harrison was once a 10-time All-American at Cal State Fullerton.

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NOLA.com

Drago's will add a new location in Jackson

Edward Sawyer charbroils oysters at Drago's Restaurant as the lunch crowd begins to arrive Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

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Beckers ASC Review

GI Associates & Endoscopy Center to Consolidate Mississippi Locations

GI Associates and Endoscopy Center is consolidating its Flowood, Miss., and Jackson, Miss., locations into a new facility in Flowood, according to a Mississippi Business Journal report.

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USA Today

Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign said it made a mistake accounting for nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up' JACKSON, Miss.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Double House Fire

HOUSE FIRE IN JACKSON. IT STARTED AROUND ONE O'CLOCK THIS MORNING ON HOOK STREET - THAT'S NEAR UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD AND GALLATIN STREET.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Gulfport wants to dismiss appeal in fight with Biloxi over annexation

The fight between the cities of Gulfport and Biloxi over a contested piece of land along the Mississippi Highway 605 corridor may be a step closer toward resolution.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

An Extraordinary Life

Many people can't begin to fathom the journey a family faces when an extraordinary child comes along.

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GPB.org

Tweet From Georgia Congressman John Lewis Goes Viral

Less than a week after the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act , a civil rights leader marked another anniversary.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Oxford judge wants to send poll books lawsuit to Jackson

A federal judge in Oxford asked yesterday why he shouldn't send a lawsuit about access to poll books to Jackson.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Who's Accountable: Dump truck tags

DEBRIS LITTERING THE HIGHWAY. SOME SAY DUMP TRUCKS ARE THE PROBLEM... 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH THIS SPECIAL REPORT.

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USA Today

McDaniel attorney: Cochran runoff win can be overturned

McDaniel attorney: Cochran runoff win can be overturned http://www.clarionledger Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lOPPWm Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Some dump trucks running without license plates

It happens all over Jackson -- dump trucks are hauling rocks, dirt or construction materials with no license plate on the back.

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Naples Daily News

Mississippi girl mauled by dogs arrives in Naples to get artificial eye fitted

Victoria Wilcher, 3, of Jackson, Miss. walks down the concourse from Delta flight 1136 from Atlanta Monday, July 7, 2014 at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Miss. GOP to file Senate runoff certified results

JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Republican Party faces a Monday deadline to file certified results from the June 24 runoff in which six-term Sen. Thad Cochran defeated Chris McDaniel.

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