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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.
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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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House Judiciary Committee B Chairman Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, asks members - particularly those who are attorneys - to study and comment on the proposed changes to Senate Bill 2681, the "Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act" before he decides whether to bring the bill up for a vote during a meeting of the committee Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, ... (more)
Sen. Derrick Simmons, D-Greenville, asks a question of Senate Education Committee Chairman Gray Tollison, R-Oxford, during debate on teacher pay raise legislation, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.