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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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5 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Mississippi Business Journal

State GOP chairman calls on McDaniel to hurry with challenge

JACKSON - Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef says Chris McDaniel should hurry up and challenge the June 24 runoff results if McDaniel intends to do so.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Hospital work on schedule despite rainfall

Project manager Wilson Alvarez of Jackson, Mississippi-Johnson Construction tells The Daily Comet completion is expected in January 2016.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

National Public Radio

Hoping To Reach A Wider Audience, Lifetime Breaks Out Of Familiar Formula

On Wednesday, Lifetime premiered BAPs, a reality show that follows "an exclusive, privileged and affluent group of African American friends from St. Louis who self-identify as 'BAPs' - Black American Princesses and Princes."

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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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