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  1. Alcorn runs all over MVSURead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... The Braves got the ball back after a three-and-out by the defense, including a sack on third down by junior Kwanzi Jackson. The offense marched down the field again after a 13-yard run by Johnson, followed by a big 46-yard carry by Simmons through ...

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  2. Relentless downpours to create travel delays, flash flood concerns in the Mississippi ValleyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    ... lie within the threat zone through Wednesday include Baton Rouge and Shreveport, Louisiana; Little Rock; Tupelo and Jackson, Mississippi; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; and Louisville, Kentucky. Motorists with travel plans along portions of ...

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  3. Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' postRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

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  4. My Elementary School Was Named After A Racist. Now It's Named After Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... why would you name a school after him?" I returned to Jefferson Davis elementary this summer during a trip back to Jackson, but Jefferson Davis elementary isn't Jefferson Davis elementary anymore. It's now the Barack H. Obama Magnet School . In the ...

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  5. JPD investigating deadly shooting in south JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    #JPD is investigating a fatal shooting in the 300 block of Elton Rd. It is confirmed that a male was shot. No information on suspect or motive at this time.

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  6. Retrial set for man accused in woman's burning deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Janesville Gazette

    ... retried in Chambers' burning death, starting Tuesday, Sept. 25. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal via AP, Pool, FILE) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A second trial is set to begin Tuesday for a man accused of killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on ...

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  7. SportsDeck Spotlight: Willis is Velma Jackson's Mr. Do-It-AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    "The switch came a little bit later than expected, but it came," says the Velma Jackson senior. "And when it came, I just knew it was time.

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  8. Jackson celebrates its first parklet on PARKing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The City of Jackson's Department of Planning & Development is having a downtown block party, won't you join us?! PARK Day 2018 aoe Ys aoe pic.twitter.com/ponUHtaRce And they're installing the first parklet on Congress Street between Amite Street and Capitol Street. A parklet is taking available parking spaces and turning them into mini parks.

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  9. New Stage Theatre Hosts Teacher Preview NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Stage Theatre, a professional theatre located in Jackson, Mississippi, will have a free Educator's Night on Thursday, October 25, 2018. This evening includes previews of our 2018-19 Education tours, a presentation on workshop and residency options, and free tickets to that evening's performance of Diary of Anne Frank.

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  10. New Stage Theatre Announces Statewide Touring ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Stage Theatre, a professional theatre located in Jackson, Mississippi, announces its productions for its Arts-in-Education statewide touring program available to schools, libraries, and community centers during the 2018-2019 school year. This season, New Stage will present Pinocchio and If Not Us, Then Who? Freedom Rides to Freedom Summer as touring productions.

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  11. Jackson mother discusses settlement in son's jail deathRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A Jackson mother says her fight for justice in the death of her son at the city jail is not over. Nanette Mallard says a settlement with the city of Jackson is the first step, changes at the facility are the next.

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  12. Firefighters working to put out flames at tire company in south JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    According to Chief Cleotha Sanders with the Jackson Fire Department, units responded the 2800 block of Meter Road at 5:36 a.m. A large pile of tires was on fire.

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  13. New associates join Forman Watkins & KrutzRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... of Taylor Herring White and Margaret McLaughlin to the Firm. Taylor Herring White joins as an associate in our Jackson office. She is a recent summa cum laude graduate from Mississippi College School of Law where she served on both the Law Review ...

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  14. First C3 Jr. coding challenge for elementary school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... science. The half-day C3 Jr. program that was Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Mississippi Children's Museum in northeast Jackson featured teams of up to four 4th grade students each from 15 public and private elementary schools across the state competing ...

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  15. Frederick Augustin Magruder - GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | GwdToday.com

    Frederick Augustin Magruder, 83, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Hospice House in Greenwood, SC. He was born in Jackson, MS on June 3, 1935, to Abbey Wailes and Christine Herbert Magruder.

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  16. Wanted man crashes after fleeing deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Hinds County Sheriff's Investigators along with Richland Police were attempting to take a wanted subject into custody on Terry Road near McDowell when the suspect fled in a gray Honda and crashed into a steel post in a parking lot near University Blvd. and Wilmington St. According to Major Pete Luke with the Hind County Sheriff's Department, 28-year-old Kareem Amir Tate, of Jackson, was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. "Tate had four outstanding felony warrants related to weapons and drug charges out of Richland, Mississippi," said Luke.

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  17. Mother wins settlement with City of Jackson for son's death in jailRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A few hours after his arrest he was found dead. Police said there were no signs of trauma to his body and no complaints of pain.

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  18. James Davis named police chief for city of JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Davis was appointed interim chief in June. He replaced Interim Chief Anthony Moore, who took the position in January, heading JPD after Chief Lee Vance retired last December.

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  19. Jackson police looking for man suspected of burglarizing shedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Jackson Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a man caught on camera and suspected of burglarizing a storage shed. If you have any information, you can call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS .

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  20. First Bancshares Driving A High-Growth Plan Across The Gulf StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Seeking Alpha

    ... has (and rebuild some capital), I don't think it is done wheeling and dealing. I still believe a larger presence in Jackson, Mississippi, would make sense, and Jacksonville, Florida, and Pensacola, Florida, could also be target communities, though ...

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