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  1. Parents learn about two proposed charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Parents are looking for other educational options for their children and charter schools are an alternative in the Capital City. Monday night parents and the community came to the Wesley Biblical Seminary to learn about the possibility of two charter schools opening there to serve students in north Jackson.

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  2. MDEQ gives permit for wastewater plan in Rankin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... think that's a good idea," said Kersh. Plans for a new plant come after the current wastewater plant being used in Jackson was slapped with a lawsuit and fines for releasing untreated sewage into the Pearl River. West Rankin Utility Authority ...

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  3. Kiss at bowling alley pushes gay couple out the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... for yes or "2" for no. A kiss like this put Tiffany Franklin and Jazmine Lewis in an awkward situation recently at a Jackson bowling alley. A kiss like this put Tiffany Franklin and Jazmine Lewis in an awkward situation recently at a Jackson bowling ...

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  4. Nissan gives $500,000 to Mississippi history museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson.

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  5. Nissan donates $500,000 to support Mississippi history and civil rights museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History are being constructed side-by-side on North Street in downtown Jackson, with a grand opening planned for December 2017 as part of the state's bicentennial celebration. The Mississippi Development ...

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  6. New charter school proposals for JacksonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Parents and community members looking to learn more about charter school options are encouraged to come out to Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson at 5:30 pm on Monday. Organizers hope to open an elementary charter and a middle school charter, somewhere in North Central Jackson, in August 2016.

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  7. Judge: Caesars can demolish Harrah's casino in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... Corp. and its attempt to restructure or shed almost $20 billion in debt. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Chicago bankruptcy judge has blessed plans to dismantle the former casino at the shuttered Harrah's complex in ...

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  8. Menlo Park resident Teddy Silano participates in both 49ers and Raiders local Pro DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | InMenlo.com

    As college seniors around the nation turn their eyes to their caps and gowns, Matt "Teddy" Silano, who grew up in Menlo Park and played football for the Saint Francis Lancers and then played at Colorado Mesa for four years, had three very unexpected invitations as the school year drew to a close. This past January, the 6'8", 317-pound left tackle was invited to participate in the USA Football Senior Bowl in Jackson, Mississippi.

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  9. Boston is a worse place to start a business than Shreveport, Louisiana?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Ever been to Fort Wayne, Indiana? How about Jackson, Mississippi? You may want to check those cities out if you're an entrepreneur, according to a new study from the personal finance social network WalletHub.

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  10. Greek Life Council Wins 11 Regional Awards; Childress HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... and individuals with a commitment to fraternity life on college and university campuses. SEIFC was founded in Jackson, Miss. in 1966. The Interfraternity Council at The University of Southern Mississippi is an eight-person peer elected board that ...

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  11. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson speaks at Cleveland State forum on Carl Stokes...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... ; Robert Madison and Norman Krumholtz, both experts in urban planning an infrastructure. Next up: Mayor Frank Jackson and black mayors from Gary, Indiana; Columbia, S.C., and Jackson, Mississippi, will answer questions on how Carl Stokes paved the ...

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  12. West Tenn. attorney to discuss murder of NAACPaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    ... was murdered on June 20, 1940, which was 23 years before NAACP leader Medgar Evers was assassinated outside his Jackson, Mississippi, home by a white supremacist. Emison is working on a book about Williams' murder. He will discuss the project at the ...

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  13. Prison system could save money with health care contractRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... now has with Wexford Health Sources Inc. of Pittsburgh for three state prisons and Health Assurance LLC of Jackson for four private prisons. The current contracts expire June 30. The new contract must be approved by a review board. Fisher said ...

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  14. Hit-and-run ends with confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Jackson police are investigating a hit-and-run that ended with a man smashing another driver's windshield with a gun. WHO SMASHED ANOTHER MAN'S CAR WITH A GUN.

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  15. Teneia: 2015 Big Brain Awards Finalist, MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Phoenix New Times

    ... At the heart of Teneia's music is her soulful, powerful voice. The daughter of a preacher, she grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, raised in the church singing gospel music (she still sings occasionally at a non-denominational church that a friend ...

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  16. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  17. A happy reunion over at the Animal Rescue League in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    THAT'S WHERE A WORRIED CAT OWNER PICKED UP HIS FELINE FRIEND. THE OWNERS FROM GREEN OAK FLORIST SAID THEIR CAT WENT MISSING FROM THER OLD CANTON ROAD OFFICE- THAT'S WHEN THEY CONTACTED THE ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE, AND POSTED THE PICTURE ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE.

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  18. Alcorn State announces hiring of Montez Robinson as head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    Sunday evening Alcorn State announced the hiring of Montez Robinson as head coach according to News Channel 12 in Jackson, Mississippi. Robinson replaces Luther Riley, whose contract was not renewed at the end of the 2014-15 season, and he spent the last four seasons on the coaching staff at Bethune-Cookman.

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  19. Spivey named Under 40 Business Person of the Year by the Mississippi Business JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Home Corporation Executive Director Scott Spivey was named the Under 40 Business Person of the Year Friday by during the Top 50 Under 40 luncheon in front of nearly 500 at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson.

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  20. YINGST, Martha JaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Dayton Daily News

    ... Martha is preceded in death by her loving husband of 71 years: Joseph Yingst; her parents: Lawrence and Mary Mabel (Jackson) Wackler; and siblings: Francis (Wackler) Hoke; Charles Wackler; Raymond Wackler; Ruth (Wackler) Goings; Thelma (Wackler) ...

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