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  1. Day of fun at Tennessee River Run benefits charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Day of fun at Tennessee River Run benefits charity 'This was a dream he had,' organizer says about Darryl Worley's concert Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Scott Bumpus, Bryan Moffitt and Austin Leslie talk with the Sun at the Darryl ... (more)

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  2. Lane College welcomes 10th presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Lane College welcomes 10th president Logan Hampton honored at birthday and welcome event at Water Tower Place on Lane's campus Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Logan Hampton, the 10th president of Lane College, and his wife, Susan, talk ... (more)

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  3. Petition drive to bring wine to Jackson groceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    It will require 1,682 signatures from registered Jackson voters to get a referendum on wine sales in food stores on the local ballot in November's election.

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  4. Firefighters Freedom Festival draws big crowd for free fireworks in event's first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Just after 9 p.m. Friday, Jackson's fireworks show at the McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport got underway.

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  5. Freedom Summer veterans say rights fight defined themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Former Freedom Rider and honorary chairman of the Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference Hank Thomas, right, discusses the importance of the Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary conference at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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  6. Scarred girl's grandma: 'I know the truth' in KFC storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    The grandmother of the 3-year-old girl whose family clams KFC employee asked to leave one of its restaurants because the girl's injuries from a pit bull attack disturbed customers, is aware that public sentiment has turned against her.

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  7. KFC probes claim scarred child was asked to leave Mississippi restaurantRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Fried chicken chain KFC said an outside investigator for a franchised restaurant in Mississippi has completed an investigation into claims that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl and family members to leave because injuries she suffered in a pit bull mauling disturbed customers.

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  8. Food fit for a queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    One week a year since 1953, Jackson becomes the stage for the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant and guests from across the state and around the country are welcomed to the city for a week of Southern hospitality.

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  9. KFC probes whether scarred child was asked to leave Mississippi restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons.

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  10. Storms move across central Miss.Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

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  11. 1st Mississippi charter school closer to openingRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's first charter school is closer to opening. The Charter School Authorizer Board voted Monday to accept the application of RePublic Charter Schools, which wants to open Reimagine Prep in Jackson, serving fifth grade through eighth grade.

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  12. Hiring to push Mississipi Nissan employment over 6,000Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A Nissan Motor Co. contractor has begun seeking applicants for 500 workers as part of the automaker's buildup to begin producing a new model in Mississippi.

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  13. 25 years for Miss. man in poisoned letters caseRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and other officials has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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  14. Man accused of exploiting Mississippi Sen. Cochran's ill wifeRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Authorities say a conservative Mississippi blogger went into a nursing home, photographed the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran without permission and posted an image online as part of a video.

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  15. Jimmy Bailey named director at Casey Jones MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    T. Clark Shaw, CEO of Brooks Shaw's Old Country Store in Casey Jones Village, announced Thursday that Jimmy Bailey has been named the executive director of Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum effective last Monday.

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  16. Engagement: Abbey Bennett & Marshall FratesiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    The bride to be is a graduate of Lee Academy in Clarksdale and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

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  17. Miss. lawmakers pass religious-practices billRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSON, Miss. -- A bill that opponents say would legalize discrimination in Mississippi was approved by the state Legislature on Tuesday and now awaits action by the governor.

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  18. No clear answer to source of foul odorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Several Jacksonians have questioned the source of the pungent odor like rotten eggs present throughout Jackson on Monday morning and other times recently.

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  19. What's that smell?Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Several Jacksonians have questioned the source of the pungent odor of rotten eggs present throughout Jackson this morning and other times recently. 2 comments

  20. 'We're very proud of her': Springfield-Harris celebrates birthday with day in her honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Dorothy Jean Hall Springfield-Harris got two for the price of one at the downtown Jackson-Madison County Library on Friday.

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