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Mississippi Runoff In-Person Absentee Voting Ends Saturday

Saturday is the deadline for people to cast in-person absentee ballots for Mississippi runoff elections. Circuit clerks' offices are scheduled to be open 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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Jackson Opts for Hearings for Water-Bill Complaints

Residents now have a new process for appealing their water bills after the Jackson City Council passed an ordinance at the Aug. 20 meeting to allow administrative hearings for water- and sewer-bill complaints.

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JSU Outstanding Airman, Millsaps/MSU Dual-Degree Program and MSU Applied Science Program

The United States Air Force recently named Justin A. Starks, a Jackson native and 2015 graduate of Jackson State University, as one of its "12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year."

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Evelyn Edwards

Tchula, Miss., native Evelyn Edwards grew up in poverty, but she did not have the mentality of one who grows up that way, she said. She was her mother's, Annie Waddell, 10th child, and Waddell did not resent their circumstances.

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Democrat Hood Wants Three Debates in Mississippi Governor's Race

The Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor says no matter who wins the Republican nomination next week, he wants to debate that person three times before the general election.

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Judge Acquits Mississippi Lawmaker Accused of Punching Wife

A judge on Tuesday acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker of a domestic violence charge in which he was accused of punching his wife in the face because she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex.

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Ex-Governor Barbour Backs Reeves in Mississippi GOP Runoff

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday that he is supporting Tate Reeves for the Republican nomination for governor.

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Mississippi Republican Governor Candidates Spar in Debate

Two Republicans running for Mississippi governor were asked during a televised debate Wednesday night to name one disagreement they've had with current Republican Gov. Phil Bryant.

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Jackson Repaving to Turn ‘Crumbling’ Roads Into ‘Frontier,’ Mayor Says

Standing in a church parking lot near the intersection of Northside Drive and Manhattan Road, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced the start of a street repaving project that will help turn the city into an “economic frontier,” he said.

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Eric Sadler

Senior defensive lineman Eric Sadler earned Preseason All-GSC honors, as voted on by the league's head coaches; however, GSC also projects that Delta State will finish sixth in the conference, signifying that the rest of the coaches do not believe this is a rebound year.

The Poor People's Campaign

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference began the Poor People’s Campaign ...

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...

Working Together Jackson Time of Prayer and Press Conference

Following a shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa., local organization Working Together ...

Attorney Martin Perkins Speaks for Inmates

Attorney Martin Perkins speaks for three inmates in Hinds County Correctional Facility who have not been moved since the disturbance.

David Archie Speaks about Hinds Jail

David Archie speaks in front of the Hinds County Sheriffs Office on part of the families of inmates at the Hinds County Correctional Facility.

Lee Announces Candidacy

Jonathan Lee announces his candidacy for Jackson mayor. (Audio is muffled near the end.)

Sheriff Tyrone Lewis Gives HCCF Update

Sheriff Tyrone Lewis gives the media an update on the disturbance at the Hinds County Correctional Facility Monday afternoon.

Clinic Owner Diane Derzis Responds to Hearing

Diane Derzis spoke with JFP reporter R.L. Nave outside the courthouse after the hearing. July 11, 2012.