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Frontier Airlines Coming to Jackson, Direct Flights to Denver, Orlando

Frontier, the budget airline that promises to bring its customers "Low Fares Done Right," descended upon Jackson today to announce direct flights to Denver and Orlando. It will begin in ...

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Black Votes Not as Strong as White Ones in Legislative District, Lawsuit Says

African American votes do not hold the same weight as white votes in Mississippi's 22nd District, a new lawsuit alleges. State Senate District 22 includes part of Cleveland, Yazoo City, ...

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Lumumba Disputes Interlocal Claims, Vows to Speed Process

In efforts to put an end to rumors that Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba had been slowing down interlocal agreements between the City and the Hinds County Board of Supervisors, the ...

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OPINION: Trump Administration Implicit or Explicit in the Trafficking and Slavery of Immigrant Children?

Ask yourself, “Why are these children being moved, and why are they being moved to specific locations so far away from the border and their parents?”

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Mississippi Immigrants: Organize Against ‘Atrocities’

"Get out of our country, you don't belong!" When Melinda Medina hears those words, she feels sad for the person targeting her as a Hispanic woman who descends from a ...

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The Antar Era: 365 Days of Building a ‘Radical’ Foundation

Jackson's youngest mayor, now 35, assumed his official duties on July 3, 2017, and since then, he has been on a determined-but-rocky mission, as the world looks on.

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OPINION: Mississippi Poor People’s Campaign, About More Than Poverty

Some Jacksonians may not have been familiar with the Poor People's Campaign before a group of protestors burned the state flag in front of the Governor's Mansion on Monday, June ...

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OPINION: The End of the Eastland Machine

Like his mentor, Eastland, whose long stretch of power included a statewide network of lieutenants, cronies, operatives and ward-heelers who could make or break an upcoming politician’s career, Brad Dye ...

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State Argues Against Receivership for Mississippi Foster Care

The State of Mississippi claims the quality of foster care is improving here despite a legal filing saying it is still not complying with court-ordered regulations. A federal judge set ...

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OPINION: Independence Week and the Delusion of Freedom

“The delusion of freedom is far more dangerous, Than any jail cell or cramped cages” —G.Be

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Interim JPD Chief James Davis Starts Job, Permanent Search Underway

James Davis' first words as Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba's second interim chief of police were "Glory be to God." He uttered them yesterday in Jackson City Hall's ceremonial office, just ...

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OPINION: Mississippi, Do You Remember?

"Unfortunately, in Mississippi, many people, like my extended family, forget that democratic policies have directly benefited them in the past and continue to today."

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Guest Wins Run-Off: 'All I Can Say is Thank You'

The celebratory atmosphere filled Mudbugs in Brandon—even before the primary run-off results came in. The crowd knew their candidate, Michael Guest, would win the Republican nomination for the Third U.S. ...

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Sherman Alleges Dirty Politics, As Baria Claims Solid Victory in Senate Bid

With his family by his side, Rep. David Baria, leader of the Mississippi House Democratic Caucus, declared victory in his bid for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, at Murky ...

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Last-Hour Jobs for Youth?

Tensions ran high at the third Jackson City Council meeting in a week during discussions about funding for the Mayor's Youth Initiative Summer Youth Employment Program that is supposed to ...

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