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‘It All Starts With Education’: The JFP Interview With Jay Hughes

Education is the No. 1 issue for Mississippi House Rep. Jay Hughes, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor this year, who has taught in public schools himself.

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More Love Than Hate: Rappers’ Deaths Sobering, Yet Inspirational

Lil Lonnie was a young rapper on the cusp of major success when he was gunned down in Jackson in 2018. But his legacy is inspiring those coming after him.

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JFP Origin and History Quiz

The first person who emails all the correct answers to [email protected] gets $50 in local gift cards.

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Young Influentials 2019

The most influential people sometimes come from unlikely places. Meet more of Jackson's under-40 power group. They're creative, connected, engaged, and making waves in the capital city and Mississippi.

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Jim Hood, Tate Reeves: Real Issues on Center Stage in Governor’s Race

Tate Reeves pushed typical conservative buttons on his way to primary victory. Tammy Pearson said he spent too much time "relying on his name-dropping of Trump," adding, "This is a state election, not a national election. This is Mississippi."

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College Football Preview 2019: The Smalls

Alcorn State University has owned the SWAC East 
division over the last five seasons. The Braves won their division with ease and its third championship game over the same time period. Alcorn State has played in the SWAC championship game every year since 2014.

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College Football Preview 2019

Summer is coming to a close, and that means college football is right around the corner. The season will kick off during the Labor Day weekend, as everyone officially says hello to fall and welcomes back football.

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Newcomers Need to Know ‘the Best’

At the Jackson Free Press we track the pulse on the community in a lot of ways. One is through the annual Best of Jackson contest. Here are some categories from the 2019 contest that we believe would be beneficial to newcomers.

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Best of Jackson: Household 2019

When you have a house, sometimes things break or malfunction. That's where this year's 2019 Best of Jackson Household pop-up ballot winners come in. No matter what the repair is, whether it's a running toilet or foundation issues, these winners and finalists can be there in your time of need.

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Need to Know Info

Important information on utilities and other services for people living in Jackson.

Chasing Ghosts at the JFP

The Delta Paranormal Project team stopped by the JFP offices to investigate any supernatural spookiness.

Gallery: Dr. Cedrick Gray Jr.

JPS Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray, Jr. spoke with JFP reporter R.L. Nave. Photos by Trip ...

Unionizing Nissan

Three auto workers sat down with writer Joe Atkins at the offices of the UAW ...