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Hurricane Zeta Speeds Toward a Storm-Weary Louisiana

Hurricane Zeta sped toward storm-weary Louisiana on Wednesday with New Orleans squarely in its path, threatening to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland and batter homes and businesses with fierce winds.

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2020 Election Issue Espy v. Hyde-Smith, Westbrooks v. Griffis

On the Nov. 3 ballot, the presidential election headlines a contest that includes the long-awaited Senate rematch between former U.S. Rep. and Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy and incumbent U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

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OPINION: The Man Behind Mississippi’s Failing ‘Moocher’ Economy

Mississippi's economy is sinking. We are among the worst in about everything, and we are dependent on money from taxpayers in other states. Gov. Tate Reeves is responsible for the crisis by obediently following the economic dogmas of Arthur Laffer.

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Reed Food Technology: The Next Generation

Jeffrey Reed is part of the second generation of his family to own and operate Reed Food Technology. His father, R.J. Reed, started the spice-blending business in 1995.

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Actor’s Journey: Jake Milton Starring as Himself

Although Jake Milton acknowledges that many actors "cut their teeth" by performing in plays and that he got his start on the stage, he always knew that his goal was screen acting.

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New Sporting Association Sweeps through Jackson

Quidditch is not only a real, full-contact sport that is popular on college campuses, but it is also alive in Jackson.

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Refreshing Fall Finds

The autumn season comprises more than just Halloween. After all the youngsters have collected the usual bucketfuls of candy, you may still find yourself wanting to enjoy some tranquil fall-colored decor. Consider sprucing up your home with these items.

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2020 Election Issue Preparing for Nov. 3: Voting in Unprecedented Times

Zack Wallace, the Hinds County circuit clerk for the past five years, is seeing a record level of absentee voting this year as the Nov. 3 general election draws near.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Learning to Roar in Mississippi from Anne, Hazel and Fannie Lou

Mississippi has long had women warriors who don't flinch at attempts to make them shut our little mouths, who stare back, who write scathing columns, who get the hell beaten out of them in jail cells without editing one word they still need to say afterward.

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Jamie Shines

Jamie Shines' friends call her the "queen of the off-guard," for her love of taking spontaneous pictures of them when they least expect it. "I take the best off-guards ever," she emphatically claims.

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Mississippi Mayor Challenges Medical Marijuana Initiative

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler on Tuesday challenged the petition process that put one of two medical marijuana proposals on the statewide ballot, arguing that the number of signatures gathered does not meet standards set in the state constitution.

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Lumumba: Maintain Social Distancing During Halloween; Southwest Flight Details Soon

Families across Jackson should continue to follow pandemic safety strategies as they celebrate Halloween this weekend during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba said at a press conference Monday.

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Amid COVID’s Third Spike, Gov. Reeves Expands Mask Order to Seven New Counties

As COVID-19 continues to grow in Mississippi and across the nation, Gov. Tate Reeves has expanded the number of counties under a mask and social-distancing order.

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Vasilios "Bill" Matheos

Vasilios "Bill" Konstantinos Matheos, owner of Bill's Greek Tavern in Jackson and a man many in the city knew and referred to as "God Bless America" for his habit of shouting the phrase to each customer who entered his restaurant, passed away in his home on Oct. 11 at age 85.

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Absentee Voting on the Rise in Mississippi

Absentee voting in Mississippi is continuing at a brisk pace, the state's top elections official said Monday. Secretary of State Michael Watson said nearly 170,000 absentee ballots had been requested and about 142,600 of those had been completed and returned by Sunday.

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Mississippi Boychoir "Be the Light" 5K, Mangia Bene 12 Days of Giving and Black Axes at the Outlets

The Mississippi Boychoir recently announced its inaugural "Be the Light" 5k run and walk and fun run event, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Flowood Nature Trail.

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Treon Young

Treon Young, self-taught DJ and CEO of the fashion and lifestyle clothing line Country Bumkin, works to “create to the highest level” in every aspect of his life and career, avoiding shortcuts and executing a vision to the best of his ability.

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Analysis: Mississippi US Senate Race Draws Outside Attention

Democratic challenger Mike Espy and Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith are both receiving help from out-of-state politicians as they compete for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.

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Attorney Will Evaluate Mississippi Mental Health Services

William Rosamond, a special assistant attorney general in Mississippi, has been appointed to a new role in state government as the coordinator of mental health accessibility.

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Scott 'Scooter' Thomas

Since 2017, Scott “Scooter” Thomas has operated Scooter’s Records after a 28-year run working as the city’s chief water operator.

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