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- Candidate Questionnaire: Yemi L. KingsThe Jackson Free Press reached out to all judicial candidates who are running on the Nov. 6 ballot to represent jurisdictions throughout the Jackson metro area, regardless of whether they had a challenger or not.
- Bubbles and Buckets at Fine & Dandy, Ballet Magnificat! at Highland Village and GreenPal in JacksonFine & Dandy will a host a special champagne dinner called "Bubbles & Buckets" on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
- New Delays for 'One Lake' Likely as Bipartisan Concerns in Congress GrowOne U.S. Senate bill currently waiting on President Donald Trump's signature could have major ramifications for the long-planned and controversial "One Lake" development and flood-control project along the Pearl River in Jackson.
- Hyde-Smith: 'We Won't Be Bullied' by McDaniel's Debate DemandsRepublican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's campaign pushed back against opponent Chris McDaniel's renewed calls for a debate on Friday, accusing the Mississippi state senator and his supporters of "uncivil" and "horrific" behavior.
- 10 Local Stories of the WeekThere's never a slow news week in Jackson, Miss., and last week was no exception. Here are the local stories JFP reporters brought you in case you missed them.
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- GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith, Democrat Espy Each Top $1M in 3 MonthsA Republican appointed to the U.S. Senate in Mississippi and one of her Democratic challengers both report raising more than $1 million from July through September.
- Board Approves 2 New Mississippi Charter Schools, Rejects 1Mississippi's Charter School Authorizer Board on Monday approved plans for a group that runs three charter schools in Jackson to open two more there.
- Jordan Ta'amuJordan Ta'amu might have only started 12 games under center for Mississippi, but he's helped guide one of the top offenses in the country during that stretch.
- Government Spends Millions to Guard Confederate CemeteriesAfter last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department of ...
- Judge Will Decide Mississippi's $1B Lawsuit Against UtilityA federal judge will decide a $1 billion-plus lawsuit by the state of Mississippi against its largest private electrical utility.
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