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- JPS Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Against BOTEC, Alleged 'Cruelly False Assertions'Jackson Public Schools ended its legal wrangling with Los Angeles-based research firm BOTEC Analysis over results it published in a Mississippi attorney general-funded study about the relationship between school discipline and youth violence in the capital city.
- Violent 'March Against Fear,' Roots of 'Black Power' Honored at Tougaloo CollegeOn Saturday, June 25, the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, Inc., Tougaloo College, The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute and Nissan hosted the 50-year commemoration of the March Against Fear at Tougaloo in a ceremony called, "The March Against ...
- 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.
- Mississippi's Children Make Gains But Still Land in Last PlaceChild well-being in Mississippi is improving, but largely due to poverty, the state finished 50th in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2016 Kids Count data.
- Ernie HudsonAfter a successful move to a two-day festival in 2015, Mississippi Comic Con (formerly known as the SOPOCU Con) is returning for its third year this Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, with a bigger event and even bigger ...
Latest Wire Stories
- Bobby MoakThe Mississippi Democratic Party elected new leaders to head the organization for the next four years, including former House minority leader Bobby Moak as party chair, the organization said in a statement Sunday.
- Mississippi Gov Sets Special Session to Patch Current Budget Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is calling legislators into special session Tuesday to patch a hole in the budget before the fiscal year ends at midnight Thursday.
- Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
- Bryant Could Call Tuesday Session to Deal with Budget Gap Gov. Phil Bryant says he's considering calling a special legislative session Tuesday to deal with a shortfall as Mississippi's 2016 budget year comes to a close.
- Sanders Says He'll Vote for Clinton, But No Endorsement Yet Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests.
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