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- Amid Water Shutoffs, Jackson Assists Siemens Customers With BillsThe City of Jackson's customer-focused process of offering payment plans to beleaguered Siemens Inc. customers since April has not yielded revenue at a quick enough rate to fill the massive $10 million to $20 million deficit due to kinks in ...
- New Leaders at USM Institute for Disability Studies, MSU Groundbreaking and Belhaven Welcome WeekMississippi State University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Dec. 7, commemorating the beginning of construction on its Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex.
- Frank Mickens Jr.Frank Mickens Jr., a longtime Jackson resident who founded engineering and construction firm Encon, Inc., died on Nov. 17 at age 67.
- Foster Claims 'Third Party' Offered $1 Million to Exit Governor's RaceA third party offered to help Mississippi State Rep. Robert Foster, R-Hernando, secure $1 million in fundraising if he would drop out of the race for governor, the GOP candidate claimed in an interview with the Jackson Free Press Thursday.
- Former Criminals Training to Stop Violence in Jackson with $150,000 GrantTerun Moore and Benny Ivey will be Jackson's first official, trained "credible messengers," working to prevent violence in the metro area.
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- Jury Recommends Life in Prison for Charlottesville KillerA jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago.
- Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Government ShutdownBickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border.
- Mike MacIntyreUniversity of Mississippi has hired former Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre to be its new defensive coordinator.
- Cecil Brown Won't Run Again as Mississippi Utility RegulatorOne of Mississippi's three public service commissioners announced Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2019.
- Bryant Pledges Support for Cutting Criminal PunishmentsGov. Phil Bryant says he'll support efforts to reduce the number of Mississippians in prison in the 2019 legislative session.
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