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- Honoring Southern Soul and Scholars, Pothole Accountability, Gay Pride at City HallLee King, executive producer of the Farish Street Heritage Festival, preached the importance of Jackson becoming the birthplace of "southern soul" because of its rich history as a center for recording the iconic music on Farish Street and beyond.
- Try Transit Day, 'Rough Rugged and Raw,' and Mississippi Coding AcademiesThe City of Jackson's public transportation service, JATRAN, will offer free rides on all of the city's fixed bus routes on Thursday, June 20, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. as part of "Try Transit Day."
- Women's Group Honors Evelyn Gandy: 'A Giant in Mississippi Politics'Jennifer Ingram Johnson was the featured speaker at a League of Women Voters luncheon meant to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
- Terence Davis: Improving NBA Draft StockFormer University of Mississippi guard Terence Davis is using the process in the run up to the NBA draft to show scouts around the league all the skills he could bring to their team.
- Water Tampering to Bring Penalties, City of Jackson PromisesWater customers have been cutting the wires to their meters or destroying them to purposely prevent the city from reading the meters, City Public Works Director Bob Miller announced at a press conference June 12.
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- College Honors Mississippi Church's Freedom Summer HistoryAn Ohio university is honoring a Mississippi church for its ties to the 1964 Freedom Summer push for civil rights.
- 'Pure Terror': Witnesses Bemoan Mississippi's Mental Health SystemWitnesses testified this week as part of the federal government's lawsuit arguing Mississippi violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by relying too much on state mental hospitals, while providing insufficient and uneven community services.
- Family of Officer's Slain Lover Wants $5 Million from OxfordAn attorney for the family of a woman whose death has been blamed on a police officer is demanding $5 million from the city of Oxford, Mississippi.
- Trump Says Sarah Sanders to Leave White House at End of JuneWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald ...
- Federal Agency Recommends White House Aide Conway be FiredA federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers.
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