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- JPS Reopens Despite 27 Schools With Little to No Water PressureIn what seems like old news, Jackson's water issues persist into this week. Except this time students have returned to schools with little to no water pressure, and the Jackson Public School District seems prepared to keep students in class ...
- Vouchers Could Extend to Any Public School Student Under New BillJust before Gov. Phil Bryant declared Jan. 21-27 "School Choice Week," Sen. Gray Tollison's, R-Oxford, voucher-expansion bill dropped. The legislation would vastly expand the use of vouchers—a way to use taxpayer money in public schools—beyond the limited special-education role they ...
- 'Resistance' Movement and Women's March Look to 2018 Midterm ElectionsThe idea first came to Teresa Shook, a Hawaii retiree, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected. Perhaps, she suggested to a few friends on Facebook, women could march on Washington to show the depth of their resistance. Two ...
- Jackson's 'Deplorable' Pipes Still Bursting, Causing School ClosuresThe City of Jackson is somewhere between praising its public-works department for its hard work this year and quickly patching the aging infrastructure and pipes so that all citizens and businesses can have water and children can go back to ...
- Percy King of the Jackson Zoo Killed in Double HomicideJackson Zoo's 'Snake Man,' Percy King was killed in a double homicide Friday, January 19, 2018.
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- Sally DotyA Mississippi state lawmaker who has pushed women to run for office is now entering a congressional race herself.
- Analysis: Lawmakers Must Make Decisions on Oil Spill MoneyNearly eight years after an explosion unleashed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi's elective representatives still must decide how to spend part of the compensation for the spill.
- President Trump Steps to Forefront of Anti-Abortion MovementHe once called himself "pro-choice." But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration's efforts to roll back abortion rights.
- Ever-Changing Grade System for Public Schools in Flux AgainMississippi's system for assigning A-to-F letter grades to public schools keeps changing, and it looks like the state may have to reset the scale again in 2018.
- New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of DoctorsReinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.
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