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- City Update: Siemens Investigation Moves Forward, Bridge Closure, JPD Accreditation, Local HeroesWard 3 Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes removed his glasses as Council President Melvin Priester Jr. of Ward 2 announced the body would be going into an executive session—its second of the day during its last meeting on May 14.
- Mississippi Six-Week Abortion Ban 'Smacks of Defiance,' Federal Judge SaysU.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves did not rule on whether or not he will block Mississippi's six-week abortion ban in federal court today. He said he will issue a ruling at a later date on whether to block it ...
- Vishwesh BhattVishwesh Bhatt, who has worked as executive chef at the Snackbar restaurant in Oxford for 10 years, recently received the Best Chef South designation during the James Beard Foundation's annual award ceremony in Chicago on May 6.
- Chipper and Coco, Your CBD Store and B&B Theatres at NorthparkJackson native Ann Somers and her husband Bob Potesky opened a new pet store called Chipper and Coco at The District at Eastover on Wednesday, May 15, across from Fine & Dandy.
- Activists Warn Against 'World's Largest Pellet Mill' in MississippiEnviva says it will bring jobs and millions in revenue to an ailing local economy by building the world's largest wood pellet plant in George County, but environmental groups warn that the mill would not only harm the climate, but ...
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- At Abortion Clinics, New Laws Sow Confusion, UncertaintyAbortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect, abortion providers said.
- Congress Joins Debate Over Sending TSA Employees to BorderLawmakers clashed Tuesday over the Trump administration's move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border, and one airport official warned it could lead to long checkpoint lines this summer.
- Report: Mississippi Lawmaker Punched Wife in Face Over SexA police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex.
- Mississippi Flood Overwhelms Miles-Long Sandbag WallFloodwaters overwhelmed a miles-long sandbag barrier over the weekend, drenching another community in the southern end of the Mississippi Delta.
- US Judge to Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion LawInside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want to know whether they can still terminate a pregnancy if they think they might be more than a few weeks along.
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