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Dustin Cardon

Web Editor Dustin Cardon is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He enjoys reading fantasy novels and wants to write them himself one day. Email him business tips at dustin@jacksonfreepress.com

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USM Cancer Foundation Board, New Tuition Structures at MUW, and Belhaven Professor in Top 50 Under 40

On May 17, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved three new tuition structures for Mississippi University for Women.

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Stephen Parks

The American Association of Law Libraries, a national association of law school and court libraries, and independent librarians who perform law research, recently named State Librarian Stephen Parks as a recipient of its 2018 Emerging Leader Award.

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Ira Murray

The United Way of the Capital Area Board of Trustees recently named Ira Murray as the organization's new president and chief executive officer.

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! At Science Museum, CAPE Art Residencies and Families First Resource Center

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science launched a new exhibit called "The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!" on Saturday, May 19.

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There'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.

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Next Generation Harvey and HOYO at USM, and Common App at MSU

The University of Southern Mississippi's College of Nursing Clinical Simulation Lab recently purchased three new patient simulators using a donation from USM benefactors Chuck and Rita Scianna.

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Food Network Honors Pig & Pint, Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience and Facebook Community Boost

This month, the Food Network selected the fried bologna sandwich at The Pig & Pint as the best breakfast sandwich in Mississippi as part of a feature showcasing the dish in all 50 states.

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10 Local Stories of the Week

There'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.

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Denim Day at JSU, USM 2018 Commencements and Tougaloo Two Rivers Gala

Jackson State University's Division of Student Affairs and the Latasha Norman Center for Counseling organized Denim Day on April 25 inside the Student Center to raise awareness about the nationwide issue of campus assault.

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Julius Paige

Midtown comic-book and record store Offbeat is hosting an art show featuring Julius Paige, an eighth-grade student in the special-education program at Siwell Middle School in Jackson, for the month of May.

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