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- JPS Reports Lower Suspensions Overall, But More Discipline of High School StudentsThe Jackson Public School District is meeting its goal of suspending 12% or fewer of JPS students three months into the 2019-2020 school year, district officials say.
- DOSSIER: Shanda Yates' Win in Mississippi Inspires Voters, Teaches LessonsIf the last week has proved anything, it's that people in the U.S., in Mississippi and especially in the Jackson metropolitan area are excited about a political newcomer, Shanda Yates, defeating a long-time incumbent for the District 64 seat in ...
- Azia's Weekend Picks"Take a look at my top picks for this weekend. Be intentional, find a place for yourself in the city, get involved and live fulfilled. You'll thank me later!"
- How 'Sister District' Helped Shanda Yates Unseat Longtime Mississippi RepublicanSister District, a California-based group dedicated to helping elect Democrats in state legislatures across the country, helped one Jackson area political newcomer unseat a longtime Republican incumbent.
- OPINION: Caution; Numbers in Presidential Polls Don't Count, YetPresident Donald Trump's approval ratings are in the basement, and he could be impeached. But with about a year to go until Election Day 2020, it's too early to write off the tweeter-in-chief.
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- Billy McCoyFormer Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy died on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at age 77, but his legislative work remains visible in the form of four-lane highways in rural areas and schools that are better funded and better equipped than they ...
- Israel’s Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption ChargesIsrael Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases. He rejected calls to resign, angrily accusing prosecutors of staging “an attempted coup.”
- Historic Designation Considered for Iconic Jackson HotelTrustees for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History have put downtown Jackson’s Sun-N-Sand Motor Hotel on consideration for a state landmark designation.
- Suit Seeks to Block Prosecutor from Excluding Black JurorsFour black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.
- Report: Mississippi Laws Cause ‘Extreme’ Prison SentencesMississippi’s habitual offender laws are causing “extreme” prison sentences that are disproportionally affecting African American men and are costing the state millions of dollars for decades of incarceration, according to a new report by nonprofit FWD.us.
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