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- Activist: 'We Need to Flood the Polls as We Flooded the Streets to Protest'Calyn Stringfellow wants more young people to get politically engaged and to register and turn out to vote, hence the program she held in front of Jackson City Hall.
- With a Pen Stroke, Mississippi Drops Confederate-Themed FlagWith a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem—a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.
- Senate Rule Committee Clears Way for Senate to Consider a Medical Marijuana BillThe Mississippi Senate's rules committee has approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 586, which, if passed by the full Senate, will allow it to suspend the rules for the purpose of introducing a bill titled the "Mississippi Medical Marijuana Act."
- Second Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive OrderJackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba released a second amended executive order concerning the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
- Gov. Reeves Vetoes Jackson Water Bill, More Paving, Mask Requirement AheadGov. Tate Reeves has vetoed the “Jackson Water Bill,” a piece of proposed legislation that passed in both the Mississippi Senate and House of Representatives with no opposing vote.
- COVID-19 Hits New Mississippi Highs, Municipalities Issuing Own Mask OrdersMississippi’s rising coronavirus curve is prompting dire warnings from state health officials—and some municipalities are beginning to issue mask orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in public spaces.
- Emma D. SandersEmma D. Sanders, a Mississippi Civil Rights Movement veteran and a founding member of the modern Mississippi Democratic Party, recently passed away in her Jackson home at age 91.
- ‘Today I Feel Like a Mississippian’: State Flag Consigned to History in Bipartisan VoteThe contentious Mississippi state flag is officially no more today, consigned to history after a legislative supermajority voted Sunday to retire it for good.
- Russell C. Davis Planetarium Remodel, 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards and Dumbo's on DulingJackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Deputy Director of Cultural Services David Lewis and Russell C. Davis Planetarium manager Mike Williams announced updates on the progress of the planned restoration of the planetarium on Thursday, June 25.
- Debi LaneThis week, potter Debi Lane attempted to create a phoenix, but the glaze ran, and the Mendenhall resident was forced to scrap the project.
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