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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 [email protected]

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Women's Suffrage Exhibit and Chevron STEM Program at MSU and JSU Commencement Speaker

Mississippi State University recently announced that it will commemorate next year's centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the women's suffrage movement with a special fall semester exhibit at the MSU Libraries.

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Karla Edwards

Karla Edwards, who has served as director of the Central Mississippi Hub for Volunteers and Nonprofits since May 2019, says that she has long felt compelled toward nonprofit work out of a desire to give back to her community.

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Hello Kitty Cafe Jackson Stop, Fauna Foodworks Dinner and CFM Grant Challenge

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, a traveling food truck that debuted in 2014, will come to the Jackson metro for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Renaissance at Colony Park.

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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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MSU Chairs of Honor, Millsaps Math Competition and JSU Bowling Night Out

Mississippi State University unveiled permanent POW/MIA chairs of honor inside Davis Wade Stadium, Humphrey Coliseum and Dudy Noble Field in honor of service members on Veterans Day.

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Marie O'Banner-Jackson

Marie O'Banner-Jackson, retired interim dean of undergraduate studies and cyber learning at Jackson State University, says she knew she wanted to be a teacher since she was in fourth grade.

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The Season Is Upon Us

The holiday season is drawing near, and there will be plenty to do in Jackson and beyond.

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Rocket Fizz at the Outlets, Beanfruit and Thunderhead Merge and Gallery Garden

Shreveport, La., native Richard Morris brought Rocket Fizz, a California-based specialty soda and candy franchise, to Mississippi with the opening of a new store at the Outlets of Mississippi on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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MSU Veterans Day, USM University Forum and JSU/SBA Summit

As part of its annual Veterans Day celebration, Mississippi State University plans to host several events to honor the U.S. Armed Forces during the week of Veterans Day. MSU's Veterans Day ceremony will take place on Monday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. on the campus' Drill Field.

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Faith Young

Faith Young, owner of Door 2 Door Recycling, opened her self-described mom and pop recycling company with her husband, Marquette Young, in 2013 to help fill a need in her Rankin County community.

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