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Michael Avenatti, the high-profile attorney who formerly represented Stormy Daniels, defrauded a Mississippi bank, federal prosecutors in California charged on Monday. [Read More]
The fate of a bill that could grant Mississippi's public-school teachers a $4,000 pay raise over a two-year period remained uncertain Monday morning as lawmakers... [Read More]
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... [Read More]
At a Tupelo campaign stop on Monday, Mississippi State Rep. Mark Baker, a Republican candidate for attorney general, said the 1965 Voting Rights Act violated... [Read More]
Civil-rights protections could be "rolled back" if Mississippi joins a conservative group's effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, a prominent civil-rights organization is warning. [Read More]
Hinds Community College President Clyde Muse and Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum signed an agreement on Wednesday, March 20, to join the Mississippi Library... [Read More]
The Jackson City Council recently approved the use of the StarChase system, which allows police cruisers to shoot GPS tracking devices that stick to fleeing... [Read More]
Junior pitcher Abby Trahan is enjoying a strong start in her first season with the University of Southern Mississippi softball team. [Read More]
With Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves at his side, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed the nation's most restrictive abortion bill... [Read More]
National Restaurant Association data from 2017 showed that women own more than half of the restaurants in the U.S., though the amount of women chefs... [Read More]
Through Curious Citizens, local creative and organizer daniel johnson wants people to activate people to find ways to participate in local government. [Read More]
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When Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Curator of Education John Spann was in high school, history came easy to him. "It wasn't like geometry or anything,... [Read More]
I propose that we bring pleasure back into our vocabulary around food. In honor of all those dead diet resolutions, here are some ideas for... [Read More]
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Though Signature Hair Lounge specializes in weaves, Fran Alexander is knowledgeable about all types of hair. The Jackson Free Press recently talked to her over... [Read More]
During our afternoon interview with Jennifer Riley Collins in downtown Jackson, she explained why she believes she is up to the momentous task of becoming... [Read More]
Unless workers unionize, companies operate as dictatorships, where the businesses will sacrifice workers' livelihoods, pantries, mortgages, car payments, medical bills and other needs for the... [Read More]
Daniella Dismuke-Roja is an activist who is challenging laws that she believes threaten the rights of Mississippians. On March 14, she traveled to Jackson and... [Read More]
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