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A New Class of Leadership

For M. Cade Smith, the assistant vice chancellor for community engagement at the University of Mississippi, his time in the WKKF Community Leadership Network program were three of the most ...

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Urban Foxes, Olivia's Taco Shop and Flash Dash at The District

Cody Cox, a Jackson musician and owner of record label Elegant Trainwreck Productions, will open a small-batch bakery called Urban Foxes in Jackson's Belhaven Heights neighborhood on Monday, May 20.

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Mississippians See Growth on Amazon, But Politicians Misstate Report

Amazon reported in a May 1 press statement that Mississippi retailers boasted the fastest year-over-year growth among Amazon retailers. State leaders seized on the news but misstated the case.

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Mississippi Hires Experienced Executive for Its New Lottery

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced Wednesday that it is hiring experienced executive Thomas N. Shaheen as its first president.

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Analysis: Decisions on Mississippi Power Face New Officials

Public Service Commissioner is the hardest job that few people are thinking about in Mississippi's crowded election year.

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Waisted Nutrition, Fondren Fitness and Great Lengths at the Outlets of Mississippi

Clinton resident Johnny Markham opened Waisted Nutrition, a shake shop that sells meal-replacement shakes and "loaded" energy teas, in downtown Jackson on Monday, April 15.

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Shiro Opens, Roderick Red Named to Top 50 Under 40 and Canopy Children's Mental Health Summit

Jackson resident Samuel "Sam" Tilahun partnered with Yosef Ali, owner of Aladdin Mediterranean Grill in Fondren, to open an Ethiopian restaurant called Shiro Cafe & Restaurant in downtown Jackson on ...

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App Will Explain Slaying That Spurred Civil Rights Activism

A mobile app is being developed to explain places and events connected to a killing that galvanized the civil rights movement.

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Poetry Out Loud, LeFleur Museum District and Silhouettes at the Art Museum

Mississippi Public Broadcasting will air its footage of the 2019 Poetry Out Loud competition statewide on MPB Television at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 26, with a second airing scheduled ...

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Garver Chain Reaction Challenge, Godfrey's, Jackson Youth Fish Tales Rodeo and Good Problems at Offbeat

Germantown Middle School in Madison was the first school in Mississippi to participate in the Garver Chain Reaction Challenge on Thursday, April 11.

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Mississippi Speaker Touts Rural Broadband Law, But Questions Remain

When Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn began looking at ways to solve the lack of high-speed broadband access that plagues much of rural Mississippi last summer, he turned to utility ...

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Early Easter Events, and Van's CCG and Names & Faces Lounge Opening

Repeat Street and Dogwood Festival are both celebrating Easter early on Saturday, April 13, with an outdoor Easter market and Easter Bunny Festival.

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Living in Virtual Reality with Lobaki

Vince Jordan and his son, Josiah, began experimenting with developer kits for software to use in virtual reality in 2014. In 2016, the two decided to form Lobaki while engaged ...

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Fifty-Four Hours to Startup Launch

While some people got off work and headed into a typical Friday night on March 1, about 45 people gathered at Coalesce for an event that would give them an ...

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Mississippi Alleges Fraud by Entergy, Utility Says No Proof

Mississippi's attorney general alleges the state's largest private utility defrauded customers by not buying cheaper power from outside companies.