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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Another floatplane crashes in Alaska, killing 2, officials 2019-05-21 01:58:00The crash comes after another incident involving two sightseeing planes happened nearby, claiming the lives of six people.

This Day in History for May 21: Susan 2019-05-21 00:00:00There’s a lot to look back on in history on May 21. Here are a couple of notable moments.

MSU’s Jake Mangum becomes first two-time C Spire 2019-05-20 23:37:00For the first time in the 16-year history of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy, the award has a two-time winner.

Alligator captured in parking lot of Flowood gym 2019-05-20 23:32:00Small reptile found hiding under car

Inspection forces immediate closure of Livingston Road Bridge 2019-05-20 23:30:00A state inspection has forced the immediate closure of the Livingston Road Bridge in Jackson.

Divers recover body from the Rez 2019-05-20 23:24:00Rescue teams are in the Barnett Reservoir looking for someone they say went underwater and never resurfaced.

Wake Up Weather 2019-05-20 23:17:0016 WAPT Chief Meteorologist David Hartman has your forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi

Leaving for Love? 2019-05-20 22:56:00“Breaking up families. It's wrong. It's just simply wrong.” The father of Katrina Jabbi talks about his daughter’s tough decision

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 2019-05-20 22:09:00The company's chief financial officer said Dressbarn has not been operating at an "acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment.

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands 2019-05-20 21:34:00President Donald Trump called it a "crazy" decision that his lawyers would appeal.

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms 2019-05-20 20:48:00Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda.

Jackson Free Press stories:

US Judge to Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion 2019-05-20 14:45:54JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Inside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want

Activists Warn Against 'World's Largest Pellet Mill' in 2019-05-20 13:14:01LUCEDALE, Miss.—At age 82, Coe Alice Sturgis had never attended a public hearing, nor had she taken part in any environmental activism. Last wee

Mississippi Giving Away Alarms to Try to Reduce 2019-05-20 11:13:56JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Fire Marshal's office is giving away smoke alarms to try to reduce fire deaths. Mike Chaney is the state

Mississippi Republicans Vote Against LGBT Civil Rights Bill 2019-05-17 16:28:21In summer 1964, Mississippi Congressman John Bell Williams, who would later serve as his state's governor, went on air with the Citizens Forum to lam

Teachers Vent Frustrations and Share Ideas at Hughes 2019-05-17 13:36:00HATTIESBURG, Miss.—On the penultimate day of Mississippi's 2019 legislative session, state leadership dropped an amended version of an appropri

Trustees Start Search for New University of Mississippi 2019-05-17 11:05:54JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The search is on for a new leader of the University of Mississippi. College Board President Hal Parker on Thursday appoin

Mississippi Governor Leads Trade Trip to Uzbekistan 2019-05-16 15:08:50JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is in Uzbekistan this week to try to strengthen connections between the state and the country

'Blood Was Spilled On These Grounds': JSU Remembers 2019-05-16 13:23:25James Green was a comedian who always kept everybody laughing. He worked hours after school to help support his mother and eight siblings, and he talk

JSU Alum Honored at Howard University, and Summer 2019-05-16 13:04:28Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently named Jackson State University alum Adrian Mayse, 34, the youngest tenured associate professor of acco

Reporting in on Medicine and Jackson 2019-05-15 12:55:53Jackson's health-care industry is one of the area's largest employers. So many new things happen in it each year that it's hard to keep up with. Ho

UMMC Empowering Through Base Pair 2019-05-15 12:49:27At least a dozen large corkboards on wheels, each containing diagrams, data, charts and more, fill a room in the University of Mississippi Medical Cen

Bringing the ’80s and ’90s to Offbeat 2019-05-15 12:44:09When Phillip "DJ Young Venom" Rollins, owner of midtown-based business Offbeat, started seeing more people wear the vintage clothing he grew up with

The Mississippi Link

Tougaloo College salutes the Golden Class of 69 2019-05-08 23:18:35By Paulette Hayes Patton, Guest Writer, As hundreds of students rushed out of the gates of Tougaloo College last week, hundreds of former students rus

Charlotte Seals named Superintendent of Madison County Schools 2019-05-08 23:17:18The Mississippi Link Newswire, The Madison County Board of Education proudly announces the selection of Charlotte Seals as Superintendent of Education

Facebook bans Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation 2019-05-08 23:16:31By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, Facebook and Instagram have banned Minister Louis Farrakhan, the highly regarded leader of the Chicago-based

Crump, NAACP, NNPA to demonstrate after police brutality 2019-05-01 22:40:16By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, The Broward County Chapter of the NAACP will lead a march and rally to demand the termination and crim

The Ambassadors of the A-TEAAM shine brightly during 2019-05-01 22:39:06By Othor Cain, Editor, Sixth grade males from several middle schools across the state participated in an Awards and Recognition Ceremony Sunday, April

Biden enters presidential race bringing White Supremacy to 2019-05-01 22:38:06By Hazel Trice Edney, TriceEdneyWire.com, Former Senator and Vice President Joseph Biden, after much suspense, has finally entered the Democratic camp

Nave named president of Alcorn State University 2019-05-01 22:34:50The Mississippi Link Newswire, The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced recently the unanimous decision to name Dr. Fe

Civil Rights icon James Meredith visits Evers and 2019-04-24 22:31:12By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Civil Rights icon James Meredith said April 24 he was heading to Coahoma Community College (CCC) to speak but he was a l

Post Mueller Report: African Americans, Democrats divided over 2019-04-24 22:29:54By Barrington M. Salmon, TriceEdneyWire.com, America and the administration of President Donald Trump continue to reel from the fallout caused by the

Commentary: Transforming Jackson Public Schools 2019-04-24 22:28:57By Errick L. Greene, Ed.D., Superintendent, Upon accepting the role of superintendent of the Jackson Public School District, I pledged to ensure that

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