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What Does ‘Clean’ Actually Mean?new

People who eat clean learn to read nutrition labels, and, perhaps most importantly, listen to their bodies: If you feel bad after eating certain foods, maybe it's time to give them up.
Jackson Free Press  |  Missy Wilkinson  |  11-10-2014  |  Health

High Expectationsnew

William Shakespeare wrote in "Henry IV": "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown." This quote seems to apply to Mississippi State University as the team learns to live with the No. 1 ranking in the country.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  11-02-2014  |  Sports

MAEP Opponents Complain About Program They Helped Implementnew

Many people who don't support the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, which aims to support schools across the state with necessary resources, believe the formula is faulty. But few go beyond that in their explanation.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  11-02-2014  |  Education

Pro-Cochran PAC Sheds Light on GOP Primarynew

Recent federal-campaign finance reports shed new light into spending that took place in the final days of the grueling Republican primary in June.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  10-24-2014  |  Elections

The Faces of Travis Childersnew

Travis Childers, a former congressman from Booneville, hopes traditional Democratic voters and tea-party members can help him upset Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in November.
Jackson Free Press  |  R.L. Nave  |  10-24-2014  |  Elections

From the SEC to the NFLnew

Mississippi State University is the top team in the country, and there really is no argument as to why the Bulldogs should be No. 1. MSU has played one of the toughest schedules and won each contest.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  10-20-2014  |  Sports

'The Boxtrolls': Big Themes in Small Boxesnew

"The Boxtrolls" is one of those movies for kids that actually deals with real issues.
Jackson Free Press  |  Amber Helsel  |  10-20-2014  |  Movies

A Legal Marriage Under Attacknew

Nick and Jessica Fulgham, who married Sept. 18, received a wave of public backlash when American Family Radio, an anti-gay organization based in Tupelo, broadcast news of their marriage after it happened.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  10-09-2014  |  LGBT

Too Little Too Late?new

State Sen. Chris McDaniel's election challenge has been going on for nearly four months, but the hopeful politician hasn't gotten his way so far.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  10-09-2014  |  Politics

People of the Moundsnew

If your description of Native Americans includes "primitive" or "savages," listening to retired archeologist and Jackson resident Sam Brookes will blow your mind.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ronni Mott  |  10-03-2014  |  History

Other Gems of Robin Williamsnew

When actor Robin Williams passed away at age 63, the entertainment world lost one of its sharpest wits and most diverse talents.
Jackson Free Press  |  Micah Smith  |  10-03-2014  |  Movies

Trimming the Neo-Southnew

With Mississippi second in the United States for diabetes and obesity rates, we all should take a page from dietician Carolyn O'Neill's book—pun intended. We're one of the unhealthiest states in the nation so something has got to give.
Jackson Free Press  |  Amber Helsel  |  10-02-2014  |  Health

Sustaining and Habilitating Mississippinew

When you think of Columbus, Miss., you probably think of the Mississippi University for Women and its extensive nursing program. But did you know that MUW has one of Mississippi's only culinary programs that lead to a Bachelor's of Science in the subject?
Jackson Free Press  |  Amber Helsel  |  10-02-2014  |  Food+Drink

Childhood Obesity: Defying Easy Answersnew

Mississippi's obesity rates are staggering: 35 percent of adults and about 40 percent of our children are obese, the highest rates in the nation.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ronni Mott  |  09-25-2014  |  Health

Calling All Men of Characternew

To reverse the abuse cycle, it takes all of us, especially men.
Jackson Free Press  |  Donna Ladd  |  09-25-2014  |  Crime & Justice

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