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Jackson (Hinds, Mississippi)

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  • Ed Harris, Amy Madigan to star in Geffen Playhouse's 'Jacksonian'

     
    Ed Harris, Amy Madigan to star in `Jacksonian' at Geffen Playhouse...
  • Movie Preview: Is ‘The Help’ this year’s ‘Blind Side’?

     
    After seeing it, I'd say yes. Or possibly. It's impossible to predict which movies will catch on with a broad spectrum of the audience and develop awards' season legs. But “The Help,” Tate Taylor's adaptation of the Kathryn Stockett novel ,...
  • Six Gators named to Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams, none to first team

     
    Florida placed six on the Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams released Thursday, with no players on the first team, two on the second team and four on the third team. Arkansas led the way with 14 players named to the teams, while Alabama had 13. Running...
  • The Five Best Movies of the Summer

     
    “Everything Must Go” — A “great” Will Ferrell comedy? Timely, about a guy who has just lost his job, his wife and his place to live. A bleak Raymond Carver story about an alcoholic that works because it cast the shockingly...
  • Movie Review: The Help

     
    They answer doors, cook and serve meals, change diapers and raise children for parents who are, supposedly, too busy to bother. They do all this with an air of invisibility, ignored except when they're being snapped at. And through it all, “The...
  • Movie Projector: 'Apes' likely to swing higher than 'The Help'

     
    Four new films open in theaters this weekend -- "The Help," horror sequel "Final Destination 5," R-rated comedy "30 Minutes or Less" and "Glee: The 3-D Concert Movie" -- but it's unlikely any of them will be able to end the box office reign of "Planet...
  • Is 'The Help' Hollywood's latest liberal civil rights fantasy?

     
    I can only imagine the emotional roller coaster Viola Davis must have experienced when her agent called to say she'd been offered a juicy part in “The Help,” DreamWorks' adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling novel. Even though parts for...
  • New Orleans Man Sentenced To Life By Mississippi Jury

    New Orleans Man Sentenced To Life By Mississippi Jury
    A Mississippi jury has sentenced a New Orleans man to life in prison for his role in a crime spree that began in New Orleans and ended in rural Jackson County. Jurors found 31-year-old Eddie Pugh guilty Thursday on charges of capital murder, arson and...
  • Black Segregation in US Drops to All-Time Low

    Black Segregation in US Drops to All-Time Low
    America's neighborhoods took large strides toward racial integration in the last decade as blacks and whites chose to live near each other at the highest levels in a century. Still, segregation in many parts of the U.S. persisted, with Hispanics in...
  • Environments of grace

    Environments of grace
    Rev. James Carter Title: Pastor since July 1 at New Presbyterian Church,Pompano Beach. Other job experience: Former Army chaplain at West Point and U.S. Army War College, Carisle, Pa.; former chaplain for Fourth Infantry Division and senior chaplain...
  • Jailed Mississippi Sisters Freed For Kidney Donation

    Jailed Mississippi Sisters Freed For Kidney Donation
    PEARL, Miss. -- Sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott left prison on Friday for the first time in 16 years, yelling, "We're free!" and "God bless y'all!" as they pulled away in a silver SUV. That freedom, though, comes with an unusual condition: Gladys has...
  • Carnegie recognizes 2 La., 4 Miss. schools

    Carnegie recognizes 2 La., 4 Miss. schools
    The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes four Mississippi colleges and universities and two in Louisiana for working with their communities.       They're among 154 schools that applied for the community engagement...