Jackson, Mississippi

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, Ohio and open for research. Additional papers and collections are at: Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, Ohio; Library of Congress, Manuscript and Prints & Photographs Divisions, Washington, D.C.; Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio; .Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City, New York; State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, Madison, Wisconsin; .and Mississippi State Department of Archives and History, Jackson


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, Mississippi, about five miles west of Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), the state capital. The Hinds Community College District includes Hinds County (Hinds County, Mississippi), Claiborne County (Claiborne County, Mississippi), part of Copiah County (Copiah County, Mississippi), Rankin County (Rankin County, Mississippi), and Warren County (Warren County, Mississippi). With an enrollment of nearly 12,000 students at six campuses, it is the largest educational institution in the state,


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, Mississippi , which he immortalized in his works of prose. Morris' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta. In 1967 he became the youngest editor of ''Harper's Magazine''. He wrote several works of fiction and non-fiction, including his seminal book ''North Toward Home'', as well as ''My Dog Skip''. * 25px (File:Ellipse sign 24.svg) MS 24 (Mississippi Highway 24) - Fort Adams, Mississippi Fort Adams


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, Mississippi ) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. After a successful high school career at Murrah High School, Williams attended college at the University of Alabama where he led his team as a freshman to a 27-8 record, and also shared an SEC regular season championship. After two solid seasons at Alabama, Williams entered the 2003 NBA Draft, and was selected as the 47th pick


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10th - 1985 (1985 in NASCAR) Winston Cup season Background Lake was named after the best friend of his father, Bob Lake. Lake's father Leland L. Speed took office as the Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi in 1948, the same year that he was born. He started his racing career at the age of thirteen racing karts, much to the displeasure of his family. Over the years, Speed won the International Karting Federation (IKF) National Championship six times and in 1978 he won the prestigious Karting World Championship over among others, future Formula One legend and icon Ayrton Senna. As of 2010, Speed is the only American (United States) to win the championship. DATE OF BIRTH January 17, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), Mississippi DATE OF DEATH '''WLBT''', virtual channel 3 (digital channel 30), is the NBC-affiliated television station in Jackson, Mississippi, and it is owned by Raycom Media. WLBT transmits its signal from an antenna, 624 meters in height, located near Raymond (Raymond, Mississippi). -


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ROH stars face each other on WWE developmental show work Pro Wrestling Torch date 2011-09-18 accessdate 2011-09-18 He made his television debut on the October 24 episode of FCW TV, defeating Mike Dalton with the Ricola Bomb. On January 6, 2012, Cesaro made his WWE live event debut


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. 9 While at college, Henley completed her first play, a one-act piece entitled ''Am I Blue?'' (Am I Blue (play)) Andreach, p. ? !-- YOU MUST TELL what page number(s) in the book you are referring to with respect to the specific sentence that is being followed by the footnote. For example, on what pages does the book describe her childhood and that she attended SMU and joined its acting ensemble? You need to do this with each book, while putting


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on the follow-up to their debut album. They played two shows in May in Jackson, Mississippi and Orlando, Florida. The song ''Follow the Sun Down'' was chose as the first single from the now titled '' Black Porch (Acoustic Sessions) (EP) Black Porch (Acoustic Sessions

) '' and invited fans to participate in the shooting of the video for the single. A digital download (music download) release of the EP was to be released on September 5 but there were no plans for a CD release.

blabbermouth.net news.aspx?mode Article&newsitemID 55485 work Blabbermouth date July 23, 2006 title Dark New Day: New Song Posted Online In December, guitarist Clint Lowery stated that the band were "searching for producers right now to collabrate with" after working on new material on and off since their debut release and were to begin recording in January, 2007.


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. The effects of the Great Depression were mitigated by the industry’s success. At its height in 1934, there were 113 producing wells in the state. The overwhelming majority were closed by 1955. Dudley J. Hughes, ''Oil in the Deep South: A History of the Oil Business in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, 1859–1945'' (Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 1993), 67–86. Jackson's Gold Coast During Mississippi's extended Prohibition period, from the 1920s


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, Mississippi ) is an American football player who currently plays defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders.

Jackson, Mississippi

'''Jackson''' is the capital and since 1944 the largest city of the state (U.S. state) of Mississippi. The city is located on the Pearl River (Mississippi–Louisiana) which drains into the Gulf of Mexico and is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. Lowe, E.N. (1915). Mississippi, its geology, geography, soils and mineral resources. Mississippi Geological Survey Bulletin 12. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 28. Moore, William H. (1965). Hinds County Geology and Mineral Resources. Bulletin 105 Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 33 Jackson is one of two county seats of Hinds County (Hinds County, Mississippi), with the city of Raymond (Raymond, Mississippi) being the other.

The city, the anchor for its metro area, is named after Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and later was elected as US president. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail.

It had a decline in population from 184,256 at the 2000 census (2000 United States Census) to 173,514 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The 2010 census ascribed a population of 539,057 to the five-county Jackson metropolitan area (Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area). demographics \ GJA. metrojacksoneda.com The city is ranked third as the best "mud" city among the United States' 100 largest metro areas, according to ''Forbes'' magazine. The study measured overall affordability in living costs, housing rates, and more.

In 2011 USS ''Jackson'' (LCS-6) (USS Jackson (LCS-6)) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the city. "Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery" DOD press release. March 25, 2011

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