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a conversation with Mumbower on dealing with violence

Ron Mumbower is director of Summit Counseling at First Baptist Church in Jackson. He recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about how people can respond to the shooting near Jackson State University, the shooting at Mississippi State University, and other recent acts of violence and hate.

How can parents help their kids process all this - JSU, MSU, the recent hate-crime trial in Jackson?
“It’s about helping [kids] to realize that … our world is just made up of a lot of people who make a lot of mistakes.

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International relations

Christina Hellmich recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about her book, “Al-Qaeda, From Global Network to Local Franchise.” She is a lecturer in international relations at the University of Reading, UK. She is shown with club members Dick Dickerson, Tony Klingler, Hellmich, and Don Roberts.

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Hemphill low bidder on Fortification; review of proposal now under way

PENDING a review of its proposal, Hemphill Construction Company will likely be chosen to do the Fortification Street Improvement Project.
The city of Jackson opened bids at a public meeting last week, with Hemphill submitting the lowest price. Hemphill’s bid was for just under $9 million. Next was Utah Construction Company, with a bid for $11.35 million, and Southern Rock, with a bid for $11.9 million.
All three proposals came in under the city’s $12 million estimate to complete the project.

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Reservoir officials to commission water level study

THE PEARL RIVER Valley Water Supply District (PRV) is advertising for engineers to study their water-level operation for the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Currently the PRV lowers the water level for weed control in the winter and brings the water back up in the summer. But everyone likes the water higher year-round, PRV General Manager John Sigman said.
The PRV board of directors plans to award a contract April 19 for the water-level study.

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Capital Greening

IMAGINE Congress Street with wider sidewalks, more trees, and small open-air markets crowded with shoppers.
A study being conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is doing just that.
The city of Jackson was one of five cities chosen by the federal agency to participate in the “Greening of America’s Capitals” program.

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Madison police researching use of cameras at entryways

THE CITY OF MADISON is not known for crime. And city officials want to keep it that way. Police are researching the possibility of installing security cameras at major entryways to the city, including the I-55 exit and Highway 51.
Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler first mentioned the potential security measure at a meeting of the Madison Organization of Homeowner Associations (MONA) a few months ago, and she recently told the Sun the cameras were a top priority.

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State of the Arts - Financial outlook for Mississippi art museum encouraging

THE ECONOMY appears to be rebounding, and along with it, so does the Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA).
After experiencing a drop in attendance and having to make significant budget cuts as a result of the Great Recession, the museum is making a comeback and will likely be stronger and leaner than before.
With the opening of its new exhibit featuring the work of the creators of Curious George, along with the completion of MMA’s new art garden last year, museum officials are expecting strong bumps in attendance and donations.

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Raiders and Blues - JA booster club hosts fund-raiser

The Jackson Academy Athletic Booster Club is hosting Raiders and Blues April 16, at the Country Club of Jackson. The day will include a morning tennis tournament, lunch, an afternoon golf tournament, and an evening event with gourmet hamburgers and live blues music. Tickets can be purchased by calling 601-398-2270. Planning the event are (from left, back) Sara Williams, Bill Jones, Johnny Maloney, Rod Ward, John McIntyre, Collette McIntyre, Sharon Maloney, Carol Pittman, Dawn Gnam; (front) Vicki Scott, Candace Jones, Heidi Berry, Brandon Kennedy, Owen Stratton, David Jones and John Berry.

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