Conflict between city and state floats back to the surface

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The 45-day-long boil water notice in Jackson ended Thursday, and while the announcement from Gov. Tate Reeves was celebratory, it also came with a level of tension between the city and state governments that have surfaced multiple times throughout the water crisis.

Per Mississippi State Department of Health regulations, the boil-water notice ended after two consecutive days of clean test results from 120 sampling sites across the city.

Reeves said that system-wide testing began Tuesday, but daily updates from the city on Tuesday and Wednesday indicated that testing was still in its…

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