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Justice Department to appoint third party to manage Jackson water

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The U.S. Department of Justice filed a proposal in federal court Tuesday that would appoint an interim third-party to stabilize the of 's crisis.

The third-party manager has not yet been identified and the City of Jackson has not responded to requests for comment at this time.

On Nov. 17, Jackson's City Council approved an order for agreement with the federal on how to fix the city's beleaguered water system.

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According to a statement from the Department of Justice, the city and the have signed this order and…

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Gyms are offering spring sales to help you reach your fitness goals

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Kettlebells of all weights to use in their workouts.

Spring is fast approaching and if you want to get your body ready for the beach, never fear, several local gyms, yoga classes, boot camps and trainers in the area have tips and workout programs to you reach your goals whether you are looking to burn fat or bulk up.

Pia Neejar, a gym expert and trainer at Crunch Fitness in Ridgeland, said losing body fat starts with a healthy diet or a calorie deficit.

“Eating more veggies and protein to maintain muscle mass is where to start,” Neejar said. “While on the caloric deficit, you want to avoid fried and junk food. Drinking…

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Jackson, MS, non profit to host spring break English language camp

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Test-Taking Solution Foundation English-Language Arts Bootcamp

In the past year or so, area and have been impacted by switching between in-person and virtual learning due to the Jackson crisis, inclement weather and .

For instance, the Jackson Public School District went to virtual learning on the first day of spring semester this year, after Jan. 4 that more than half of its schools had low or no water pressure.

All of that switching between virtual and in-person schooling has impacted students' learning patterns.

Never fear, though, the non-profit Test-Taking Solution Foundation is hosting a Spring Break…

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Jackson, MS, to host Zoo Camp for Spring Break

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The Jackson Zoo is hosting a Spring Break camp March 13-16.

The Zoo Spring Break Camp, a popular program for youth ages 6 through 12, is back for 2023 for the first time in several years.

Angela White, Jackson Zoo recreation and director, said the camp was started about seven years ago but was temporarily suspended due to the pandemic and management transitions at the historic zoological park.

The camp will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday, March 13, through Thursday, March 16.

will be able to learn about the many animals at the zoo and there will be zoo tours, recreational activities,…

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