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Occupy Jackson says willing to risk arrest by staying in park after dark Nov. 5

November 3, 2011

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Occupy Jackson protesters say they will make a stand Saturday night (Nov. 5) and invite arrest for refusing to leave downtown Jackson’s Smith Park at dusk. The band of demonstrators which has fluctuated in number from fewer than five at times up to a few dozen at other times has been leaving the park at […]

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Jackson councilman pushes insurance requirement for convenience stores that sell alcoholic beverages

July 22, 2011

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The liability insurance Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes wants to require of convenience stores in the city that sell alcoholic beverages may make the premises safer from mishaps such as slip-and-falls. But don’t look for it to lessen the likelihood of violent incidents – or to even cover customers injured by violence, insurance professionals say. […]

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