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Ditto On State History Museum

Jackson developer Kane Ditto, former mayor of Jackson and current president of the Board of Trustees for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, talks with MBJ-TV about upcoming plans for a new Mississippi state history museum.

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Handing over the project

Despite rough economy, David Watkins believes Riverwalk could become a reality In December, Jackson developer David Watkins unveiled plans for Riverwalk and Town Lake, an ambitious project that would feature a mile-long, concrete-lined canal that starts at Farish Street and ends at Court Street, where it would empty into a 35-acre lake that connected to the Pearl River. Watkins, who ...

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Jackson Mayor: Pipe Breaks Not Due to Lack of Updates

Mayor Harvey Johnson still says Jackson’s 133 water main breaks were due to extended sub-freezing temperatures and not delinquent system updates. At an 11 a.m. City Hall press conference Johnson said $100 million has been invested in the city system over the past 12 years. According to a decade-old study, approximately $300 million would be required to update the Jackson water system. ...

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