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CITY ADDRESSES RECENT WATER CONCERNS

The Misssissippi Link Newswire

The City of Jackson issued the following statement regarding the current discoloration of city water:

The City of Jackson Surface Water System is currently experiencing a temporary widespread discolored water occurrence in our distribution system. The City is investigating the cause of the water’s tint. However, despite the water’s appearance, it is still safe to drink and currently there is not a boil water notice as a result of these events.

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Miss. mayoral candidate: Radical or mainstream?

An attorney who was active in a black nationalist group decades ago and still refers to a client as a “former Black Panther heroine” is running for mayor of Mississippi’s capital city.

Can Chokwe Lumumba persuade voters that he’s a mainstream politician concerned about a diverse swath of people?

That’s a big question he faces businessman Jonathan Lee in Tuesday’s Democratic primary runoff in Jackson. […]