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Mayor Lumumba frustrated with city council over approval of garbage removal contract


Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expressed frustration after Jackson council members Monday,voted not to approve his recommendation for trash removal services. At a specially called meeting, the council voted 4-3 to deny a nearly $11 million waste pickup contract with FCC Environmental Services.


An award-winning engineer and musician, Dale Morris has been a student of technology for more than three decades. At WJSU-FM 88.5, he was the project leader that made WJSU the first digital radio station in Mississippi. He has partnered with other stations in grant writing. Dale says he “frequently gets questions from friends and colleagues about the latest gadget or technology, so why not package some of this information." He aims to accomplish this as host of the segment “On Tap.” Catch “On Tap” as an occasional segment in the the news magazine “The Full Spectrum.”