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SCOTT COREY/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY AG COMMUNICATIONSFraser fir trees, such as this decorated Christmas tree, are popular varieties sold in Mississippi.
David Becker of the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Public Health, explains the implications of an economic analysis of the input of Medicaid expansion in Mississippi, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Jackson, Miss., during the study's release by the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program.
Alan Dale Walker said in court documents his attorneys were inadequate at two stages of his case - during the penalty phase of his trial and in the following post-conviction proceedings.
Members of America's military services are being shown spontaneous respect these days.
Toyota's still-expanding success in manufacturing Corollas at its plant in Blue Springs every day more closely resembles the broader expectations created when the Japan-based car giant announced in February 2007 that it would build an assembly plant at an industrial megasite owned equally and jointly by a three-county alliance.
Police say 26-year-old Isidro Mercado has been arrested and is expected to be charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.
WLBT-TV reports Kayzlyn Thomas, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, was hit Dec. 5 in the parking lot of the Philadelphia Game Stop.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said the secretary of the state's citizens support the voter ID law.
On my nearly stone-age era telephone/answering machine at my desk in the state Capitol is a message left by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed 2014 as the "Year of the Creative Economy: Mississippi Homecoming" during a ceremony with renowned pianist Bruce Levingston, a Mississippi native.
Nearly 13,500 Mississippians could lose their long-term unemployment benefits by the end of the month if Congress doesn't act, White House officials said Tuesday.
From a contest to sign up the first 50 subscribers, to hanging tags on doors in eligible neighborhoods, to a special sign-up at this weekend's city Christmas-tree lighting, John Whyte, the city's Information and Technology director, tells The Commercial Appeal an all-out initiative is gaining speed.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Chancery Judge Talmadge Littlejohn approved Sherman's annexation plan yesterday after the third public hearing.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear arguments from three former University of Southern Mississippi soccer coaches who alleged sexual harassment and sexual discrimination.
Dr. Marty Wiseman, executive director of the John C. Stennis Institute of Government & Community Development at Mississippi State University, will retire Dec. 31. A native Mississippian, he received his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University and has been at MSU since 1986.
A national research group said Monday that 28 percent of Mississippi roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 22 percent of bridges in the state need to be repaired, improved or replaced.