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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the guest speaker for the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10, the university announced Tuesday.
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With the stroke of Mississippi Governor Phil Braynt's pen Tuesday, teachers will get an additional $2,500 over the next two years.
Sen. Thad Cochran does not want to discuss any backlash the Republican party in Mississippi might experience over his race against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel.
The University of Mississippi says Gov. Phil Bryant will be the main speaker at its 161st commencement on May 10. He will speak to graduating students, their families and other guests at 9 a.m. This year's graduating class includes about 2,650 spring candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees and about 1,000 August 2013 graduates.
The Army wants to move all AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard to active units.
Barbour, a former Republican National Committee chairman, stirred an uproar in Mississippi last week by the surprise grants of clemency, which numbered far more than any of his recent predecessors' in a state where law and order are hallmarks of political rhetoric.
Equipment associated with hydraulic fracturing is seen on March 10, 2014, at the site of the Encana Lawson 25H-1 oil well located in Gillsburg, Miss., on the property of county Supervisor Max Lawson.
David Jordan was born on a Mississippi Delta plantation during the Great Depression, when segregation and poverty created a bleak outlook for a son of black sharecroppers.
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Mississippi's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent in March as more people entered the labor force than could find jobs.
Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.
Ah, the NFL offseason: it's a glorious wasteland of manufactured headlines, including the ever-popular "is ___ an elite quarterback" question.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says that during an eight-state bus trip, he's experiencing what other Americans feel on highways every day.
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.