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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.
We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.
OXFORD — The Lyceum building on the University of Mississippi's campus was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a "suspicious package" was delivered to a chancellor's suite, the Daily Mississippian tweeted.
For pure political theater, it's hard to beat the Republican Senate primary in Mississippi.
Joining a growing trend nationally, New Mexico Department of Corrections announced Wednesday it is ending its 30-year-old policy of allowing inmates overnight visits with lovers and family.
In what was billed as a moment of enlightenment, Mississippi legislators removed what they said were the bill's more menacing provisions.The debate over the righteousness of Mississippi's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a whole lot less black and white than we may have thought.
The Sun Herald reports Grace Fisher, the department's communications director, confirmed the investigation Tuesday.
Christopher Carl Brown argued to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans that a Mississippi judge erroneously determined he was the leader of the drug ring and gave him a longer sentence for it.
This is a big get for Democrats, since their candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald, far behind Republican incumbent John Kasich in fundraising.