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2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press
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.
Should free speech ever be restricted?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
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.
10 hrs ago | The Clarion-Ledger
Sid Salter's column attacking the Club for Growth for opposing Senator Thad Cochran's stance on the practice of pork barrel spending, otherwise known as "earmarking" deserves a response.
15 hrs ago | Newms360.com
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.
The Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, Inc. is suing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood over comments he made about the organization in October.
During the Christmas season, you hear and see chambers of commerce and local business and economic development organizations across the country encouraging residents to Buy Local, supporting your local small businesses.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said the secretary of the state's citizens support the voter ID law.
Mississippi’s not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased 6,200 over the month and 18,900 from one year ago.
Officials with the Mississippi National Guard and G.V. Montgomery VA are announcing Wednesday the distribution of a 60th Anniversary book of the Korean War.
As the biggest group of youngsters to grace the refuge, the birds have been kept in four pens since their arrival last month from the Audubon Institute in New Orleans.
On Dec. 5, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood took the unusual step of issuing a press release about his effort to clarify what he himself called "our convoluted gun laws" concerning "concealed stun guns, revolvers and pistols."
Alabama's parole board has refused an early release for a former Brighton police officer convicted in the shooting death of the son of a Mississippi legislator.
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.
Organizers of the 2013 Civil Justice Forum say Barbour is expected to discuss how the state approached civil justice reforms and how the initiatives impacted the state's economy.
The project is expected to cost $1.3 million. Funds will come from a Hurricane Katrina-related community development block grant.
A class action lawsuit against Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps over unpaid wages has been dismissed from federal court, further validating a complex overtime policy that has vexed employees for more than a decade.