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8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The state Senate approved an amended version of House Bill 455 Tuesday, sending it back to the House for more work.
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12 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
Twenty weeks is halfway through a full-term pregnancy of 40 weeks. Exceptions to the 20-week ban would be made to prevent permanent physical damage or death of a pregnant woman, or in cases of several fetal abnormalities.
16 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has asked the acting chair of the agency that denied compensation to Stanford ponzi scheme victims to explain those actions.
19 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
The Mississippi Development Authority's Tourism Division has unveiled its new advertising campaign.
21 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
A Monday news release from Loyola says the grant will fund the research institute's efforts to head off what it calls pressing economic injustices that low-income people face.
Yesterday | Alabama Live
The FBI is now offering a reward for information regarding the whereabouts of a Madison County toddler, who went missing last week .
U.S. Rep Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi, has received a number of endorsements from Republican statewide elected officials and each Republican member of the Congressional Delegation for the Republican primary election in the Fourth Congressional District of Mississippi, according to a news release from his campaign.
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley challenged Mississippi's largest natural gas companies to make efforts in expanding natural gas accessibility to rural areas.
Delta Furniture Co. is investing $520,000 to expand its Pontotoc, Miss. facility, a move that will create 50 jobs.
Civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael participate in a voter registration march after James Meredith was shot in Mississippi in 1966.
Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
After Col./Gen. Christopher Mott's death during the Civil War, his widow was given the Mexican War flag of the 1st Mississippi Riflemen.
Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona's Republican governor.
As chief executive officer of Enterprise Florida and the state's commerce secretary, Gray Swoope leads efforts to draw businesses to Florida.
Mobile-based BCB Holding Co. Inc., the parent of Bay Bank, will be acquired by a Hattiesburg, Miss., bank for approximately $6.6 million in cash and stock.