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Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange recently filed an amicus brief in support of Mississippi lawsuit to halt flood insurance rate hikes.
U.S. influenza activity increased slightly for the week ending Nov. 30, but Mississippi and Texas reported high influenza-like illness, officials said.
Don Lake , vice president of international operations for Dunavant Logistics Group, will add another accomplishment to an already impressive and diverse logistics resume.
Friends and political allies are remembering former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain as an intelligent man who challenged the power structure and fought for people who couldn't afford lobbyists.
Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will seek a seventh term in 2014, setting up a Republican primary that pits an established incumbent who has brought billions of dollars to his home state against a tea party-backed challenger who says federal spending is out of control.
The Mississippi Senate race just went from looking like a potential free-for-all to firming up as an intense one-on-one battle between the tea party wing of the GOP and its establishment.
Freezing rain is moving into areas of north Mississippi on Friday and state officials were warning motorists to watch for icy roads and bridges.
A Louisiana State University professor, Dismukes was hired by the Mississippi Energy Institute to look at opportunities that might arise from the U.S. boom in natural gas production.
A police pursuit ended with the arrest of former Baltimore Ravens player in Mississippi.
Which government operation is the big winner in a draft of next year's budget? Education? Roads and highways? Health care? Nope.
The death this week of former Gov. Bill Allain does not end the influence of his constitutional and legislative achievements, which include a landmark state Supreme Court edict forcing the Mississippi Legislature to obey the state constitution's separation of powers doctrine, correctly shifting more power to the executive branch and the office of ... (more)
The judges, prosecutors and state officials on the task force cannot change laws but will make recommendations to the 2014 Legislature to reduce the number of people in state custody, now more than 22,000.
A law enforcement official has testified that it's not clear who shot and wounded a U.S. Marshals task force agent during the search for a murder suspect in Jackson.
Jim Edge, with NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance Management Agency, and other leaders were on hand Tuesday at Northrop's Unmanned Systems Center in Moss Point for the start of production on the first drone.
In Mississippi, as in the 35 other states where healthcare.gov is running the enrollment show, it hasn't been easy to sign up for the health law's new insurance options.