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On the heels of a rousing morning address to the Conservative Political Action Conference that brought a sleepy audience to its feet many times over, Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a bounce in his step.
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Buy at photos.djournal.com Gastroentereologists like Dr. Steve Amann of Tupelo are encouraging people to get screened for colorectal cancer.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Mississippi House of Representatives could vote as early as Friday on a measure that would allow businesses to refuse service to customers based on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
8 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control and other construction and maintenance projects, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran .
Gov. Phil Bryant and others are extolling Mississippi as a national leader in using carbon dioxide to extract more oil from old oil fields.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can breathe a little easier now that a federal audit released on March 6, 2014, concluded that his administration did not violate any laws or rules when Christie awarded the no bid contract to AshBritt Inc. who employs former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour' s lobbying firm in Washington.
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"Ethical Thursdays" are bringing thousands of Mississippi activists to the state capitol in Jackson to stand up for economic justice and democracy.
Mississippi's brewery is now in the Buckeye State. Superior Beverage Group announced Thursday in a news release that it is distributing Lazy Magnolia Brewery in Central and Northeast Ohio.
Travis Childers will be dependent on his neighbors in Northeast Mississippi to have any chance of accomplishing what would be the nation's biggest upset of the November general elections.
Coastal Carolina University has named Ralph Byington as its provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs, according to CCU President David DeCenzo.
Dr. Hannah Gay, the University of Mississippi Medical Center pediatric HIV physician who treated the Mississippi baby born with HIV who no longer shows signs of the virus with an early aggressive therapy, said increased awareness from the case is likely helping surface other remission case candidates.
In her recent article in the Sun Herald, Anita Lee contended that the employment picture in Mississippi is much worse than Gov. Phil Bryant has indicated.
The House passed a package of five bills Wednesday, four of which will return to the Senate for more work because they were amended by the House.
Mississippi consumers can file claims to recover money due to court preliminary approval of a multi-state $310 million settlement with all major manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory computer chips , Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced today The companies are accused of conspiring to fix prices.
Mississippi's emergency care environment outranked all other Southeastern states and placed 26th out of 51 overall, according to a report from the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Democrat Rep. Steve Holland of Plantersville returned to the Capitol Wednesday, and his colleagues greeted him with a standing ovation and ringing cowbells.