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'Mississippi Encyclopedia' explores state's people, places, things

Posted less than 6 hours ago in State

At 1,451 pages and nearly 9 pounds, "The Mississippi Encyclopedia" is something to behold. "Foot injuries," said Charles Reagan Wilson, a senior editor. "I see a lot of foot injuries from this book."

MSU women's basketball team's historic victory whets appetite for more

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Local Columns

The Mississippi State women's basketball team is still the national runner-up. Pinch yourself MSU fans if you thought the last month of the 2016-17 season was a dream. Don't worry, it wasn't. A lot of the memories from MSU's run through the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament in Oklahoma City and its victory against four-time reigning national champion Connecticut have come back into focus this month after MSU won the Best Upset ESPY for its 66-64 overtime victory against UConn in the national semifinals.

State salon board looks to trim backlog

Posted less than 6 hours ago in State

A Mississippi agency that many people describe as a bureaucratic nightmare is getting a long-needed makeover.








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