Mississippi's system for assigning A-to-F letter grades to public schools keeps changing, and it looks like the state may have to reset the scale again in 2018.
A distant cousin of Elvis Presley who might have been Democrats' strongest contender for U.S. Senate in heavily Republican Mississippi says he won't run this year.
Mississippi House members chose Republicans vision of practicality and transparency in education funding Wednesday over Democrats' aims for more money and more equitable treatment of poor students.
There would be little change in state aid to Mississippi public school districts in the next two years under a new funding formula being pushed by House Republican leaders.
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there.
Customers of Mississippi's two privately owned electrical utilities will see higher rates starting in February.
Three insurance companies in Mississippi have agreed to provide more extensive coverage of services for people with autism and other developmental disorders.
Some Democrats say the public needs more time to study a proposal to rewrite Mississippi's education funding formula.
A Mississippi inmate convicted of giving fatal and illicit silicone buttocks injections to a woman has died at age 58.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History receives a small slice of the state budget. But, with two new museums already gaining international attention, the department plays a large role in shaping the public perception of the state.
Mississippi health officials say that because of a busy flu season, some hospitals, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities may restrict visitors and limit access to public waiting areas.
Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday.
Mississippi's health department is giving away radon test kits this month.
With bipartisan support, the Mississippi House is advancing a plan to send millions of state dollars to cities and counties to help pay for roads and bridges.
The Mississippi House has a new proposal to help pay for roads and bridges.
Critics are painting a negative picture of Mississippi but the state is enjoying low unemployment and is improving its public education system, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday night in a State of the State speech that offered a few new proposals.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant failed to acknowledge many of Mississippi's problems in the State of the State address, a lawmaker said in the Democrats' televised response.
Six black-owned funeral homes can proceed toward trial with their lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi Gulf Coast coroner discriminates in favor of white-owned competitors, a federal judge has ruled.
Mississippi parents who support using public money to send more children to private schools are pushing for action in the 2018 legislature.
The Confederate-themed Mississippi flag is being removed from display outside a city's police building.
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