Mississippi has granted a tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization.
A Mississippi state lawmaker who lost a bitter U.S. Senate race in 2014 says he will "get into a dark place and pray" about whether to run this year.
Ruby Bridges Hall, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by mass shootings in U.S. schools.
Officials are asking residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding as a weather system carrying heavy rain passes through parts of Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Mississippi's lieutenant governor wants to divert existing revenue and borrow to provide more money for roads and bridges over the next six years.
Opponents of changing the way Mississippi funds its public schools say that all schools will come out poorer under a proposed new formula than if the current one were fully funded.
In one corner, there's Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, who has made suing corporations a hallmark of his tenure. In the other corner is Entergy Mississippi, the state's largest privately owned electrical utility, whose leader says the company is supporting a bill to make it harder for Hood to sue the company again.
Federal and state agents are investigating the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi.
State officials said Thursday that a record 83 percent of Mississippi seniors graduated on time from high school in 2016-2017, even as some lawmakers demand an end to subject tests that affect whether students can graduate.
An Indiana-based company that makes molded plastic products will spend $5.3 million to expand its Mississippi plant, hiring 53 new workers.
A judge upheld Mississippi's charter school law Tuesday, rejecting a constitutional challenge that sought to cut off state and local money to the schools.
Mississippi's capital city is planning to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A Mississippi House committee is moving forward with proposals to finance several projects, including improvements at a Gulf Coast shipyard and construction of road in a fast-growing Jackson suburb.
A man convicted in Kansas of attempted murder and other charges during a series of crimes in several states has been brought back to Mississippi to face murder charges.
Senators have killed a bill that would have changed how some Mississippi school board members are elected.
Here's a dark-horse candidate for the most unpopular law passed by last year's Mississippi Legislature: House Bill 1106.
First the University of Mississippi killed its Colonel Reb mascot.
Mississippi's prison system announced Friday that it will reopen the Delta Correctional Facility in Greenwood this spring, mostly to house people who violate the terms of their probation or parole.
Northeast Mississippi's largest city is aiding the symbolic return of Indians who were evicted from the region nearly 200 years ago.
A Mississippi developer that has joined with the Trump Organization to open the first of possibly dozens of hotels in the U.S. president's new mid-priced chain has applied for millions of dollars of state tax breaks.
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