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1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee
Three eight-foot Confederate soldiers tower over the men as they form and shape clay around the giant bodies.
2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press
When Mississippi Maritime Museum's board of directors began discussing renovation plans for an interim museum and design blueprints for a permanent one, they contacted the Magnolia State's only postsecondary architecture school.
Preliminary competition wrapped up for the annual Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi wrapped up on Friday night at Meridian's Historic Temple Theater.
Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.
GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICEDiamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.
Mississippi's public schools need an additional $312 million from lawmakers next year to fully fund the formula that determines how much money education is supposed to get.
The Mississippi Supreme Court said yesterday that it won't reconsider its ruling that voters' birthdates must be redacted before poll books are opened for public inspection.
In 1994, the Legislature passed a plan requiring agencies to collect data measuring their performance under five-year strategic plan.
The Supreme Court won't reconsider its ruling against former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel in his battle with Harrison County.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families released data Thursday showing that sponsors in Mississippi received 179 of more than 30,000 such children nationwide from January 1 to July 7. California, Florida, New York and Texas received the most children in the past half year, accounting for 46 percent ... (more)
But there are also those who want to see the state honor it commitment to education and they have drawn up a petition that could prompt the Legislature to fully fun public school districts across the state.
Mississippi recently held a statewide election in which for the first time a "Voter I.D." was required before being allowed to vote.
The Clarion-Ledger reports the state Board of Education members approved the new line item at a meeting Wednesday in Jackson.
Three separate indictments were filed Tuesday in federal court in Hattiesburg alleging soldiers improperly collected a total of $22,500 and that the illegal acts took place from January 2006 through February 2011.
Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions, LLC out of Jackson produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania says charges were filed Wednesday against 29-year-old Alberto Julio Garcia of Gulfport, identified several days ago as a person of interest in the slaying of Ja-Naya Thompson.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 07:54 am
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