Singer Steve Earle believes it was important to have a Southern voice on his new protest song urging Mississippi to change its state flag to remove the Confederate battle emblem.
Republicans came into this presidential campaign with painful memories of how, in the last one, Democrats blasted Mitt Romney's tax plan as a giveaway to the rich.
Mississippi Power Co. announced Tuesday it will likely have to repay a $234 million federal tax credit because its Kemper County power plant won't be in operation by April 19.
In a potential major shift in policy, U.S. military commanders want to keep at least a few thousand American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016.
The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for breaking into a store in Artesia.
The final $6.1 million needed to construct "Communiversity," a workforce training center for the Golden Triangle, has been provided in a federal grant, Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran announced last week.
Dr. Mark Horstemeyer has a small upstairs office at Mississippi State University's CAVS facility. In it, two things catch a visitor's attention.
Columbus Fire & Rescue will help hold a time for remembrance for those affected by a deadly fire last year at the Jamestown Square townhouses.
Music from a medieval composer will be featured at the Mississippi University for Women Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Senate is set to pass a spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down this week over the opposition of the most conservative Republicans in the chamber.
A sobbing former prison worker who helped two murderers escape from a maximum-security lockup said she regretted her "horrible mistake" as she was sentenced Monday to up to seven years behind bars as part of a plea deal.
Try as they may, there's no sign that conservatives chirping over the departure of House Speaker John Boehner will be able to claim Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as their next pelt.
An operator of charter schools in Tennessee and Mississippi is in line to receive $9.6 million in federal funding, with plans to spend the money on expansion.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation's economy.
After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on "hedge fund guys" and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveiled a tax plan Monday that would cut rates across the board and reduce the amount paid by wealthiest Americans and corporations into the U.S. Treasury.
German prosecutors on Monday opened an investigation against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn to establish what his role was in the emissions-rigging scandal that has shaken the world's largest automaker.
A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.
Jim Barksdale has put his money where his mouth is.
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