The Obama administration is sitting down with gun owners groups -- including the National Rifle Association -- as officials look at ways to curb gun violence.
The United States suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked, according to a report released Wednesday by two of the nation's leading health research institutions.
Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club. At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with filing requirements, according to a report Wednesday by an independent government watchdog.
Afraid of looking like a world-class ingrate, AIG on Wednesday decided against suing the federal government over the $182 billion bailout that saved the giant insurance company from collapse.
Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee for treasury secretary, is a premier federal budget expert who would take the helm of the government's main agency for economic and fiscal policy just as the administration girds itself for a new confrontation with congressional Republicans over the nation's debt and deficits.
Burr & Forman LLP Birmingham partner, Jason Woodard will be sworn into office on January 16, 2013 as a bankruptcy judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.
A day after ESPN cameras lingered on her, announcers piled on compliments and at least one pro athlete made an online pass at her, Twitter was still abuzz Tuesday about former Miss Alabama USA Katherine Webb, who is dating Crimson Tide championship quarterback AJ McCarron.
Agents with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Narcotics Division conducted a major round-up this morning, issuing 44 warrants for 17 people, including a city employee.
Rep. David Gibbs, D-West Point, resigned from the Mississippi House of Representatives Tuesday during the opening day of the state's legislative session, ending more than 21 years of representing the people of Clay County and surrounding areas.
With the municipal elections fast approaching, incumbents and challengers will battle for mayor, council and aldermen positions. But the perks of the job are not always financial.
AIG is considering Wednesday whether the company should join a lawsuit against the government that spent $182 billion to save it from collapse.
The new special events and projects coordinator clocked her first day on the job at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on Tuesday.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees dropped one credit from its graduation requirements in a unanimous decision during Tuesday's monthly meeting.
A $1.2 million expansion project for Mississippi Steel Processing continues to be a top priority for the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.
Oktibbeha County Coroner Micheal Hunt pleaded guilty in Lowndes County Justice Court on Tuesday to one count of driving under the influence.
A pair of challengers have qualified to run for spots on the Starkville Board of Aldemen.
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