Sgt. Criss Turnipseed, a public affairs officer for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, spoke to the Columbus Rotary Club about drivers' safety Tuesday.
The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats.
President Barack Obama will ask Congress for a hefty, almost 8 percent boost for the Pentagon.
Lawmakers are pursuing multiple options to help special education students, as a reprise of last year's fight over vouchers for special education students looms.
First-time candidate David McRae said Tuesday that he's challenging Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch in this year's Republican primary.
Public health officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide policies, the nation's newly appointed surgeon general said Tuesday.
More than 6 in 10 Americans would want Congress to restore federal financial assistance for millions buying health care coverage if the Supreme Court invalidates some of those government subsidies.
The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill today to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants.
Jordan said today it is willing to swap an Iraqi woman held on death row in Jordan for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group.
In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch.
In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia.
President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds -- flown by an off-duty intelligence employee -- shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
Dove lovers, rejoice.
The main order of business at Monday's Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors' Bureau board meeting was releasing grant money to a handful of events that rely on CVB funding.
Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for president, will speak at Mississippi State University on Wednesday and all tickets to the events have been claimed.
The Columbus Lowndes E911 board of commissioners has hired Shalonda Givens as the department's new director.
Proposed implementations stemming from a joint land use study will be presented to the public Thursday.
Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks will face her first election test since 2007.
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2. Former alderman: LGBT issues expected under 'lesbian leadership' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Attempted kidnapping suspect back in custody after manhunt STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bond reinstated for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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