The next time you see birds flying in a V, consider this: A new study says they choreograph the flapping of their wings with exquisite precision to help them on their way.
A company that plans to make a three-wheeled vehicle is seeking a change in Mississippi's helmet law.
Late last year, Kroger purchased the spaces that sit on either side of it in Kroger Plaza on Hwy. 45 North in Columbus. That means the strip from AutoZone to UPS now belongs to the grocery store. Robert Rhett, with Rhett Real Estate, confirmed the purchase Wednesday. Rhett said he did not know what plans, if any, Kroger had for the space.
Forty years ago, a big old room at the big old Extension Service Building at Mississippi State University took on a mustier-than-usual smell about this time every year.
Columbus may soon have a five-member redevelopment committee aimed at breathing new life into blighted properties.
Government is Mississippi's largest employer these days, state economist Darrin Webb told lawmakers Tuesday.
Some West Point school children will soon be able to walk to class on new sidewalks.
A pair of Mississippi State University researchers shared data from Mississippi Kids Count during Tuesday's meeting of the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Golf Club.
The Mississippi House is expected to vote Wednesday on a welfare drug testing bill that Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is pushing, weeks after a judge struck down a similar law in Florida.
The long, arduous and sometimes contentious task of the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure came to a conclusion Tuesday as members agreed upon merger recommendations that the state department of education will soon pass on to lawmakers.
Shunning the turmoil of recent budget clashes, Congress is ready to approve a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year, a compromise financing everything from airports to war costs and brimming with victories and setbacks for both parties.
It was supposed to be like any other day. Students escaping New Mexico's chilly temperatures congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym before class started. Then, 13-year-old students Evan James and Kayla Koren, standing on opposite sides of the gym, heard a loud pop.
Actor Ian McKellen and 27 Nobel laureates have written an open letter urging Russia's president to repeal an anti-gay law and expressing their solidarity with critics of the legislation.
An Ohio woman made fliers offering a case of beer and a pack of cigarettes as a reward for finding her lost dog -- and it worked.
Detectives searched Justin Bieber's home looking for surveillance footage that might serve as evidence the pop star was involved in an egg-tossing vandalism case that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a neighbor's home, an official said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans' phone records for possible future surveillance, but he'll leave many of the specific adjustments for Congress to sort out, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the White House intelligence review.
The San Francisco city attorney and New York state attorney general have joined forces to investigate whether Monster Beverage Corp. is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.
An Israeli newspaper quoted the defense minister Tuesday as deriding U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts as naive and foolhardy, triggering an angry response from Washington and rekindling simmering tensions with Israel's closest and most important ally.
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