An investigation into organized dog fighting and gambling in the Southeast resulted in 12 arrests and the seizure of 367 pits bulls in one of the nation's largest crackdowns on the bloody exhibitions.
The doctor is no longer in. When longtime Mississippi State University team physician and Longest Student Health Center director Robert C. "Bob" Collins first came to the MSU campus it was 1977 and he planned on staying three to five years.
Twelve financial firms that submitted proposals to manage Lowndes County's $30 million hospital trust fund will be narrowed to three this week.
The chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party says he has one big goal for the 2015 state elections: Regaining control of the Legislature, thereby limiting Republican Philip Gunn to a single term as speaker of the House.
Problems are emerging for KiOR, the Texas-based alternative fuel company that began converting wood chips to fuel at its Columbus biorefinery earlier this year.
Expect the light bill to go up. On Thursday, Tennessee Valley Authority announced a 1.5 percent base rate increase. Officials with the company said the increase will likely mean about an extra $18 a year coming out of consumers' pockets.
On Tuesday, when the Chicago Bears' team defense came off the board in about the sixth round, dismayed looks and frustrated comments filled the back of Old Venice's Burgundy Room. Shouting then filled the place after former Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis' name was announced a few rounds later. "That's too soon," shouted one football fantasy team manager.
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