Top lawmakers are proposing a slightly smaller Mississippi budget for the coming year.
The steady erosion of the state Board of Education's authority was thrown into sharp relief last week, when Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves proposed bypassing the board to rewrite academic standards.
Mississippi Republicans are reuniting after a divisive party primary for the U.S. Senate, a potential 2016 presidential candidate said Monday.
Panola County authorities say a 19-year-old woman died after she was doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire.
For weeks, Rebecca "Becky" Bickett and her longtime partner Andrea Sanders kept a bag packed with wedding clothes.
A judge has ordered another round of psychiatric examinations for a Greenwood doctor.
During the first four months of Mississippi's new welfare drug testing law, 3,656 people have applied for welfare, 38 of them have been tested for drugs and two tested positive.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
A dog abandoned in Mississippi has a new home with the vice president's son -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.
Same-sex marriages won't be allowed in Mississippi while the state defends its gay-marriage ban, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
More than 100 years of Rienzi history and an entire downtown block went up in flames Wednesday morning in the edge of southern Alcorn County.
The legal fight over a silicon metal plant being built in northeast Mississippi is expanding.
Mississippi should change its academic goals even if the public schools superintendent wants to stick with the Common Core standards that have been put in place over the past several years, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday.
It's offseason for Jimmy Deaton, but that doesn't mean he's not abuzz with activity.
The lieutenant governor wants Mississippi to stop using the Common Core State Standards to guide its public school curriculum and instead create its own higher standards.
About one-quarter of charities registered in Mississippi are spending more than the recommended amount of money on fundraising and management.
State agencies spent more than $1.3 million for meals during business meetings during the last fiscal year, a Mississippi public interest group reports.
Next November, voters will decide whether to amend the Mississippi Constitution to require the state to pay for "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools."
The Mississippi Capitol is undergoing an $8.3 million restoration designed to help keep it in good working condition for generations to come.
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