A restaurant chain discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress, a federal agency says in a lawsuit.
A state government watchdog agency is criticizing the Mississippi Department of Education for issuing contracts without taking bids, even though the contractors were paid more than the amounts that trigger bid requirements.
The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Mississippi more time to respond to a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.
It's beginning to sound like 2010 again at the Public Service Commission.
The Mississippi Medicaid program is requesting more money to pay for services during the state budget year that ends in June.
Mississippi government agencies are seeking about $800 million more for the coming year -- roughly a 13 percent increase in a $6 billion budget. But legislators warn that with slow economic growth, there won't be enough new tax revenue to cover all the requests.
Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation, the U.S. interior secretary says in a memo to President Donald Trump.
A Mississippi teacher is out of the classroom after a racist Facebook post.
New government data show Mississippi children aren't getting fatter, and may be getting skinnier.
Years after it traded Colonel Reb for a bear, the University of Mississippi could again change its sidelines sports mascot.
Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie "Friday the 13th" shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two.
A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South was honored in her hometown, two years after her death.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming four new cases of West Nile virus.
The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some people feel about how policymakers treat public education and how some legislators have acted toward the capital city.
The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is helping Mississippi mark the bicentennial of statehood and its judicial system.
The Mississippi Board of Education is moving closer to taking over the state's second-largest school district because of academic and accountability problems, but some parents are vowing a legal fight.
Mississippi's three public service commissioners said Tuesday that they would decide by January how much customers should pay for a disputed power plant.
Another Mississippi city could stop flying the state flag because it features the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist.
Officials say the former police chief and town clerk in a northeast Mississippi town stole nearly $300,000 from the 900-resident town and state, with the clerk using some money to buy guns and give them to the chief.
Two men are charged with kidnapping and raping a University of Mississippi student.
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