Mississippi could get smoother roads, lower taxes and a tax system more tilted to favor the rich than it does today.
The United Steelworkers union says workers at the True Temper Sports plant in Amory have ratified a new contract with the sporting goods maker.
Wild animals at a Mississippi zoo continue to fall prey to wilder animals intruding from the outside.
German auto parts supplier Hago Automotive Corp. will open a metal stamping plant in Tishomingo County, investing $10 million and hiring 80 people.
Mississippi education officials are considering minor tweaks to the state's academic standards, nothing like the wholesale rejection sought by opponents of the Common Core-linked standards.
Tuition will be going up at Mississippi's eight public universities in fall 2016, after College Board trustees gave final approval to the increase Thursday.
The University of Mississippi's new chancellor will make $600,000 a year, and Mississippi State University's president is getting a pay raise to match.
Mississippi's top budget writers are recommending spending cuts to schools, universities, community colleges, prisons, Medicaid, and mental health and human services for the coming year.
The Monroe County courthouse in Aberdeen has reopened following its closure Monday after someone threatened to attack the building.
When James Meredith challenged Mississippi's entrenched system of white supremacy in 1962, Gov. Ross Barnett had a plan to stop the black military veteran from integrating the state's flagship university.
A man charged with killing three people and sexually assaulting a witness told a Mississippi judge Thursday it was all "a big mistake" that began when he hit a deer, and got worse when he took drugs and tried to find the road kill.
The head of the Mississippi prison system might halt the commissary program inside Mississippi prisons, saying it causes more problems than it solves.
Nearly seven months after blues legend B.B. King died, his Mississippi gravesite is being turned into a serene spot where blues fans can pay their respects.
A former supervisor at Ingalls Shipbuilding has been sentenced to three years' probation and eight months of house arrest for failing to report the fraudulent charging of time and labor for work on U.S. Coast Guard and Navy vessels at the Pascagoula shipyard.
A new report from a legislative watchdog agency questions how education officials are running a program to fund preschool classes for some Mississippi 4-year-olds, and says students in those classes performed worse in 2014 than students in other prekindergarten classes taught by public school districts.
A junior high school was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after what appeared to be a homemade bomb was found in the library.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee is endorsing Jeb Bush for president.
Four Mississippi universities will play in postseason football bowl games, and tickets are on sale.
The Supreme Court appears ready to impose limits on lawsuits in a Native American court against people who are not members of the Indian tribe.
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