Mississippi's jobless rate is worst among the 50 states, dragged down in part by a low-growth state economy, according to U.S. Labor Department figures released Monday.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that revises the state's regulation of small loan companies.
The possibility of raising taxes or borrowing money to improve Mississippi's roads and bridges remains alive in the Legislature, but just barely.
A plan to add context to a Confederate soldier statue at the University of Mississippi is a failure because a proposed plaque does not mention slavery as the central issue in the Civil War, the campus NAACP says.
A legislative panel will consider whether to increase Mississippi's gasoline tax and put additional registration fees on vehicles to help pay for highway and bridge repairs.
The Mississippi Center for Justice is keeping tabs on jobs created with almost $1 billion the federal government granted after Hurricane Katrina.
Democratic Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes of Gulfport is stepping into a new leadership role as chairwoman of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus.
Soaked Mississippians turned concerns from flash flooding to rising rivers as rain kept falling across the state on Friday.
A Confederate soldier statue that has stood for generations in a prominent spot on the University of Mississippi's Oxford campus will soon be accompanied by a plaque giving it historical context.
The Mississippi Senate voted 38-10 Thursday to phase out the corporate franchise tax, reduce the individual and corporate income tax and give a tax break to self-employed people.
An escaped murder suspect with little to lose made a desperate move before dawn Thursday, breaking into a house at knifepoint and holding a husband, wife and son hostage for hours in a bathroom.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Republican senators are renewing their effort to push through a $575 million package of tax cuts, even as Mississippi officials consider a revenue shortfall and the prospect of raising other taxes for transportation.
NBC's Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw returns to Oxford, Mississippi, to deliver the 163rd Ole Miss commencement address.
There was little drama attached to Tuesday's presidential primaries in Mississippi, where party front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won easily.
A South Carolina lawmaker is joining other black leaders in calling for Mississippi to change the last state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
At least 9,000 people showed up to Madison Central High School to see Donald Trump on the eve of Mississippi's Republican primary.
A Mississippi prosecutor says it could be late this year before the 27-year-old man accused of burning a 19-year-old woman to death is returned from Louisiana to face a capital murder charge.
Mississippi's 2016 legislative session may be halfway over, but debate has yet to really begin on three of the biggest issues.
The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is unconstitutional because it's a "vestige" of slavery, an attorney argues in an update to his lawsuit seeking to change the banner.
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