Mississippi votes were casting ballots for president, five federal officials and five state appellate judges, forming long lines at polling stations amid heavy turnout Tuesday, elections officials said.
Mississippi's economy is forecast to grow slowly again in 2013, after eking out just barely positive growth in 2012.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is advocating streamlining state government by reining in the 200 boards and commissions that oversee various agencies.
Mississippi voters are preparing to choose one U.S. senator, four U.S. House members, four state Supreme Court justices and one judge for the state Court of Appeals.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he thinks it would be a good idea for people in the state to voluntarily show identification when they vote, even though it's not required by law.
Gov. Phil Bryant and a Canadian diplomat are urging Mississippi's business community to look north for trading opportunities.
As election season comes to a close, politicians are still hoping for last minute donations that will give their campaigns a final push to the finish.
Jackson's public schools could lose state accreditation Thursday, after district board members rejected a deal that would have given the system longer to comply with rules regarding special education.
National Weather Service meteorologists are warning Mississippi residents to be wary of severe weather in November.
The Canadian ambassador to the United States will be in Mississippi on Wednesday.
It seems crazy that to get the state Department of Human Services to negotiate with them, Mississippi's child-care providers had to sue the agency.
Mississippi needs to produce more physicians and provide incentives for them to work in rural areas, says a new report that focuses on expanding the business of health care in one of the poorest, sickest states in the nation.
Mississippi blues musician Tommy Johnson is finally getting a headstone on his grave, more than a half century after he died.
If there was a race that Mississippi voters seemed to know the least about, it would likely be the race for the District 3 Supreme Court seat.
An Internet scam in which perpetrators pose as the FBI in an attempt to extort money is cropping up in the Corinth area.
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Mississippians won't have to show photo identification when they go to the polls Nov. 6.
Two Mississippi inmates suspected of fatally stabbing a 95-year-old woman after escaping from a prison were captured Tuesday in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, authorities said.
Just as she does every day, Kimberly Jones sat on the front porch of her Southside home Friday, waiting for her oldest child to come home from school. Jones, who asked that her real name not be used, is a 24-year-old mother of two.
The former wife of Southaven Mayor Greg Davis is seeking $1 million in a lawsuit against a 26-year-old Starkville man who she says broke up her marriage by luring Davis away from her.
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