An annual New York City picnic celebrating Mississippi food and culture is canceled because of Mississippi's adoption of a contested religious-objections bill.
A bill that would increase state regulation of bail bond companies is now in Gov. Phil Bryant's hands.
A federal judge said Tuesday that the Confederate emblem on the Mississippi flag is "anti-American" because it represents those who fought to leave the United States.
On many Sundays, conservative Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant can be found in the sanctuary at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, almost always in his trademark suit and boots, often among those helping pass the offering plates.
A former U.S. poet laureate, winners of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize, and best-selling authors including John Grisham are among 95 Mississippi authors urging state officials to repeal a law that will let workers cite religious beliefs to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that changes all public school district superintendents to appointees.
As the Mississippi Senate sparred in one of its most contentious debates of the 2016 session, spectators watched intently from a balcony overlooking the chamber.
Robin Roberts said Friday that "it hurts my soul" that someone might not be welcome in Mississippi because of a law saying religious groups and some private businesses can cite moral beliefs to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people.
Hancock Fabrics owes nearly $84 million to three secured creditors who have first dibs on any proceeds coming from the liquidation of its stores.
Some Mississippians say a new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to gay and transgender people is needed protection for Christians who adhere to traditional views of marriage and gender roles.
New York state has banned non-essential state-funded travel to Mississippi after that state's governor signed a law allowing religious groups and some businesses to refuse service to gay couples.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined the Seattle mayor in banning official travel to Mississippi due to the state's new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on beliefs.
The decision by Mississippi's governor to sign a law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to gay and transgender people may have headed off gathering opposition in the state's business community, but it could launch the state into litigation.
Several Golden Triangle leaders have spoken out against a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Phil Bryant that allows religious groups and private businesses in Mississippi to deny services to gay and transgender people.
The Board of Trustees of Blue Mountain College unanimously approved the conceptual framework for a seven-year strategic enrollment plan entitled "GROW BMC!"
The remaining 185 stores of Hancock Fabrics will close, bringing an end to the fabrics and crafts retailer that was founded in Tupelo in 1957.
A federal judge Thursday overturned Mississippi's ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt children.
Tennessee Williams, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright from Columbus, has been a member of the Mississippi Hall of Fame since 2001.
Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is not yet saying whether he would sign a bill that would let government workers and private businesspeople cite religious beliefs to deny services to gay or lesbian couples.
Mississippi legislative leaders are considering raising sales tax rates from 7 percent to 9 percent as part of plan to increase road and bridge funding. But they indicated they might remove the sales tax from groceries.
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