Pension plans are long-term enterprises with ups and downs, structured to pay out over decades. And if there's anyone who has the long view of Mississippi's Public Employees Retirement System, its outgoing Executive Director Pat Robertson.
Trustees of Mississippi's eight public universities are giving final approval for tuition increases next fall.
Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise their admission requirements, in line with changes made earlier to the state's public high school diplomas.
Mississippi's sprint toward legalized sports betting has begun. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday proposed rules to govern sports books at Mississippi's 28 licensed casinos.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Mississippi's secretary of state are fighting over who should collect assets and repay victims of a $100 million-plus fraud.
Mississippi could, at least temporarily, be the only place within the Southeastern Conference where football fans can put bets down when games begin at summer's end.
Voters in central Mississippi's 3rd District are choosing a new member of Congress for the first time in a decade.
Mississippi's new standard license plate will display the state seal that includes the phrase, "In God We Trust."
A former juvenile detention officer faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a teenage boy.
Actors Robert DeNiro and Alec Baldwin are giving some fundraising help to a Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fraud scheme that prosecutors say took in well over $100 million and victimized more than 300 people, including U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.
A Democratic mayor dropped out of a special U.S. Senate race in Mississippi on Tuesday, leaving four candidates in the contest to serve the final two years of an unexpired term.
Mississippi National Guardsmen are being deployed to the southwest U.S.-Mexico border this week to assist with border security.
The retrial of a man charged with killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire has been delayed.
Mississippi has a problem: deteriorating local bridges.
The University of Southern Mississippi will award a posthumous honorary degree to a black U.S. Army veteran who was rejected when he tried to integrate the school decades ago.
A Republican mayor from south Mississippi said Thursday that he is running for governor next year, even though he expects to be widely outspent by other candidates.
More than 4,000 Mississippi National Guard soldiers are going through intensive training to prepare them for deployment to the Middle East.
This time, it was different. In 2009, State Rep. Gary Chism suffered a stroke.
A fired Mississippi teacher has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of contributing to the neglect of a child and simple assault.
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