Mississippi

Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd largest and 34th-most populous of the 50 United States. Mississippi is bordered to the north by Tennessee, to the east by Alabama, to the south by the Gulf of Mexico, to the southwest by Louisiana, and to the northwest by Arkansas. Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson is both the state's capital and largest city. Greater Jackson, with an estimated population of 580,166 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in Mississippi and the 95th-most populous in the United States.

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Mississippi memorial vandalized

“It happens so much that I canít get angry because Iím not surprised,” said Maria Varela, a Mississippi civil rights organizer and photographer with a Student Nonviolent Coordinating ...

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Jackpot! Lottery tickets on sale for 1st time in Mississippi

Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore.

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Mississippi Lottery gears up for its first ticket sales

Mississippi residents have been driving to Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee for years to buy...

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Mississippi City to Soon Get New Water Supply

Customers in a northeast Mississippi city will be drinking Tombigbee River water beginning Dec. 2. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Saltillo ...

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Mississippi St routs Coastal 81-56 at Myrtle Beach tourney

Tyson Carter had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Mississippi State routed Coastal Carolina 81-56 on Sunday in the third-place game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Reggie ...

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Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7 | WTOP

Mississippi State got a rare late-season break from SEC play on Saturday and took advantage of the...

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Advocates for prison reform rally outside the Mississippi governor's mansion

Mississippi Dreams Prison Family Support organized the rally across the street from the governor's...

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Mississippi State suspensions, injuries: Here's who's OUT against Abilene Christian

Six players are suspended for Mississippi State's game against Abilene Christian.

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Mississippi State vs. Villanova: How to watch NCAAB online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

How to watch Mississippi State vs. Villanova basketball game

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Mississippi editorial roundup

Sunday’s (Nov. 17) front page centerpiece on this issue, as reported by staff writer Ginna Parsons, puts an emphasis on what can be done to address the...

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Mississippi laws cause 'extreme' prison sentences

Mississippi's habitual offender laws are causing "extreme" prison sentences that are disproportionally affecting African American men and are costing the...

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Mississippi State’s bowl hopes alive after win over Abilene Christian

Mississippi State rolls past Abilene Christian for a homecoming win in Starkville.

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Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship...

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Mississippi Lottery Gears up for Its First Ticket Sales

Mississippi residents have been driving to Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee for years to buy...

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Mississippi State beats Abilene Christian, sets Thanksgiving table for must-win Egg Bowl

Mississippi State fans were unsatisfied with head coach Joe Moorhead's team early in the first...

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Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7

Mississippi State got a rare late-season break from SEC play on Saturday and took advantage of the...

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Grades: Mississippi State

BamaOnLine.com staff members Charlie Potter and Travis Reier hand out position grades for the Alabama Crimson Tide following its 38-7 win at Mississippi...

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Investigators Probe 2 Inmate Deaths at Mississippi Prison

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is investigating the deaths of two inmates at the state penitentiary at Parchman. The Clarion Ledger reports the deaths occurred ...

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Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force holds final meeting

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force held its final meeting at the...

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Mississippi School for the Deaf football coach teaches players the game of life

Within the Mississippi School for the Deaf is an office quite like any other. The walls of the head...

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Mississippi households carry heavy health insurance burden

TUPELO • Mississippi workers carry the heaviest burden in the country to protect their families’...

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Molinar scores 21, Mississippi State beats Tulane 80-66

Mississippi State never trailed, established a 41-16 rebounding advantage, led by 25 and withstood a late rally to earn a matchup with No. 17 Villanova on Friday in one semifinal ...

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'Extreme' Prison Terms Must Be Focus for New Mississippi Leaders, Reformers Say

Mississippi's incoming class of statewide and legislative leaders should prioritize reducing "extremely" long prison sentences, a national bipartisan criminal-justice reform ...

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Mississippi could lead the region and country in applications of mass timber building technologies

Mississippi is a timber state. The Mississippi State University Forestry Extension Service estimates...

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Mississippi National Guard becoming 'operational force'

Eighty-seven paratroopers landing in trees at Camp Shelby Army Base may sound like bad news. Major...

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Mississippi State offense gearing up for major challenge

Mississippi State’s offense wants to change its recent history of frustration against Alabama. The...

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Mississippi Governor: $53M in coastal restoration projects

Mississippi’s governor has announced more than $53 million in projects to help coastal communities...

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A Mississippi district attorney kept turning away black jurors for trials, lawsuit says

A Mississippi prosecutor excluded many black jurors from trials for more than 25 years, a lawsuit...

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Mississippi obesity battle begins with children

Mississippi health leaders are putting ideas into action in the fight against obesity.

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Mississippi improves to an A for human trafficking laws

Mississippi has improved to an A on the latest report on states' human trafficking laws after...

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Report: Mississippi laws cause ‘extreme’ prison sentences

Mississippi’s habitual offender laws are causing “extreme” prison sentences that are...

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Mississippi Editorial Roundup

Sunday’s (Nov. 17) front page centerpiece on this issue, as reported by staff writer Ginna Parsons, puts an emphasis on what can be done to address the obesity epidemic. According to the State ...

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Mississippi Woman Seeks Pardon in Crash That Killed Couple

A Mississippi woman is seeking a pardon, years after pleading guilty in a crash that killed two doctors. Karen Collins was named Karen Irby in 2009, when the crash occurred ...

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Mike Espy announces Mississippi Senate bid

Mississippi Democrat Mike Espy announced his candidacy for the Senate next year, setting up a rematch with Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) after last...

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Mississippi governor-elect honors veterans at ceremony

Mississippi Gov.-elect Tate Reeves said Friday that the family of slain civil rights leader Vernon...

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Mississippi Republicans sweep governor, 7 statewide offices

Mississippi voters handed Republicans continued control of the governor’s office and victories in...

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Mississippi Democrat Espy to run again for US Senate in 2020

Mississippi Democrat Mike Espy announced Tuesday that he’s running again for U.S. Senate against...

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