Miss. Gov. Bans Texting While Driving

Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 389 into law this week, making Mississippi the 45th state to completely ban texting and driving. According to...

Dems Thwart Tax Cut Bill

House Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature struck down a $550 million tax measure last week. The bill was sent to the House following the Mississippi...

Southern Miss Professor Helps to Fight Sex Trafficking

In December 2014 Gov. Phil Bryant created a state-wide task force focused on human trafficking. “We’ve got to stop it,” Bryant said. “(Victims) should...

House Passes Plan to Nix Income Tax

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill 83-32 Wednesday that aims to phase out individual income taxes by 2030. “I am so proud of...

Education Board Scolds Legislature

Last week, the Clarion-Ledger reported several harsh comments made by the Mississippi Board of Education regarding the state legislature’s attitude towards education reform. The remarks...

Burned Teen Case Still a Mystery

Two months after the death of Courtland teenager Jessica Chambers, Lisa Daugherty, mother of Chambers, is now urging prospective sources to come forward and...

AG Hood Leads Anti-Google Crusade

Mississippi is attempting to investigate Google in response to Google’s “recent behavior.” While members of the electronic entertainment industry openly described the investigation as...

Miss. Leads Nation in ‘Fifty Shades’ Viewers

Just when you thought being a Mississippian couldn’t get any more embarrassing, we’ve gone from being the poorest and most obese state in the...

Civil Rights Activists’ Legacy Lives On

Prominent historical figure and author of the dynamic memoir “Coming of Age in Mississippi,” Anne Moody, 74, died Feb. 5 in her home in...

Same-sex Marriage Could Boost Economy

A 2014 study by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law concluded that the legalization of same-sex marriage...

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