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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:19:37 GMT2017-11-18T03:19:37Z

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Second-half surges lift Ole Miss over Georgia State 77-72

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:15:26 GMT2017-11-18T03:15:26Z

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Terence Davis scored 24 points and Markel Crawford added 15 points and Mississippi rallied to defeat Georgia State 77-72 on Friday....



Education executive questioned on contracts will resign

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:23:08 GMT2017-11-17T23:23:08Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi Department of Education executive at the center of questions about the department's contracting practices is resigning....



Group donates $1 million to Mississippi hospital expansion

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:12:46 GMT2017-11-17T22:12:46Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A charitable group has promised a $1 million donation to expand Mississippi's only children's hospital....



12th man arrested after gunplay-filled Mississippi chase

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:55:53 GMT2017-11-17T21:55:53Z

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) -- A 12th man has been arrested in connection with a series of shootings in southwest Mississippi....



Official: Electrical fire led to factory-gutting blaze

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:46:46 GMT2017-11-17T21:46:46Z

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) -- An electrical fire inside a ventilation fan is believed to have fed a Thursday fire that destroyed a northeast Mississippi factory....



Mississippi Choctaws' vote rejects developing 4th casino

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:00:27 GMT2017-11-17T21:00:27Z

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) -- Preliminary vote numbers say members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have rejected developing a fourth casino....



Mississippi jobless rate and payrolls improve in October

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:15:22 GMT2017-11-17T16:15:22Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi's job market improved in October, as unemployment fell and payrolls rose....



Mississippi company inks $1M power pole deal for Puerto Rico

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:39:39 GMT2017-11-17T10:39:39Z

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi company will provide 1,000 utility poles to the Puerto Rican national utility as part of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts....



Teske lifts Michigan to 61-47 win over Southern Miss

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:40:13 GMT2017-11-17T03:40:13Z

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Jon Teske entered the game with 11 points in his Michigan career - then nearly equaled that in one night....



Mississippi newspaper wins dispute over government records

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:46:04 GMT2017-11-16T23:46:04Z

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- The Mississippi Supreme Court is siding with a newspaper in its longstanding effort to get documents from a state agency....



Mississippi casinos oppose video gambling in gas stations

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:47:30 GMT2017-11-16T21:47:30Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi casino operators would not oppose a state lottery that sells paper tickets - but they would oppose video gambling in places like convenience stores....



Man struck by train in Hattiesburg

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:21:05 GMT2017-11-16T21:21:05Z

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- A pedestrian has been hit by a train in Hattiesburg....



Uber is now picking up passengers at Mississippi airport

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:11:55 GMT2017-11-16T21:11:55Z

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- Officials say a ride-sharing company will begin providing service to an airport in Mississippi....



$500 apiece offered to help Mississippians finish degrees

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:46:35 GMT2017-11-16T20:46:35Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A foundation is offering $500 apiece to Mississippians to help finish college degrees....



Medical building named for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:38:44 GMT2017-11-16T20:38:44Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The University of Mississippi Medical Center is naming a building for Gov. Phil Bryant....



Airline proposes 24 round trips between Tupelo and Nashville

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:30:56 GMT2017-11-16T18:30:56Z

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) -- Contour Airlines is proposing 24 round trips between a Mississippi city and Tennessee's capital....



Raid nets cellphones, tobacco, other illegal items at prison

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:03:47 GMT2017-11-16T10:03:47Z

DEKALB, Miss. (AP) -- Another raid at a Mississippi prison has turned up a myriad of illegal items....



New Ulysses Grant presidential library at home in the South

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:59:05 GMT2017-11-16T08:59:05Z

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- It's not ironic, but intentional. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union general who won the Civil War and later the presidency, is back in Mississippi in a way few would have imagined not long ago....



Isby with 17 as Utah State buries MVSU 83-47

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:19:03 GMT2017-11-16T05:19:03Z

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- DeAngelo Isby scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds as Utah State buried Mississippi Valley State 83-47 on Wednesday night....