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Mississippi legislator to Corps of Engineers: We will sue you over proposed plans for Pearl River

Even with an adjusted proposal to tackle flood risk in Jackson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers still faces a steady flow of opposition downstream along ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, July 12, 2024 1:53 pm


Juvenile airlifted, another taken to hospital after ATV accident during trail ride

A juvenile was injured and had to be airlifted to a hospital late Saturday afternoon after an ATV accident at a Mississippi trail ride and ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Sunday, May 12, 2024 5:58 am


Mississippi Medicaid expansion measure expected to die Thursday night, legislative leaders say  

An effort in the Mississippi Legislature to accept billions of dollars in federal money to expand Medicaid coverage to the working poor – a policy ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 2, 2024 7:38 pm


Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann shuts down idea to let Mississippi voters decide on Medicaid expansion

After House Republicans asked Senate leaders to agree to a proposal that would place Medicaid expansion on November’s statewide ballot, Senate leader Lt. Gov. Delbert ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 2, 2024 5:31 am


House, Senate leaders swap Mississippi Medicaid expansion proposals as Monday night deadline nears

House and Senate leaders ahead of a major Monday night deadline continued to trade proposals back and forth on Monday attempting to find a compromise ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, April 29, 2024 4:12 pm


‘Green hydrogen’ company looks to use Mississippi salt domes to become leader in burgeoning industry

The special geology of Mississippi is again giving the state a stab at playing a key role in the energy sector, this time for a ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, April 25, 2024 2:44 pm


Brother wants answers after body pulled from Mississippi river IDed as missing Jackson man

by Mina Corpuz, Mississippi Today April 18, 2024 With a preliminary identification of remains pulled from the Pearl River as that of missing Belhaven Heights ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Saturday, April 20, 2024 12:20 pm


Former Mississippi police officer gets 40-year sentence for ‘shocking, brutal’ acts

by Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield, Mississippi Today March 20, 2024 Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield are examining the power of sheriffs’ offices in Mississippi ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, March 21, 2024 6:10 am


Traffic alert: Be aware of upcoming lane closures on interstate Mississippi River bridge

Drivers on Interstate 20 should be aware of an upcoming lane closure on the bridge crossing the Mississippi River. Officials from the Louisiana Department of ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 11:10 am


Officials investigating cause of two natural gas explosions last week. One killed Mississippi woman.

The National Transportation Safety Board opened an investigation last week into two natural gas-fueled explosions in Jackson that happened last month, one of which killed ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, February 22, 2024 1:42 pm

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