Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Mississippi official says still-living ex-senator 'deceased'
Mississippi's Republican secretary of state, Delbert Hosemann, is publicly apologizing after he incorrectly told college students that Republican former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is "deceased."
ABC News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:26:02 -0400.
- Floods stall fertilizer shipments in latest blow to U.S. farmers
Farm supplier CHS Inc has dozens of loaded barges trapped on the flood-swollen Mississippi River near St. Louis - about 500 miles from the company's two Minnesota distribution hubs.
Reuters. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:07:50 -0400.
- Medical Community Honors Anatomical Donors
Individuals in Mississippi who have given their bodies for scientific research and education are being honored for their sacrifice.
NPR. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:00:00 +0000.
- Suit settled over road manager's treatment of ex-worker
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A confidential settlement has been reached in a lawsuit by a former county road employee in Mississippi who accused his manager of making racist comments. Both men are African American. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 04:31:47 -0400.
- Teen whose lips ballooned after apparent allergic reaction to a BURGER posts hilarious selfies
Amiyah Evans, from Clinton, Mississippi, had eaten a burger on Friday night. The next morning, she woke up with a slightly swollen lip - which soon swelled.
Daily Mail. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:56:59 GMT.
- Welfare dollars help fund college scholarships for children of middle-class families
Mississippi is one of several states to use Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funding for tuition grants. In 2017, state spent $18.8 million on scholarships and $8.6 million on direct cash payments to poor families. ...
Anna Wolfe. Mississippi Today. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:10:07 +0000.
- Lions NFL Draft Preview: Detroit Could Land A Standout At No. 8
Mississippi State edge rusher Montez Sweat could provide an immediate lift to the defense, but the Detroit Lions will have a lot of options with the eighth pick in the NFL draft.
By Rob Reischel, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0000.
- Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker
US Navy awards $746 million contract to a Mississippi shipyard to build up to 3 polar icebreakers for US Coast Guard
ABC News. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:42:25 -0400.
- Sub-river water tunnel illustrates feats of modern engineering
Minneapolis will employ a boring machine to drill a 5-foot corridor deep beneath the Mississippi River to keep one of the city's most important drinking water pipes safe from the elements.
Eric Roper. Star Tribune - Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:37:47 +0000.
- Monday storm has little effect on Minnesota rivers, but Mississippi edges up
Meteorologists say major rivers will be able to absorb the extra flow.
Dan Browning. Star Tribune - Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:44:51 +0000.
- Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting his sister-in-law while mishandling a gun at a Mississippi home. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:44:13 -0400.
- DE Sweat to watch draft with family in Georgia
Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat, who told the NFL he would attend this week's draft in Nashville, has changed his mind and will watch it in Georgia.
ESPN. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:16:06 EST.
Mississippi Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Mississippi as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||2,988,726||-0.02|
|July 1, 2015||2,989,390||-0.10|
|July 1, 2014||2,992,400||0.06|
|July 1, 2013||2,990,482||0.19|
|July 1, 2012||2,984,945||0.23|
|July 1, 2011||2,978,162||0.26|
|July 1, 2010||2,970,322|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Mississippi was 2,967,297.
In 2008, the estimated population of Mississippi was 2,938,618, whereas
in 2006, the population of Mississippi was about 2,896,713.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Mississippi's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Mississippi
web page. For maps of Mississippi,
visit this Mississippi Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Mississippi
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