Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Tate Reeves faces off against Bill Waller Jr. in Mississippi runoff race
By the time Mississippi's voters pick their next governor on Nov. 5, Magnolia State residents could be forgiven for feeling some electoral deja vu. ...
James Varney. Washington Times. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:02:06 -0400.
- Violence is 'worse than ever' at Mississippi prison where gangs set fellow inmates on fire
Visitation privileges to the South Mississippi Correctional Institution have been cancelled since January amid a lockdown that has lasted more than eight months and counting.
Daily Mail. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:02:11 GMT.
- Analysis: Republicans line up to support immigration arrests
Many Mississippi Republican officials see the immigration raids on seven chicken processing plants earlier this month not only as good policy, but as good politics. The raids were maybe most a gift to Lt. Gov. ...
Jeff Amy. Washington Times. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:37:55 -0400.
- The Gubernatorial Elections Of 2019 Feature Contrasting Front Runners
Of the three gubernatorial elections that will be held in November 2019, two are in the Deep South states of Mississippi and Louisiana. ...
By Patrick Gleason, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:30:36 +0000.
- Months Of Flooding On Mississippi River Marooned Midwest Trade
Long-term flooding along major waterways stranded barges up and down the Mississippi River this summer and caused havoc with river transportation and the economy that depends on it.
Madelyn Beck. NPR. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:00:00 -0400.
- New details emerge about companies in ICE raids
Newly unsealed search warrants suggest the companies targeted in recent ICE raids in Mississippi knowingly hired undocumented immigrants. In total, 680 workers were detained. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
CBS News. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:04:09 +0000.
- Walmart says it sells 20% of ammunition in US, defends gun sales after mass shootings
Following shootings at Walmart stores in Texas and Mississippi, some are calling on the chain to stop selling guns.
ABC News. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:05:19 -0400.
- ICE raids devastate families in Mississippi
In the ongoing CBS News series, "Eye on America," we're taking a closer look at some of the employees and families whose lives were upended by the massive roundup of undocumented workers in Mississippi. ...
CBS News. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:49:36 +0000.
- 10 States With the Worst Medical Care
You want the best possible medical care but if you live in Alaska, Mississippi, or North Carolina, you probably aren't going to get top-notch care. These three states were ranked as providing the worst medical care by a new study ...
Newsmax. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:09:10 EDT.
- Bottling Rainwater: 'An Elegant, Simple Solution To One Of The World's Biggest Problems'
Lazy Magnolia is the oldest packaging brewery in Mississippi, one of only four states that have approved the use of rainwater as a source of potable water. ...
By Jill Barth, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:02:45 +0000.
- Rep. Katie Hill: ICE Should Focus on Criminals
ICE has limited resources and should be concentrating its efforts on criminals, not people like those in Mississippi arrested while working to take care of their families, Rep. Katie Hill, said Monday.
Newsmax. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:09:33 EDT.
- Man shot dead in small Mississippi church, report says
Authorities say a man was killed during a shooting at a small northeast Mississippi church.
Fox News. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 01:45:33 GMT.
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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