Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Inmates at Parchman's Unit 29 describe life inside notorious cellblock
Four inmates at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman spoke to CBS News in recent days, expressing frustration as they wait to be relocated from the state's oldest prison.
CBS News. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:40:50 -0500.
- Sports betting could be coming to cellphones
Mississippi casinos working on a proposal to present to the Legislature to legalize mobile sports betting The post Sports betting could be coming to cellphones.
Bobby Harrison. Mississippi Today. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:00:22 +0000.
- Cleaner of postal vehicles illegally dumped wastewater
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Federal authorities in Tennessee say a woman has pleaded guilty to illegally dumping wastewater into the Mississippi River after washing U.S. Postal Service vehicles. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 04:22:54 -0500.
- Abandoned pet turtles are wreaking havoc in New York City ponds, growing unusually large
The turtles, native to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico, are bred by turtle farmers and sold wholesale to retailers. But a huge bulk of them are sold illegally in New York's Chinatown.
Daily Mail. Sun, 23 Feb 2020 17:45:53 GMT.
- 5 plead not guilty in welfare fraud case in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Trial dates have been set for the former head of Mississippi's welfare agency and some of the other people charged with misusing money that was intended to help needy people in the nation's poorest state. ...
Emily Wagster Pettus. Washington Times. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 01:14:56 -0500.
- Mississippi's six-week abortion ban struck down
Mississippi was one of a handful of states to pass so-called fetal heartbeat bans in 2019.
CBS News. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 19:29:00 -0500.
- Family says they solved the mystery of teen's migraines
After moving from Indiana to Mississippi, Jeanne Pushis says her son's migraines disappeared, thanks to the change in air pressure.
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:16:39 +0000.
- Mississippi Flooding Appears to Hit Peak, Water to Recede
Governor urges evacuated residents to be cautious in returning home.
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:04:38 -0500.
- Pictures: Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi floods
The swollen river in Mississippi's capital city crested Monday at the highest level it's been in decades.
Fox News. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:34:30 GMT.
- Mississippi getting more rain as residents endure 'historic, unprecedented' flooding
A storm system moving across the country is set to dump even more rain on Mississippi, which is already enduring massive flooding.
ABC News. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 09:18:50 -0500.
- Mississippi Capital in 'Precarious Situation' From Floods
With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start to recede.Gov. ...
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:37:35 EDT.
- Mississippi Capital Braces for More Flooding
Residents of Jackson braced Sunday for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the Mississippi capital as the Pearl River rose precipitously after days of torrential rain.Gov. ...
Newsmax. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 17:22:08 EDT.
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
can be found here.
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