Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Yo Gotti and Team Roc to hold prison reform rally in Mississippi
Rappers Yo Gotti and Jay-Z have teamed up to bring legal action against the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
CBS News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:50:21 -0500.
- Jay-Z sues on behalf of Mississippi prisoners 'in peril'
The rapper takes up the cause of 29 inmates after five men died in the state's prisons in one week.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:54:06 GMT.
- Mississippi dam is 'imminent danger' of collapsing due to heavy floods
The Oktibbeha County Lake Dam in eastern Mississippi is 'imminent danger' of failing, officials said Tuesday due to heavy rains and floods
Daily Mail. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:18:38 GMT.
- In Mississippi, People Who Steal Can Be Forced To Work Until Their Debt Is Paid
Has Mississippi brought back debtor’s prison? That’s what critics are calling a restitution initiative in the Magnolia State, one which has attracted a lot of attention of late. ...
C. Douglas Golden. Western Journal. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 17:17:43 +0000.
- MSU instructor reflects on 35 years of designing airplanes
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Rob Wolz is in his second year as a full-time aerospace engineering instructor at Mississippi State University. ...
Zack Plair, The Dispatch. Washington Times. Sat, 11 Jan 2020 00:01:10 -0500.
- REPORT: Mississippi State Hires Mike Leach As Their New Football Coach
This is going to be great
David Hookstead. Daily Caller. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 18:31:54 +0000.
- Major storm, tornadoes to hit Central US
On Friday afternoon and night, a major storm will be forming in the southern Plains with the threat of tornadoes and damaging winds from Dallas to Jackson, Mississippi.
ABC News. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 11:39:20 -0500.
- B.R. Distilling Co. readies for product relaunch
"We wanted a label that was more modern but still paid respect to Memphis and its place in history on the Mississippi River," said McCauley Williams, CEO and president of B.R. Distilling Co.
Susan Ellis. American City Business Journals. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 19:46:29 +0000.
- Rae Sremmurd's half-brother being held in custody after stepdad shot, killed
The stepfather of dynamic hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd has been killed in Mississippi and their brother is currently being held in his death, a spokesman for the group confirmed Tuesday.
Julius Young. Fox News. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 03:03:27 GMT.
- 2 Mississippi men accused of gluing winning numbers onto lottery ticket
Authorities in Mississippi say two men attempted to scam the state lottery commission by submitting a losing ticket that had the winning numbers glued onto it
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:10:19 +0000.
- Calls for prison reform in Mississippi after inmate murders and escapes
Over the last 10 days, five inmates were killed in different Mississippi state prisons. At one troubled site called Parchman Farm, two violent inmates escaped last week, but have since been caught. ...
CBS News. Tue, 07 Jan 2020 08:23:11 -0500.
- Mississippi says 2 inmates escaped from troubled prison
Mississippi authorities were searching for two prisoners believed to have escaped Saturday from one of several prisons rocked by violence that has left at least five inmates dead in the past week.
Ap. ABC News. Sat, 04 Jan 2020 21:22:06 +0000.
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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