Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Mississippi Ranks Highest for Infant Mortality
Mississippi ranks 50th in infant mortality and 32nd in maternal mortality in the nation. That's according to United Health Foundation
NPR. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000.
- Mississippi State upset by Sophie Cunningham, Missouri
Mississippi State didn't play like the team it is capable of being in a 75-67 loss to Missouri. And Sophie Cunningham was a big reason why.
ESPN. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:02:54 EST.
- Audubon makes case for $2.5 million in projects for Mississippi Gulf Coast
Organization unveils $1.7 billion plan to restore the Gulf ecosystem from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The post Audubon makes case for $2.5 million in projects for Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Alex Rozier. Mississippi Today. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:34:14 +0000.
- Plane lands, intentionally, in river near Gateway Arch
St. Louis authorities are investigating why a small amphibious plane landed in the Mississippi River near the Gateway Arch, setting off a brief panic.
Fox News. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:42:19 GMT.
- Louisiana-based company to pay back wages in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor says a Louisiana-based transportation company will pay more than $25,000 in back wages to 21 employees at its terminal in Jackson, Mississippi. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:09:30 -0500.
- Newspaper sports editor accused of sexually assaulting minor
The sports editor of a Mississippi newspaper is accused of sexually assaulting a minor.
Fox News. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:02:55 GMT.
- UPDATE 2-U.S. finds safety management gaps led to 2016 gas plant blast
Gaps in safety management led to a 2016 explosion that idled an Enterprise Products natural gas processing plant in Pascagoula, Mississippi, for six months, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said in a report on Wednesday.
Reuters. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:47:32 -0500.
- Man urged to turn himself in after allegedly faking his death
Mississippi woman tells ex-husband to "just do the right thing for once" months after his boat was found
CBS News. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:41:19 +0000.
- Sources: Likely 1st-rounder Simmons hurt knee
Former Mississippi State defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons, who projects as a first-round draft pick, has injured his knee in training.
ESPN. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:56:52 EST.
- Black History Month: Teacher Offers Powerful Lesson On Slavery
For Black History Month, Mississippi teacher covers her classroom door with letter that explains who slaves were before they were captured.
Beth Dalbey. Patch. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:19:34 -0500.
- Chicago violin, viola player paves path for young black musicians
Robert C. Fisher, who came to Chicago from Mississippi nearly 30 years ago, has devoted his life to music - both as a performer and teacher.
ABC News. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:54:44 UTC.
- Heaven Has Wall And Strict Immigration Policy: Christian Grocer
Heaven has a wall, but hell has open borders, according to ad from family grocery chain with stores in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Beth Dalbey. Patch. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:34:20 -0500.
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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