Given the beastly hot weather of the past few days, this may come as a surprise. But according to a review of federal weather data going back to 1895, Mississippi is right in the middle of the area where temperatures have been increasing at the lowest rate.
Rural Mississippi is about to see whether its desire for high-speed internet service matches the cost of providing it.
Two electric cooperatives in north Mississippi have announced plans to offer the service under rules set up a few months ago by the state Legislature.
Here’s a good question to explore: A week ago the Morehouse College commencement speaker promised to pay off all of the Class of 2019’s student loans. Was this fair to the families who made the necessary sacrifices to make sure their children graduated without debt?
The restoration of voting rights is a small step, but a necessary one in getting Mississippi away from its self-destructive habit of putting too many convicted felons under a life sentence long after they get out of prison.
President Trump should be feeling pretty good about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the 2016 election. It’s not a clean bill of health, but it’s close enough for Trump and his fellow Republicans.
The full report of the 22-month investigation has not been released, and it’s uncertain whether it ever will be.
Chris McDaniel, running for the U.S. Senate in a special election this November, released a “Contract With Mississippi” a couple of weeks ago. He deserves credit for a document that sticks to conservative principles, but in some key areas it’s light on details.
The big news in sports this week has nothing to do with the NBA playoffs or any other games. Instead, it’s a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that removed federal restrictions on how states handle sports gambling.