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Last updated: December 3, 2021
47% of total population fully vaccinated
new cases and 515,504 total cases in Mississippi. 90% not vaccinated, 10% fully vaccinated.
new deaths reported and 10,296 total deaths in Mississippi. 75% not vaccinated, 25% fully vaccinated.
of hospitalizations not vaccinated, 19% fully vaccinated.
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Mississippi’s abortion law will go before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday. Here’s how to live stream the oral arguments.
State agencies and others pitched Mississippi lawmakers for hundreds of millions in federal pandemic stimulus funds in Capitol hearings.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch is working hard and spending taxpayer money to enlighten a whole new political constituency.
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Officers continue to use hogtying and other dangerous restraints despite warnings.
Some have equated recent rhetoric over vaccination mandates with debate on the legality of abortion — a focus of Gov. Tate Reeves’ Sunday interview.
Mississippi Department of Transportation Director Brad White joins Mississippi Today’s “The Other Side” podcast to discuss the $3.3 billion earmarked for Mississippi highway work in the recently passed federal infrastructure bill.
Voting rights for those convicted of felonies in more than 40 states are restored automatically after their sentence is completed. Not Mississippi.
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