A Mississippi Today investigation found at least five Delta farms paid their primarily Black local workforce less than temporary workers from other countries.
COVID-19 IN MISSISSIPPI
Last updated: June 28, 2022
52% of total population fully vaccinated
new cases and 832,212 total cases in Mississippi.
new deaths reported and 12,516 total deaths in Mississippi.
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Chris Lemonis and Scott Berry sound off on their rival Ole Miss’ national title — and what it means for the state of Mississippi.
In the 3rd and 4th districts, incumbent Republican congressmen like Michael Cassidy face challengers who forced them into runoffs.
Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Monday took the legal steps necessary to enforce Mississippi’s trigger law banning abortion in almost all cases.
Mississippi Hospital Association President Tim Moore says the state’s health care providers are teetering financially.
The Mississippi Food Network and Molina Healthcare hosted a drive-thru mobile pantry in Pickens last week.
Ole Miss, given up for dead seven weeks ago, defeated Oklahoma Sunday to win the College World Series national championship.
If Mississippi’s political leaders had stuck to their plan, the state would now have a trust fund of more than $4 billion earning about $320 million annually to spend on health care.
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