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Moody's Cuts Mississippi Power Credit Rating

Updated: 11/09/2015 - A bond rating agency downgraded Mississippi Power Co.'s debt to the lowest investment-grade level, saying the election of two new members of the state Public Service Commission "increases regulatory uncertainty."

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Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline

Posted: 11/06/2015 - President Obama Friday rejected the Keystone XL pipeline. Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran disputed Obama's claims that the project would not create long-term jobs or make the U.S. less dependent on foreign energy.

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Ex-BP Engineer Pleads Guilty

Updated: 11/06/2015 - A former BP engineer has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with the 2010 BP oil spill. Kurt Mix was accused of deleting text messages about how much oil escaped into Gulf waters.

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Mississippi Performance on New Test Released

Updated: 11/05/2015 - Almost half of Mississippi high school students met or exceeded expectations in English last year, while about 27 percent did so in algebra I. That's according to test results released Thursday.

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Baptist Groups Discuss Racism

Updated: 11/04/2015 - The Southern Baptist Convention is the nation's largest protestant denomination. The National Baptist Convention is the nation's largest African American Protestant denomination. The presidents of both conventions joined together to talk about a painful topic, racism.

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Keenum: State Flag Will Continue to Fly at MSU

Posted: 11/04/2015 - Mississippi State University president, Dr. Mark Keenum, says while he supports removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, it will continue to fly on the Starkville campus.

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Mississippi Statewide Elections Tuesday

Posted: 11/03/2015 - Mississippi voters are deciding statewide, district and county offices on this election day as well as choosing between two school funding initiatives.

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Law Enforcement Warns about 'IRS' Scam

Posted: 11/02/2015 - Both the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department and Meridian Police Department have had numerous reports from citizens about a phone scam that uses the name of the Internal Revenue Service.

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Hormel Recalls Peanut Butter

Posted: 10/30/2015 - Hormel Foods Sales LLC is recalling 153 cases of peanut butter made at its Little Rock, Arkansas, factory because of the potential for metal shavings in the jars.

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Rare Statewide Democrat Seeks Fourth Term

Updated: 10/30/2015 - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is a rarity in a predominantly Republican South, now seeking his 4th term as attorney general.

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Bryant Says 2016 Makes Sense for Flag Vote

Posted: 10/29/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant says if Mississippi voters are going to consider removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, 2016 would be a good time to do it.

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Harper Supports Ryan's Leadership

Posted: 10/29/2015 - Mississippi Cong. Gregg Harper explained his reasons for supporting new House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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USM President Removes State Flag from Campus

Posted: 10/28/2015 - Another public university in Mississippi is removing the state flag from campus because it contains a Confederate battle emblem that some say is divisive.

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