Updated: 09/25/2013 - Forty attorneys general are asking the USDA to regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.
Updated: 09/25/2013 - Voting in Hattiesburg's special election for mayor was close again. The outcome may hinge on absentee ballots.
Updated: 09/24/2013 - Update: A Ward 2 community gathering that was to be held Tuesday night in Meridian has been postponed.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Payday loan businesses are suing to block a new loan database planned by the Alabama Department of Banking.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - Mississippi casino revenue rose slightly in August compared to the same month last year.
Posted: 09/21/2013 - 1 suit against Alabama Accountability Act blocked.
Posted: 09/20/2013 - Mississippi's unemployment rate ticked down to 8.5 percent in August as workers kept leaking out of the labor force.
Updated: 09/19/2013 - An expert says Mississippi's economy is outpacing the national economy, though both are growing at a slow rate.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - Alabama's Banking Department plans to start a database of payday loans to make sure lenders don't issue more of the loans than state law allows.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - Education officials are making their legally-mandated push to support Mississippi's school funding formula, but it's not clear they'll be any more successful in 2015 than in other recent years.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - The Mississippi Secretary of State's Office will have observers in all 14 precincts for Hattiesburg's special mayoral election.
Posted: 09/15/2013 - Mississippi lawmakers holding FY15 budget hearings.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - A legislative watchdog report warns that Mississippi's state-owned Port of Gulfport may not meet a goal of creating 1,300 jobs from its Hurricane Katrina recovery program until 2035.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - A federal appeals court has sided with a Mississippi sheriff in a lawsuit in which a former corrections officer said the department infringed on her religious beliefs.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - Alabama Power Co. predicts that its rates will remain level through 2014.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - Eight years after Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast, Mississippi still hasn't spent almost $1 billion in federal money dedicated to recovery from the storm.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Prosecutors have filed documents accusing Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd of intimidating witnesses.