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12

Mar

Mississippi passes ‘Anti-Bloomberg Bill’
Southern lawmakers are taking a stubborn stance against food regulation. The measure now awaiting the governor’s signature will disallow counties and towns from enacting rules that require nutritional information to be posted, determine zoning for restaurants, cap portion sizes, or keep toys out of kids’ meals. The bill had wide bipartisan support in both chambers of the legislature.

Mississippi passes ‘Anti-Bloomberg Bill’

Southern lawmakers are taking a stubborn stance against food regulation. The measure now awaiting the governor’s signature will disallow counties and towns from enacting rules that require nutritional information to be posted, determine zoning for restaurants, cap portion sizes, or keep toys out of kids’ meals. The bill had wide bipartisan support in both chambers of the legislature.

13

Feb


 The most religious U.S. state is…  



Fifty-eight percent of Mississippi’s residents say they are very religious, according to a Gallup poll.
Fifty-eight percent of Mississippi’s residents say they are very religious, according to a Gallup poll.

08

Nov

Could Mississippi’s personhood law ban birth control?The proposed law would define a person as the moment when a sperm and egg meet.

Could Mississippi’s personhood law ban birth control?
The proposed law would define a person as the moment when a sperm and egg meet.

11

Jul

Mississippi ranks last in science educationA new ranking system shows that most schools are doing a poor job of preparing students for science and engineering careers, with Mississippi ranking as the “worst in the United States.”

Mississippi ranks last in science education
A new ranking system shows that most schools are doing a poor job of preparing students for science and engineering careers, with Mississippi ranking as the “worst in the United States.”

28

Apr

Tornado outbreak likely deadliest since 1974Killer tornadoes during the first four months of this year have already claimed more lives than all of last year. Why have the storms have been so deadly?

Tornado outbreak likely deadliest since 1974
Killer tornadoes during the first four months of this year have already claimed more lives than all of last year. Why have the storms have been so deadly?

Tornadoes and storms rip through South, 176 killed

Authorities said 176 people died this week in storms that ripped through southern states in what forecasters said were the deadliest in four decades.