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Mississippi

State in the United States

Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd largest and 34th-most populous of the 50 United States. Mississippi is bordered to the north by Tennessee, to the east by Alabama, to the south by the Gulf of Mexico, to the southwest by Louisiana, and to the northwest by Arkansas. Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson is both the state's capital and largest city. Greater Jackson, with an estimated population of 580,166 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in Mississippi and the 95th-most populous in the United States.

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A video posted on Twitter shows a charter bus engulfed in flames. The bus was carrying University of Alabama students, who were evacuated safely.
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Several inmates have been killed in Mississippi prisons in the past month, a crisis that underscores the dangers of a system the state’s new governor has..
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The most recent deaths appear to be "an isolated incident," the Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a tweet.
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Aniah Echols of Oxford, Mississippi, thought she would be watching the Super Bowl from her house. Instead, the 13-year-old will be watching it Miami.
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The Mississippi hunter received 5 vials of antivenom and had to be airlifted. "I feel like I've been on a five-day drunk, but I'm fine."
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

Prison officials said contraband cellphones fuel violence and undermine security. But as a crisis swelled in Mississippi’s prisons, images shared by inmates..
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Moms' removal from vacant house highlights homelessness in California, officials try to turn tourists into recovery volunteers in Florida, and more
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Mississippi authorities say pressure remains heavy on a dam at a rain-swollen lake in the rural northeastern part of the state. Officials have urged evacuation..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

Rapper Jay-Z on Tuesday sued two Mississippi prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates who say authorities did nothing to stop violence that has killed five..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Attorneys working with Jay-Z and Yo Gotti are suing MDOC Commissioner Pelicia Hall on behalf of 29 people incarcerated in Mississippi prisons.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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