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Mississippi: State of the United States of America
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 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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Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting

A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement..
Reuters - Published

Man killed in Memphis incident was suspect in Mississippi shooting -authorities

A young black man shot dead by federal agents as they sought to arrest him in Memphis, triggering overnight clashes between police and protesters, was wanted as a suspect in the shooting of a man in..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Mississippi

Trudeau to Pence: Canada concerned by U.S. abortion laws [Video]Trudeau to Pence: Canada concerned by U.S. abortion laws

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday in Ottawa that he told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence that there was a 'significant amount of concern' by Canadians regarding restrictive..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Mississippi's Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran Dies At 81 [Video]Mississippi's Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran Dies At 81

According to Reuters, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has died on Thursday at the age of 81. Cochran had served as chairman of the influential Senate..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Maine Ends Non-Medical Vaccination Opt-Outs [Video]Maine Ends Non-Medical Vaccination Opt-Outs

The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of school immunization requirements. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

U.S. South slammed with flooding [Video]U.S. South slammed with flooding

Heavy rainfall has inundated southern states prompting rescues and evacuations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Anger erupts on Alabama senate floor over abortion [Video]Anger erupts on Alabama senate floor over abortion

Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after a shouting match on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Treaty That Sparked the Trail of Tears Unveiled [Video]Treaty That Sparked the Trail of Tears Unveiled

The agreement provided a written framework for a forced Cherokee removal.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:53Published

 

'He was an absolute monster': Mississippi researchers share snapping turtle finds

One alligator snapping turtle weighed 117 pounds. "The big ones, I wouldn't doubt if they hit you right they could take a hand off," says researcher.
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