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Mississippi elected Republican Tate Reeves governor on Tuesday following a surprisingly competitive race

Longtime Democratic Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has been surprisingly strong versus Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves in a tight race.
A person holds an American flag as they participate in a ceremony to become an American citizen during a U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services naturalization ceremony at the Miami Field Office on August 17, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

Mississippi police officers fatally shot a man in a wrong-door raid. The city says he had no constitutional rights because he was an undocumented immi...

Ismael Lopez was killed in 2017 after officers arrived at the wrong door to execute a warrant. They ended up shooting him in the back of the head.

Plant-based food makers score a huge win in Mississippi as a new proposed regulation says they can keep calling their products ‘meat’

"Customers understand that foods labelled as meatless do not contain meat," said Justin Pearson of the Institute for Justice.

Striking photos show children huddling together after their parents were arrested in an ICE raid in Mississippi

"It was a sad situation inside," Domingo Candelaria, a worker at one of the plants, reportedly said.
Farmers have to use four-wheelers to travel their flooded farmlands in the Mississippi Delta.

Flooding in Mississippi is devastating farmers in the worst disaster since 1927. See what it looks like on the ground.

Extreme flooding in the Mississippi Delta has submerged homes and farmland for months, and some farmers in the area won't see any crops this year.

A Mississippi politician abides by the ‘Billy Graham rule,’ but his refusal to be alone with a woman other than his wife in a work setting...

An employment law expert told INSIDER that state Rep. Robert Foster's refusal to be alone with a woman could violate anti-discrimination laws.

An association that counts Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods as members is suing Mississippi over calling plant-based meat alternatives ‘meatR...

The lawsuit alleges that restricting labels like "meatless meatballs" and "veggie burgers" violates their First Amendment right to free speech.
The Starkville Kampgrounds of America employee.

A campground employee was fired after being recorded pulling a gun on a black couple and kicking them out of the property

Kampgrounds of America told INSIDER that an employee from a campground in Mississippi was fired after a cellphone video filmed on Sunday went viral.
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A town is being haunted by mysterious mashed potatoes — and no one knows who is putting them there

A neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, has a bit of a mashed potato problem. Bowls of mashed potatoes are turning up in random places around town.
Tennessee is among the least innovative states in the U.S.

These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.

States like California and New York are often seen as epicenters for technological innovation, while states in the middle of the U.S. can be ignored.