Mississippi Lawmakers Considering Firing Squad, Gas Chamber As Execution MethodsHouse Bill 638 is a response to lawsuits filed by "liberal, left-wing radicals," said House Judiciary B Committee Chairman Andy Gipson, a Republican.
Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Discriminate Against GaysMississippi's governor signed a law on Tuesday that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' religious beliefs.
A Music Lover's Guide To The SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers
Ranking America's Healthiest StatesAmerica's Health Rankings look at how states compare against each other year to year, with targets like smoking, obesity and preventable hospitalizations examined.
College Football Spotlight: College Football's Best Month Will Get Started With A BangOctober is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks May Save LivesHealth workers trained barbers in 14 barbershops located in African-American neighborhoods deeply affected by heart disease to take their patrons’ blood pressures.
Dogs From Storm-ravaged Mississippi Now Available For Adoption In Philadelphia AreaThe recent tornadoes in the southern part of the country have left a lot of people homeless. They’ve also, however, left many animals with no place to go.
FBI: Mississippi Man Arrested, Accused In Ricin Letters A man in Mississippi has been arrested and accused of sending letters with suspected ricin poison to President Barack Obama and other leaders.
Sister Of Man Murdered In Highway Shooting Mourns His Loss Holly Schlender says she is haunted by her brother Thomas Schlender’s final moments.
Stigall Show Log 3.13.12Chris previews tonight's Republican Primaries in Mississippi and Alabama and what a victory would mean to Mitt Romney. He talks to Scott Rudich of Round Guy Breweries about dealing with the Liquor Control Board in Pennsylvania and to Julie Chen and Aisha Tyler of CBS Television's The Talk.
Child Poverty RisingAnalysis by the Brookings Institution showed that child poverty rate nationwide rose from 18 to 22 percent from 2007 to 2010.
Roy Oswalt Takes Leave of Absence From Phillies“There has been a tremendous amount of tornado activity near Roy’s home in Mississippi resulting in several tragic deaths and significant devastation to the area," team general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said in a statement.