Markets tumble as Donald Trump takes wins presidential election

November 9, 2016 in Business

HONG KONG (AP) — Financial markets went on a wild ride Wednesday, as Wall Street index futures and Asian stock benchmarks tumbled on the rising possibility of a Trump presidency. […]

Ole Miss police says FBI looking into in vandalism

November 26, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News

Police at the University of Mississippi say they have turned over to the FBI information regarding vandalism apparently aimed at an African-American freshman.

“We are presenting everything we have about this case to them,” University Police Chief Calvin Sellers said in The Oxford Eagle “They will investigate to see if this is a hate crime or civil rights violations.”

Economy Top Issue in Mississippi: EXIT POLLS

November 8, 2012 in News, Statewide News

More than half of Mississippi voters said the economy was the top issue on their minds as they voted in the presidential race Tuesday, according to a preliminary exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and other news organizations.

The economy was the most important issue, by a wide margin, while the deficit and health care were more distant concerns. A small share of voters listed foreign policy as the most important issue.

Obama wins second term

November 7, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By all accounts, Americans turned out in record numbers last night in a clear statement that this was an election that mattered.

And while President Obama didn’t win the popular vote, he easily surpassed the 270 electoral votes that he needed – gaining 303 – for another four years as the nation’s commander-in-chief.

Obama, Romney look for edge as campaign nears end

November 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney embarked Saturday on the final stretch of their long, grinding presidential campaign, making their closing arguments in the handful of battleground states that will decide the outcome of a tight race going down to the wire.

National opinion polls showed a race for the popular vote in tomorrow’s election so close that only a statistically insignificant point or two separated the two rivals.