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Analysis: Mississippi State University's engineering program ranks 95th best in the nation, study finds

Mississippi State University finished in a tie for 95th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Jackson area posts 102nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 881 properties in the Jackson area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 102nd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Office Depot store to close in Mississippi

Thirty-six stores owned by Office Depot Inc., including a store in Mississippi, are holding liquidation sales as they prepare to close their doors, according to a report in Business Insider.

Analysis: Mississippi posts 36th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,433 properties in Mississippi started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 36th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Humphreys County residents is highest in Mississippi

Humphreys County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Mississippi, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Mississippi is 36th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Mississippi ranks 36th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks 12th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Mississippi ranked 39th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Analysis: University of Mississippi business school ranked nation’s 99th best

University of Mississippi's business school ranked in a tie for 99th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Mississippi ranks 23rd highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Mississippi ranked 23rd among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Mississippi posts 18th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Mississippi ranked 18th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Kemper County has fastest growing local economy in Mississippi

Kemper County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Mississippi in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Mississippi rank 4th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Mississippi ranked 47th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Mississippi ranks 3rd lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Mississippi finished 48th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 39203 in Jackson has 32nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 39203 zip code area was 285 in the third quarter of 2018, an 18-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks the most reliant on federal aid

Mississippi finished first in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks 5th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Mississippi finished fifth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks 15th best in corporate tax study

Mississippi finished 15th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks 27th best in state income tax study

Mississippi finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Mississippi College ranked most selective of Mississippi schools

Mississippi College was ranked the most exclusive school in Mississippi, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: Mississippi ranks 35th best in sales tax study

Mississippi finished 35th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

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