Mississippi 1 of 2 states where economy shrank in 2014

June 10, 2015 5:49 PM

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New figures show Mississippi's economy shrank by 1.2 percent in 2014, one of only two states where economic output got smaller last year.

Gross domestic product numbers released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis try to measure all of the economic output of each state.

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