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  • WLOX News This Week: Biloxi Development

    WLOX News This Week: Biloxi Development

    A building boom is happening in Biloxi, within the next several months more than 300 new hotel rooms will be available downtown.

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    A building boom is happening in Biloxi, within the next several months more than 300 new hotel rooms will be available downtown.

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  • WLOX News This Week: Garbage Contract

    WLOX News This Week: Garbage Contract

    Garbage in Gulfport, the city isn't going with Harrison County's deal with a new company, Team Waste. Instead they are negotiating with the current contractor, Waste Pro.

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    Garbage in Gulfport, the city isn't going with Harrison County's deal with a new company, Team Waste. Instead they are negotiating with the current contractor, Waste Pro.

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  • WLOX News This Week: Drug Roundup Impact

    WLOX News This Week: Drug Roundup Impact

    Officials say the crackdown will have a major impact on the flow of drugs into South Mississippi. Here to talk about that Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Ezell and Metro Task Force Director Joe Nicholson

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    Officials say the crackdown will have a major impact on the flow of drugs into South Mississippi. Here to talk about that Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Ezell and Metro Task Force Director Joe Nicholson

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  • Officers who killed Southaven man possibly responded to wrong house

    Officers who killed Southaven man possibly responded to wrong house

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:24:31 GMT
    (Source: Family)(Source: Family)

    A man was shot and killed by a Southaven police officer on Monday morning.

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    A man was shot and killed by a Southaven police officer on Monday morning.

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  • Police investigating gunshot near Biloxi dog park

    Police investigating gunshot near Biloxi dog park

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:13:14 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    Police are investigating a gunshot near the Biloxi dog park on Popp’s Ferry Rd. Officials confirm there is one victim.

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    Police are investigating a gunshot near the Biloxi dog park on Popp’s Ferry Rd. Officials confirm there is one victim.

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  • Police: Clerk beaten over stolen hot dogs, antifreeze

    Police: Clerk beaten over stolen hot dogs, antifreeze

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:06:15 GMT

    An Ocean Springs gas station clerk was beaten over two hot dogs and a gallon of antifreeze, according to police.

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    An Ocean Springs gas station clerk was beaten over two hot dogs and a gallon of antifreeze, according to police.

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  • Long Beach woman sentenced for killing passenger in drunken crash

    Long Beach woman sentenced for killing passenger in drunken crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:33:09 GMT
    Kaleigh Ann Dartez (Photo source: Office of District Attorney Joel Smith)Kaleigh Ann Dartez (Photo source: Office of District Attorney Joel Smith)

    A Long Beach woman found guilty of felony DUI causing death last week was sentenced to 25 years in prison, with 12 years suspended, Monday.

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    A Long Beach woman found guilty of felony DUI causing death last week was sentenced to 25 years in prison, with 12 years suspended, Monday.

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  • Shuckers announce schedule for 2018 season

    Shuckers announce schedule for 2018 season

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:50:39 GMT

    The Biloxi Shuckers released their 140-game schedule for the 2018 season Monday. The Shuckers will play 70 regular season games at MGM Park next year.

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    The Biloxi Shuckers released their 140-game schedule for the 2018 season Monday. The Shuckers will play 70 regular season games at MGM Park next year.

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  • Missing man found safe

    Missing man found safe

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:55:21 GMT

    A man who was reported missing last week in Gulfport has been found safe.

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    A man who was reported missing last week in Gulfport has been found safe.

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  • VIDEO: One in custody after Gulfport chase

    VIDEO: One in custody after Gulfport chase

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:22:19 GMT
    (Photo source: Chuck Coats)(Photo source: Chuck Coats)

    One person is in custody after a chase through Gulfport and parts of Harrison County.

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    One person is in custody after a chase through Gulfport and parts of Harrison County.

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  • Rain puts Pascagoula's new football turf on the clock

    Rain puts Pascagoula's new football turf on the clock

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:55:23 GMT
    Rain has slowed down construction crews as they attempt to put a new field turf at War Memorial Stadium (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)Rain has slowed down construction crews as they attempt to put a new field turf at War Memorial Stadium (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    The Pascagoula Panthers open the 2017 football season on the road. In fact, their first three games are road contests. That scheduling quirk may give field turf crews just enough time to get War Memorial Stadium ready for the September 8 home opener. The wet weather in South Mississippi is placing quite the burden on construction workers as they attempt to complete stadium renovations. The project was suppose to be finished before the beginning of Pascagoula's football season.

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    The Pascagoula Panthers open the 2017 football season on the road. In fact, their first three games are road contests. That scheduling quirk may give field turf crews just enough time to get War Memorial Stadium ready for the September 8 home opener. The wet weather in South Mississippi is placing quite the burden on construction workers as they attempt to complete stadium renovations. The project was suppose to be finished before the beginning of Pascagoula's football season.

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  • Sinkhole forces Biloxi to close a portion of Keller Avenue

    Sinkhole forces Biloxi to close a portion of Keller Avenue

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:03:07 GMT
    This sinkhole forced Biloxi to close a section of Keller Avenue from Highway 90 to Howard Avenue (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)This sinkhole forced Biloxi to close a section of Keller Avenue from Highway 90 to Howard Avenue (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)
    The south end of Keller Avenue in Biloxi is temporarily closed. A sinkhole formed near Highway 90, forcing the city to close Keller from the highway up to Howard Avenue. And it will remain closed much of Monday while Biloxi public works crews patch the crumbling section of roadway. Keller Avenue is east of the downtown area. Copyright 2017 WLOX. All rights reserved. More >>
    The south end of Keller Avenue in Biloxi is temporarily closed. A sinkhole formed near Highway 90, forcing the city to close Keller from the highway up to Howard Avenue. And it will remain closed much of Monday while Biloxi public works crews patch the crumbling section of roadway. Keller Avenue is east of the downtown area. Copyright 2017 WLOX. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Numerous travel issues due to heavy rain and flooding

    Numerous travel issues due to heavy rain and flooding

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:42:57 GMT
    Street flooding occurred on Monday morning for parts of Hwy 90 in Biloxi.Street flooding occurred on Monday morning for parts of Hwy 90 in Biloxi.

    Heavy rain across South Mississippi has kicked off the new week, leading to a significant flooding threat. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for South Mississippi until Tuesday evening.

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    Heavy rain across South Mississippi has kicked off the new week, leading to a significant flooding threat. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for South Mississippi until Tuesday evening.

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  • Woman leaves Harrison County jail then disappears

    Woman leaves Harrison County jail then disappears

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:58:22 GMT
    Gulfport police are looking for this woman. She disappered after walking out of the Harrison County jail (Photo Source: Gulfport Police)Gulfport police are looking for this woman. She disappered after walking out of the Harrison County jail (Photo Source: Gulfport Police)

    Natalya Dlugolecki got booked into the Harrison County jail on March 25. The jail docket says she was linked to a receiving stolen property case. On June 19, she went to court. A day later, the docket says she got released from the Harrison County jail. Gulfport police say Dlugolecki hasn't been seen since. Police now call Dlugolecki a missing person. They've asked for assistance trying to find the 28-year-old woman.

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    Natalya Dlugolecki got booked into the Harrison County jail on March 25. The jail docket says she was linked to a receiving stolen property case. On June 19, she went to court. A day later, the docket says she got released from the Harrison County jail. Gulfport police say Dlugolecki hasn't been seen since. Police now call Dlugolecki a missing person. They've asked for assistance trying to find the 28-year-old woman.

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  • Stone County soaked, but flood waters recede quickly

    Stone County soaked, but flood waters recede quickly

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:00:10 GMT
    Rains have made roads across South Mississippi very slick (Photo Source: MDOT)Rains have made roads across South Mississippi very slick (Photo Source: MDOT)

    Stone County Emergency Management Director Raven James says he hasn’t seen this much rain a long time, but as quickly as the rain fell, it’s receding. Reports indicate as much as seven inches of rain fell on Wiggins and its surrounding communities. James said throughout the morning downpour, ditches filled up, spilling water on to several roads.

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    Stone County Emergency Management Director Raven James says he hasn’t seen this much rain a long time, but as quickly as the rain fell, it’s receding. Reports indicate as much as seven inches of rain fell on Wiggins and its surrounding communities. James said throughout the morning downpour, ditches filled up, spilling water on to several roads.

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  • Educators learn life-saving techniques to protect your children

    Educators learn life-saving techniques to protect your children

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:28:00 GMT
    Harrison County school administrators go to class today to learn life-saving techniques that can protect their students (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)Harrison County school administrators go to class today to learn life-saving techniques that can protect their students (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    Harrison County school administrators, principals, and assistant principals are spending the day learning about potentially life-saving safety techniques that can be used in schools. The training is being offered by the Mississippi Department of Homeland Security and the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy.

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    Harrison County school administrators, principals, and assistant principals are spending the day learning about potentially life-saving safety techniques that can be used in schools. The training is being offered by the Mississippi Department of Homeland Security and the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy.

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  • Rebels' Luke meets with the media today

    Rebels' Luke meets with the media today

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:20:45 GMT

    Matt Luke has what appears to be a daunting task. His first head coaching job is to lead an Ole Miss football program with an NCAA investigation hanging over the university, and a campus still recovering from the sudden resignation of its preview head coach. At 1:00 today, the former Gulfport High School offensive lineman meets with the media. The Rebels' interim head coach will lay out his goals and expectations for the 2017 football season.

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    Matt Luke has what appears to be a daunting task. His first head coaching job is to lead an Ole Miss football program with an NCAA investigation hanging over the university, and a campus still recovering from the sudden resignation of its preview head coach. At 1:00 today, the former Gulfport High School offensive lineman meets with the media. The Rebels' interim head coach will lay out his goals and expectations for the 2017 football season.

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  • Flash flooding a possibility as more rain falls

    Flash flooding a possibility as more rain falls

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:07:20 GMT

    Harrison County may get up to four inches of rain Monday. Consequently, the county is now under a flash flood watch. A series of showers soaked coastal Mississippi Monday morning. The downpours created ponding on local roads. Neighborhood streets have flood waters covering them. Gulf Park Estates is under a flood advisory because of the rain.

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    Harrison County may get up to four inches of rain Monday. Consequently, the county is now under a flash flood watch. A series of showers soaked coastal Mississippi Monday morning. The downpours created ponding on local roads. Neighborhood streets have flood waters covering them. Gulf Park Estates is under a flood advisory because of the rain.

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  • Marriage equality celebrated in Biloxi

    Marriage equality celebrated in Biloxi

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:03:50 GMT

    On Saturday, marriage equality was celebrated. An event called One Night Out showcased the positive reaction to the federal law from 2015 that guaranteed marriage equality. 

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    On Saturday, marriage equality was celebrated. An event called One Night Out showcased the positive reaction to the federal law from 2015 that guaranteed marriage equality.

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  • Coast kids headed to Junior Olympics

    Coast kids headed to Junior Olympics

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:46:29 GMT

    Six Gulf Coast kids will be heading to Kansas City Missouri for the Prestigious Junior Olympics.

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    Six Gulf Coast kids will be heading to Kansas City Missouri for the Prestigious Junior Olympics.

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  • Buddy bags make transition easier for foster kids

    Buddy bags make transition easier for foster kids

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:25:42 GMT

    A collection drive starts in D’Iberville this week to make life just a little bit better for children in Mississippi’s foster care system.

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    A collection drive starts in D’Iberville this week to make life just a little bit better for children in Mississippi’s foster care system. 

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  • Tax-free shopping holiday starts Friday

    Tax-free shopping holiday starts Friday

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:22:20 GMT

    Tax-free weekend is comparable to Black Friday at Gulfport Premium Outlets.

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    Tax-free weekend is comparable to Black Friday at Gulfport Premium Outlets.

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  • MS Black Caucus discusses HIV statistics

    MS Black Caucus discusses HIV statistics

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:57:15 GMT

    A part of the morning work sessions focused on HIV/AIDS rates in Mississippi. 

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    A part of the morning work sessions focused on HIV/AIDS rates in Mississippi. 

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  • Wilkerson makes history in two-hit shutout

    Wilkerson makes history in two-hit shutout

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:47:31 GMT

    Faced with a four-game losing streak and the potential of their first series sweep of the season, the Biloxi Shuckers snapped out of their funk in a big way with a 7-0 victory over the Mississippi Braves on Sunday. 

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    Faced with a four-game losing streak and the potential of their first series sweep of the season, the Biloxi Shuckers snapped out of their funk in a big way with a 7-0 victory over the Mississippi Braves on Sunday. 

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  • WLOX News This Week: Biloxi Development

    WLOX News This Week: Biloxi Development

    A building boom is happening in Biloxi, within the next several months more than 300 new hotel rooms will be available downtown.

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    A building boom is happening in Biloxi, within the next several months more than 300 new hotel rooms will be available downtown.

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  • WLOX News This Week: Garbage Contract

    WLOX News This Week: Garbage Contract

    Garbage in Gulfport, the city isn't going with Harrison County's deal with a new company, Team Waste. Instead they are negotiating with the current contractor, Waste Pro.

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    Garbage in Gulfport, the city isn't going with Harrison County's deal with a new company, Team Waste. Instead they are negotiating with the current contractor, Waste Pro.

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  • WLOX News This Week: Drug Roundup Impact

    WLOX News This Week: Drug Roundup Impact

    Officials say the crackdown will have a major impact on the flow of drugs into South Mississippi. Here to talk about that Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Ezell and Metro Task Force Director Joe Nicholson

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    Officials say the crackdown will have a major impact on the flow of drugs into South Mississippi. Here to talk about that Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Ezell and Metro Task Force Director Joe Nicholson

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  • Cold front may bring strong storms next weekend

    Cold front may bring strong storms next weekend

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:27:44 GMT

    It has been warm, muggy, and stormy at times throughout the past few weeks in South Mississippi, which are all things we would expect this time of year.

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    It has been warm, muggy, and stormy at times throughout the past few weeks in South Mississippi, which are all things we would expect this time of year.

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  • Junior Lipton Challenge wraps up

    Junior Lipton Challenge wraps up

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:19:30 GMT

    It's been a wonderful weekend on the water with the Junior Lipton Challenge wrapping up at the Pass Christian Yacht Club. 

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    It's been a wonderful weekend on the water with the Junior Lipton Challenge wrapping up at the Pass Christian Yacht Club. 

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  • Neshoba's giant house party in high gear

    Neshoba's giant house party in high gear

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:14:53 GMT

    Mississippi’s giant house party might not have the fanfare of 2016. But, it’s still a must visit event for families across the Magnolia State. 

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    Mississippi’s giant house party might not have the fanfare of 2016. But, it’s still a must visit event for families across the Magnolia State.

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  • WLOX Editorial: Do your work

    WLOX Editorial: Do your work

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:41:39 GMT

    We live in a wonderful time. We have the capability of instant communication with almost anyone at any time; all in the palm of our hands. We can stay connected to everyone all the time which is great - most of the time. There are times when we need to put aside our smart phones and do our jobs. 

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    We live in a wonderful time. We have the capability of instant communication with almost anyone at any time; all in the palm of our hands. We can stay connected to everyone all the time which is great - most of the time. There are times when we need to put aside our smart phones and do our jobs. 

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  • Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:12:28 GMT

    The music has come to Gautier. Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy.

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    Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy. 

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  • State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:00:16 GMT

    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi.

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    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi. 

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  • 2 injured in accident at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    2 injured in accident at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:32:29 GMT

    Two people were injured Saturday evening after a pick-up truck ran off the road and hit a parked 18-wheeler at I-10 and Menge Ave.

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    Two people were injured Saturday evening after a pick-up truck ran off the road and hit a parked 18-wheeler at I-10 and Menge Ave.

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  • Shuckers OF Michael Choice heads to Korea

    Shuckers OF Michael Choice heads to Korea

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:41 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:41:30 GMT
    Shuckers outfielder Michael Choice heads to the dugout after scoringShuckers outfielder Michael Choice heads to the dugout after scoring
    The Milwaukee Brewers announced the following roster move: ·        OF Michael Choice has been reinstated from the temporary inactive list and released; his contract has been sold to the Nexen Heroes in the KBO. Choice, 27, was placed on the temporary inactive list on Wednesday. The Brewers sold Choice’s contract to the Nexen Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization. After being signed by the Brewers on May 5, Choice batted .272 for...More >>
    The Milwaukee Brewers announced the following roster move: ·        OF Michael Choice has been reinstated from the temporary inactive list and released; his contract has been sold to the Nexen Heroes in the KBO. Choice, 27, was placed on the temporary inactive list on Wednesday. The Brewers sold Choice’s contract to the Nexen Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization. After being signed by the Brewers on May 5, Choice batted .272 for...More >>
  • Pascagoula leaders consider changing city logo

    Pascagoula leaders consider changing city logo

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:41:45 GMT

    Recent talks of changing the well-known Pascagoula log is causing quite the stir on social media. 

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    Recent talks of changing the well-known Pascagoula log is causing quite the stir on social media. 

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  • Leaders rally support for Gulfport Job Corps center

    Leaders rally support for Gulfport Job Corps center

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:11:58 GMT

    Gulfport leaders say if the U.S. Department of Labor doesn't sign a memorandum of agreement by July 31, Gulfport will lose $30 million to restore the city's job corps complex.

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    Gulfport leaders say if the U.S. Department of Labor doesn't sign a memorandum of agreement by July 31, Gulfport will lose $30 million to restore the city's job corps complex.

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  • Therapy dogs earn diplomas at graduation

    Therapy dogs earn diplomas at graduation

    Saturday, July 22 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-07-22 23:43:46 GMT

    It's graduation day for therapy dogs and their handlers. A dozen pet partners donned caps and gowns for this graduation ceremony. 

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    It's graduation day for therapy dogs and their handlers. A dozen pet partners donned caps and gowns for this graduation ceremony. 

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  • 'Home Alone' dad John Heard dies at 71

    'Home Alone' dad John Heard dies at 71

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-07-22 14:26:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:56:33 GMT

    John Heard appeared in numerous movies and television shows throughout a lengthy acting career, but it was his role as the father of Macauley Culkin's character in two "Home Alone" films that gained him notoriety.

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    John Heard appeared in numerous movies and television shows throughout a lengthy acting career, but it was his role as the father of Macauley Culkin's character in two "Home Alone" films that gained him notoriety.

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  • RW hopes site approval request makes a splash

    RW hopes site approval request makes a splash

    Saturday, July 22 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-07-22 18:51:57 GMT

    On Thursday, attorneys for the casino developer return to Jackson ready to roll the dice and get gaming commissioners to say yes to their site.

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    On Thursday, attorneys for the casino developer return to Jackson ready to roll the dice and get gaming commissioners to say yes to their site.

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  • Two wrecks, one critical injury on I-110

    Two wrecks, one critical injury on I-110

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:07:45 GMT
    (Photo: file)(Photo: file)

    One driver was in critical condition after a series of accidents Saturday morning on I-110. That driver was reportedly unable to stop or swerve around an accident scene. He slammed into a car on the southbound side of I-110. The damage was so severe, he had to be cut out of the car by first responders.

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    One driver was in critical condition after a series of accidents Saturday morning on I-110. That driver was reportedly unable to stop or swerve around an accident scene. He slammed into a car on the southbound side of I-110. The damage was so severe, he had to be cut out of the car by first responders.

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  • Stone County's unique bicentennial project

    Stone County's unique bicentennial project

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:51:23 GMT
    The project celebrates the county's 100th birthday and Mississippi's bicentennial. (Photo source: WLOX)The project celebrates the county's 100th birthday and Mississippi's bicentennial. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Mississippi is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. The bicentennial is being recognized in a variety of ways.

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    Mississippi is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. The bicentennial is being recognized in a variety of ways.

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  • OWA amusement park opens to public

    OWA amusement park opens to public

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:42:19 GMT

    The amusement park called OWA opened to the public in Foley, AL on Friday morning. It's a $250 million development by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians on a 500-acre site.

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    The amusement park called OWA opened to the public in Foley, AL on Friday morning. It's a $250 million development by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians on a 500-acre site.

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  • Classroom preps underway as school year inches closer

    Classroom preps underway as school year inches closer

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:21:33 GMT

    In the weeks before school starts, the halls may be void of students, but they are already buzzing with activity. Many teachers cut their summer break short to get their classrooms back in order.

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    In the weeks before school starts, the halls may be void of students, but they are already buzzing with activity. Many teachers cut their summer break short to get their classrooms back in order.

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  • Our first solar eclipse in decades occurs in August

    Our first solar eclipse in decades occurs in August

    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:47 AM EDT2017-07-22 09:47:55 GMT
    On the 21st of August this year, the sun will go dark in the middle of the afternoon.On the 21st of August this year, the sun will go dark in the middle of the afternoon.

    On the 21st of August this year, the sun will go dark in the middle of the afternoon. This solar eclipse will be visible, weather cooperating, all across the United States of America.

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    On the 21st of August this year, the sun will go dark in the middle of the afternoon. This solar eclipse will be visible, weather cooperating, all across the United States of America.

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  • Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

    Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:59:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:04:14 GMT
    Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.More >>
    Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.More >>
  • Ole Miss football turning the page with Matt Luke from Gulfport leading the program

    Ole Miss football turning the page with Matt Luke from Gulfport leading the program

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:51:02 GMT

    Following the resignation of Hugh Freeze, former Ole Miss player from Gulfport Matt Luke will lead the Rebels as Interim Head Coach. Jason Krohn grew up with Luke and played football with him at Gulfport High. Also an Ole Miss alum, Krohn believes Luke is the right person to guide the Rebels through difficult times. 

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    Following the resignation of Hugh Freeze, former Ole Miss player from Gulfport Matt Luke will lead the Rebels as Interim Head Coach. Jason Krohn grew up with Luke and played football with him at Gulfport High. Also an Ole Miss alum, Krohn believes Luke is the right person to guide the Rebels through difficult times. 

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  • Bay St. Louis sports enthusiasts say indoor facility is needed

    Bay St. Louis sports enthusiasts say indoor facility is needed

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:41:05 GMT

    A group of sports enthusiasts who play basketball at 7th Street Park in Bay St. Louis say they want more time and space to play, without upsetting the neighbors.

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    A group of sports enthusiasts who play basketball at 7th Street Park in Bay St. Louis say they want more time and space to play, without upsetting the neighbors.

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  • Division Street residents upset over damage to homes

    Division Street residents upset over damage to homes

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:29:00 GMT
    Division Street resident Michael Meltz points out damage to his ceiling he says was caused by the constant pounding from road construction in front of his house. (Photo source: WLOX)Division Street resident Michael Meltz points out damage to his ceiling he says was caused by the constant pounding from road construction in front of his house. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The banging may be finished for now on Division Street in Biloxi. But the problems for neighbors are far from over. Some claim the infrastructure work has damaged their homes and they want contractor Oscar Renda to make good on the repairs.

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    The banging may be finished for now on Division Street in Biloxi. But the problems for neighbors are far from over. Some claim the infrastructure work has damaged their homes and they want contractor Oscar Renda to make good on the repairs.

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  • Stokes: Rankin Co. Undersheriff is a "hog headed lying bastard"

    Stokes: Rankin Co. Undersheriff is a "hog headed lying bastard"

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:22:07 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Neighbors told us they believe the shooting was in retaliation to a police chase from Pearl into Jackson that happened earlier this week.

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    Neighbors told us they believe the shooting was in retaliation to a police chase from Pearl into Jackson that happened earlier this week.

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  • Action Report: Liberty Tax Service employees in Gulfport, Biloxi want to be paid

    Action Report: Liberty Tax Service employees in Gulfport, Biloxi want to be paid

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:59:47 GMT

    Employees who worked for Liberty Tax Services in Gulfport and Biloxi say they are owed money and bonuses.  After waiting for months and getting no response from the franchise owners, they contacted WLOX Action Reporter A.J. Giardina.

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    Employees who worked for Liberty Tax Services in Gulfport and Biloxi say they are owed money and bonuses.  After waiting for months and getting no response from the franchise owners, they contacted WLOX Action Reporter A.J. Giardina.

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  • Woman accused of cruelty, neglect must pay or lose animals

    Woman accused of cruelty, neglect must pay or lose animals

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:22:49 GMT
    Neighbors said the neglect has been going on for years, and they feel helpless. (Photo source: WLOX)Neighbors said the neglect has been going on for years, and they feel helpless. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Kiln woman accused of neglect after officials seized more than 50 animals from her home was set to appear in court Friday.

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    The Kiln woman accused of neglect after officials seized more than 50 animals from her home was set to appear in court Friday.

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  • Shooting under investigation in Moss Point

    Shooting under investigation in Moss Point

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:40:38 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    Gunshots rang out shortly after 4 p.m. near a Moss Point park, injuring at least one person, according to Police Chief Calvin Hutchins.

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    Gunshots rang out shortly after 4 p.m. near a Moss Point park, injuring at least one person, according to Police Chief Calvin Hutchins.

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  • Autopsy results show Kevin Anderson drowned

    Autopsy results show Kevin Anderson drowned

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:37:14 GMT
    Friends shared this picture of Kevin Anderson, hoping it will help search teams find the missing Gulfport boater (Photo Source: Facebook)Friends shared this picture of Kevin Anderson, hoping it will help search teams find the missing Gulfport boater (Photo Source: Facebook)

    Autopsy results show Gulfport salon owner Kevin Anderson drowned in the Mississippi Sound after falling off his fishing boat Monday evening.

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    Autopsy results show Gulfport salon owner Kevin Anderson drowned in the Mississippi Sound after falling off his fishing boat Monday evening.

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  • Moss Point police investigating July 15 shooting

    Moss Point police investigating July 15 shooting

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:00:31 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    The Moss Point Police Department is investigating a July 15 shooting, and detectives are reaching out to the community for help.

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    The Moss Point Police Department is investigating a July 15 shooting, and detectives are reaching out to the community for help.

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  • Gulfport man pleads guilty in Pass Christian parade shooting case

    Gulfport man pleads guilty in Pass Christian parade shooting case

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:34:58 GMT
    Jermaine Rashod Ratcliff (Photo source: District Attorney's Office)Jermaine Rashod Ratcliff (Photo source: District Attorney's Office)

    A Gulfport man has pleaded guilty to two counts of accessory after the fact to second degree murder in relation to the shooting at a Pass Christian Mardi Gras parade.

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    A Gulfport man has pleaded guilty to two counts of accessory after the fact to second degree murder in relation to the shooting at a Pass Christian Mardi Gras parade.

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  • Update your iPhone now or the hackers might get you

    Update your iPhone now or the hackers might get you

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:02:42 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:15:36 GMT

    (RNN) - A vulnerability in the previous Apple iOS operating system allows hackers to take advantage of the iPhone Wi-Fi chip, according to BuzzFeed.

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    (RNN) - A vulnerability in the previous Apple iOS operating system allows hackers to take advantage of the iPhone Wi-Fi chip, according to BuzzFeed.

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  • Breaking

    Bjork: "Concerning pattern" of misconduct led to Freeze's forced resignation

    Bjork: "Concerning pattern" of misconduct led to Freeze's forced resignation

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:37:47 GMT

    The university announced the news in a tweet while naming Matt Luke the interim coach.

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    The university announced the news in a tweet while naming Matt Luke the interim coach.

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  • Mayor accepts Pamela Anderson's vegan challenge

    Mayor accepts Pamela Anderson's vegan challenge

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:16:02 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Baywatch star and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals honorary director contacted the mayor after he pledged to make Jackson " the most radical city on the planet."  Anderson wants it to be the most animal-friendly.

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    The Baywatch star and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals honorary director contacted the mayor after he pledged to make Jackson " the most radical city on the planet."  Anderson wants it to be the most animal-friendly.

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  • New study shows auto industry fastest growing industry in state

    New study shows auto industry fastest growing industry in state

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:11:34 GMT

    Move Mississippi Forward and the Mississippi Economic Council say a new study shows the auto industry is the fastest growing industry in the state, employing over 18 thousand workers statewide.

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    Move Mississippi Forward and the Mississippi Economic Council say a new study shows the auto industry is the fastest growing industry in the state, employing over 18 thousand workers statewide.

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  • Bar and restaurant proposal shot down in Biloxi

    Bar and restaurant proposal shot down in Biloxi

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:52:33 GMT

    The fate of the old Shady's restaurant on Pass Rd. in Biloxi has yet to be determined, as the city’s planning and zoning commission shot down a new idea for the location Thursday.

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    The fate of the old Shady's restaurant on Pass Rd. in Biloxi has yet to be determined, as the city’s planning and zoning commission shot down a new idea for the location Thursday.

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  • Child recovering from cancer asks for birthday cards

    Child recovering from cancer asks for birthday cards

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:50:51 GMT
    Noelle Carter. Source: Andrea CarterNoelle Carter. Source: Andrea Carter

    A child recovering from cancer has only one wish for her birthday, and everyone can help make that wish come true. 

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    A child recovering from cancer has only one wish for her birthday, and everyone can help make that wish come true. 

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  • Former Jackson Co. jailer sentenced for sex with inmate

    Former Jackson Co. jailer sentenced for sex with inmate

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:40:05 GMT
    Bradley Scott Davis (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.)Bradley Scott Davis (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

    A former corrections officer at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center is headed to prison for having sex with an inmate. 

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    A former corrections officer at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center is headed to prison for having sex with an inmate. 

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  • Moped accident temporarily closes Highway 49

    Moped accident temporarily closes Highway 49

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:06 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:06:25 GMT
    A moped clips a Gulfport curb and flips over. One person is injured (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)A moped clips a Gulfport curb and flips over. One person is injured (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    A moped clips the center median curb and flips into a palm tree lining Highway 49 in downtown Gulfport. The Friday morning accident temporarily shut down both sides of the highway. Gulfport police and AMR technicians rushed to Highway 49 across from Hancock Bank to treat the injured moped rider. A WLOX News Now reporter on the scene says that individual is being taken to the hospital.

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    A moped clips the center median curb and flips into a palm tree lining Highway 49 in downtown Gulfport. The Friday morning accident temporarily shut down both sides of the highway. Gulfport police and AMR technicians rushed to Highway 49 across from Hancock Bank to treat the injured moped rider. A WLOX News Now reporter on the scene says that individual is being taken to the hospital.

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  • Investors: Opposition and obstacles killed FunTime USA project

    Investors: Opposition and obstacles killed FunTime USA project

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:08:23 GMT

    Plans to bring the old FunTime USA amusement park back to Highway 90 have failed. 

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    Plans to bring the old FunTime USA amusement park back to Highway 90 have failed. 

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  • 'Urban Country' filming in South Mississippi

    'Urban Country' filming in South Mississippi

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:06:03 GMT

    There's a new film being shot in South Mississippi staring former Walking Dead actress Brighton Sharbino. 

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    There's a new film being shot in South Mississippi staring former Walking Dead actress Brighton Sharbino. 

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  • Ole Miss taps Gulfport's Matt Luke to coach football team

    Ole Miss taps Gulfport's Matt Luke to coach football team

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:41:01 GMT

    Who is the Ole Miss football team's new head coach? Gulfport native Matt Luke. Let's meet the man tapped to oversee Ole Miss football in 2017. 

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    Who is the Ole Miss football team's new head coach? Gulfport native Matt Luke. Let's meet the man tapped to oversee Ole Miss football in 2017. 

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  • Firefighters douse flames in extreme heat

    Firefighters douse flames in extreme heat

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:13:04 GMT

    One of the biggest challenges firefighters face is staying hydrated. Medical personnel are always on the scene of a fire to make sure that happens.

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    One of the biggest challenges firefighters face is staying hydrated. Medical personnel are always on the scene of a fire to make sure that happens.

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  • 'All Shook Up' shakes things up at Center Stage

    'All Shook Up' shakes things up at Center Stage

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:02:49 GMT
    (Photo source: Center Stage / Facebook)(Photo source: Center Stage / Facebook)

    If you love Elvis music you don't want to miss a new show at Center Stage in Biloxi. 

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    If you love Elvis music you don't want to miss a new show at Center Stage in Biloxi. 

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  • Sailor pleads guilty to transgender woman's brutal murder

    Sailor pleads guilty to transgender woman's brutal murder

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:35:57 GMT

    A sailor charged with murdering a transgender woman in a St. Martin hotel room last year pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and robbery Thursday. 

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    A sailor charged with murdering a transgender woman in a St. Martin hotel room last year pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and robbery Thursday. 

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  • FEMA study group discusses preparedness

    FEMA study group discusses preparedness

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:11:32 GMT

    Learning more about disparities in emergency preparedness. That's one goal of a FEMA study group, which helped organize a discussion in Gulfport on Thursday.

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    Learning more about disparities in emergency preparedness. That's one goal of a FEMA study group, which helped organize a discussion in Gulfport on Thursday.

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  • HCUA concerned with Waste Pro's performance

    HCUA concerned with Waste Pro's performance

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:50:44 GMT
    Waste Pro picks up garbage at almost 68,000 homes across Harrison County.  (Photo source: WDAM)Waste Pro picks up garbage at almost 68,000 homes across Harrison County.  (Photo source: WDAM)

    The Harrison County Utility Authority is outlining some of its concerns with the county's solid waste contractor, Waste Pro.

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    The Harrison County Utility Authority is outlining some of its concerns with the county's solid waste contractor, Waste Pro.

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  • Don't let swimmer's ear ruin your summer fun

    Don't let swimmer's ear ruin your summer fun

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:55:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:04:02 GMT
    Swimmer's ear can happen in any season, but becomes more common during warmer months. (Source: CNN)Swimmer's ear can happen in any season, but becomes more common during warmer months. (Source: CNN)

    Despite its name, you don't have to spend time at a beach or pool to pick up the infection.

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    Despite its name, you don't have to spend time at a beach or pool to pick up the infection.

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  • Groups hosting free screening of '13th'

    Groups hosting free screening of '13th'

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:26:39 GMT

    According to experts, about 25 percent of the world's prisoners are incarcerated in the United States.

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    According to experts, about 25 percent of the world's prisoners are incarcerated in the United States.

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  • Steven Campbell Jr. is the new athletic director at MGCCC

    Steven Campbell Jr. is the new athletic director at MGCCC

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:18:19 GMT

    Steven Campbell Jr. is a name that is familiar with the MGCCC family. He has been named athletic director.

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    Steven Campbell Jr. is a name that is familiar with the MGCCC family. He has been named athletic director.

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  • Suspect in low-speed chase drives into Pascagoula River

    Suspect in low-speed chase drives into Pascagoula River

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:01:17 GMT
    (Photo source: WLOX)(Photo source: WLOX)

    A suspect wanted for motor vehicle theft and grand larceny in George County led Jackson County deputies on a low-speed chase that ended in the Pascagoula River.

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    A suspect wanted for motor vehicle theft and grand larceny in George County led Jackson County deputies on a low-speed chase that ended in the Pascagoula River.

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  • Man sentenced to 30 years in prison on kidnapping charges

    Man sentenced to 30 years in prison on kidnapping charges

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:28:58 GMT

    A man involved in the 2015 kidnapping and assault of a Jackson County woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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    A man involved in the 2015 kidnapping and assault of a Jackson County woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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  • Julian Gray pleads guilty to sex crime, child exploitation

    Julian Gray pleads guilty to sex crime, child exploitation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:02:17 GMT
    Julian Casper Gray (Photo source: District Attorney's Office)Julian Casper Gray (Photo source: District Attorney's Office)

    Julian Casper Gray, 34, pleaded guilty to forcible sexual intercourse and exploitation of a child Thursday in a Harrison County courtroom.

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    Julian Casper Gray, 34, pleaded guilty to forcible sexual intercourse and exploitation of a child Thursday in a Harrison County courtroom.

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  • Biloxi community market continues to thrive

    Biloxi community market continues to thrive

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:29:34 GMT
    The farmers market is now known as the community market, but it's in the same location under the I-110 bridge. (Photo source: WLOX)The farmers market is now known as the community market, but it's in the same location under the I-110 bridge. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The name may have changed, but the goal remains the same. Bring people into downtown Biloxi for fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as a good time.

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    The name may have changed, but the goal remains the same. Bring people into downtown Biloxi for fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as a good time.

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  • Three more arrested in Ocean Springs armed robbery case

    Three more arrested in Ocean Springs armed robbery case

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:38:46 GMT
    Nicholas Jvante Brothern (Photo source: Ocean Springs Police Department)Nicholas Jvante Brothern (Photo source: Ocean Springs Police Department)

    Police have one person in custody followed an alleged armed robbery in Ocean Springs Wednesday evening.

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    Ocean Springs police say three more people reportedly linked to a Walmart armed robbery are in custody. One suspect is a 16-year-old. The others are 18-year-old Albert Morgan III and 20-year-old Gary Desean Perkins. Police charged the trio with armed robbery. Investigators say they were in the get away vehicle Wednesday when Nicholas Jvante Brothern reportedly jumped in and took off.

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  • Summer heat cranks up, practice heat safety

    Summer heat cranks up, practice heat safety

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:28:13 GMT
    It's a hot one today. High temperatures will be in the mid 90s with heat index up to around 108 degrees.It's a hot one today. High temperatures will be in the mid 90s with heat index up to around 108 degrees.

    A hot weather pattern is setting up for the rest of the work week. High temperatures will be in the low to mid 90s with heat index up to around 108 degrees.

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    A hot weather pattern is setting up for the rest of the work week. High temperatures will be in the low to mid 90s with heat index up to around 108 degrees.

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  • Firefighters douse flames shooting from Harrison County home

    Firefighters douse flames shooting from Harrison County home

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:00:11 GMT
    Fire breaks out in a house on Edwin Ladner Road in Harrison County (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)Fire breaks out in a house on Edwin Ladner Road in Harrison County (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    Several fire teams from Harrison and Hancock Counties rushed to Edwin Ladner Road this morning to battle a house fire. A CRTC fire crew also provided firefighting assistance.

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    Several fire teams from Harrison and Hancock Counties rushed to Edwin Ladner Road this morning to battle a house fire. A CRTC fire crew also provided firefighting assistance.

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  • Breakfast, banter served in North Gulfport

    Breakfast, banter served in North Gulfport

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:59:20 GMT
    Breakfast is served by the North Gulfport Civic Club, giving members a chance to meet with community leaders (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)Breakfast is served by the North Gulfport Civic Club, giving members a chance to meet with community leaders (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    The North Gulfport Civic Club hosted its annual breakfast gathering this morning at the Good Deeds Community Center in North Gulfport. About 100 people showed up to meet local elected officials and community leaders.

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    The North Gulfport Civic Club hosted its annual breakfast gathering this morning at the Good Deeds Community Center in North Gulfport. About 100 people showed up to meet local elected officials and community leaders.

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  • Friends heartbroken following the death of salon owner

    Friends heartbroken following the death of salon owner

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:25:55 GMT

    Friends, family, and coworkers say they are devastated to learn about the death of salon owner Kevin Anderson. 

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    Friends, family, and coworkers say they are devastated to learn about the death of salon owner Kevin Anderson. 

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  • Retailers offering more ways for customers to buy school supplies

    Retailers offering more ways for customers to buy school supplies

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:08:46 GMT

    With the start of school just around the corner, many parents have already picked up their child's school supplies.

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    With the start of school just around the corner, many parents have already picked up their child's school supplies. 

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  • Harrison County Fair to be bigger, better, still free

    Harrison County Fair to be bigger, better, still free

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:30:50 GMT
    The second annual Harrison County Fair at the Harrison County Fairgrounds will have more rides and a bigger rodeo Sept. 6-10.The second annual Harrison County Fair at the Harrison County Fairgrounds will have more rides and a bigger rodeo Sept. 6-10.

    It’s coming back. On Wednesday, members of the Harrison County Fair Association unveiled plans for this year’s Harrison County Fair Sept. 6-10.

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    It’s coming back. On Wednesday, members of the Harrison County Fair Association unveiled plans for this year’s Harrison County Fair Sept. 6-10.

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  • Gautier City Park boat launch closed for repairs, improvements

    Gautier City Park boat launch closed for repairs, improvements

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:06:08 GMT

    Although it's one of the busiest times of year for boaters, the boat ramp at George Martin City Park in Gautier is closed.

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    Although it's one of the busiest times of year for boaters, the boat ramp at George Martin City Park in Gautier is closed.

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  • Hotel construction stirs up excitement in downtown Biloxi

    Hotel construction stirs up excitement in downtown Biloxi

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:50:28 GMT
    Currently, Biloxi has more than 7,300 hotel rooms. When the new properties open, that number will be close to 8,000.  (Photo source: WLOX)Currently, Biloxi has more than 7,300 hotel rooms. When the new properties open, that number will be close to 8,000. (Photo source: WLOX)

    There's a growing sense of anticipation for business owners in downtown Biloxi. That's because in the next several months, three new hotel properties will open, putting more than 300 additional rooms downtown.

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    There's a growing sense of anticipation for business owners in downtown Biloxi. That's because in the next several months, three new hotel properties will open, putting more than 300 additional rooms downtown.

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  • Solar farm could be coming to Hancock County

    Solar farm could be coming to Hancock County

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:01:55 GMT

    A brand new source of clean energy could be on its way to Hancock County that may provide more than electricity.

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    A brand new source of clean energy could be on its way to Hancock County that may provide more than electricity.

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  • Teachers learn valuable lessons inside MS Power plant

    Teachers learn valuable lessons inside MS Power plant

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:50:38 GMT
    South Mississippi teachers learn valuable STEM lessons at Mississippi Power's Plant Watson in Gulfport. (Photo Source: WLOX)South Mississippi teachers learn valuable STEM lessons at Mississippi Power's Plant Watson in Gulfport. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    A handful of South Mississippi teachers are getting a unique opportunity this summer. They're taking part in an "externship," a chance to get hands-on experience inside a power plant. 

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    A handful of South Mississippi teachers are getting a unique opportunity this summer. They're taking part in an "externship," a chance to get hands-on experience inside a power plant. 

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