Feds recommend Americans wear face masks; NY governor says he’ll seize ventilators

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

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  Kickboxing and MMA gym adapting to online classes

Long Beach couple dies as a result of COVID-19

So, why are liquor stores considered essential businesses?

Miss. landlords tried to cut off tenants’ utilities before governor’s ban on suspensions

  Moss Point mayor taking the message of safety directly to the people

Desperate times call for desperate measures and desperate messaging. On Friday, Moss Point Mayor Mario King took that message straight to the people.
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  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

  Police searching for suspect after responding to Gulfport rollover

  Gov. says focus is not overwhelming health system

  Long Beach family overjoyed after stuffed puppy’s safe return

Biloxi police looking for runaway teen

Wiggins police asking for help finding runaway teen

  Coast native living in New York says stay at home

81-year-old man accused of killing his son-in-law in Jackson County

Burglary suspect dies after being tased during arrest in Gulfport, say authorities

  • Coronavirus

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

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Saints making the most of offseason changes due to Coronavirus

  Season Delayed: Yankees’ Jonathan Holder back home in Gulfport amid COVID-19

Former Admiral & Mississippi State pitcher talks about the MLB's delay, his workout routine at home, and what the season might look like once baseball resumes.

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Lt. Gov. asking churches to ring bells in support of healthcare workers and those who are sick

Over 200 cases of COVID-19 on the Coast as state numbers rise to over 1,300

Governor Reeves requests Major Federal Disaster Declaration from Trump in response to COVID-19

  Long hours lead to stress, concern for healthcare workers

Army Corps of Engineers begin opening Bonnet Carre Spillway

It will be the fourth opening of the spillway in just three years as the Corps says the Mississippi River is expected to hit flood stage Friday.
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  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

Mississippi State Department of Health breaks down the numbers for COVID-19 cases

  Small businesses deal with effects of mandates to prevent COVID-19 spread

  Hundreds show up across the Coast to ‘park and pray’ for healthcare workers

  Couples deal with wedding changes due to COVID-19