Suspect identified in deadly Canton shooting

One person was killed and three others are in critical condition after the shooting.

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems' boycott

Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP’s rush to install President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Trooper sideswipes motorcycle, tackles driver on Fla. interstate

A Florida Highway Patrol cruiser swerved to knock off the biker then one of them tackles the rider to the ground.

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Southwest Airlines returning to Jackson airport in 2021

Ocean Springs native named commander of Space Force first field command

Medical marijuana politics heating up ahead of election day

  85-year-old back at work to have fun despite respiratory illness

COVID hospitalizations up 24% in last week in Mississippi

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs says COVID-related hospitalizations are up 24 percent from last week.
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Anonymous woman pays off day’s worth of birthday cakes in memory of son

The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, said she "wanted to spread positivity" after losing her son about a year ago.

‘Roll to the Polls’ program offering free rides for registered voters on Election Day

  Childcare centers noticing less sickness after months of heavy safety measures

MSDH: Flu vaccinations available at all county health departments

High school football coach killed in crash

Over 300 police chiefs come out in opposition of Initiative 65, call it ‘extremely problematic’

  MGCCC virtual choir churns out viral hit song

Hattiesburg teen charged in crash that killed woman, grandson in Biloxi

Chris Wells named as Executive Director of MDEQ

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  Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions in a feature-length documentary called “Francesco.”

SPORTS

  Tim Billings to lead Golden Eagles against Liberty

  Pelicans hire Stan Van Gundy as new head coach

In 12 seasons as a NBA head coach, Van Gundy has worked with the Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons with a 57 percent winning percentage in the regular season and 48-43 record in the playoffs.

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Mask mandate goes into effect for 9 Miss. counties

Governor Tate Reeves issued the new executive order in response to the growing COVID-19 cases across the state.
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CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.

  Five new names proposed as district moves to change Jeff Davis Elementary’s name

NWS hosts statewide tornado drill on Wednesday

Depreo wins Diamondhead special mayoral election

  Gulf Coast Community Ministries meeting needs in west Gulfport