Gulfport police looking for witnesses after man dies in car accident

Gulfport police are searching for witnesses who may have information about an accident police responded to Wednesday morning.

Biloxi woman found safe

  ‘A blizzard of prescriptions’: Lawsuit alleges OxyContin maker knowingly created ‘manmade disaster’ of opioid abuse

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people at the OxyContin launch party that it would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition,” according to court documents.
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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

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  Governor Phil Bryant delivers his final State of the State address

South Mississippi Strong: Sue’s Home helps women who have nowhere else to turn

Final phase of Freedom Field project approved

MS Air National Guard hosts training warfare exercise

  Coast Episcopal announces new middle school and interactive facility

After a big announcement, Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach is celebrating plans for expansion.
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  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.

  Government shutdown may hurt hurricane forecasts

Slidell man pleads guilty in Biloxi courtroom to double carjacking

MGCCC to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new facilities at Perkinston Campus

Companies offer options for customers affected by shutdown

  Police: Fatal Pascagoula shooting could be self-defense

Wiggins Police thank Seabees for station construction project

Gov. Bryant gave his final State of the State address Tuesday night

MLK Day Monday to bring coldest feel in 12 months

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  Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.

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  Prep Roundup: Long Beach makes a statement, Lady Admirals blank West Harrison

Lucky number 13? Why yesterday’s date may have fated The Saints win

The number may be bad luck for some, but the most prolific offensive weapon wore the number on his back last night on the same date that The Saints beat The Eagles to advance to The NFC Championship in 2007.

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South MS teachers receive nearly $12,000 in grants from Mississippi Power

Tips to Coast Crime Stoppers help police solve more cases in 2018

Double amputee overcomes challenges, bowls a perfect 300

Family members mourn loss of pastor killed while unlocking church

  ‘Hounds Hotspot’ takes off in Ocean Springs

Finding free WiFi can be a feat in itself. Now, thousands of students in Ocean Springs will have designated areas to connect to the world wide web.
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Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.

  Non-profit food services prepare for effects of shutdown

DPS has solutions to long wait for driver’s licenses

Mississippi will have a major political mix-up following 2019 elections

Trump assures farmers he’s on their side, stresses need for border security