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Vicksburg mayor honors first Black police officers with 2021-02-24 21:08:00Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. honored the first Black police officers with a monument in front of the city police department.

President Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration 2021-02-24 21:05:00The president stated in his proclamation that shutting out legal immigrants “does not advance the interests of the United States."

Continuing to reverse previous policies, President Biden revokes 2021-02-24 20:39:00The White House said Wednesday that President Joe Biden revoked several executive orders, further reversing policies of his predecessor.

Watch the adorable moment 3 penguins left their 2021-02-24 20:35:00The penguins took a field trip to explore the snow after a storm. They felt at home in the 11-degree weather.

Facebook says it will invest $1 billion over 2021-02-24 19:55:00Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to support the news industry over the next three years.

Jackson residents battle continued water crisis in the 2021-02-24 19:38:00Jackson residents share their story about dealing with the ongoing water shortage in the city. How have you been impacted?

A New Jersey plumber drove to Texas with 2021-02-24 19:29:00Andrew Mitchell and his wife, Kisha Pinnock, decided to make the 22-hour drive with their 2-year-old son.

Police: Man faked his own kidnapping to get 2021-02-24 19:24:00The dramatic backstory reportedly involved loads of cash hidden in the desert.

Court upholds teen’s life sentence for 2004 Madison 2021-02-24 19:23:00Dunta Dotson, of Jackson, is now 31 years old.

Baby on board: Cincinnati Zoo's sloth couple is 2021-02-24 18:53:00Lightning the sloth is pregnant, zoo officials announced Wednesday on Facebook. She's the live-in partner of Moe, a longtime resident of the zoo.

President Biden signs executive order on the economy 2021-02-24 18:36:00President Joe Biden signs an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals and critical minerals.

National Guard, tanker trucks in Jackson assisting with 2021-02-24 18:29:00The state has mobilized the Mississippi National Guard and tanker trucks to help the city of Jackson respond to the water crisis.

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MHSAA basketball playoffs: Quarterfinals New! 2021-02-25 11:53:00MHSAA BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long New! 2021-02-25 11:42:40NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the for

CodeCrew Students Win National and International Honors New! 2021-02-25 11:38:33MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeCrew, a non-profit that empowers children and adults to be tech innovators and leaders, is proud to

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Nassar New! 2021-02-25 11:38:29LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was charged Thursday with two do

Mississippi House kills proposal for gas tax election New! 2021-02-25 11:30:58JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House is backing away from a proposal for a statewide election on increasing gasoline and diesel fuel taxe

The Latest: Marquette hoops to allow 1,800 fans New! 2021-02-25 11:27:07The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Thierry Henry resigns as coach of Montreal in New! 2021-02-25 11:26:48MONTREAL (AP) — Thierry Henry has resigned as coach of Montreal in Major League Soccer after one season on Thursday, citing family reasons.

DSG Global Updates Investors on Prior Sales Projections, New! 2021-02-25 11:20:05SURREY, British Columbia, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In light of the recent cease trade order imposed by the British Columbia Securities commis

Stocks fall as yields continue to climb; GameStop New! 2021-02-25 11:13:37Stocks moved solidly lower Thursday as the recent theme of the market — rising bond yields and falling prices of technology companies — co

L&T Technology Services a été sélectionnée par Airbus New! 2021-02-25 11:10:56BANGALORE, Inde--(BUSINESS WIRE)--févr. 25, 2021--

Leipzig closing in on Bayern Munich in German New! 2021-02-25 11:10:46DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Just when Bayern Munich seemed to be cruising to a record-extending ninth straight Bundesliga title, Leipzig cam

Explainer: Mount Etna puts on its latest spectacular New! 2021-02-25 11:04:25ROME (AP) — Mount Etna, the volcano that towers over eastern Sicily, evokes superlatives. It is Europe’s most active volcano and also the

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Teachers, First Responders to be Eligible for Vaccine 2021-02-23 17:55:49JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, Gov. Tate R

Mississippi House Votes to Overhaul Several State Taxes 2021-02-23 17:53:00JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi would phase out its personal income tax over 10 years, cut its grocery tax in half over five years and increas

Jackson Works Director Details Water System Breakdowns, System 2021-02-23 13:15:59As Jacksonians struggle with the aftermath of winter weather that caught the city flatfooted, Director of Works Charles Williams told the city council

Mississippi House Proposes Several Changes to State Taxes 2021-02-23 10:52:59JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House leaders are pushing to decrease some state taxes and increase others. House Bill 1439 would reduce the

City of Jackson Update for Monday Evening 2021-02-23 10:18:09(JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for the evening of Monday, February 22, 2021, related to the impacts of rec

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Jackson Heat Management 2021-02-22 13:43:33The Mississippi Museum of Art last week announced the winning students from the Mississippi regional competition of the 98th Scholastic Art & Writ

Reducing Harsh Sentencing Goal of House Bill to 2021-02-22 13:40:20With a goal of reducing the harsh sentencing in Mississippi, the House of Representatives has passed HB Bill 796, which would restrict the mandatory m

City Hall and Other City Offices to Reopen 2021-02-22 10:31:05(JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for the evening of Sunday, February 20, 2021, related to the impacts of las

Proposal: Let Mississippi Voters Decide on Gas Tax 2021-02-22 10:25:47JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House will consider a bill that could lead to an increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes to pay for imp

Mississippi Lottery Adds $75M to State Revenue Since 2021-02-22 10:23:23JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has collected more than $75 million since July 1 from the state lottery. State law specifies that the first $

Mississippi Food Service Firm Gets 4-Year Military Contract 2021-02-22 10:22:07JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi company has a four-year military contract worth up to $86 million for food distribution in Mississippi and L

Center Receives Grant for Work Preserving Emmett Till 2021-02-22 10:18:52SUMNER, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi institution is receiving a grant to advance its work in teaching people about the legacy of Emmett Till, a Bl

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Center receives grant for work preserving Emmett Till 2021-02-22 14:07:25A Mississippi institution is receiving a grant to advance its work in teaching people about the legacy of Emmett Till, a Black teenager from Chicago w

Maintenance workers keep hospital afloat by the bucket 2021-02-22 14:04:16By CALEB MCCLUSKEY, Enterprise-Journal MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) _ Neither rain, snow nor waterless pipes could prevent Southwest Mississippi Regional Medica

Paper Chase: Tackling Companies’ Wasteful Printing Habits 2021-02-22 13:25:37Have you ever considered how many kinds of paper we use and handle every day? Newspaper, office-printed paper, tickets, bills, banknotes, receipts, bo

Height Of Trashion: Giving Recycled Clothes A Green 2021-02-22 13:22:34It took 1,320 liters of water to produce your new pair of jeans and twice that much to produce the cotton shirt you wear with it. When these items are

Streamlined Meds: Camel Antibodies Key To Treating Prostate 2021-02-22 13:21:20A camel may be man’s best friend. Antibodies from female camels can help fight prostate cancer by delivering potent drugs to cancer cells withou

No BS: Invention Could Solve Planet’s Massive Manure 2021-02-22 13:19:23RAMAT GAN, Israel — An invention originally designed to transform dog droppings into odorless powder is being tested as a solution for the anima

Chill Out Old Man: Cannabis Can Reduce Blood 2021-02-22 13:17:44Medical cannabis has proven beneficial for a wide variety of health conditions. Now, a first-of-its-kind study in adults aged 60 and above with hypert

Reform Redux: Senate Could Bring Major Voting, Anti-Corruption 2021-02-22 10:31:56House Democrats want to make sweeping changes to campaign finance and election law, and that begins with H.R. 1, the “For The People Act.”

I SAW THE SIEGE: Del. Stacey Plaskett Was 2021-02-22 08:01:44During Black History Month, Zenger News presents “I Saw the Siege,” a series of on-camera interviews with African-American eyewitnesses to

VIDEO: Drunk Driver Arrested After Dangerous Chase In 2021-02-21 17:49:12DAGESTAN, Russia — A Russian drunk-driver was arrested as he tried to flee from the cops after committing an accident in Russia on Feb. 8. The s

Natchez could add names on monument to civil 2021-02-12 18:23:46Organizers say more names could be added to a monument commemorating an October 1965 civil rights demonstration in Mississippi. The granite monument i

Mississippi circuit judge dies of COVID-19 complications 2021-02-12 18:19:54A 71-year-old Mississippi judge has died of complications of COVID-19, the state Administrative Office of Courts said in a statement Tuesday. Circuit

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