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 2021-03-02 22:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tickets for St. Jude Dream Home sold out!...

The drawing for the home will be done live on WLBT on April 22....

 2021-03-02 22:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

U.S. cases have plunged more than 70% over the past two months from an average of nearly 250,000 new infections a day, while average deaths per day have plummeted about 40% since mid-January....

 2021-03-02 22:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers...

President Biden said his goal is for every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker to receive at least one shot by the end of March....

 2021-03-02 22:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Reeves not closing door on city's request to raise sales tax...

Reeves not opposed to idea of Jackson tax increase....

 2021-03-02 21:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Go on back to ya Ho bafs:' Former Jackson Mayor gets candid on city's latest water crisis...

In a Facebook post, Yarber said that the City Council and then Governor Phil Bryant did nothing when he declared a state of emergency on the City's infrastructure in 2015....

 2021-03-02 21:42 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Biden: US will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May...

By ZEKE MILLER and LINDA A. JOHNSON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden says the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administr...

 2021-03-02 21:33 

Sun Herald

Singing River will start giving Johnson & Johnson vaccine at Coast clinics. What to know...

Singing River Health System clinics in Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula and across MS Gulf Coast are taking appointments for Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-03-02 21:32 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

OSSD employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations...

Employees with the Ocean Springs School District are excited to partner up with Singing River Health System Thursday to receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 200 Pfizer first dose COVID vaccines will be administered to those who signed...

 2021-03-02 21:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Boy Scouts submit reorganization plan to bankruptcy court...

The plan was filed Monday, even though the BSA remains in intense negotiations with insurers over sexual abuse claims....

 2021-03-02 21:18 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Singing River Health System to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccine Wednesday...

Singing River will receive its first shipment of Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, March 3rd. The limited number of J&J vaccines will be available to those eligible by appointment only at all Singing River Medical Clinics pleas...

 2021-03-02 21:02 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSDH reports 301 new COVID-19 cases and 44 new deaths...

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 301 new COVID-19 cases and 44 new deaths. The statewide total stands at 295,295 cases and 6,724 deaths. Here's a look at the cases by county in our area: Hancock County has 3,479 cases and 75 dea...

 2021-03-02 21:01 

Sun Herald

Gov. Reeves lifts COVID mask mandate across Mississippi, with a few exceptions...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday that he is lifting the mask mandate and coronavirus restrictions aside from K-12 students....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

CDC to release guidance for people vaccinated against COVID...

A CDC official says the agency will put out the details once they're finalized later this week....

 2021-03-02 20:46 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Rep. Steven Palazzo accused of ethics violations by the Office of Congressional Ethics...

Mississippi Representative Steven Palazzo is accused of ethics violations by the Office of Congressional Ethics. According to our media partner, the Sun Herald, the Office of Congressional Ethics says there is 'substantial'; evidence to suggest tha...

 2021-03-02 20:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It was only ever lightly enforced, even during the worst outbreaks of the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 20:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

LIVE: Gov. Reeves axes all executive orders; replaced with 'recommendations'...

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is discussing the latest response to COVID-19 in the state....

 2021-03-02 20:35 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Governor Tate Reeves Releases New Executive Order...

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1549. This order will go into effect at 5:00 PM on March 3rd and stay in effect until March 31st. "Today, I signed what I expect will be one of my last executive orders regarding COVID...

 2021-03-02 20:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

WATCH: Texas to open 100%, mask mandate removed...

Governor Greg Abbott addressed small business and community leaders of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce as part of a statewide announcement on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Lubbock. During the news conference the governor said "it is now time to open Texas...

 2021-03-02 20:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary...

The Senate has voted to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden's commerce secretary....

 2021-03-02 20:08 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Biloxi PD searching for runaway juvenile Raven Parker...

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting your assistance in helping to locate a reported runaway juvenile. Seventeen-year-old Raven J. Parker left her residence in the 12000 block of Old Highway 67 on Saturday, February 27th at about 10:30 am. At the ti...

 2021-03-02 20:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson City Council approves taking steps to declare Woodrow Wilson gas station a nuisance...

City moving forward with plans to declare Jasco gas station a nuisance....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Biloxi PD searching for runaway juvenile Keith David Aycock...

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating a runaway juvenile, 16-year-old Keith David Aycock, who reportedly ran away after an argument with his parents. Aycock ran away from his residence, located in the 14000 block of Lorrai...

 2021-03-02 19:49 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippians encouraged, though not ordered, to wear face coverings and social distance...

Mississippi's governor says he is replacing the state's current executive orders with...

 2021-03-02 19:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Colon cancer becoming more of a risk for those under 50...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month - a kind of cancer diagnosis that's now seeming to affect even young people. Actor Chadwick Boseman lost his battle to colon cancer at just 43 years old....

 2021-03-02 19:33 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

COVID-19 more prevalent in children than thought, per UMMC study...

The coronavirus may be more prevalent in children than originally thought, the UMMC announced Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 19:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Rural hospitals being strained by COVID-19 patients...

At the beginning of March Pickens County Hospital closed its doors because of declining patients and increasing demands. Eight months later, the pandemic has not made life easier for rural hospitals....

 2021-03-02 19:25 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Doctor shares how telehealth can help those battling addiction, health conditions amid pandemic...

A Tennessee physician who's recovering from drug addiction himself says telehealth has changed his practice for the better....

 2021-03-02 19:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Health leaders push to inform minority communities on COVID-19 vaccine...

Some elected officials believe accessibility to vaccination sites is a major issue and so is keeping the community informed....

 2021-03-02 19:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Second dose anxiety continues after winter storms close vaccine sites...

Now, doctors said they have little information about what will happen if that window is not met....

 2021-03-02 19:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Could diet ward off some brain diseases?...

Dr. Nicolas Bazan of LSU Health New Orleans says food is linked to brain health....

 2021-03-02 19:18 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Teen accused of killing sheriff seeks youth-offender status...

If granted, the status would limit any prison time to a maximum of three years....

 2021-03-02 19:15 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi congressman Palazzo accused of misusing funds...

The House Ethics Committee is reviewing ethics allegations against a Mississippi congressman....

 2021-03-02 19:11 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

House panel: Don't divert lottery money to local roads...

The Senate voted last month to divert that $80 million to local roads and bridges until June 2024....

 2021-03-02 18:50 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for March 3, 2021...

No buffets...

 2021-03-02 18:46 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Senate Democrats sorting final details of $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks...

With Democrats having no margin for error in the evenly split 50-50 Senate, Biden was expected to urge them on by conference call....

 2021-03-02 18:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Suspect accused of killing 3 in Rankin Co. car crash held without bond...

Suspect held without bond in connection with deadly Rankin Co. crash....

 2021-03-02 18:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Gatorade introduces patch to measure hydration...

Gatorade wants you to drink more of its beverage, and now, it can tell you how to do it most efficiently with its new Gx Sweat Patch....

 2021-03-02 18:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man sentenced to 30 years for raping Rankin Co. teen...

A Rankin County judge sentenced a Texas man to 30 years for statutory rape....

 2021-03-02 18:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions...

Civil rights groups and Democrats, argue that the proposed restrictions would disproportionately affect minority voters, important Democratic constituencies....

 2021-03-02 18:21 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

3/2 Rob's "Wet & Windy" Afternoon Forecast...

Rain will continue this afternoon with a few embedded t-storms... The post 3/2 Rob's "Wet & Windy" Afternoon Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-03-02 18:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments...

Bergdahl says Trump's statements and actions by the late U.S. Sen. John McCain and his military judge violated his Fifth Amendment right to a fair trial....

 2021-03-02 17:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Reeves: Mississippi to receive 24k Johnson & Johnson vaccinations...

State slated to receive 24,000 doses of third vaccine this week....

 2021-03-02 17:56 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Company fined $280K for violating Mississippi's no-call laws...

Mississippi Public Service Commission fined a company $280,000 over violating phone call laws....

 2021-03-02 17:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

3rd vaccine rolls out, new boosters being developed...

Even as more shots become available, the three companies with vaccines on the U.S. market are working on a booster to help better protect against the virus variants....

 2021-03-02 17:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson seeking sales tax hike to cover water and sewer needs...

Jackson seeking a one-percent sales tax hike to pay for water needs....

 2021-03-02 17:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck, killing 15...

Officials said a crash in southern California on Tuesday took the lives of multiple people....

 2021-03-02 17:46 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Women's History?...

Put your knowledge to the test!...

 2021-03-02 17:39 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Kangaroo on the loose in Alabama...

Jack the kangaroo escaped Monday around 1:00pm....

 2021-03-02 17:29 

Sun Herald

'Morally compromised.' Why one archdiocese urges Catholics to avoid newest COVID vaccine...

The New Orleans Archdiocese says the new Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is "morally compromised" because an "abortion-derived cell line" was used in the production process....

 2021-03-02 17:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man dies after ambulance stolen in Oklahoma...

Sheriff Terry Park said that the man who medics were treating died as he was being taken to a hospital in Paris, Texas, by a family member....

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