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 2020-07-06 16:29 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for July 7, 2020...

Just in time...

 2020-07-06 16:15 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

"Mona Lisa" back at work, visitors limited as Louvre reopens...

Paris' Louvre Museum reopened Monday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown and without its usual huge crowds....

 2020-07-06 16:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell shown posing on British throne...

A photo has emerged showing Ghislaine Maxwell, an alleged accomplice of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, posing on a throne at Buckingham Palace....

 2020-07-06 16:07 

Sun Herald

Will the Confederate statue come down in Gulfport? Supervisors vote on next steps...

MS law protects Confederate monuments like the one in Gulfport. Harrison County supervisors, who removed the Mississippi state flag from the courthouse, voted to look into options for moving the monument....

 2020-07-06 15:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

No more delays: What to know about the July 15 tax filing deadline...

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15....

 2020-07-06 15:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal...

Uber and its Uber Eats food-delivery division will gain ground against DoorDash, which controls about 37% of the U.S. food delivery market....

 2020-07-06 15:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Treasury names 700,000 small businesses receiving govt loans...

The government handed out $521 billion through the paycheck protection program, a crucial piece of the government's $2 trillion rescue package....

 2020-07-06 15:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review...

A federal judge ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down, pending an environmental review....

 2020-07-06 14:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump calls NASCAR 'noose' controversy a hoax, says removal of Confederate flag lowered ratings...

President Donald Trump is criticizing NASCAR in a Monday morning tweet, calling the "noose" found in Bubba Wallace's garage at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama a hoax....

 2020-07-06 14:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban...

The case, argued by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic, only arose after Congress in 2015 created an exception in the law that allows the automated calls for collection of government debt....

 2020-07-06 14:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes...

The ruling, just under four months before the 2020 election, leaves in place laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia that bind electors to vote for the popular-vote winner, and electors almost always do so anyway....

 2020-07-06 14:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

FDA adds to list warning of potentially toxic hand sanitizers...

The FDA updated an earlier advisory, adding more hand sanitizer products that may contain methanol it recommended people not use....

 2020-07-06 14:10 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Florence Gardens a finalist for 'Nicest Places in America'...

Florence Gardens has been selected as "The Nicest Place in Mississippi" by Reader's Digest and is a "Nicest Places in America 2020" finalist. Nominated by resident Hope Goldin, Florence Gardens is being recognized for the way neighbors...

 2020-07-06 12:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Suspected bubonic plague case reported in China's Inner Mongolia region...

While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region....

 2020-07-06 12:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester, N.Y. park...

Police said the statue of Douglass was taken on Sunday from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass and Harriet Tubman helped shuttle slaves to freedom....

 2020-07-06 12:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Moo-ving friendship: Calf & cattle dog form inseparable bond...

An Oklahoma couple's disabled calf and carsick cattle dog have become best friends....

 2020-07-06 12:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Sheriff: At least 2 killed in plane collision at Idaho lake...

Sheriff's Lt. Ryan Higgins said the two recovered bodies had not been identified. Investigators are checking initial reports that there were eight people on the two planes. They don't believe anyone survived....

 2020-07-06 12:03 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

7/6 Rob Knight's "Wet & Hot" Workweek Forecast...

A very humid start to the day with areas of patchy fog north of the interstate... The post 7/6 Rob Knight's "Wet & Hot" Workweek Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-07-06 11:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson firefighter critical after shooting; suspect in custody...

Jackson Police Department arrested a man they say was responsible for a shooting Sunday night....

 2020-07-06 11:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man charged in Alabama mall shooting that left boy, 8, dead...

A man has been arrested on a murder charge in connection with a recent shooting at an Alabama shopping mall that left an 8-year-old boy dead and three other people injured, authorities said Sunday....

 2020-07-06 10:56 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college...

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring....

 2020-07-06 10:50 

Sun Herald

$70 million in new MS Coast development bringing more go-karts, stores and businesses...

List of new hotels, attractions and other businesses under construction in South Mississippi including aquarium, Big Play, Fleurty Girl, Claiborne Hill, from Bay St. Louis to Gulfport, Biloxi and Ocean Springs....

 2020-07-06 10:50 

Sun Herald

'Influencer of change.' These business leaders aim to make the Coast more inclusive....

From Nigeria, Mexico and Jamaica, Lilia Hernandez of Mississippi Power, John Madojemu of Ingalls Shipbuilding and Alecia Asiamigbe of Chevron hope to help make MS Gulf Coast better for immigrant workers....

 2020-07-06 10:30 

Sun Herald

Gov. Tate Reeves put himself in a no-win political position during state flag debate...

Gov. Tate Reeves put himself if a tough political situation with the recent decision by the state Legislature to retire the state flag. Reeves had previously called for a vote before the flag was lowered....

 2020-07-06 10:04 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: steamy summer storms...

Rain, storm chances continues to remain elevated after the holiday weekend...

 2020-07-06 09:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

At least 2 shooters wanted for death of girl, 8, in Atlanta...

Authorities say a group of armed individuals opened fire near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed by a white police officer in June. The area has become a site for frequent demonstrations....

 2020-07-06 08:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91...

During a career that spanned decades and earned him an Oscar for lifetime achievement in 2007, Ennio Morricone produced more than 400 original scores for feature films....

 2020-07-06 07:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Grandfather: Stray bullet killed DC boy grabbing phone charger...

Police say about five adult men shot up the area, striking the 11-year-old boy who later died at a hospital....

 2020-07-05 05:00 

Sun Herald

COVID-19 could be biggest obstacle facing the New Orleans Saints' run to glory in 2020...

The New Orleans Saints are gearing up for training camp, but a lot of is unknown about how the NFL is affected by COVID-19. One key date is Sept. 10. That's when regular season football is scheduled to start....

 2020-07-05 05:00 

Sun Herald

It will soon be easier for military spouses to work in Mississippi...

An act by the state Legislature in Mississippi is aimed at making it easier for military spouses to get occupational licensing. This is often a problem for military families, because of how often they move....

 2020-07-05 05:00 

Sun Herald

Coast Chronicles: The tales of 7 Coast-named warships...

At least seven warshps have carried the names of South Mississippi cities, columnist Kat Bergeron writes. The most famous is likely the USS Biloxi. Many of the ships were made at Ingalls in Pascagoula....

 2020-07-05 04:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Kanye West tweets he's running for president...

With approximately four months left to the November election, the rapper would not be able to get listed on the ballot in several states....

 2020-07-05 04:17 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

A prayer walk and rally on July 4th at the old Lee County Courthouse in Tupelo...

On July 4th across the state, churches participated in prayer rallies to pray for our leaders, race relations, and for unity. One rally happened at the old Lee County courthouse on Jefferson Street....

 2020-07-05 03:47 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

People speak out in Oxford against the state flag's removal and moving of Confederate monument...

Two groups faced off on either side of the road in Oxford on Saturday at the Oxford Courthouse Square. The issue was over the state flag and a Confederate Statue in the Courthouse Square....

 2020-07-05 03:25 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters...

Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others....

 2020-07-05 02:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Car winds up in ditch after pursuit in Pearl; 2 in custody...

Two people are in custody after a pursuit in Pearl Saturday night....

 2020-07-05 02:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

2-year-old found after walking three miles away from home...

A 2-year-old boy reported missing Friday night was found three miles from his home, authorities say....

 2020-07-05 01:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Portion of Moss Point Black Lives Matter mural painted over, altering message...

Someone has again painted over a portion of Moss Point's Black Live Matter mural in front of City Hall....

 2020-07-05 01:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jefferson Co. schools creating smaller classes, making other changes for reopening...

The district is choosing a hybrid reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-05 00:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'These N*****s are fixing to get shot': Warren Co. supervisor shares threat received on Facebook...

A Warren County supervisor is calling attention to a threat she received on social media....

 2020-07-04 23:58 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Officer injured during shoplifting arrest...

A Columbus police officer was injured during a shoplifting arrest at Walmart....

 2020-07-04 23:49 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Health officials fear virus surge after July 4 celebrations...

After a surge in coronavirus cases following Memorial Day, doctors and public health experts fear Alabama will see another spike after this weekend's July Fourth holiday celebrations....

 2020-07-04 23:46 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi could drop Jim Crow-era statewide voting process...

Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. The state's voters will decide in November whether to dump an election process that dates to the Jim Crow era....

 2020-07-04 23:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

77-year-old Jackson man stabbed to death over $5, witnesses say...

The suspect is still at large....

 2020-07-04 23:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police: Man shot in the head after argument, later dies at UMMC; Woman arrested...

Police say it happened near Northside Drive and Methodist Home Road....

 2020-07-04 22:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Dodgers pitcher Price won't play this year because of virus...

Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year....

 2020-07-04 22:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mourning 8-year-old Royta Giles, killed in Galleria shooting 4th of July weekend...

Those who know him say Royta was a smart child with dreams to entering music industry...

 2020-07-04 22:04 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: Storms likely this evening & again Sunday afternoon...
 2020-07-04 21:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash...

A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah....

 2020-07-04 21:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump says he looks like Lone Ranger in a mask and likes it...

After long resisting wearing a mask in public, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks it makes him look like the Lone Ranger....

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