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 2021-04-23 04:30 

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Shock G, off-kilter Digital Underground leader, dead at 57...

Shock G, who blended whimsical wordplay with '70s funk as leader of the off-kilter hip-hop group Digital Underground, has died....

 2021-04-23 04:11 

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Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash...

Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19....

 2021-04-23 03:53 

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Pulitzer-winning composer Wayne Peterson dies at 93...

Composer, pianist and educator Wayne Peterson, who won a Pulitzer Prize for music that was hotly contested because judges had chosen another composer, has died....

 2021-04-23 03:39 

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Mayor Lumumba discusses crime problem and how the community is stepping up...

Jackson's mayor discusses deadly shootings in the city and the role community is playing to bring criminals to justice and to save lives....

 2021-04-23 02:53 

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City of Jackson ramps up demolition of dilapidated homes...

In recent months, the city of Jackson has stepped up efforts to demolish abandoned properties within its borders, with a large portion of that happening in west Jackson....

 2021-04-23 01:37 

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'Jersey Shore' star arrested on domestic violence allegation...

"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been arrested for investigation of felony domestic violence....

 2021-04-23 01:07 

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Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex cases...

The Associated Press has learned that a Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders....

 2021-04-23 00:19 

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FBI: Springfield Local Schools employee attempted to meet 8-year-old girl at hotel for sex...

The FBI says Bradley Willem Beun sought to have sex with an 8-year-old girl....

 2021-04-23 00:16 

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Consider This: Making Mississippi More Job Friendly...

Unlike most Southern states, over the past few years Mississippi has been losing population....

 2021-04-23 00:01 

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Oklahoma passes bill that can protect drivers who hit protesters...

Oklahoma passes a law that can protect drivers who run over protesters....

 2021-04-22 23:59 

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'It was a great vibe': Jim Hill High cheerleaders win top honors in national competition...

There haven't been many bright spots for students during the pandemic, but that's not the case for Jim Hill High School Cheerleaders....

 2021-04-22 23:48 

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In Yazoo County, increase in health care workers provides critical care...

In Yazoo County, there's a boom in skilled professionals ready and willing to provide critical care....

 2021-04-22 23:28 

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Need a job? Amazon in Madison County now hiring...

There's more progress to report on the Amazon fulfillment center under construction in Madison County....

 2021-04-22 23:06 

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Thursday Night Forecast...
 2021-04-22 22:58 

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Report: Man calls deputies after being robbed at gunpoint during cocaine drug deal in Sangaree...

A man called deputies after he was robbed at gunpoint during a cocaine drug deal in Sangaree that was set up on Facebook, according to a police report....

 2021-04-22 22:41 

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George Floyd and Emmett Till families see parallels in loss...

The murders of Emmett Till and George Floyd were separated by more than six decades, contrasting circumstances and countless protests, but their families say they feel an intimate connection in their grief and what comes next....

 2021-04-22 22:39 

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'Nobody will be indicted': Canton mayor says election results accepted by Miss. secretary of state...

New Democratic executive committee appointed April 20....

 2021-04-22 22:33 

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High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder...

Beginning in 2005, the Supreme Court had concluded in a series of cases that minors should be treated differently from adults, in part because of minors' lack of maturity....

 2021-04-22 21:55 

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Nielsen: At least 22.8 million watched Chauvin verdict...

Word spread that the verdict was coming some 90 minutes before it was delivered, giving time for an audience to gather....

 2021-04-22 21:41 

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Rep. Michael Guest calls attempt at D.C. statehood a 'power grab'...

The measure, past by a 216-208 vote in the Democratic-lead House, will now be handed to the U.S. Senate, where its future remains murky....

 2021-04-22 21:21 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among US senior citizens...

The drop-off in severe cases among Americans 65 and older is especially encouraging because senior citizens have accounted for about 8 out of 10 deaths from the virus since it hit the U.S., where the toll stands at about 570,000....

 2021-04-22 21:20 

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Magnolia Agriculture Museum hosts groundbreaking for new Magnolia Gardens...

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum had a groundbreaking ceremony on April 22 at 10 a.m....

 2021-04-22 21:09 

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Governor passes law expanding parole eligibility in Mississippi...

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act into law Thursday....

 2021-04-22 21:08 

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Miss. inmate linked to cold case murder victims found in Mojave Desert in 1980...

Authorities have finally identified two homicide victims who were found in the Southern California desert in 1980 and linked to a man imprisoned for murder in Mississippi....

 2021-04-22 20:56 

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GRAMMY Museum Mississippi exhibit honors iconic MTV music brand...

The exhibit makes its debut Friday, May 14....

 2021-04-22 20:42 

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NASA's Mars helicopter soars higher, longer on 2nd flight...

The helicopter sent back a black and white photo showing its shadow against the dusty, rock-strewn surface now known as Wright Brothers Field....

 2021-04-22 20:38 

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Police: Teacher arrested at school after suspected cocaine found in desk...

A Colonial Heights elementary school teacher was arrested at school after suspected cocaine was found in her desk, police said....

 2021-04-22 20:36 

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Lumber costs rise and put spotlight on possible price gouging...

Attorney General Steve Marshall's office says there has been one complaint of lumber price gouging so far in Alabama and urges anyone suspecting it to report it immediately....

 2021-04-22 20:33 

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Stars of 'Swamp People' help Cajun Navy with search and rescue efforts...

The United Cajun Navy and stars from the show...

 2021-04-22 20:32 

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Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65...

Formed at the end of the 1960s, the Bay City Rollers enjoyed huge success in Britain and abroad with their tartan outfits and pop tunes like "Bye Bye Baby," "Shang-a-Lang4; and "Give a Little Love."...

 2021-04-22 20:07 

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: UPS driver saves child trapped underneath heavy package...

Marco Angel didn't hesitate as he raced across the busy street to rescue Max....

 2021-04-22 19:55 

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Is this an 'Asterisk Oscars' or a sign of things to come?...

The Oscars are finally here after a year that erased movie titles from marquees and sent seismic shockwaves through Hollywood....

 2021-04-22 19:44 

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Restoring service central to Biden's postal board nominees...

The nominations came after DeJoy and the board Chairman Ron Bloom, a Democrat, debuted a sweeping, 10-year strategic plan meant to stem a projected $160 billion loss at the agency over the next decade....

 2021-04-22 19:07 

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Miss. teacher nominated for national Teacher of the Year award...

The national winner will be announced on June 19....

 2021-04-22 19:05 

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LeBron James deletes controversial tweet about Ma'Khia Bryant shooting...

LeBron James said he deleted a tweet he posted about a fatal police shooting in Ohio because it was generating more hate....

 2021-04-22 18:20 

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St. Jude Dream Home winner announced!...

The home is in the Crossview Plantation subdivision off Holly Bush Road in Rankin County....

 2021-04-22 18:10 

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SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday's sunrise...

The four astronauts, representing the U.S., Japan and France, were supposed to fly to the International Space Station on Thursday. But liftoff was delayed because of poor weather offshore....

 2021-04-22 18:09 

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Archie doubles down on condemnation of judge overseeing his domestic violence case...

Supervisor claims the judge has shown bias against him and his attorney in the case....

 2021-04-22 17:30 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

12-year-old Canton girl missing, police say...

A 12-year-old Canton girl is missing, according to the Canton Police Department....

 2021-04-22 17:20 

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Super pink moon is coming Monday night...

The super pink moon will peak Monday at 11:32 p.m. EDT....

 2021-04-22 17:12 

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Countering Biden, GOP pitches $568B for infrastructure...

A group of Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a public works proposal with a much smaller price tag and a narrower definition of infrastructure than what President Joe Biden has proposed....

 2021-04-22 16:30 

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Man whose NYC subway pipe-bomb fizzled gets life in prison...

Akayed Ullah was sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court....

 2021-04-22 16:27 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

Buc-ee's, world's largest convenience store, set to come to South Mississippi, says senator...

The wildly popular convenience store Buc-ee's is set to come to South Mississippi, which would make it one of only a few locations outside of the state of Texas....

 2021-04-22 15:56 

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GRAPHIC: Acid thrown in college student's face outside her home in N.Y....

Nafiah Ikram's life as a Hofstra University student changed on March 17 as she arrived home from work....

 2021-04-22 15:41 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines appear safe for pregnant women...

Researchers found the most common side effect from the vaccine was pain at the injection site, which appeared more frequently in vaccine recipients who were pregnant....

 2021-04-22 15:29 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

J&J vaccine 'pause' latest messaging challenge for officials...

With the J&J shots, the recommended "pause" announced last week was a precautionary measure as government advisers investigated the unusual clots and alerted doctors about how to treat them....

 2021-04-22 15:19 

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Recycling pickup service looking to launch in Vicksburg...

A new recycling pickup service is looking to launch soon in Warren County....

 2021-04-22 14:49 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

Chris Tomlin to headline annual Flowood Family Festival on May 8...

A family festival will be held at Flowood's Liberty Park on May 8th....

 2021-04-22 13:51 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

N.C. lawmakers propose bill to legalize marijuana...

Rep. John Autry, along with House Members Allison Dahle, Pricey Harrison and Zack Hawkins introduced HB 617, a bill to legalize and regulate the sale, possession and use of Cannabis in North Carolina....

 2021-04-22 13:43 

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[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 in Mississippi: 319 new cases reported Thurs....

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise....

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