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 2021-07-23 13:58 

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Cleveland's baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians...

The choice of Guardians will undoubtedly be criticized by many of the club's die-hard fans....

 2021-07-23 13:32 

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GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires...

GM says the Bolts should not be charged overnight, and should be parked outside immediately after they are charged....

 2021-07-23 12:40 

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Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson announces next Wild Hog Control Program application period...

Through the WHCP, MDAC provides "smart" wild hog traps to landowners and managers for the control of wild hogs on private agricultural and forestry lands in Mississippi....

 2021-07-23 12:06 

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Engineer: Avenue next to collapsed Florida condo could fail...

Structural engineer Allyn Kilsheimer warned officials in a letter on Thursday that Collins Avenue could crumble....

 2021-07-23 11:39 

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Sen. Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to combat 'smash-and-grab' gun thefts...

Introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the FFL Protection Act would strengthen the maximum penalties for firearm thefts from licensed gun dealers....

 2021-07-23 09:54 

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After yearlong delay, Tokyo Olympics arriving...

There's an urgency to the questions about whether the Olympic flame can burn away the fear or provide a measure of catharsis — and even awe — after a year of suffering and uncertainty in Japan and around the world....

 2021-07-23 09:49 

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First Alert Forecast: hit, miss storms with increasing heat stress potential...

Heat continues to bake central and southwest Mississippi into weekend, next week...

 2021-07-23 07:11 

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Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze...

The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island, was 40% surrounded after burning some 70 homes, mainly cabins, fire officials said....

 2021-07-23 05:23 

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Millions of mayflies invade gas station in Wisconsin...

An employee at the Nekoosa, Wisconsin store said they were six inches high on the windows. They were attracted by the bright lights at night....

 2021-07-23 04:56 

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Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?...

Though COVID-19 vaccines greatly reduce the chance of severe illness and death and remain effective against variants, some experts said wearing a mask is a reasonable precaution since it's still possible to get infected....

 2021-07-23 04:22 

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Couple married 73 years dies hours apart...

One of Jim and Wanda Wold's daughters said it is painful to lose both her parents on the same day, but she gets comfort from the fact her parents' marriage was based on love and faith in God....

 2021-07-23 04:05 

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'Evicted' exhibit at JSU documents plight of residents forced from their homes in the state and nation...

The pandemic has amplified the eviction problem among the low income and minorities....

 2021-07-23 04:00 

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Yorkie saves child from coyote attack...

The surveillance footage shows Lily Kwan scream for help while pulling Macy, her 6-year-old rescue Yorkie by the leash while a coyote chases them....

 2021-07-23 03:49 

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KLLM hosts its annual college football truck unveiling...

Fans and alumni gathered to check out the new rides of some of our surrounding schools....

 2021-07-23 03:06 

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Jackson police investigate crime scene on North State Street...

The crime scene was located at a convenience store known as the S Mart near Sheppard Road....

 2021-07-23 02:44 

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Mississippi pediatrician group advocates for universal masking in schools...

Some of the state's pediatricians don't believe masks should be an option....

 2021-07-23 02:42 

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Jets assistant coach Knapp dies after being struck by car while biking...

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died Thursday of injuries suffered in an accident when he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle Saturday near his home in California. He was 58....

 2021-07-23 02:09 

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Man charged with shooting at Clinton officer during chase has criminal past, 3OYS investigation reveals...

The man charged with evading officers and firing more than a dozen rounds at one of them Wednesday had already served time in the state's prison system....

 2021-07-23 01:49 

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Kayakers rescue fawn found swimming in Lake Superior...

A fawn was helped back to shore after a rescue by a group kayaking along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Wednesday....

 2021-07-23 01:12 

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Investigation launched after 2 McComb men shot, leaving both in critical condition...

An investigation has been launched by the McComb Police Department after two men were shot in the city....

 2021-07-23 00:39 

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Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh...

Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided "all relevant" ones ...

 2021-07-22 23:24 

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Consider This: Cheering on America...

Let's be proud we are all part of the red, white and blue. Let the games begin! Go Team USA!...

 2021-07-22 23:20 

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Thursday Night Weather Forecast...

Heat and humidity once again today with a few showers dotting the area. Highs reached the lower 90s. Today's high reached 92 degrees after a morning low of 74. The average high this time of year is 92 and the average low is 72. While a few showers are...

 2021-07-22 22:58 

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Luke Combs pays for funeral expenses of men who died at music festival...

A publicist for Luke Combs confirmed that he paid for the funerals, but said the musician didn't wish to provide a comment on the matter....

 2021-07-22 22:40 

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Giant video screen collapses ahead of music festival in South Florida...

Organizers say the giant screen will be fixed before the music festival starts on Friday....

 2021-07-22 22:04 

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A Hinds Co. supervisor wants to know why election commissioners spent $8,400 on two luncheons. Members don't remember having them....

$8,400 spent for training and luncheons in February and March....

 2021-07-22 21:47 

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Bridging the Great Health Divide: Distributing vaccines to rural Mississippians...

COVID-19 cases are increasing at an alarming rate again, and rural Mississippi could be hardest hit by the outbreak....

 2021-07-22 21:17 

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DeSantis opposes school mask mandates, cites comfort and breathing obstructions...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is announcing his opposition to children wearing masks in school....

 2021-07-22 20:55 

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US churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools...

The discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools for Indigenous children in Canada have prompted renewed calls for a reckoning over the traumatic legacy of similar schools in the United States — and in particular by the c...

 2021-07-22 20:50 

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Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections...

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday....

 2021-07-22 20:45 

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Mississippi man on his way to the hospital passes out, crashes into medical clinic...

The driver says he turned off Highway 45 onto Medical Center Circle and doesn't remember what happened next....

 2021-07-22 20:20 

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Sneak peek at the new Caesars Superdome...

The deal will reportedly pay the Saints $10 million annually over the next two decades....

 2021-07-22 20:04 

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WATCH: Seagull latches to teen's neck during amusement park thrill ride...

This birthday celebration is one for the books. A seagull wanted to join in on the fun and grabbed onto a teen's neck during a thrill ride at Morey's Pier....

 2021-07-22 20:01 

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Thieves caught on camera stealing kitten from man's backyard...

The strange and petty crimes is enough to make Hamilton want to leave, even though he's lived here nearly 30 years....

 2021-07-22 19:58 

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Beto O'Rourke group gives $600,000 to House Democrats' stay in D.C....

Beto O'Rourke has funneled $600,000 to Texas House Democrats in Washington, D.C., to help fund their stay......

 2021-07-22 19:39 

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Three cousins, all expecting twins in October, share an even greater bond...

Melody Stubbs, Courtney Harper, and Janeshia Wilson are cousins through a family patriarch, but the women became like sisters when they found out they were all expecting twins....

 2021-07-22 19:37 

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Ransomware victim Kaseya gets master key to unlock networks...

The Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating Fourth of July weekend ransomware attack, Kaseya, has received a universal key that will decrypt all of the more than 1,000 businesses and public organizations crippled in the global inci...

 2021-07-22 18:57 

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Brawl breaks out on Frontier Airlines flight...

Cellphone video shows a group of people punching each other in the middle of a Frontier Airlines plane....

 2021-07-22 18:45 

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Health care workers say COVID-19 deaths are preventable...

When a husband recently asked Dr. Matthew Hanserd what he could have done to prevent his wife from dying, he simply told the man she could have been vaccinated....

 2021-07-22 18:40 

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US imposes new Cuba sanctions over human rights abuses...

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control listed Alvaro Lopez Miera, a Cuban military and political leader, and the Brigada Especial Nacional del Ministerio del Interior, or Interior Ministry Special Brigade, as among those who will f...

 2021-07-22 18:35 

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Former Moss Point mayor sentenced to federal prison in wire fraud case...

Mario King and his wife Natasha each pleaded guilty earlier this year to one federal count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud....

 2021-07-22 18:19 

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'Destructive' thunderstorm warning coming to cellphone near you...

Beginning next week, the agency will add a "destructive"; severe thunderstorm warning category to its alert system, similar to the ones used for tornado and flash flood warnings....

 2021-07-22 17:45 

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Pelosi says Jan. 6 panel to move ahead without GOP's choices...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection "will do the job it set out to do" despite Republicans' vow to boycott the probe....

 2021-07-22 17:26 

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Packaged muffins recalled due to possible listeria contamination...

The generic brand muffins of Walmart, 7-Eleven and Stop & Shop are also among those included in the recall....

 2021-07-22 17:25 

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Lawsuit to be filed after 3-year-old dies following dental procedure...

The attorney representing the family of a small child who died during a dentist visit says he plans to file a lawsuit in the case....

 2021-07-22 16:56 

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Family concerned after man goes missing...

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans....

 2021-07-22 16:55 

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TikTok, White House agree to drop Trump-era lawsuit...

The Chinese-based social media app has agreed to drop its lawsuit over former President Donald Trump's ban....

 2021-07-22 16:48 

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Major websites knocked offline...

According to the Downdetector website, hosting services like Amazon Web Services and content delivery network Akamai are reporting outages....

 2021-07-22 16:43 

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House votes to evacuate more Afghan allies as US war ends...

The House passed it 407-16, sending it to the Senate....

 2021-07-22 16:19 

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Patients beg for COVID-19 vaccine just before intubation, doctor says...

Dr. Brytney Cobia says she is admitting young, healthy people to the hospital with very serious COVID-19 infections. These patients beg for the vaccine just before they are intubated, she says....

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