FDA approves booster-enhanced flu vaccine for seniors
Federal health officials have approved a first-of-a-kind flu vaccine that contains a booster to help protect seniors vulnerable to the virus.
Turing reneges on drug price cut, rival's version sells well
After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and even other drugmakers for hiking a lifesaving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.
No must-have items, but big discounts on winter clothes
This year, there's no item emerging as the must-have gift for the holiday season.
Germany gives Greece 10,000 records on possible tax cheats
Germany has shared some 10,000 records on possible Greek tax cheats with Athens.
Cancer patient to get medical marijuana card Wednesday
New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services has approved a lung cancer patient's application for an identification card that will allow her to purchase medical marijuana in Maine.
NY declares victory in Alzheimer's drug antitrust lawsuit
New York's attorney general is dropping a lawsuit against a drug manufacturer after blocking what he said was an attempt to switch Alzheimer's patients to a newer patented drug.
VW to offer quick fix for diesel engines in Europe
Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules.
Signed editions of Harper Lee novel offered for $1,500
How much is a signed Harper Lee novel worth? Her publisher is offering a special edition of "Go Set a Watchman" for $1,500.
Reusable rocket: In a first, booster returns safely to Earth
A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics.
Regulators move on high-speed traders
Regulators are proposing new procedures to more closely monitor high-speed trading in response to wild market swings brought on by a series of technical breakdowns.
General Mills sets goal to buy all-cage free eggs by 2025
General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.
US traffic deaths rise sharply after small decline in 2014
Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014.
Google to buy solar power to run massive NC server farm
Google says it will offset the tremendous electricity needed for its North Carolina server farm with solar power under a new program that allows corporations to voluntarily pay more for renewable energy.
German prosecutors investigating VW for tax evasion
German prosecutors say they have widened their investigation of Volkswagen to include suspicion of tax evasion after revelations that some of its cars were emitting more carbon dioxide than officially reported.
US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in third quarter
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, largely because of a less severe slowdown in businesses stockpiling.
Texas solar panel company to pay $8.5M in fraud case
A Texas solar company must pay $8.5 million for importing unsafe panels from China and falsely labeling the items as U.S. made.
Fire truck alert app for drivers piloted in Michigan
A new app being tested in Grand Rapids warns drivers to the presence of emergency vehicle traffic.
Wal-Mart and Target stretching their Cyber Monday deals
Get ready for the stretched version of the Cyber Monday online sales wars.
Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US
As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.
Volkswagen to have fix proposals in by month's end
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German regulators by month's end, and most will not need major work.
Stocks edge higher, continuing momentum from last week
Stocks are inching higher Monday morning after the market completed its biggest weekly gain of the year. Pfizer and Allergan slipped after announcing a deal to combine and create the largest drug company in the world.
Despite oil bust, Texas prepares more students for oil jobs
The oil industry is mired in its latest bust. But in Texas, education officials are working harder than ever to prepare more young people for the oilfield.
Utilities see potential in drones to inspect lines, towers
U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines and transmission towers, but strict regulations have slowed adoption of the technology.
8 Michigan companies earn highest marks for LGBT policies
Eight Michigan companies have earned perfect scores for having inclusive, non-discrimination policies for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers.
New $710-a-day drug saves lives but strains state budgets
A newly approved drug is being hailed as a major advance in treatment of cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disease that clogs the lungs with mucus, among other things.
New facility opens, to build hulls for new nuclear subs
A Rhode Island facility is about to begin building new nuclear ballistic missile submarines.
Charlotte man indicted for role in theft of $1M
A Charlotte man has been indicted for his role in stealing $1 million from 90 accounts at the financial services company TIAA-CREF.
Oregon and Washington delay crab season because of toxin
Oregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
Indonesia, Malaysia form OPEC-like palm oil council
Indonesia and Malaysia, the world's top two palm oil producers, have inked an agreement to set up a council for palm oil producing countries in a bid to ensure price stability by managing production and stock in the global market.
FDA approves Takeda drug for blood cancer multiple myeloma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it approved another drug to treat a type of blood cancer called multiple myeloma.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: WXXV TV Attn: Bobby Edwards 14351 Highway 49 Gulfport, MS 39503 Phone: 228-831-5200 Email: or Donna Ingram Phone: 228-831-5201 Email: To view our public file, visit the 'About WXXV' link at the top of this page. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 1-888-225-5322 or

Copyright © 2015 WXXV-TV and Morris Networks of Mississippi All Rights Reserved / Terms of Service / Privacy Policy