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Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies from coronavirus

Herman Cain, a successful businessman who ran for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination and later became a backer of President Donald Trump, has died...

Children’s Robitussin, Dimetapp cough syrups recalled over incorrect dosing cups

GSK Consumer Healthcare has issued a voluntary recall for some children's Robitussin and Dimetapp products due to dosing cups missing graduation markings. The recall affects...

Poll: Majority of Americans favor changing election laws to allow everyone to vote by mail

WASHINGTON — A majority of voters — 58 percent — favor a nationwide reform of election rules that would allow all eligible voters to...

Pres. Trump halts funding to World Health Organization, blames agency for making pandemic worse

(NBC News) — President Trump announced Tuesday he is cutting off millions in funding to the World Health Organization, blaming the agency for making...

“Like a volcano exploding” – 3,500 cars destroyed in Florida fire

(WBBH) — Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed more than 3,500 cars Friday near Southwest Florida International...

Florida pastor arrested after holding two large church services, violating coronavirus orders by authorities

(WFLA) — A Tampa Bay area pastor has been arrested following two large services at his church over the weekend. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister says...

Six dead in Milwaukee after gunman opens fire at Molson Coors headquarters

(NBC News) — Six people were killed Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Schools and businesses near...

NASCAR: Ryan Newman injuries ‘not life threatening’ following serious crash at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (NBC News) — Ryan Newman is in serious condition with non-life-threatening injuries after a last-lap crash in Monday’s rain-delayed Daytona 500. Steve...

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he...

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Born in Tennessee, raised in Arkansas, and now a resident of Mississippi, Ryan Mahan is proud to be a Southerner and to belong to this community. A former student of Millsaps and a graduate of the University of South Alabama,...

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Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is a familiar face along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, having been an on-air personality in the local area since 2005. Rob is originally from New York, but traveled and forecasted weather around the world as an...

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Baton Rouge native Jaylon Morris embraces his new home on the Gulf Coast. He received his degree in Communications from Southeastern Louisiana University. He worked as a student Anchor/Reporter for the award winning college television shows, The Big Game and...

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Toni started at WXXV News 25 in December of 2013, just three months after the news was launched. She has served as Assignment Editor, anchored for nearly two years, worked as a reporter for several years and hosted Coastal Connections...

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Born as a Georgia peach, raised as a southern belle in Louisiana, Taylor Rubach wouldn't think twice of moving away from where her heart belongs—in the south. Taylor was raised in Slidell, La and is a proud alum of Southeastern...

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A native to the Gulf Coast, Brantly Keiek comes to South Mississippi from Pensacola, Florida. Brantly's passion for weather can be traced back to active hurricane seasons during his childhood. His interest in meteorology peaked when his hometown experienced back-to-back...

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Grant Chighizola was raised in Picayune, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. As a lover of sports, he served as the Sports Editor...

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Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Lindsey Goodwin is happy to have a new home on the Gulf Coast. Lindsey grew up with a passion for television. She graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor's...

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Grace Boyles was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, the “Cherry Capitol of the World”. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with dual majors, earning degrees in Communications and Creative Writing. During her time at Michigan,...

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Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership...

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Gabrielle Cox is native to Hammond, Louisiana where she attended grade school, high school, and college. Gabrielle was an all district athlete for the girls soccer team at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. After high school, she went on to...

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Red Cross invites community to commemorate Hurricane Katrina

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SEC, ACC, Big 12 still hoping to play football this fall

(AP) – And then there were three. The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12 and Southeastern Conference were still moving forward Tuesday with plans for a fall college football season even as two other Power Five leagues, the Big Ten and the Pac-12, called things off. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said he wanted to learn more […]

Serena Williams to face sister Venus Williams in Top Seed quarterfinals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Serena Williams was calm in a return more dramatic than some might have expected — even after a long layoff. Williams needed to rally to win in her comeback following a six-month layoff, beating unseeded American Bernarda Pera 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in Tuesday’s first round of the Top Seed Open. Williams […]

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08/12 – Rob Knight’s “Hot Pattern Continues” Wednesday Morning Forecast

Today will bring similar conditions from yesterday, with the trend of diurnally driven summer convective pattern. Expect brief showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon...