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Weekly Job Numbers report: 742,000 jobless claims last week

The number of people filing for unemployment increased last week. First-time jobless claims totaled 742,000 for the week, according to the labor department. That’s about...

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves proposes phasing out state income tax

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state should phase out its individual income tax to attract...

TECH BYTE: Make Memories with Frameo Digital Picture Frame, App

Let’s look at an app that can help you make memories with your friends and family.

GM recalling nearly 69K Bolt electric cars due to fire risk

By TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling nearly 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt electric cars worldwide because the batteries have caught fire in five...

TECH BYTE: Apps for Easy Grocery Shopping

Let’s look at how you can get your grocery shopping done without having to step foot in a store.

Coronavirus Aid Relief assistance for fishermen opens Nov. 9

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9 on the...

Harrah’s player wins $700,000 jackpot early Thursday

A lucky, early riser at Harrah’s Gulf Coast is $700,000 richer Thursday morning after hitting a 5 a.m. progressive jackpot. The Caesars Rewards member visiting...

TECH BYTE: Apps Help You Safely Celebrate Halloween

Let’s look at how you can use tech to safely celebrate Halloween.

Reese’s Halloween Door gives hands-free treats

Reese's is launching a hands-free candy give-away promotion this Halloween so kids can trick-or-treat safely as coronavirus remains a concern. The Reese's 'trick-or-treat door' is...

NASA moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on Bezos rocket

Jeff Bezos’ space company has launched a rocket with NASA’s newest moon-landing tech on board.

Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks.

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Breaking Barriers on Ice at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum

Ice skating is a popular activity at the Coast Coliseum during the winter months and tonight it was all about breaking barriers on the...
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Gulfport Fire Department seeks accredited status

The Gulfport Fire Department is beginning the process of obtaining accredited status through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. Gulfport Fire Chief Mike Beyerstedt says...
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Helping the youth through COVID and crime spike in Moss Point

Due to the recent fatal crimes involving minors, the Moss Point community has taken several steps toward helping its youth deal with the effects...
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Four local Mary Kay businesswomen get Cadillacs

Blue skies ahead for four South Mississippi Mary Kay businesswomen who have proven to be a driving force when it comes to selling Mary...