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Mississippi sees large increase in alcohol sales during pandemic

GULFPORT, Miss. — Alcohol sales in Mississippi are seeing a big increase during the coronavirus pandemic. The Mississippi Department of Revenue announced the increase...

Disneyland reopening properties in July

Disneyland is doing phased reopenings of its Anaheim properties. The company says the reopenings will happen in July, pending state and local government approval. The Downtown...

Tamagotchi virtual pet from the 90s is back!

Remember those Tamagotchi virtual pets from the '90s that "lived" on electronic devices? They're coming back and pre-orders started Thursday. The new pets are called Tamagotchi...

Dunkin’ selling faces masks for a good cause

Need a new face mask? *donut* worry. Dunkin' Donuts is making masks. The company says since everyone who works there is required to wear a...

First time unemployment claims totaled 1.54 million last week

First time unemployment claims totaled 1.54 million last week, that’s better than Wall Street expected. The pace of unemployment claims declined for the tenth week...

Florida SeaWorld parks reopen with masks, temperature checks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two more Florida theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, opened Thursday after being closed since mid-March because...

Back to Business grant program application process available online

Mississippi is opening a grant program for small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Tate Reeves says the application process began at noon today....

Ingalls re-opens East Bank shipyard rebuilt after Katrina

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River...

Oldest candy brand announces Necco Wafer return

This classic candy is making a comeback! They are called Necco Wafers and it's one of the oldest candy brands in existence. Thursday the Spangler...

Hulu launches watch party feature

Hulu is testing a feature to make it easier to throw a watch party with your friends virtually. Hulu Watch Party allows eligible subscribers to...

Governor Tate Reeves launches Back to Business Mississippi Website to help small businesses recover from COVID-19

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial...

2.1 million workers filed for unemployment last week; 41 million have lost jobs since virus hit

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing...

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Harrison County Fire Rescue to receive $620,000 from federal government to replace aging equipment

Harrison County Fire Rescue received exciting news this week. FEMA, through the U.S. Fire Administration, selected Harrison County Fire Rescue to receive over $620,000 to...
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Rally to support law enforcement in Ocean Springs

Jackson County residents and law enforcement leaders gathered this evening in Ocean Springs to show support for local police. The Salute to Jackson County Police...
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Pass Christian man arrested for touching a child for lustful purposes

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (WXXV) — A Pass Christian man is facing felony charges of touching a child for lustful purposes. Sheriff Troy Peterson says 49-year-old...
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Ochsner Family Medicine Clinic opened in Long Beach

An Ochsner Family Medicine Clinic located in Long Beach opened on July 13th, but made it official with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new...