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Indian Nation Homecoming Parade

Plenty of school spirit on the Coast this evening as homecoming parades take over the streets of two South Mississippi cities. News 25’s Grace Boyles is in Biloxi ahead of the Indian Nation Homecoming…

Lawsuits: Mississippi capital city's water harms children

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Two new lawsuits claim hundreds of children have been exposed to dangerous lead levels through the drinking water in Mississippi’s capital city. Jackson has been facing water system problems for…

MSDH reports 422 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

Today MSDH is reporting an additional 422 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and nine deaths. These deaths occurred between October 3 and October 19. Mississippi's total of COVID-19 cases is now 500,708, with 9,977 deaths.

MSU president's contract extended through 2025

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning has renewed the contract of MSU President Mark E. Keenum for a four-year term ending June 30, 2025, at his present compensation. Keenum is now in his 13th year of…