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Harrison County beaches and Hwy 90 still closed

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has not reopened Highway 90. Conditions on sections of the highway remain hazardous. Non-official traffic on Highway 90 impedes MDOT’s ability to return Highway 90 to safe conditions. The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has…

FDA warns against ivermectin as COVID treatment

By Kayla Rivas | Fox News The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reiterated a warning against the use of ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment amid growing reports of individuals taking the drug often used to treat parasitic worms in animals. Mississippi state…

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

WASHINGTON (AP/WXXV) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, ending some of the political pressure being placed on President Joe Biden. The new moratorium could…

Firefighters officially end search in Florida condo collapse

MIAMI (AP) — Firefighters officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building on Friday, even as police and forensic specialists continue working to identify human remains. Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah told…

Ex-Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards died; knew power and prison

By KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — Edwin Washington Edwards, the high-living four-term governor whose three-decade dominance of Louisiana politics was all but overshadowed by scandal and an eight-year federal prison stretch, died Monday. He was 93. Edwards died…

Officials: Gunfire erupts at San Jose railyard, several hurt

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of San Jose, California says several people are receiving medical treatment after police and sheriff’s officials responded to reports of a shooting at a railyard. Mayor Sam Liccardo said Wednesday in a tweet…