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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second...

Primate monkeys around with student’s phone, takes selfies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who...

Hubble Telescope captures new images of Jupiter

NASA has released amazing new images of the weather on Jupiter from the Hubble Space Telescope. A crisp photo taken from 406-million miles way shows...

Unemployment claims drop this week

First time claims for unemployment have dropped again this week, but many analysts say it’s not fast enough. The Labor Department reports 860,000 people filed...

New Hampshire 16-year-old swims across English Channel

By THALIA BEATY A 16-year-old from New Hampshire successfully swam across the English Channel, completing a 33-mile swim by reaching a sandy beach in France...

National Toy Hall of Fame finalists announced

Some of your favorite iconic games could land a coveted spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The Strong National Museum of Play revealed...

White House holds moment of silence for 9/11 victims

The White House held a moment of silence with staffers and officials this morning in honor of the victims of the September 11th terrorist...

Weekly job numbers worse than expected

Weekly jobless claims were worse than expected last week. According to the Labor Department, first-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 884,000 last week, higher than...

New poll asks if Americans would get COVID-19 vaccine if available

A new poll suggests over half of Americans would not get a free COVID-19 vaccine if one comes out before Election Day. Researchers from the...

Operation Crystal Shield: DEA program seizes meth trafficking in the U.S.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr announced results of an operation aimed at keeping methamphetamine out of the U.S. and off the streets. The DEA launched...

ACC Basketball Coaches Back Plan to Invite All D-One Schools to NCAA Tournament

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball coaches are supporting the idea of having next year’s NCAA Tournament include all eligible teams in Division I. Numerous league schools and coaches released statements Wednesday about the proposal, which was first reported by Stadium. There are 357 Division I programs nationally, with 346 of those […]

Senators to vote on COVID relief proposal

The Senate Majority Leader announced today there will be a procedural vote tomorrow on Republican’s newest slimmed down COVID relief proposal. On the Senate floor...
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Fatal hit and run near Old Hwy 63 South in George County

Today the George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run. First responders responded to a 911 call around 9 p.m. Wednesday night...
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Songwriter’s Festival continuing on in Jackson County

As they say, the show must go on! Although the annual Songwriter’s Festival in Jackson County had to be put off due to COVID...
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VFW Post 5699 hosting food drive for veterans Saturday

Some spilled blood, others the ultimate sacrifice, giving all. VFW Post 5699 in Ocean Springs has partnered with local businesses and the community to...
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Blood drive to take place in Gautier September 29th

Due to an urgent need for all blood types, especially type O, the Gautier Rotary Club and Singing River Health System are sponsoring a...