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Senate discusses 908 billion-dollar COVID aid proposal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is optimistic about the prospects for a mid-sized COVID-19 relief bill and a separate $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill. After months...

Most popular dog names of 2020

Dog lovers were not in love with traditional names like 'Fido' and 'Spot' this year. The website rover.com released its list of 2020's top names...

NORAD Santa tracker website launches

He’s making his list and checking it twice! Santa Claus is preparing for his worldwide trek on Christmas and you can follow him. The North...

Biden breaks foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

President-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for several weeks after breaking his right foot.

Darth Vader actor from original Star Wars trilogy, Dave Prowse, dies at 85

Dave Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy has died at the age of 85, according to his agent.

Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the...

Biden’s transition gets green light

By ZEKE MILLER, DAVID EGGERT and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - After weeks of delay, the federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as...

Court: Texas, Louisiana can end Planned Parenthood funding

A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas and Louisiana can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.

‘Thanksgiving Grandma’ keeps up tradition despite COVID loss

An Arizona woman who drew widespread attention after opening her Thanksgiving table to a stranger she accidentally texted has kept the tradition going, despite losing her husband Lonnie to COVID-19.

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca says late-stage trials showed its vaccine was up to 90% effective as it becomes the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential coronavirus vaccine.

Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37

The ALS Association says a co-founder of the viral ice bucket challenge has died at the age of 37.

For rookie Thanksgiving cooks, expert tips to avoid disaster

Food experts say Americans nervous about making their first Thanksgiving meals can follow a few basic tips to avoid disaster.

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Free mask giveaway Saturday in Ocean Springs

The Gulf Coast Patient Wellness Education is sponsoring a free mask giveaway in Ocean Springs in partnership with MSDH. The event is drive-thru only and...
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Law enforcement engage in high speed vehicle chase with wanted man from Scott County

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and other law enforcement agencies were engaged in a high-speed vehicle chase earlier today. According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, a deputy...
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Gift drive spreading joy to local children

Looking to spread some joy this holiday season? You can assist local Gulf Coast children that have suffered the pain of abuse, neglect, domestic...
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City of Long Beach’s Sea Santa Sail-a-Bration canceled

Long Beach’s annual Sea Santa Sail-a-Bration has been canceled as well due to COVID-19 concerns. The parade was set to roll at 5:45 on Saturday...