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Rush Limbaugh, ‘voice of American conservatism,’ has died

By The Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals, foretold the rise of Donald Trump...

Affordable Care Act health exchange sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

The new coronavirus relief bill from House Democrats would offer a generous, though temporary, increase in subsidies for people covered by the Affordable Care Act.

Poll: A third of US adults skeptical of COVID shots

About 1 in 3 Americans say they definitely or probably won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Coast Guard rescues trio stranded on island for 33 days, survives by eating coconuts

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men and a woman who says they’d been stranded for 33 days on a deserted island between Florida and Cuba.

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg launching pillow company to ‘put MyPillow out of business’

By Doha Madani Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg plans to launch his own pillow company with the goal of competing...

US unemployment claims fall to 779,000 but job cuts grind on

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to 779,000 last week, a historically high total that shows that a sizable number of people are still losing jobs to the viral pandemic.

Slain FBI agents worked to protect children from abusers

The FBI has identified the child pornography suspect who fatally shot two FBI agents at a Florida apartment complex as 55-year old David Huber.

Oscar-winning, ‘irreplaceable’ Cloris Leachman dies at 94

Millions of viewers knew her as the self-absorbed neighbor Phyllis in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” She also appeared as the mother of Timmy on the “Lassie” series.

Michael Strahan tests positive for COVID-19

He is currently not experiencing any severe symptoms from COVID-19.

Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The North Carolina-based department store chain Belk says it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Two CBS execs shelved pending diversity investigation

CBS has placed two of its executives on administrative leave as it investigates charges of a hostile work environment for women and minorities at news operations in some of its larger stations.

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

A federal judge has barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden.

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Gulfport man arrested on charge of simple assault

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 52-year-old Eric Hardy of Gulfport on a charge of simple assault on a police officer. Officers responded to a report...

2/25 – Rob Knight’s “Cloudy & Warm” Extended Forecast

Sunshine mixed with clouds as DENSE FOG continues over the sound and outer coastal waters...

Suspect tries to flee Biloxi crime scene, hits officer with vehicle

A Gulfport man who tried to flee a crime scene is charged with assault on a police officer when he hit a Biloxi cop...

2/25 – Rob’s “Disruptive Weather” Morning Forecast

Widespread DENSE FOG is in the area with an advisory until mid-morning...