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Mega Millions to adjust starting jackpot amount, eliminate minimum jackpot increases

JACKSON, MISS--The Mega Millions Consortium has adjusted the game’s starting jackpot and will determine the amounts of subsequent starting jackpots and jackpot increases on...

Powerball Product Group/Mississippi Lottery Corporation announces additional Powerball changes

JACKSON, MISS. – The Powerball Product Group of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), of which the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) is a voting member, announced the...

Mississippi Department of Health reports 181 new cases of COVID-19, 3 new deaths

(WXXV) — The state Department of Health has reported 181 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, bringing the total to 1,358. There are now 29...
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Governor Reeves briefs on executive order on shelter-in-place

Governor Tate Reeves issued an executive order Wednesday requiring Mississippians to shelter-in-place starting Friday due to the fast-spreading Coronavirus. Mississippi joins at least 37 other...

Bonnet Carrè Spillway set to open Friday morning for about four weeks

(WXXV) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Bonnet Carrè Spillway by the end of the week. The Bonnet Carrè Spillway is...
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6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits nearly doubled last week. A total of more than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last...
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Shelter-in-place order goes in effect for Mississippi

To slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all Mississippians, today Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a...
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Secretary of State’s Office encourages Mississippians to complete the census

It’s Census Day and the Secretary of State’s Office wants Mississippians to step up and be counted. Completing the census generates federal funding to contribute...

Mississippi highways, rest areas remain open for commercial vehicles and essential travel

Mississippi’s rest areas are open with 24-hour security and restrooms that are on an increased cleaning schedule. Mississippi’s highways are open for commercial vehicles and...
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Stimulus checks on the way

The check is in the mail or at least on the way. Those government stimulus checks should be rolling off the presses and should be...