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Mississippi Department of Employment Security announces continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers

Jackson, MS — On December 27, 2020, the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (Continued Assistance Act) was signed into law. Many unemployment provisions...

US unemployment claims slip to still-high 787,000

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly last week to 787,000, a historically high number that points...

Extended Benefits Program Ended in Mississippi

Jackson, MS — Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced that the Unemployment “Extended Benefits” program ended the week of December 19, 2020. In May of...

787,000 Americans filed first time claims for jobless benefits

The government reports another 787,000 Americans filed first time claims for jobless benefits on a seasonally adjusted basis during the Christmas week. It’s a decline...

Weekly Jobs Report: 853,000 total first time jobless claims

First time jobless claims jumped last week. According to the Labor Department, first time claims total 853,000. That’s 100,000 more than the previous week and...

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann says upcoming budget will be affected by unemployment figures

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann says there are a lot of uncertainities facing lawmakers as they prepare to start a new session in less than one month. Lt Governor Delbert Hosemann says a strong economy, despite Covid 19, has helped keep the state on solid financial footing. However, Hosemann pointed out […]

Weekly Job Numbers report: 742,000 jobless claims last week

The number of people filing for unemployment increased last week. First-time jobless claims totaled 742,000 for the week, according to the labor department. That’s about...

Unemployment claims last week

Another 709,000 Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis. The labor department reported those official numbers Thursday. There were...

Weekly Jobs Report: 787,000 people filed for first time benefits

The number of Americans filing for first time unemployment have fallen for three weeks in a row, but the numbers still show a lot...

Unemployment numbers dropped last week

First-time unemployment claims total 837,000 last week, posting a lower number than economists had expected and a drop in claims from the week before. This...

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01/22 Ryan’s “Damp” Friday Night Forecast

Cloudy skies moved in last night, but the rain waited until today...just didn't see all that much of it.

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, January 22, just increased to an estimated annuity jackpot of $1 billion, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced. The new cash...

1/22 – Rob Knight’s “Gray/Gloomy” Friday Afternoon Forecast

A band of rain continues to affect the area heading into this afternoon...

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron dies

 Baseball great Hank Aaron has died at the age of 86.