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Airman killed at Keesler Air Force Base Wednesday identified

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 14:19

"He was a wingman to all of us and our thoughts are with his family." Airman killed at Keesler Air Force Base remembered for his joyous spirit.

      
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Mississippi ICUs have only 10% of beds available as COVID-19 delta variant surges, none at UMMC

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 13:39

Jackson-area hospitals down to three ICU beds as COVID-19 cases surge in Hinds, Rankin counties.

      
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Eviction moratorium ending: What does it mean for Mississippi tenants, landlords?

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 11:03

The 2021 eviction moratorium, a federal freeze on most household evictions, is scheduled to expire Saturday. Here's the situation in Mississippi.

      
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Nathan Griffith: Visitation and funeral services planned for Brandon teen; GoFundMe established

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:46

Details on funeral services for Nathan Griffith, the Brandon teen who drowned fishing with friends on Ross Barnett Reservoir, were released Thursday.

      
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Tracking the coronavirus in Mississippi: 1,643 new cases, 10 deaths reported Friday

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:18

Since the virus hit the state in March 2020, a total of 343,505 cases and 7,543 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported.

      
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Terminated professor settles with University of Mississippi

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 07:59

Assistant professor Garrett Felber was terminated after criticizing the university as racist while speaking out for criminal justice reform.

      
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VIDEO: Meet Dandy Dozen Khalid Moore

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:30

Meet Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen Khalid Moore of Poplarville High School.

      
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M-Bar Sports Grill announces multimillion-dollar expansion, leading to more concerns

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 21:00

M-Bar Sports Grill to add amphitheater, several other developments in massive expansion in northeast Jackson.

      
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Millions in lost revenue: How a $90M settlement did not fix Jackson's dysfunctional water billing

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 21:00

Most of the money recouped from the Siemens settlement was spent to pay down city debt, replenish reserves.

      
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Contractor charged after driving into airmen on US base, killing one

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 20:18

The airman who died was assigned to the 81st Training Wing at Keesler.

      
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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves calls new CDC mask guidelines 'foolish'

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 14:03

Gov. Tate Reeves called the CDC's recent guidance on mask wearing "foolish" during a Thursday speech at the Neshoba County Fair.

      
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Cooling centers open in Jackson, several counties under excessive heat warnings

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 13:18

Cooling centers have opened in Jackson as dangerously high temperatures continue. Here's the latest on the forecast.

      
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7-day takeaway: Nearly 10K Mississippi COVID-19 cases, 39 related deaths in the past week

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 10:20

Within the week, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 9,999 COVID-19 cases, up 4,406 from the previous week.

      
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Tracking the coronavirus in Mississippi: 1,908 new cases, 4 deaths reported Thursday

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 10:14

Since the virus hit the state in March 2020, a total of 341,862 cases and 7,533 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported.

      
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'It must stop, Jackson': Police chief, families plead for end to violence in capital city

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 08:08

As of July 28, 84 people have been murdered in Jackson in 2021 and, according to Clarion Ledger calculations, 77 of the killings involved a gun.

      
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VIDEO: Meet Dandy Dozen Donterry Russell

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 06:30

Meet Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen Donterry Russell from Provine High School in Jackson.

      
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'We're gonna shock you': Mississippi cuisine heart of new museum café by Nick Wallace

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 06:01

Nick Wallace, a longtime face in Jackson's fine dining scene, has opened a new café at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson.

      
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Jackson-based chef Nick Wallace opens new cafe

Mississippi Government News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 06:01

Chef Nick Wallace, a chef based in Jackson, Mississippi, opened a new café at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson Tuesday.

      
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PHOTOS: Citywide Crime Rally held in Jackson

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 23:00

Families Against Gun Violence and The Cipher Voices hosted the Citywide Crime Rally outside of the Jackson Police Department Headquarters.

      
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Watermelon woes in Mississippi: Rotten year for growers as profits shrivel on the vine

Mississippi Government News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 21:00

New Jersey buyer wanted one Smith County farmer's entire crop, but there was no deal. A poor crop, because of too much rain, meant local sales only.

      
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