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More than 100 people turned out at an eclipse viewing party at Oak Grove Public Library in…
Biloxi city leaders are hoping to have the Cuban National Baseball Team play at MGM Park as early as next…
08.22 / 04:46
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West Harrison won only a single game in 2016.  They matched that win total in Friday's season…
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The Biloxi Shuckers opened a five-game home series with Mobile Monday night at MGM Park.  It took 12 innings before the BayBears defeated the Shuckers…
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Disappointed is how Singing River Health System retirees say they feel leaving Monday's Jackson County Board of Supervisors…
08.22 / 03:42
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Nearly 1,000 young students spent eclipse day at Infinity Science Center where they not only watched the major event but learned all about…
08.22 / 03:42
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Sky watchers gathered on the beach in Biloxi for a chance to see the rare coast to coast solar…
08.22 / 03:42
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People young and old in Wiggins were happy to take full advantage of the "Once-in-a-Lifetime" solar eclipse viewing options available to them during a watch party at Blaylock…
08.22 / 03:42
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Settlement talks between the Mississippi Public Service Commission and Mississippi Power have not produced the results the PSC…
08.21 / 23:38
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Adult students took a 10-week phlebotomy course in Moss Point. The students contacted WLOX News Now because they claim they paid to take a test to become certified and they never took the…
08.21 / 23:38
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KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (AP) — One county in Mississippi could consider moving a Confederate monument off of its courthouse lawn. WLIN-FM in K…
08.21 / 23:12
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Barker nominated Wes Curry as replacement for Jerry Evans, Sally O'Flynn as prosecutor, Phillip McSwain as clerk and Shakita Taylor as public…
More than 100 people turned out at an eclipse viewing party at Oak Grove Public Library in…
As college professors, we have watched events of the past few days in Charlottesville and around the country while preparing for a new semester. We know that students in our classes will bring many questions and perspectives about this moment in history. They will look for us to comment on a response from the president that many Republicans and Democrats alike found deeply troubling and insufficient. They will wonder why many white nationalists and racist groups feel empowered at this…
08.21 / 22:29
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PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time. Trump savaged his critics and the media, vowed to fine Mexico $100,000 for each immigrant entering the country illegally, talked tough on trade, promised to return America to its winning ways and borrowed a line from Richard Nixon in declaring, "The silent majority is back." The packed c…
08.21 / 22:29
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LGBT men have limited access to quality sexual health care, a new report finds. In the capital city, it is an especially serious problem: The Jackson metro has the fourth-highest rate of HIV diagnosis per 100,000 residents among the nation's metropolitan areas, with about 40 percent of LGBT men infected with HIV here in 2014. Dr. Leandro Mena, the chairman of the population-health science department at UMMC, served on the panel, which published the report, and is an international expert…
08.21 / 22:29
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants' dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns. Francis' politically pointed message was made in view of the Catholic Church's 2018 world refugee day, celebrated Jan. 14. It comes amid mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe and beyond following waves of migrant arrivals and Islamic extremist attacks. In the m…
08.21 / 22:29
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BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S. Counterprotesters marched through the city on Saturday to historic Boston Common, where conservatives had planned to deliver a series of speeches but soon left. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, as boisterous …
08.21 / 22:29
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Hudson, Kathleen Anne (nee Snedden) It is with great sadness that the family of Kathleen (Kay) Hudson announce her peaceful passing at Fairview Manor on August 18, 2017 in her 81st year.  She was the loving and devoted wife and soulmate of Graham Hudson for 59 years.  Kay was the daughter of the late Alex and Leila Snedden of Almonte.  She was the proud mother of Bruce (Elizabeth), Brian (Lynn), Steve (Jane), Dale (Angela) and Donna (Bill) Lemon as well as thirteen grandchildren, Leigh, Da…
08.21 / 22:29
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by Edith Cody-Rice Several hundred people gathered on Mill Street in the hot Monday sun to view the solar eclipse. Adults and children mingled, sporting eclipse shades or pinhole cameras made from cereal boxes, while Sivarulasa Gallery owner Sanjeev Sivarulasa tutored visitors in the skill of looking through the three sophisticated telescopes on site. Mr. Sivarulasa started the project in a bid to bring the town together in an event that combined nature, art, science, culture and…
08.21 / 22:29
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