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Mississippi Weather Outlook for Saturday, January 16th
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, sunny with highs in the mid 40’s. Partly cloudy tonight with lows in the lower 30’s. In central Mississippi, sunny with highs near 50. Clear...
Walters sentenced to 18 years after $510M pain cream...
After being charged on 37 counts in the $510 million healthcare fraud scheme back in September 2019, Hattiesburg businessman Wade Walters has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison, as well as pay $287,659,569...
Governor Reeves extends mask mandate through February 3rd
Governor Tate Reeves has announced the extension of a mask mandate covering encompassing nearly all of the state’s 82 counties.  The order, which was set to expire this afternoon, will now run through February 3rd...
Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project set to become reality
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a Record of Decision, marking the final step of the environmental review process for the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project. “Today is a monumental day for...
UMMC telehealth program receives $2.3 million in FCC funding
Senator Wicker and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr announce the ‘Connected Care Pilot Program’ in 2018. Photo by News Mississippi. A telehealth program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) will benefit from a new round...
MSDH offers clarity as additional COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive
The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced the arrival of additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to support on-going operations at drive-thru locations across the state through next week. In a news release, the...
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