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Mississippi Weather Outlook for Tuesday, July 7th
Andi Davis
July 7, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, mostly sunny with a chance of morning and afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs near 90 with heat index readings near 102. Partly to mostly cloudy...
Catholic Dioceses of Mississippi denounce racism in letter
J.T. Mitchell
July 6, 2020
In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, the Catholic Dioceses of Mississippi released a joint statement on Monday. Bishop Louis F. Kihnemann of Biloxi and Bishop Joseph Kopacz...
MDE announces candidates, schedule for awards ceremony
J.T. Mitchell
July 6, 2020
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has scheduled its first-ever virtual ceremony for Teacher of the Year and Administrator of the Year. The program, which was originally set to take place in the spring until...
Gov. Reeves attributes rise in COVID-19 cases to protests
Steven Gagliano
July 6, 2020
In recent weeks, COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, and across the country, have surged with many possible factors playing a part. Sunday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves attributed the rise to the nationwide protests in response to...
MSDH reports 357 new cases of COVID-19, 3 additional...
Steven Gagliano
July 6, 2020
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 357 new cases of COVID-19. Today’s report brings the state’s total up to 31,257 cases. 1,114 Mississippians have passed away from the virus following the confirmation of...
Effective today, Mississippians must quarantine before visiting Chicago
J.T. Mitchell
July 6, 2020
Photo courtesy of Chicago O’Hare International Airport Chicago is the latest city to require people from Mississippi to self-quarantine for 14 days before entering the city limits. The Emergency Travel Order, which directs people entering...