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Jackson’s Charles Rounds III wins international art competition
J.T. Mitchell
June 6, 2020
A Jackson teen has won an international art competition. The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes recently announced that Charles Rounds III, a senior at Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex (APAC) in Jackson, has...
Special Commentary: Why the Jones Act is still needed...
Andi Davis
June 6, 2020
Friday marked the 100th anniversary of the Jones Act, a federal law that supports a strong American shipping industry by requiring all goods shipped between U.S. ports to be transported on ships that are built, owned, and...
Mississippi Weather Outlook for Saturday, June 6th
Andi Davis
June 6, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, mostly sunny with a slight chance of morning showers and a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90’s. Heat index readings...
Ingalls Shipbuilding completes east bank reactivation project
Andi Davis
June 5, 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River on Friday, signifying the reopening of a facility decimated in Hurricane...
USDA approves Mississippi to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits
Andi Davis
June 5, 2020
To prevent an additional burden on Mississippi families, no application is needed. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi...
MSDH confirms 209 new COVID-19 cases, 9 additional deaths
Steven Gagliano
June 5, 2020
After technical problems at the Mississippi State Department of Health delayed the release of today’s numbers, the department is now reporting 209 new cases of COVID-19.  Today’s report brings the state’s total number of cases...
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