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Mississippi reports first case of lung illness related to...
BREAKING NEWS
Andi Davis
September 18, 2019
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting its first identified case of a vaping-related lung illness. Mississippi is the latest state to join in a national investigation into severe pulmonary disease linked to...
Morning fire at new Mississippi Trade Mart at fairgrounds
Andi Davis
September 18, 2019
A fire broke out at the new Trade Mart building at the Mississippi Fairgrounds in Jackson this morning. Steve Hutton, Executive Director of the Mississippi State Fair Commission, says workers cutting metal started the blaze....
13 fire departments to share $5.1 million in grant...
Steven Gagliano
September 18, 2019
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the award of $5,172,039 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to fire departments in Jackson, Canton, Walls, Grenada, Iuka, Columbus, Pascagoula, Laurel, Puckett, Biloxi, New Site,...
Coast’s oyster mortality rate causes harvest season cancellation
Steven Gagliano
September 18, 2019
Photo courtesy of the Department of Marine Resources Due to the high mortality rate of marine life following the opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway, the Commission on Marine Resources has preemptively shut down oyster...
Charley Pride to receive inaugural Crossroads of American Music...
Andi Davis
September 18, 2019
(Information provided by GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi) Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, Mississippi-born country artist Charley Pride will be the inaugural recipient of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi’s Crossroads of American Music Award at the Mississippi Museum’s 2019 Gala on Friday,...
Mississippi Weather Outlook for Wednesday, September 18th
Andi Davis
September 18, 2019
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, sunny with highs in the mid 90’s. Heat index readings from 100 to 104. Mostly clear tonight with lows in the lower 70’s. In central...
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