Today is National Nothing Day

The holiday was created to provide Americans with one day where they can do absolutely nothing.

  Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.

TOP STORIES

  Adams Co. sheriff’s deputy survives DUI crash

66-year-old man dies in Flowood house fire

Three killed in north Mississippi shooting; person of interest in custody

Second suspect arrested for murder of Jackson pastor has criminal history

  National Baptist Convention USA launches campaign to start federal credit union

The National Baptist Convention USA Inc. mid-winter meeting brings thousands to the Capital City for worship and business.
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Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.

ALERT DAYS issued for Saturday, Sunday and Monday ahead of storms, freezing temps

Car shooting suspect becomes victim in separate shooting incident

C Spire offering flexible payment options to federal workers impacted by shutdown

Man killed after his car flips, catches fire in Attala Co.

Sanderson Farms Championship receives stand-alone date on PGA Tour schedule

Canton man wanted in kidnapping, shooting of his child’s mother

Second suspect arrested in deadly pastor shooting linked to last week’s Foodmart armed robbery

Car on fire at gas station on Gallatin St.

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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

SPORTS

McCowan Earns Eighth Career SEC Weekly Honor

Rebels Upset No. 16 Kentucky, 55-49

Ole Miss shut down a potent Kentucky offense and withstood a wild fourth quarter to prevail 55-49, defeating the 16th-ranked Wildcats to give head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin her first career SEC win in high fashion.

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  Family members mourn loss of pastor killed while unlocking church

Former Webster Co. chief investigator, jailer arrested

DPS has solutions to long wait for driver’s licenses

Police offering ‘internet purchase safe exchange zones’ at precincts

  Mississippi will have a major political mix-up following 2019 elections

There will be a game of political musical chairs in Mississippi in 2019 and at least five of the state's top statewide offices will have new occupants.
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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

  Mayor Lumumba working to bring real-time crime center to city of Jackson

Four wanted for shoplifting from Pearl business

Juan Cloy announces candidacy for Hinds County Sheriff

City of Jackson officials address crime after deadly weekend