Indiana student survives pumpkin smashing through car

An Indiana student says he’s thankful to be alive after a pumpkin crashed through his windshield while he was driving on the highway.
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Elderly couple rescued by good Samaritans after car crashes into canal

Police say the couple were involved in a minor accident with two other cars, which sent them careening through a fence and into the canal.

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From a grocery store to an office park, new businesses are flocking to Gluckstadt

Six sentenced in murder of Ridgeland man killed in drive-by shooting

Trump campaign sends cease and desist letter after mailers state he supports Initiative 65

AT&T boosting network speeds in certain areas of Miss.

Espy victory would mean ‘Trump era is officially over,’ says Massachusetts senator

An Espy win on election night would signal that the “Trump era is officially over,” according to Senator Ed Markey.
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CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC says masks should be worn by all passengers and workers on planes, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-sharing vehicles. That includes in airports and at subway and bus stations.

  First Alert Forecast: late Summer warmth continues mid-week

Sports complex to open at old Rapids on the Reservoir location

Mississippi joins lawsuit against Google, claims it is a ‘monopoly gatekeeper’

Change of venue sought for teen accused of killing mother

Ridgeland firefighter named ‘First Responder of the Year’

Miss. native makes first World Series appearance

Federal charges filed against mother accused of kidnapping two boys

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 111,322 cases, 3,171 deaths reported by health dept.

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Woman runs under 6-minute mile while 9 months pregnant

Makenna Myler, 28, who’s originally from Australia but now lives in California, has been running five or six times a week during her pregnancy.

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Sports complex to open at old Rapids on the Reservoir location

Miss. native makes first World Series appearance

Concerns over false positive test for coach Nick Saban

No. 11 Texas A&M beats Mississippi State 28-14

Arkansas forces seven turnovers, beats Ole Miss 33-21

Feleipe Franks threw for 244 yards and a touchdown pass to lead Arkansas. Hudson Clark had three interceptions.

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Ole Miss renaming building for activist turned administrator

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Oxford flies new flag to give voters look before the election

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Two weeks before Election Day, Hinds supervisor pulls board item for $1.5M grant amid vendor concerns

As Election Day draws closer, a spending plan for a $1.5 million grant intended to help make the election run safely and securely has yet to be approved by the Hinds County Board of Supervisors amid concerns that some vendors could have been handpicked to benefit an elected official.
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Giant spider decoration scares up screams for Halloween by climbing NY house

Because so many people want to check out the house, the owners have had to actually schedule times for them to come visit.

Vicksburg PD: 20-year-old killed in drive-by shooting

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  Mississippi again taking county-level approach in attempt to slow COVID-19 spread