Analysis: COVID-19 vaccinations in Miss. plunge more than 60 percent over last five weeks

What Gov. Tate Reeves alluded to in March is already happening much faster than some experts anticipated: fewer Mississippians are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 each week since March 27, a 66 percent decrease in daily average doses over that timeframe.

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight.
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Some restaurant owners claim they’re having trouble finding workers during the pandemic

Some employees have left the restaurant industry for good amid the perils of the pandemic, which exposed workers to the coronavirus and uncooperative patrons.

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Waveland man finds 18 tombstones in backyard, one dating back to 1800s

Distant jurors to hear Mississippi police killing trial

Mississippi marijuana proposal hits snag over public notice

Clinton schools celebrate ‘School Lunch Heroes’

Missing Child Alert issued for 4 Jackson children possibly accompanied by non-custodial mother

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for four children out of Jackson.
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  US job growth slows sharply in sign of struggles

With viral cases declining and states and localities easing restrictions, businesses have added jobs for four straight months, the Labor Department said Friday. Still, the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% from 6% in March.

4th M-Bar suspect turns himself in to Hinds County sheriff deputies

  UMMC sees impact of $7.6M grant that places doctors in rural areas

  Hotel cleaning crew finds woman dead, bloodied in Canton

Man arrested, charged after manhunt in Rankin Co.

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Get help completing your paper or online application at MDHS job fair May 17-22

  May SNAP benefits can be replaced if destroyed by storms, MDSH says

Oakley Youth Development Center to host job fair May 11

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Summer of the road trip: Vacations are back

The U.S. Travel Association says 72% of Americans will make at least one trip this summer.

SPORTS

Hoglund exits early with injury, Texas A&M walks off Ole Miss

  Becerra strikes out a career-high 17 in win over MVSU

  MacLeod fans seven as MSU strikes first in big series

Bats quiet as M-Braves drop doubleheader

  M-Braves come up short on Opening Day

The Mississippi Braves returned to the field on Wednesday night

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  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 240 new cases reported Fri.

  Citizen scientists help collect water quality data along Pearl River

  Banks: Council ready to take action on overtime funding, grant matches following Tuesday crime summit

Investigators: Questions surround Mississippi man’s death in police custody as lawsuit is filed

  MEMA: Tuesday’s storms damaged 113 homes; Thousands still without electricity

Cleanup continues in Jackson from a tornado that created a path of damage across the city.
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Pfizer aims for full FDA approval of vaccine

That gives Pfizer and German partner BioNTech a shot at winning the first full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Man arrested for fatal nightclub shooting

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With some buildings still without power, Jackson Zoo to remain closed Friday

Flowood police officer involved in motorcycle crash released from hospital