Top Democrats swing behind bipartisan coronavirus aid bill

President-elect Joe Biden is calling upon lawmakers to pass a relief bill now, with more aid to come next year.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

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Dobbs: ‘Assume anyone you come in contact with is a contagious coronavirus case’

UMMC: ‘We are full. We don’t have the nursing staff.’

  First Alert Forecast: Rain chances pick up into Thursday...

Ole Miss cancels football practice over positive COVID testing

  Clinton city leaders urge caution after rash of car break-ins

According to Chief Hayman, 93 percent of the city’s auto burglaries this year resulted from unlocked doors.
  • Coronavirus

  Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

In giving the go-ahead for emergency use of the vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, Britain vaulted past the United States by at least a week.

  Jackson man describes scene of fatal motorcycle accident: It’s seared into my memory

Another sign of the times: Jackson-Hinds Library employees to miss out on Christmas bonus

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 156,868 cases, 3,851 deaths reported by health dept.

Sonny’s BBQ announces new location in Clinton

Craft brewery set to open in Jackson

Woman killed, man injured in Jackson shooting

It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week: Test your knowledge about hand sanitizer

  Rankin County home a total loss after overnight fire

  • National

Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

SPORTS

Mississippi-born Will Hall named Southern Miss head football coach

No. 6 Mississippi State routs Jackson State 88-58

The Bulldogs played the Tigers in a game that was scheduled late in the week unexpectedly.

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Second murder trial for Zebulum James underway in Madison County

Lee Elementary one step closer to name change

  Massive structure fire in Jackson

  Complaint filed against Brookhaven officer; Chief disputes radio traffic

  More than half of Mississippi’s counties under enhanced COVID-19 restrictions as hospitals feel strain

Reeves doesn’t think his decision making is in conflict with those calling for a statewide mask mandate.
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Woman creates hug tunnel at Colo. senior living community

It’s an effort to give residents at retirement homes and senior living communities something that the pandemic took away.

  MS HIV cases rise as the globe recognizes World AIDS Day

  Miss. Secretary of State warns of charity scams around the holidays

  Ammo scarcity in Mississippi blamed on pandemic, concern of a Biden administration

Shooting victim’s body found on Sunflower Co. road