First Alert Forecast: rain tapers Thursday; quieter days emerge

Rain will begin to taper off through the morning as Beta's remnant circulation pushes farther north

  Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

Taylor's case has exposed the wide gulf between public opinion on justice for those who kill Black Americans and the laws under which those officers are charged.
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  Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland.

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  Ellis Ave. paving to start soon; part of mayor’s larger infrastructure plan

  DOJ offers to step in to help curb crime in Jackson

Sen. Hyde-Smith’s bill which would restore guidelines for abortion pills blocked by Democrats

  366 absentee ballots cast on first day of absentee voting in Hinds County

  Officials urge flu vaccine as flu season, pandemic brings ‘doubly challenging’ time

A statewide mask mandate remains in place through the end of September.
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Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attack in Florida

Deputies described the injury to the snorkeler's shoulder as severe. No one else was injured by the shark.

Rep. Thompson calls Breonna Taylor decision ‘incomplete justice,’ says system 'must be changed’

City of Clinton extends free WiFi to its residents

Brandon-Terry high school football game canceled over positive COVID test

JPD investigating after body was found in vacant house

MARS Food to invest $2.5M in Greenville amid Uncle Ben’s name change

  Coronavirus in Mississippi: 94,573 cases, 2,870 deaths reported by health dept.

Macon Municipal Court Clerk arrested for embezzlement

Brandon business owner arrested for fraud

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  Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon.

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Brandon-Terry high school football game canceled over positive COVID test

  ‘Equality': Coach Prime aims to level HBCU playing field as JSU head coach

After a big day Monday, “Coach Prime” is ready to go to work.

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MSU football player announces transfer to JSU to ‘play for Coach Prime!’

  Prepare now for severe weather as Beta makes its way to Miss.

Man charged with tossing dog over overpass

  One North State Street repaving project finished, one to go

  ‘We’re gonna get on out of here;’ Hurricane Sally survivor recalls terrifying moments in chest high water

When flood waters rushed in the home the men knew they needed to start heading to higher ground.
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Trump tightens Cuba sanctions as he woos Cuban-American vote

President Trump said the new steps announced by the Treasury Department will ensure that U.S. dollars do not fund the Cuban government, but go directly to the everyday Cubans.

  Decision 2020: Special Election Results

  First Alert Forecast: periods of rain, storms through mid-week

  Hiring of NFL great Deion Sanders prompts talk of new stadium for JSU

  High demand is causing delays in liquor delivery; State leaders are looking at solutions