Amid shutdown, Pelosi suggests delay of Trump’s State of the Union address

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.

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Purple Heart Homes, R3SM, renovate home of veteran with disabilities

Internet access expansion bill passes MS House

Former water association president released on bond after embezzlement charge

WATCH: Gov. Phil Bryant delivers final State of the State address

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

C Spire is offering unpaid federal workers flexible payment options on their wireless, home phone, TV and internet services.
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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.

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

Pine Belt teachers chosen to receive environmental education grants

Hattiesburg man wanted for armed robbery

Marion Co. man arrested on drug charges

Family of man charged in deadly stabbing speaks

Hattiesburg man charged in federal racketeering conspiracy

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

Law enforcement agencies launch Pine Belt Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force

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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.

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

Mississippi native Sarah Thomas makes NFL history

Sarah Thomas, a Mississippi native, makes NFL history by becoming the first woman to officiate in a playoff game.

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Investigators: Deadly Hattiesburg fire caused by smoking

Bond set for Hattiesburg man charged with 2nd-degree murder

Roller coaster forecast includes possible severe storms, potential big freeze

Hattiesburg receives MDEQ grant

JCSD: Two men wanted in connection to armed robbery, assault

The incident happened on Jan. 2 on Hwy. 11 near Heidelberg, according to Sheriff Randy Johnson.
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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.

USM trio win events at UAB indoor meet

Mississippi native Sarah Thomas makes NFL history

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

FIRST ALERT: Cold weather heading toward the Pine Belt