James Meredith speaks at Jones College

Monday evening civil rights activist James Meredith addressed students at Jones College.

  LIVE: US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

U.S. federal distribution channels, including mass vaccination sites, will pause the use of the J&J shot, and states and other providers are expected to follow.
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  Expert: Chauvin did not take actions of ‘reasonable officer’

Seth Stoughton, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, judged Chauvin’s actions against what a reasonable officer in the same situation would have done, and repeatedly found that Chauvin did not meet that test.

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  NCAA suggests states with transgender ban will not host championships

Mississippi receives D+ in White House’s infrastructure report

Jones College makes more history, grabs top seed at NJCAA women’s basketball tournament

  Waynesboro Municipal Airport receives $190K grant

NWS confirms 4 tornadoes touched down during Friday’s storms

National Weather Service confirms four tornadoes touched down in Central/South Mississippi during storms on April 9-10.
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  LIVE: Defense set to take turn in Derek Chauvin trial

Prosecutors effectively wrapped up their case Monday with tender memories from George Floyd’s younger brother and testimony from a police use-of-force expert.

  ‘Right Way To Throw Away Day’ set for Forrest, Lamar counties

  Murder trial begins for man charged in 2017 Marion County killing

Increasing variants threaten progress against COVID-19 fight, Dobbs says

18-wheeler overturns on I-59 north near Lumberton

Monday’s burn to cover nearly 940 acres in Wayne County

Man shot overnight in Jones County

MSDH: Daily COVID-19 numbers dip back below 100 again

William Carey graduates 47 new pharmacists from accelerated program

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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun, police say

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.

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  NCAA suggests states with transgender ban will not host championships

USM sweeps C-USA doubleheader from UAB

UAB bats muffled as Blazers manage just eight hits in two losses Saturday at Southern Miss.

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MBN warns of counterfeit meds after recent overdoses

Reeves ‘deeply saddened’ by death of Jefferson Davis Co. deputy killed in crash

Jefferson Davis County deputy dies in vehicle accident

  USM finishes off weekend baseball sweep of visiting UAB

  Bassfield native NFL players help feed community

Bassfield native NFL players return to help give out free meals at the Thompson Sports Complex.
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Half of US adults to be vaccinated by end of week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 46% of adults in the US have already received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 28% are fully vaccinated.

  Birthday parties, Overnight Stays returning to Hattiesburg Zoo

  Cool down expected Sunday night

MSDH: New coronavirus cases slip to less than 120 Sunday

Appeals Court: MDOT not responsible for tree branch that crashed into parade float