Players of the Pine Belt: Sacred Heart’s Kasen Noble ready to go on two fronts

Sacred Heart's Kasen Noble will be a key player on both the offensive and defensive lines for the Crusaders.

Remains of 9 killed in California Marine sinking recovered

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.
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  Warnings flashed for years of explosives at heart of Beirut

Rescue teams are searching the rubble of Beirut’s port for bodies nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon’s capital, killing nearly 150 people and wounding thousands.

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Man sought in connection to Forrest Co. aggravated assault investigation

  As average new coronavirus cases drop for eighth-straight day, Gov. Reeves says curve starting to flatten

  Salvation Army, Walmart team up for ‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive

  Ways to manage back-to-school stress amid pandemic

As the situation for students returning to school continues to change and a number of differences have popped up since last year, returning to campus during the COVID-19 pandemic can be stressful.
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Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Federal prosecutors say a former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

  Hundreds come out for Bok Homa Casino reopening

C-USA board approves football timeline, protocols

  Three members of Laurel Fire Department promoted

Two arrested in connection to fatal stabbing in Pearl River County

$5,000 reward offered for info on Jones County arson fires

Mississippi Power lending a hand in Pennsylvania

1,036 COVID-19 cases confirmed in MS, 23 additional deaths reported

  Coronavirus in Mississippi: 65,436 cases, 1,848 deaths reported by health dept.

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  Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

A breakdown in the talks would put at risk more than $100 billion to help reopen schools, a fresh round of $1,200 direct payments to most people and hundreds of billions of dollars for state and local governments to help them avoid furloughing workers and cutting services as tax revenues shrivel.

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  Players of the Pine Belt: Sacred Heart’s Kasen Noble ready to go on two fronts

Tim’s Two Cents podcast with USM assistant athletic director Jack Duggan

WDAM's Tim Doherty talks with University of Southern Mississippi assistant athletic director/communications Jack Duggan.

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  Presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen coming through MS this weekend

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MDE to provide 400K students with computer devices

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  Players of the Pine Belt: Purvis RB Ty Badon to take on larger role in 2020

Purvis High School junior running back Ty Badon is expected to take on a bigger role for the Tornadoes during the 2020 football season.
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  US hiring slows in July as signs of lasting damage emerge

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

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