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Bumble removed its political views filter after women New! 2021-01-16 21:15:00A tweet by attorney Allison Norris about men who were at the Jan. 6 riots — and information relayed to the FBI — caught traction online.

Police arrest man in DC who had loaded New! 2021-01-16 21:14:00U.S. Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man as he attempted to pass through a police checkpoint in downtown D.C. with fake inaugural credentials and a

House leaders ask for FBI docs to assess New! 2021-01-16 20:58:00Committee leaders said they're seeking to know how security intelligence was shared and whether it was paused, delayed or withheld.

Jackson firefighters working to contain fire at plant New! 2021-01-16 19:53:00The business is located on Industrial Drive and Outer Circle

Security guard shot in armed robbery at Vicksburg New! 2021-01-16 19:53:00Two men in masks approached him demanding money, he said

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 New! 2021-01-16 19:11:00If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for yo

Friday was the last day for the IRS New! 2021-01-16 18:52:00Here's what you should do if you didn't receive your $600 stimulus payment by Friday's deadline.

Saturday Evening Weather New! 2021-01-16 18:47:0016 WAPT meteorologist Christopher Pipkin has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at New! 2021-01-16 18:16:00The Corps recognized her as the oldest living Marine on her birthday in September.

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by New! 2021-01-16 17:54:00Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up t

President-elect Biden outlines 'Day One' agenda of executive New! 2021-01-16 17:06:00In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and

COVID-19 infection grants immunity for five months, UK New! 2021-01-16 16:51:00Researchers warned that the protection was not absolute.

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Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging 2021-01-16 11:59:27KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s electoral commission said Saturday that President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth five-year term, extending hi

Dortmund rues missed penalty in 1-1 draw with 2021-01-16 11:51:39BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus missed a penalty in a 1-1 draw with lowly Mainz while Leipzig again missed the chance to move

India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive 2021-01-16 11:46:06NEW DELHI (AP) — India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining

Alaska university ski team reinstated after $628K fundraiser 2021-01-16 11:42:47ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents has reinstated the university alpine ski team after the program raised enough

Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter 2021-01-16 11:31:43FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many are

AHF L.A Times’ Ad Urges California to ‘Get 2021-01-16 11:30:47LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2021--

Bologna beats Hellas Verona 1-0 for first win 2021-01-16 11:07:14BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Bologna ended its winless run by beating Hellas Verona 1-0 in Serie A on Saturday.

Humphries wins monobob debut, Friedrich sets wins record 2021-01-16 11:04:02ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — History for Kaillie Humphries. History for Francesco Friedrich.

Will Trump's mishandling of records leave a hole 2021-01-16 11:03:34WASHINGTON (AP) — The public won’t see President Donald Trump’s White House records for years, but there’s growing concern the

Loch on the brink of clinching World Cup 2021-01-16 11:00:28OBERHOF, Germany (AP) — Felix Loch is about to reclaim his title as World Cup luge overall champion.

MSDH reports 2,680 new COVID-19 cases, 70 deaths 2021-01-16 10:35:00The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday reported 2,680 additional cases of COVID-19 and 70 deaths related to the virus as of 6 p.m. Jan

Skoda to withdraw sponsorship if Belarus hosts hockey 2021-01-16 10:33:05PRAGUE (AP) — Czech carmaker Skoda has warned that it will withdraw its sponsorship of the ice hockey world championship if Belarus remains as c

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Mississippi Vaccine Appointments Fill Up as Demand Surges 2021-01-14 11:23:53JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Health Department said Wednesday that the state cannot take any more appointments for COVID-19 vaccination

Mississippi Legislature Again Mulling Teacher Pay Increases 2021-01-14 11:01:54JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators are once again mulling pay increases for the state's teachers. Senate Bill 2001, which unanimous

Mississippi Lottery Leader: Don't Fall Victim to Scams 2021-01-14 10:46:21JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation is warning people not to fall victim to scams. Tom Shaheen said in a

Delays Hinder COVID Vaccinations As Requirements, Access Loosen 2021-01-13 13:41:02More Mississippians than ever now qualify for COVID-19 vaccinations, but only one-quarter of the total doses in the state so far have been administere

Meredith Anding Jr., Member of the 'Tougaloo Nine,' 2021-01-13 12:01:37JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Meredith C. Anding Jr., a member of the “Tougaloo Nine," who famously participated in a library “read-in&rdqu

Ex-Crimestoppers Board Member Accused of Embezzlement 2021-01-13 11:55:08JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former board member of a Mississippi Crimestoppers' group has been arrested following her indictment for embezzlement.

Governor Tate Reeves Announces New COVID-19 Measures 2021-01-12 17:56:59JACKSON — Today, Gov. Tate Reeves announced those who are 65 years and older or have a pre-existing medical condition are now eligible to make a

OPINION: Mississippi’s Republican Cats Up Trump’s Authoritarian Tree 2021-01-12 15:25:26 One of Mississippi’s senators and three of its congressmen chose to jump on the Trump bandwagon, objecting last week to final certification of

City Prepares Shelter for Homeless as Temperature Dips 2021-01-12 14:04:09The dip in temperature creates the need to provide shelters for the homeless population in Jackson. Constituent Services Representative Keyshia Sander

Murder Charge Dismissed After Debunked Bite-Mark Testimony 2021-01-12 12:34:27JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has dismissed a murder charge against a Black man who spent more than a quarter-century on death row i

Black Doctors Work to Reduce Skepticism of COVID-19 2021-01-11 14:04:21JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As many Black residents in Mississippi remain doubtful about the benefits of taking a COVID-19 vaccine when available, mor

Black Axes Northpark, City Limits Cafe and Friends 2021-01-11 13:58:53Northpark (1200 E. County Line Road, Ridgeland) in Ridgeland recently announced that a new location for Black Axes Throwing Club will soon open at the

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Ode to H2O: Eight Cups a Day Helps 2021-01-14 16:56:51Water is essential to life, but we don’t always drink enough. Drinking water can be difficult when such temptations as juices, soft drinks and a

Ancient Remedies: Hueseros Provide Alternative Healing Methods 2021-01-14 15:44:31The hueseros, or sobadores (bonesetters) are an integral and deeply rooted part of Mexican and Latin American culture and identity. How

Meet The World’s First Social Media Network 2021-01-14 15:32:12The Internet is one of the most important landmarks in human history, creating a before and after in modern civilization. Email, web pages, discussion

Small-Business Strategies for Fending Off Cyber Pirates 2021-01-14 14:57:47In recent months, so-called cyber pirates have penetrated the firewall of U.S. government offices, large corporations’ secure connections and ev

Reward Offered After ‘Trump’ Etched into Huge Manatee’s 2021-01-14 14:44:31CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of whoever etched “Trump” onto a ma

How Archeologists Are Working to Uncover and Preserve 2021-01-14 14:15:50ISRAEL — For a small country, Israel boasts a huge number of ancient mosaics — some 7,000 of them to be precise. And that only includes on

Conservation Nonprofit to Buy and Protect Land in 2021-01-14 14:13:15A nonprofit founded by two Israeli professors has raised enough money to purchase and protect two plots of land. This is My Earth (TiME), created in 2

App Enables Users to Track Brain Disorders on 2021-01-14 10:21:38BINYAMINA, Israel — People with chronic diseases are advised to stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic because they are at risk for complic

Israeli University Nanosatellites Aim to Democratize Space 2021-01-14 08:00:37Two Israeli universities have launched homebuilt “social” nanosatellites with the goal of making outer-space research affordable and acces

The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther 2021-01-14 00:51:51By Kenya Zardaman-Ramirez, Contributing Writer, The 1950s were a dark time for the black man in America. Back then, the black man – an important

Peco Foods closing 3 Mississippi locations 2021-01-08 18:55:38A family-owned Mississippi poultry company said Thursday it is closing three of its locations in the state. Peco Foods’ facilities in Brooksvill

Mississippi schools chief: Ease mandates on some tests 2021-01-08 18:52:21By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Mississippi high school students will take end-of-course exams and third graders will t

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