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Former President Trump faces probes from 5 independently New! 2021-03-01 22:48:00Five independently elected investigators have turned their attention to former President Donald Trump, a sign his legal woes are mounting as he no lon

MI couple travels to MS for vaccine New! 2021-03-01 22:37:00A Michigan couple traveled to Mississippi for a vaccine, but they ended up going home without a shot.

Owners frustrated after Jackson homeless shelter becomes target New! 2021-03-01 22:27:00And most recently they say it took police two hours to show up

'We are doing everything we can': Jackson crews New! 2021-03-01 22:26:00Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said the city's Public Works Department is doing everything they can to push water to the entire city.

Minimum wage hike all but dead in big New! 2021-03-01 21:10:00Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead Monday as the Senate prepared t

Volunteers build ramp for disabled veteran who hadn't New! 2021-03-01 19:56:00A retired Coast Guardsman who uses a wheelchair had been stuck inside his home for more than two years. He had been unable to get his old wheelchair o

11-year-old girl discovers parents dead in bed. They New! 2021-03-01 19:45:00A Missouri couple diagnosed with COVID-19 were recently found dead in bed by their 11-year-old daughter.

COVID-19: How we got here, why vaccine isn’t New! 2021-03-01 19:39:00Mask wearing, distancing ourselves from family and friends are just a few of the changes we have made in our lives during this pandemic.

Suspects arrested in deadly Pattison club shooting denied New! 2021-03-01 19:35:00According to Claiborne County Sherriff Edward Goods, it happened early Saturday morning at Wilson's Lounge on Pattison-Tillman Road.

Firefighter who survived COVID-19 grateful after life-saving double New! 2021-03-01 19:29:00An Oklahoma firefighter is making what hospital officials call a “remarkable” recovery after surviving COVID-19 and receiving a double lun

Some JPS schools return to in-person learning after New! 2021-03-01 19:10:0019 Jackson Public Schools will be returning to in-person learning today.

Experts just released the first-ever mask standard for New! 2021-03-01 18:43:00A new face mask standard is helping consumers buy protective and breathable face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. Experts explain what it me

Northeast Mississippi Daily

Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed New! 2021-03-02 03:09:28GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been rel

INFODAS SDoT Security Gateway receives NATO SECRET approval New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00COLOGNE, Germany, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The bi-directional SDoT Security Gateway received a general NATO SECRET approval from the NATO Militar

Montreal faces Ottawa on 4-game home slide New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Ottawa Senators (8-15-1, seventh in the North Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (9-6-5, fourth in the North Division)

Vegas hosts Minnesota after Pacioretty's 2-goal game New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Minnesota Wild (12-6-1, third in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (13-4-1, first in the West Division)

Blues visit the Ducks after Sanford's 2-goal game New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00St. Louis Blues (12-8-2, second in the West Division) vs. Anaheim Ducks (6-11-5, eighth in the West Division)

Top East Division teams square off in Bruins-Capitals New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Washington Capitals (12-5-4, first in the East Division) vs. Boston Bruins (12-5-2, second in the East Division)

Canucks visit the Jets after shutout win New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Vancouver Canucks (9-14-2, sixth in the North Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (13-7-1, third in the North Division)

Carolina visits Nashville following overtime win New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Carolina Hurricanes (14-6-1, third in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (10-11-0, sixth in the Central Division)

Arizona takes on Los Angeles, seeks 4th straight New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Arizona Coyotes (9-9-3, sixth in the West Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (9-7-4, fifth in the West Division)

Toronto takes on Edmonton, aims for 5th straight New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Toronto Maple Leafs (17-4-2, first in the North Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (14-10-0, second in the North Division)

San Jose faces Colorado in division matchup New! 2021-03-02 03:05:00Colorado Avalanche (11-7-1, fourth in the West Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (8-9-2, seventh in the West Division)

La certification EXCiPACT répond aux plus hautes normes New! 2021-03-02 03:01:28LEIPZIG, Allemagne--(BUSINESS WIRE)--mars 2, 2021--

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Break iT at the Outlets, Bravo! Coquerel Wine 2021-03-01 13:57:50The Outlets of Mississippi recently opened a new attraction called "Break iT," which is a "Smash Room" where customers can physically smash items

Misery Lingers for Many Without Water in Mississippi 2021-03-01 11:07:18Water for flushing toilets was being distributed at seven sites in Mississippi’s capital city—more than 10 days after winter storms wreake

Analysis: Mississippi Leaders Try Big, Quick Tax Changes 2021-03-01 11:01:54When then-Gov. William Winter wanted to make substantial changes to Mississippi's education system in the early 1980s, he and his staff spent months

Historians Oppose Bill to Change Archives Board Nominations 2021-03-01 10:58:05JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Historians are opposing a bill that they say could politicize the board that governs the Mississippi Department of Archive

Jackson Water Update: Feb. 28, 2021 2021-02-28 10:37:48The following is a verbatim statement from the City of Jackson. (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Saturd

Walmart Taking Vaccine Appointments in Jackson, MSDH Releases 2021-02-26 13:56:28Walmart is currently taking appointments and administering Pfizer vaccinations in a new Jackson location until March 1. Partnering with the Jackson Ho

City of Jackson Update for Thursday Evening 2021-02-26 10:31:46(JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Thursday, February 25, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter we

Mississippi House Kills Proposal for Gas Tax Election 2021-02-25 18:22:12JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House is backing away from a proposal for a statewide election on increasing gasoline and diesel fuel taxe

Daggers Drawn: Lumumba and Stokes Trade Blame As 2021-02-25 14:17:04Amid a water crisis in the wake of a serious winter-weather storm, Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba and Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes gave dueling statement

New Belhaven Track Facility, JSU Campus Energy Network 2021-02-25 14:10:32Belhaven University recently completed construction on a new eight-lane track and field complex. The track facility is located on the north side of th

Southern Exposure: Cold Wreaks Havoc on Aging Waterworks 2021-02-25 10:44:01JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The sunshine is back and the ice has melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze across the South, many communities a

City of Jackson Update for Wednesday Evening 2021-02-25 10:41:55(JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Wednesday, February 24, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter w

The Mississippi Link

Center receives grant for work preserving Emmett Till 2021-02-22 14:07:25A Mississippi institution is receiving a grant to advance its work in teaching people about the legacy of Emmett Till, a Black teenager from Chicago w

Maintenance workers keep hospital afloat by the bucket 2021-02-22 14:04:16By CALEB MCCLUSKEY, Enterprise-Journal MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) _ Neither rain, snow nor waterless pipes could prevent Southwest Mississippi Regional Medica

Paper Chase: Tackling Companies’ Wasteful Printing Habits 2021-02-22 13:25:37Have you ever considered how many kinds of paper we use and handle every day? Newspaper, office-printed paper, tickets, bills, banknotes, receipts, bo

Height Of Trashion: Giving Recycled Clothes A Green 2021-02-22 13:22:34It took 1,320 liters of water to produce your new pair of jeans and twice that much to produce the cotton shirt you wear with it. When these items are

Streamlined Meds: Camel Antibodies Key To Treating Prostate 2021-02-22 13:21:20A camel may be man’s best friend. Antibodies from female camels can help fight prostate cancer by delivering potent drugs to cancer cells withou

No BS: Invention Could Solve Planet’s Massive Manure 2021-02-22 13:19:23RAMAT GAN, Israel — An invention originally designed to transform dog droppings into odorless powder is being tested as a solution for the anima

Chill Out Old Man: Cannabis Can Reduce Blood 2021-02-22 13:17:44Medical cannabis has proven beneficial for a wide variety of health conditions. Now, a first-of-its-kind study in adults aged 60 and above with hypert

Reform Redux: Senate Could Bring Major Voting, Anti-Corruption 2021-02-22 10:31:56House Democrats want to make sweeping changes to campaign finance and election law, and that begins with H.R. 1, the “For The People Act.”

I SAW THE SIEGE: Del. Stacey Plaskett Was 2021-02-22 08:01:44During Black History Month, Zenger News presents “I Saw the Siege,” a series of on-camera interviews with African-American eyewitnesses to

VIDEO: Drunk Driver Arrested After Dangerous Chase In 2021-02-21 17:49:12DAGESTAN, Russia — A Russian drunk-driver was arrested as he tried to flee from the cops after committing an accident in Russia on Feb. 8. The s

Natchez could add names on monument to civil 2021-02-12 18:23:46Organizers say more names could be added to a monument commemorating an October 1965 civil rights demonstration in Mississippi. The granite monument i

Mississippi circuit judge dies of COVID-19 complications 2021-02-12 18:19:54A 71-year-old Mississippi judge has died of complications of COVID-19, the state Administrative Office of Courts said in a statement Tuesday. Circuit