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Luke Bryan takes top prize, but it was New! 2021-04-19 10:54:00Here's a look at some of the top moments of the night.

Watch Live: Closing arguments underway in Derek Chauvin New! 2021-04-19 10:45:00Both attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with killing George Floyd, are making their closing arguments.

Flowood police searching for stolen car, carjacker New! 2021-04-19 10:25:00Police received a call Sunday evening about an armed carjacking at the Reflection Point Apartments.

Woman dies after parachute gets tangled at California New! 2021-04-19 10:11:00The FAA is investigating, and said their investigations are limited to inspections of the parachute rigging.

These things in your basement could be worth New! 2021-04-19 10:01:00Sometimes holding on to things pays off!

Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing 26 years later New! 2021-04-19 09:56:00168 people lost their lives on April 19, 1995.

COVID-19 vaccine: Where to get the shot in New! 2021-04-19 09:40:00Find out here if you're eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine and if so, how you can get a shot.

Monday Weather Webcast New! 2021-04-19 08:22:00Monday Weather Webcast

'He was very sentimental': Community helps widow fulfill New! 2021-04-19 08:08:00Ed Doty was loved in his community and known for telling everyone his dream. Last week Ed died of a stroke, but the community made sure his dream stil

Overnight apartment shooting ends in woman shot in New! 2021-04-19 08:00:00According to neighbors, they heard the first gunshots around 1 a.m. and again around at 4 a.m. when the woman was shot.

'Push the limits': Mars helicopter completes its historic New! 2021-04-19 07:37:00The first powered, controlled flight on another planet took place early Monday morning.

'Never give up': This 6-year-old girl is riding New! 2021-04-19 07:32:00Paige Tobin is a kindergarten student. An Instagram video of her skating recently collected more than 1.4 million views!

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Remote Alaska villages boast high vaccination rates New! 2021-04-19 01:11:45JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — John Waghiyi remembers rushing his cousin to the clinic in the Bering Sea city of Savoonga in December, worried he was hav

Small-town North Dakota native tells big-league stories New! 2021-04-19 01:01:07BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former big-league baseball pitcher and North Dakota native Rick Helling visited Bismarck recently to talk a little basebal

Number of Shares and Voting Rights of Innate New! 2021-04-19 01:00:00MARSEILLE, France, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pursuant to the article L. 233-8 II of the French “Code de Commerce” and the article

Daily Journal high school softball rankings, April 19 New! 2021-04-19 01:00:00DAILY JOURNAL SOFTBALL RANKINGS

Bryan Blitz steps down from Missouri soccer after New! 2021-04-19 00:41:00Missouri soccer will go through a change of leadership for the first time ever as Blitz's long tenure comes to an end.

Georgia's Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye New! 2021-04-19 00:31:48ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden called Georgia's new voting law an “atrocity.” A leading Black bishop called for a national boyc

Leonard returns, Clippers rout Timberwolves 124-105 New! 2021-04-19 00:27:39LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George led five starters in double figures with 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves

Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0 in Cascadia Cup opener New! 2021-04-19 00:26:29SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored in the 49th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off the 2021 Cascadia Cup with a 1-0 win over th

Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit New! 2021-04-19 00:24:06WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbindin

Trip.com Group successfully list on Hong Kong Stock New! 2021-04-19 00:19:00HONG KONG, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com Group, a leading global travel services provider, officially listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange tod

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT New! 2021-04-19 00:04:01Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Survey: 56% Say COVID-19 Is Never Going Away New! 2021-04-19 00:03:31MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are adjusting to life in the "new normal" with more than half ( 56% ) saying COVID-1

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Analysis: Initiatives Seek to Bypass Mississippi Lawmakers New! 2021-04-19 10:54:10JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters circumvented the Legislature in 2020 by approving a medical marijuana ballot initiative. People are now

Mississippi Law Will Ban Shackling Inmates During Childbirth New! 2021-04-19 10:50:20JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will join a growing number of states and the federal government in banning the use of restraints on women givi

Farmers to Families Food Boxes Giveaway in Jackson New! 2021-04-19 10:46:16JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of food boxes of fresh produce will be available for pick-up at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson on

Azia’s Picks 4-16-21 2021-04-16 14:03:18I can’t believe it's Friday already, but I’m glad to see it! I hope your week went by just as fast— mostly because we kept our head

Drive-In Movies in the Park Series 2021 2021-04-16 12:23:06Returning for its fourth year, the city’s Drive-In Movies in the Park Series begins Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17, and will continue

Mississippi Official Defends Own Comment About 'Woke' Voters 2021-04-16 11:04:26JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's top elections official says he thinks people are doing a “hatchet job” on him over comments he

Jackson Water: City Approves $1.2.million to Improve O.B. 2021-04-15 14:05:38Water production at the O.B. Curtis water treatment facility will get a boost after the City of Jackson spends $1,223,990 restoring a portion of it, P

JSU Food Giveaway and Project HEALTH, Hinds Summer 2021-04-15 13:32:26Jackson State University's Center for Community Engagement is partnering with local organizations to provide 1,500 free food boxes containing non-per

Mississippi Ends License Requirements for Some Beauty Jobs 2021-04-15 11:17:37JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi no longer requires professional licenses for people who offer low-risk beauty services, a change that will sav

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused, No Serious Reactions 2021-04-14 14:06:03The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention placed a pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations this week across the country due to reported rare

Conservation Groups Sue Engineer Corps Over Yazoo Pumps 2021-04-14 13:52:51JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a massive flood-control project in the s

Letter to Biden Says ‘Trump’s Racist Raid’ Caused 2021-04-13 13:59:28A letter to President Joe Biden is demanding action to address the plight of immigrant workers in the wake of the August 2019 federal raid of food-pro

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U.S. Oil And Gas Figures Point To Economic 2021-04-15 15:55:38A drain on commercial crude oil inventories suggests economic activity in the United States is recovering after last year’s pandemic slowdown, a

VIDEO Worth Watching: Dog Rescues Dog 2021-04-15 14:30:54A plucky Pomeranian that tumbled into a swimming pool was saved from drowning by the family’s Staffordshire bull terrier. The rescue was capture

Uganda Gives Akon Land For Cryptocurrency-Based City Amid 2021-04-15 13:46:00KAMPALA, Uganda, Many Ugandans have reacted angrily to plans by their government to offer Senegalese-American musician/actor Aliaune Damala Badara Thi

Virginia Gubernatorial Election May Further Bruise A Republican 2021-04-15 10:12:49It has now been more than a decade since a Republican won statewide office in its former Southern stronghold of Virginia. Gov. Bob F. McDonnell, who l

The Grate Escape: Dog Who Chased Rat Down 2021-04-15 09:38:11WEINBURG, Austria — A dog was rescued by Austrian firefighters after it stuck down a drain chasing a rat in the municipality of W

Phar-old Find: 3,000-Year-Old Lost City Unearthed In Egypt  2021-04-15 09:27:40LUXOR, Egypt — Archeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old city believed to be the largest ever find of the ancient Egyptians and one of

Notre Dame Cathedral’s Restoration Could Take Decades To 2021-04-15 09:25:03The April 15, 2019 fire that tore through Notre Dame de Paris was devastating — in artistic, religious and historic terms. The upper part of the

COVID-19 Deals Savage Blow To Family’s Hopes For 2021-04-15 09:10:00SEVILLE, Spain — The parents of a 10-year-old boy suffering from a rare disease have compared it to going through mourning as they “b

‘I just want my baby home’ says distraught 2021-04-15 00:06:49By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Katie Wright, the mother of the 20-year-old African American man shot and killed by police a short dis

JSU student makes American Idol’s Top 12 2021-04-15 00:05:45By Edelia Dr. Jay Carthan , Contributing Writer,   Jackson State University’s student and member of the Sonic Boom of the South, made

Health Dept: Over half a million people fully 2021-04-08 14:27:57he state of Mississippi has now administered 1.32 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to residents, according to the state health department. As

Study Warns South Asia Will Be In Grip 2021-04-08 13:23:08PUNE, India — Heatwaves — sweltering weather accompanied by high humidity during summer — are increasing in the Indian subconti