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January 20, 2021

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New Orleans Jazz Fest delayed until October

The coronavirus pandemic, which forced the cancellation of last year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, is forcing the postponement of the festival this year. ... Read more

18 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Rocket test cut short in Mississippi could stall NASA’s moon shot

NASA is considering a second firing of its moon rocket engines after a critical test came up short over the weekend, a move that could ... Read more

18 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

U.S. Army soldier arrested in Georgia, charged with plotting to blow up 9/11 memorial in New York

A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City’s 9/11 ... Read more

22 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man headed to prison for trying to lure teen boy for sex

A Mississippi man was sentenced to spend a decade in federal prison last week after he admitted to trying to entice a person he believed ... Read more

22 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi reports lower-than-average new coronavirus cases, but dozens more deaths

Mississippi reported the lowest, single-day number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases since Christmas Tuesday, but dozens more deaths blamed on the virus. The Mississippi State ... Read more

22 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi county to put up marker honoring lynching victims near statue honoring Confederate soldiers

A Mississippi county will put up a marker to remember Black men who were lynched by white mobs between 1885 and 1935. It will be ... Read more

24 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man in custody after human trafficking investigation

A Mississippi man was taken into custody after the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation conducted a human trafficking operation in Montgomery County. On December 27, 2020, ... Read more

24 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi man arrested for allegedly assaulting Uber driver

A Mississippi man is facing assault charges after an altercation with an Uber driver last year. On Oct. 25, 2020, an officer with the Oxford ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

Inmates placing preorders for cigarettes before state lifts smoke ban in Mississippi prisons on Feb. 1

Some inmates are placing pre-orders for cigarettes before Mississippi lifts its smoke ban in prisons on Feb. 1. According to WLBT News in Jackson, some ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi officials: Three opioid-related deaths in first two weeks of 2021 underscores alarming trend for region

One Mississippi community is sounding the alarm on what could be a rising trend of opioid overdose in the region. Four opioid-related overdoses — including ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

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