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The CDC is expected to announce the new guidelines at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.

As Ole Miss gets ready for its season opener on Sept. 6, here are four position battles to pay attention to during fall practices.

60 years of activism: From the Freedom Rides to BLM, generations discuss work, parallels

Quarterback isn't Mississippi's strongest position this year, but here are five to watch

Analysis: If SEC adds Texas and Oklahoma, the conference could generate as much revenue as NCAA

"I tell people all the time, 'My son didn't die of COVID. No. But every other virus he gets is 10 times worse because of it,'" said Stephanie Ulrich, whose 14-month-old son battled COVID-19.

Amid different movements, young activists step into their own. Six decades separate their arrests, but some wonder if they're really so different.

The U.S. women finished with silver, the first time since the 2010 world championships that the Americans did not win the team title at a worlds or Olympics.

Here are five quarterbacks to watch during the Mississippi high school football season this fall.


Tommy Mabry was shot, arrested at 11 and kicked out of 10 schools. Friday, he received his Ph.D. from Jackson State.

In a letter, they said they are ready to sue the state if prison conditions aren't improved.

Brett Favre was paid $1.1M in welfare money. What's happened since he promised to repay it?

The nine-member commission for the new state flag has chosen the New Magnolia Flag design to go on the Nov. 3 ballot. What do you think about the choice?

A Bronze Star veteran in Collins is caught in limbo over prosthetic legs he needs to live an independent life and a fight surrounding who should pay for them.

Debra Brown becomes first Black female chief judge in Mississippi.

Saturday marks what would have been Emmett Till's 79th birthday, and there are some who feel his story still isn't being told. Actor @TayeDiggs  is working to help the @EmmettTill  Legacy Foundation spread the word and bring closure to the case.  

Jackson State blocks Clarion Ledger reporter from covering Deion Sanders' program at SWAC media day