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Some Mississippians decide to receive vaccine as COVID-19 cases increase in state

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – As the Delta variant continues to spread in Mississippi, some have decided that it’s time to get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Delta variant may be just as contagious as the chickenpox. While there have been breakthrough cases of fully vaccinated people contracting the Delta variant, chances are that symptoms will be much lighter.
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Three killed in two-vehicle crash on Lakeland Drive Saturday have been identified

FLOWOOD, Miss. — Flowood police and fire responded to a deadly crash Saturday morning. Flowood police said they attempted to stop a vehicle for careless driving on Lakeland Drive near Lakeland Commons. The driver attempted to escape by first turning into a nearby mall. The drive then went to the wrong side of lake drive directly toward oncoming traffic.
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2020 and 2021 classes inducted into Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The fallout from a pandemic for once providing a pretty cool moment at the Jackson Convention on Saturday night. The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inducted 11 new members, six from the 2021 class as well as five from a 2020 class who had to wait on their official induction for a year due to COVID-19. “It’s a special day to be honored with other greats,” said former Ole Miss and NFL linebacker Patrick Willis who is a part of the 2020 class along with Jerry Boatner, Pete Brown, Janet Marie Smith and Larry Templeton.
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Health processionals expect cases to rise ahead of start of school

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi schools that have started early are already seeing an increase in exposures and cases in schools. Health professionals expect to see this trend continue to rise as more children start in-person learning. “We’re already seeing for those schools who have started back that they’re seeing a...
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3 killed in Flowood crash, police say

FLOWOOD, Miss. (WJTV) – Three people are dead after a crash in Flowood early Saturday morning. According to Flowood police, an officer was attempting to stop a vehicle for careless driving on Lakeland Drive near Lakeland Commons, but the driver ran from the officer by turning into a nearby mall.
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Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inducts 2020/2021 Class

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inducted 11 new members at the Jackson Convention Center Saturday night. Both the 2020 and 2021 class came together for the ceremony as last year’s class wasn’t able to properly be inducted due to Covid-19.