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Driving safely in wet conditions

With showers, storms in tonight and tomorrow’s forecast, police say they’re expecting to see accidents hike up. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson spoke with authorities about how to make the safest commute when the roads are slippery. Wet roads are responsible for 1.2 million traffic accidents every year, this according to AAA. A slippery situation, Sergeant […]
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Mississippi casino revenue

Casinos in Mississippi’s river region won less from gamblers in April while casinos along the state’s Gulf Coast won more. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers lost $175 million last month, down three percent from $181 million in April 2016. April is traditionally a middling month for Mississippi casinos, compared to busy March fueled by […]
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MS State Rep’s remarks ignite fire in the capital

A story that started on Facebook has once again thrust Mississippi into the spotlight, as State Representative Karl Oliver recently made an offensive statement regarding the removal of New Orlean’s confederate monuments. State Representative Karl Oliver is in hot water for comments he made on his personal Facebook page regarding the recent removal of Confederate […]
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Babylympics: Battle of the Babies

Grab the milk, bottles and your tiny tot for the Babylympics Battle of the Babies. JZ 94 is teaming up with the Salvation Army to raise money for the Kroc Center in Biloxi and they wanted to do it in a cute way. Organizers say it was a video that inspired them. Toddlers six months […]
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Groundwork underway on Popps Ferry Causeway Park in Biloxi

Progress is underway on the Popps Ferry Causeway Park project in Biloxi. According to Biloxi city officials, over the next 12 months Popps Ferry Causeway Park is getting a total makeover. The project includes upgrades to the fishing piers and boat ramps, new kayak launches, nature trials and an open-air interpretive center. Construction is in […]
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Click It or Ticket campaign May 22 through June 4

‘Click it or ticket:’ that’s the message from police departments across the Coast as today kicks off a seat belt campaign. The Click it or Ticket period coincides with the busy travel season as families hit the road for summer vacations. In 2015, nearly half of the 22,441 people killed in car crashes were unrestrained. […]
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Fatal shooting in Pascagoula

An early morning shooting in Pascagoula left one man dead. Officials say the shooting appears to be the result of a domestic dispute. News 25 was on scene this morning as police investigated. Neighbor Maya Johnson said, “To me, I would describe them as a loving couple, never saw them arguing, but I don’t know […]
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Lawmaker under fire for Facebook post

One Mississippi lawmaker known for his controversial social media posts is under fire again. State Representative Karl Oliver made this post on his Facebook page regarding New Orleans city officials removing Confederate monuments. Oliver says, “If the, and I use this term loosely, ‘leadership’ of Louisiana wishes to, in a Nazi-ish fashion, burn books or […]
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The newest Starbucks cafe is now brewing inside Harrah’s Gulf Coast

Harrah’s Gulf Coast added another invigorating draw to its resort this morning: introducing Starbucks. The iconic coffeehouse partnered with the Caesars Entertainment property to bring their high-quality brews to locals and guests of the resort and casino. The addition grows Harrah’s rich portfolio of amenities, and complements the numerous improvements made to the resort since […]
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Former MGCCC tennis player Skyler Flowers dies in wreck

Former Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College men’s tennis player Skyler Flowers was killed Saturday in a car accident in Holmes County, Miss. “He was a standup guy,” Gulf Coast coach Gary Bourgeois said. “He played his sophomore year with a torn rotator cuff. He would not let that injury stand in the way of him […]