MAYOR: Citywide curfew at 7 p.m. after tornado hits Jonesboro, damaging multiple businesses, mall, homes

A severe weather system Saturday afternoon first brought a reported tornado to the Jackson County area, with the National Weather Service issuing tornado warnings for the region.

‘Off the charts’: Virus hotspots grow in middle America; Illinois infant with virus dies

The U.S. leads the world in reported cases with more than 112,000, but five countries exceed its roughly 1,700 deaths.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.

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Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

  Tickets now available for 21st annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway!

FIRST ALERT: Tracking rain & storms Saturday afternoon and evening

  First coronavirus death reported in DeSoto County, health dept. confirms

  663 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 13 deaths

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise.
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  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.

Memphis police locate 2 missing teenage girls

  Professionals say your gloves may not protect you if you wear them wrong

Suspect on the run after deadly double shooting in Memphis

  Mid-South organizations team up to deliver 14-day food packages to families in need

  St. Jude employee dedicates years serving up smiles to children from around the world

  The Investigators: Prisoners granted parole may not be released during COVID-19 pandemic

  Emotional contagion: Coronavirus threat can take a toll on mental health

  MATA announces 3 additional routes in response to passenger needs

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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.

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U.S. Olympic Rifle Team member and University of Memphis Graduate Assistant reacts to postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Tiger’s Achiuwa named NABC First Team

Patriots release former Tiger star Gostkowski

  Mid-South fitness studios turn to virtual classes during coronavirus pandemic

Several fitness studios in the Mid-South are local businesses that shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But owners aren’t letting their students go without a workout, they’re just bringing them into their homes -- virtually.

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  Mid-South hospitals faring well so far for ventilators amid COVID-19 spread

  Memphis VA announces easier virtual access for veterans during COVID-19 emergency

Hollywood Feed now offering curbside pick-up, extends free delivery until April

U.S. Olympic Rifle Team member and University of Memphis Graduate Assistant reacts to postponement of Tokyo Olympics

  Memphis funeral home adapts operations as COVID-19 cases increase in the Mid-South

From who can make funeral arrangements to who can attend a funeral service. Taylor says the funeral home is down to about two family members that can come in.
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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

  Shelby County municipalities extend executive orders due to rise in county COVID-19 cases

  COVID-19 testing ramps up in DeSoto County with one-day-only drive-thru testing center

  More than 1,000 cases of coronavirus in Tennessee, including 6 deaths

  Mid-South business headlines: How a Mid-South high-end bicycle shop owner has adapted to the pandemic