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In Jackson, the month of June is off to a blistering start. The valley is set to experience several unseasonably hot days in the coming week, with highs expected to reach the upper 80s and low 90s. Locals will have noticed temperatures fluctuating in the past weeks between unusually cold and exceedingly warm extremes. According …

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a press briefing at the White House, in Washington. Fauci is participating along with soprano Renee Fleming, the CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna and the lead guitarist of Aerosmith among others in a unique three-day Vatican conference starting Thursday, May …

Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead at a Florida hotel on Monday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. The 38-year-old’s cause of death is not currently known. Jackson was found by a hotel housekeeper at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, police said, adding that there were “no apparent signs of trauma.” Jackson …

In a statement posted to his Instagram account on Friday, the singer issued an apology to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson for “missteps” that he says contributed to “a system that condones misogyny and racism.” “I’ve seen the messages, tags, comments and concerns and I want to respond,” he wrote. “I am deeply sorry for …

As one of his first actions as President, Joe Biden has issued an executive order overturning the much controversial Executive Order 13950: Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping. In addition to additional actions aimed at promoting and ensuring equity, the new Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government …

As a limited supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. While one of the bigger sites in Broward County is switching how it will be taking residents in to get vaccinated, Miami-Dade County is …

Lamar Jackson wanted desperately to exorcise the demons infused into his career by the Tennessee Titans, and he did just that with a 20-13 victory at Nissan Stadium on NFL Super Wild-Card Weekend. Things didn’t start off the way he planned though, and he had to battle back to get the job done. While the …

Miami’s Jackson Health System will begin offering appointments to the public for COVID-19 vaccinations. Jackson Health’s online portal for registration will open Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with about 2,000 daily appointments available, with priority going to senior citizens. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the portal during a news conference at Jackson Memorial Hospital Monday. …

Jackson Health System is set to become the next facility in South Florida to begin the COVID-19 vaccination process for members of the elderly community. Officials will begin Wednesday distributing the vaccine to more than 10,000 patients ages 65 and older receiving care at their facilities who are at special risk of contracting the virus. …