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State Health Officer Tries To Calm Ebola Fears

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Mississippi's top doc Mary Currier says risks of Ebola coming to Mississippi are very low but that hospitals are ready to respond.

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Miss. Largest Medical Facility: "As Prepared As We Can Be" for Ebola

Posted by Paul Boger

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is coordinating efforts with the state and the Centers for Disease Control to take every precaution against the potentially deadly disease.

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St. Dominic's President: Medicaid Expansion Proposal In Works

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

The president of a major Jackson hospital says providers around Mississippi are working on a plan to convince reluctant state lawmakers to expand Medicaid. 

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Full Obamacare Repeal Unlikely According to Miss. GOP rep.

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Third district congressman Greg Harper now says it is unrealistic to think that the health care reform law can be fully repealed.

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Oyster Aquaculture Project Hopes To Jumpstart Production

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Mississippi’s oyster harvest has fallen 84 percent in the past decade. A Pass Christian oyster processor is trying to reverse that trend.

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Mississippi Gay Marriage Ban Seeing Federal Challenge

Posted by Paul Boger

Two same-sex couples in Mississippi are challenging the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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Childers: Support 'Pay Check Fairness'

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Former congressman Travis Childers is making his pitch to unseat incumbent Senator Thad Cochran while trying to keep people focused on the race.

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Majority of Miss. Kindergartners Not Ready To Learn

Posted by Paul Boger

Nearly two-thirds of Mississippi five-year-olds are not prepared for kindergarten according to the State Department of Education.

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Mississippi Tops List For Childhood Vaccination

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Mississippi is once again the state with the highest rate of childhood vaccinations with more 99-percent of kids receiving the shots.

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Mississippi To Submit Four Proposals For Spill Funding

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Some environmental groups say Mississippi is on the right track with its proposals for the latest round of post-BP oil spill funding under the Restore Act.

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