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Harrison County leaders concerned with ambulance response times

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, Miss. (WLOX) – Two people in Harrison County recently suffered cardiac issues. 911 was called. However, Harrison County supervisors just found out an American Medical Response ambulance never showed up.

Those supervisors say they want to with AMR representatives next about what they worry are slower and slower…

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Mississippi passes quicker pregnancy Medicaid coverage to try to reduce deaths of moms and babies

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-02-29 15:49:58

SUMMARY: The Mississippi passed a bill that would allow pregnant women with low incomes to obtain coverage earlier in their pregnancy, providing up to 60 days of presumptive eligibility starting July 1. This initiative aims to improve outcomes for mothers and babies in a with high rates of maternal and infant mortality. The bill, now awaiting Gov. Tate Reeves' signature, would enable women with incomes up to 194% of the federal poverty level to access Medicaid outpatient care during the initial two months of pregnancy. Proponents believe that early access to services could reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes and risks in Mississippi.

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A bill would close 3 of Mississippi’s 8 universities, but lawmakers say it’s likely to die

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-02-29 12:38:35

SUMMARY: A bill proposed in Mississippi would close three of the 's public universities by 2028, based on enrollment, federal aid, tuition rates, degree programs, and local economic impact. Lawmakers believe the bill is unlikely to pass, with concerns about lack of knowledge and opposition from both legislators and alumni groups. Previous attempts to reduce the number of universities in the state have failed due to lack of . Some suggest that providing more state support to universities could reverse enrollment declines. Republican Sen. Nicole Boyd is reviewing the legislation but has no immediate plans to bring it up for a vote.

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Harper McCaughan Beta Club Students Attend State Convention, Take Part in Competitions and Qualify for Nationals

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-02-29 10:49:57

SUMMARY: National Beta members from Harper McCaughan Elementary participated in the Mississippi Beta Convention and achieved in various competitions. They qualified for the National Convention in 2024 and their Beta Club Sponsor praised their achievements. The club, which has 49 members, has been active in various service projects and has demonstrated academic achievement, character, service, and leadership. National Beta is the nation's largest independent educational youth organization, promoting these ideals among elementary and secondary school . The club will have the to compete at the national level and has engaged in a wide range of service activities.

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