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HSSM receives grant from PetSmart charities to help more adoptable pets find families in Harrison County

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-03-18 17:46:35

SUMMARY: The Humane Society of received a $25,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to prepare 400 cats and dogs for adoption at two PetSmart locations in during National Adoption . This grant covers costs of spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping, and supplies. The initiative aims to reduce pet homelessness and new pet owners. PetSmart Charities emphasized the importance of community support in bringing pets and people together. PetSmart stores will feature adoptable pets for cuddling and potential pet can learn about necessary products and services. For more information, visit the Humane Society of South Mississippi's Facebook page.

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NASA Employs Innovative Approach for Key Test Infrastructure Upgrade

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-05-25 14:00:17

SUMMARY: NASA's Center in Mississippi is upgrading a critical system essential for large propulsion testing. Crews are installing new steel liners within existing 1960s-era pipelines to ensure the flow of approximately 3 million of water during RS-25 engine tests. The innovative method involves cutting the top half of the old pipe, inserting new sections, and welding them to form a continuous pipeline. This last phase targets the Fred Haise Test Stand, with completion by summer's end. The effort involves NASA, Syncom Space Services, Healtheon, Inc., and National Welding Corp., emphasizing teamwork for .

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Louisiana governor signs bill making two abortion drugs controlled dangerous substances

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2024-05-24 18:49:06

SUMMARY: Gov. Jeff Landry signed legislation classifying -inducing mifepristone and misoprostol as controlled substances, effective October 1. The bill, designed to prevent coerced abortions, requires to have specific licenses and for the drugs to be stored in certain facilities. While supporters argue it protects expectant mothers, opponents, over 200 physicians, warn it could limit critical reproductive uses, like treating miscarriages, inducing labor, and stopping hemorrhaging. Critics also fear delays in obtaining the drugs could worsen health outcomes. The move aligns with ongoing national efforts to restrict access to mifepristone.

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NCAA, leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for current, former athletes to be paid

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2024-05-24 09:12:45

SUMMARY: The NCAA and the five largest conferences will pay nearly $2.8 to settle antitrust claims, heralding a revenue-sharing model that directs millions to athletes starting in 2025. This marks the end of the NCAA's amateurism model, with schools potentially offering six-figure payments alongside NIL deals. The settlement requires court approval and the agreement spans over ten years, benefiting over 14,000 athletes. It's seen as a pivotal move in aligning college with professional standards. Future issues include Title IX compliance, institutional NIL management, and the potential for more lawsuits. Federal legislation may be needed to stabilize these changes.

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