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Local counseling service wants to raise awareness about mental health

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www.wcbi.com – Desmone Mathews – 2023-09-11 19:18:38

SUMMARY: September 10-16 is Suicide Prevention , and mental experts are working to raise awareness about the signs and prevent future tragedies. One mother, Laoneda Ellis, shares her personal experience of losing her 12-year-old daughter to suicide due to bullying. Since then, Ellis has turned her pain into a passion to help others and regularly speaks to youth groups and about mental health. She has also enrolled in mental health classes at Mississippi . Veronica Harrison from Community Counseling emphasizes the importance of reaching out and talking to someone before it's too late. Suicide rates are rising, and Harrison wants to stop the stigma surrounding seeking help for mental health.

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Events happening this weekend in Mississippi: July 19-21

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-07-19 07:16:12

SUMMARY: This , Mississippi offers various for relaxation and enjoyment. Highlights include:

: “World Snake Day” on Friday, “Bubbles, Brews, and Bites Paint & Sip,” “Belhaven Block Party,” and “Dinosaurs Around the World.”
– Ridgeland: “Fleet Feet Coffee ” on Friday.
– Clinton: Bridgid Ferguson performance on Friday.
– Mize: “Mississippi Watermelon ” on Friday and Saturday.
– Vicksburg: “Shrek The Musical Jr.,” “Riviera Day Club Pool Party,” “A Springsteen Celebration,” and “ Comedy Explosion Tour.”
– Hattiesburg: Zach Williams concert, new Hattiesburg Pocket exhibit, and “Summer of Movies: Parent Trap.”
– Laurel: 641 Cookbook Club on Saturday.

Enjoy various themed festivals, farmer's markets, and cultural events throughout the .

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Scattered rain and cooler temps for the weekend! – Home – WCBI TV

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www.wcbi.com – Belle Oliver – 2024-07-19 05:15:30

SUMMARY: Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in Columbus, Mississippi, starting this and continuing into next . High temperatures will be in the mid-80s, cooler than typical for mid-July. A stationary front and a low-pressure system will bring chances of precipitation, with partly cloudy skies and temperatures dropping to the low 70s at night. The pattern of scattered showers and storms will persist through the weekend and into next week, with temperatures remaining below average, peaking in the upper 80s. An umbrella is recommended for sporadic thunderstorms.

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Widespread disruptions were not the result of security incident or cyberattack: CrowdStrike

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www.wjtv.com – The Associated Press – 2024-07-19 04:30:06

SUMMARY: A global technology outage caused by a faulty to Microsoft Windows disrupted various services worldwide on Friday. Flights were grounded, and hospital systems went offline, and outlets were affected. CrowdStrike clarified that the issue was not due to a cyberattack and that repairs were underway. The outage impacted airports, causing significant delays, particularly at U.S., European, and Australian airports. Many services reliant on Microsoft 365, banks, hospitals, and outlets, disruptions. Some athletes and spectators to the Paris Olympics experienced delays. Governments and companies scrambled to manage the fallout.

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