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St. Patrick Catholic high school community rallies around student-athlete Katherine Adams after life-changing news

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www.wxxv25.com – Jevan McCoskey – 2024-07-08 21:50:54

SUMMARY: Katherine Adams, a St. Patrick Catholic high school junior and member of the Lady Irish soccer and tennis teams, was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a type of cancer. Over 200 people, her closest friends, , and teammates, organized a fundraiser at pickleball courts to her family. The had a $20 entry fee and saw participation from 90 teams. Participants wore yellow, symbolizing sarcoma awareness. Additionally, the ' soccer team had special shirts made for Katherine. The community's overwhelming support offered hope and encouragement. A 5K on August 3rd is also planned to further assist her family.

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MDMR establishes grant program for certified seafood processors

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-07-12 15:08:55

SUMMARY: The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has launched a grant program for certified seafood processors under the 2019 Mississippi Bonnet Carré Fisheries Disaster Recovery Program to enhance seafood processing methods and . Applications are accepted from July 15 to September 13, 2024. Eligible processors must meet specific criteria, residency and licensing requirements. Reimbursable projects include adopting new processing technologies, infrastructure enhancements, equipment purchases, and facility upgrades. The grant is funded in response to the 2019 Bonnet Carré Spillway . For applications and more information, visit dmr.ms.gov or email 2019bcprocessor@dmr.ms.gov.

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Data of nearly all AT&T customers downloaded to a third-party platform in security breach

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www.wxxv25.com Staff – 2024-07-12 11:55:37

SUMMARY: AT&T disclosed a security breach affecting nearly 109 million customer accounts via a third-party platform. The incident, occurring mostly from May to October 2022, involved AT&T cellular, MVNO, and landline customers' interactions but did not expose sensitive personal data. The breach, attributed to inadequate data storage security, the tracing of call patterns and connections. AT&T emphasized the absence of content, timestamps, Social Security numbers, or names in the compromised data but acknowledged the potential to match phone numbers to individuals using public . The breach is part of a growing trend of cyberattacks on businesses and institutions, highlighting the need for stricter security measures.

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Community members rally behind Aubreigh Wyatt’s family following lawsuit

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www.wxxv25.com – Brooke Parker – 2024-07-09 17:15:43

SUMMARY: People and local businesses from the Coast are supporting the of Aubreigh Wyatt, a 13-year-old who committed suicide due to alleged bullying. Rosita's taco hosted a benefit to with legal fees a against the Wyatt family. The community reacted strongly against a judge's order for the family to take down social posts about Aubreigh. Advocates like Cambre Roberts stress the importance of kindness and dialogue against bullying. Aubreigh's mother, Heather, continues to fight for justice as the community rallies for change and accountability, with a court date set for July 18th.

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